Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:01
Tuberculosis is a contagious bacterial infection that usually targets the lungs. The bacterium that causes TB is called mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 13:43
Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease in which the heart’s main pumping chamber the left ventricle is weakened and enlarged
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 09:56
Congestive heart failure is a term used to describe a heart that is incapable of properly pumping blood.
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 11:20
Emphysema is a chronic condition that gradually destroys the air sacs in your lungs, reducing the amount of oxygen entering your bloodstream.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 14:54
Lung cancer, which is medically referred to as “bronchogenic carcinoma”, is a type of cancer that originates in the lungs. It is an uncontrolled production of abnormal cells in the lungs, which may form tumors if they grow.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 14:15
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new anti-tobacco campaign to educate teens about the risks of smoking.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 13:33
Coronary artery disease is a condition in which the arteries that send blood to the heart (coronary arteries) are narrowed because of a buildup of plaque. Plaque is a term used to describe the fatty tissue and cholesterol that accumulates inside the arteries.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:49
Breast cancer is a type of cancer that affects the breast cells. Breast cancer primarily affects women, but it can affect men as well. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:30
Acute bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes, which are responsible for carrying air into the lungs, become inflamed and irritated. Acute bronchitis may display severe symptoms but it usually gets better after a few weeks.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 11:14
Myocarditis is a condition characterized by the inflammation of the heart muscle.