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Bronchitis is the inflammation of the larger airways in your lungs, which causes an ongoing cough. Learn how to reduce the risk of bronchitis.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for certain long-term lung conditions including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Most coughs are caused by viruses which inflame the throat, windpipe or lungs. Here are some tips to relieve the symptoms.
Common in people of all ages, chest infections can occur alongside a cold or flu. Discover more about its causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Bronchiolitis is a chest infection that affects a child’s ability to breathe freely. It usually appears in children under 12 months old.
There are many different kinds of infectious diseases. Find out about conditions such as shingles, chlamydia, measles, conjunctivitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and more here.
Obstructive lung diseases
People with obstructive lung disease, such as COPD, asthma or CF, experience shortness of breath. Learn more about obstructive lung diseases.
Lung cancer symptoms
There are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages of lung cancer. However, symptoms develop as the disease progresses. Find out about lung cancer symptoms.
What causes breathing problems?
Information on the most common causes of breathing problems and other causes of feeling short of breath, with links to trusted resources.
Differences between bacterial and viral infection
Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.
Lung cancer is one of the most common but serious types of cancer. Read here about the types, causes, symptoms, treatments and prevention.