After undergoing double lung transplantation in Pennsylvania, Riley Hancey succumbed to complications from the surgery. The family thanks those who supported and prayed for them.
A recent study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found that an Alzheimer's disease medication, in particular sedatives like benzodiazepines, increases pneumonia risk for patients. The findings raise the reminder of being more mindful in giving prescriptions to patients while considering the risks and benefits.
Poor environment, lack of access to clean water and medical care raises risk of death among children aged 5 and younger.
Vitamin D is vital to help your body absorb calcium as well as strengthening the immune system. It can be found in oily fish such as salmon, sardines, herring and mackerel, fortified foods such as fat spreads and some breakfast cereals, red meat, liver, and egg yolks.
Pneumonia remains the most infectious killer for children under the age of five. As such, two Michigan experts are sharing some key information on how to avoid it.
Can a smart jacket stop the rampage of pneumonia in Africa?
E-cigarettes have a negative effect on humans and mice.
A new study shows that smokers who have been diagnosed with pneumonia seem to be more at risk of contracting lung cancer.
Watching too much television can increase one's risk of death, a study conducted by researchers from the National Cancer Institute found.
The rate of nursing home residents getting infected with hepatitis has increased by an astonishing 48 percent in the past half-decade.
Complications from preterm births and pneumonia are now the leading causes of death in children under five years, according to the latest report. Both of the conditions are responsible for nearly 2 million deaths in 2013.
In a new study, researchers reported that people with previous cases of common pulmonary diseases have an increased risk of developing lung cancer.
An advisory panel voted in favor of recommending Pfizer's Prevnar 13 vaccine in order to protect seniors aged 65 and older against pneumococcal disease.
According to a new study, if hospitals performed fewer blood transmissions, they could reduce the infection rates by 20 percent.
A new federal report found that one in 25 patients who stay at a hospital will get an infection.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.