An interesting video was created by Stanford Medicine regarding the protective use of face mask against SARS-CoV-2
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, that most commonly affects the respiratory system.
Smoking is associated with COVID-19, by enabling the spreading of the virus and making the human organism more susceptible to the virus.
Exposure to air pollution is highly associated with disease and premature death.
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a retrovirus originating from the chimpanzee Simian Immunodeficiency Virus ( SIV) that initially passed to humans who were exposed to infected chimpanzee blood, while hunting them in central Africa, as early as in late 1800’s.
To put it simply, COPD is the result of long-term exposure and inhalation of harmful substances that lead to airway narrowing (or chronic bronchitis) and/or alveolar damage (emphysema).
12th of November has been established as World Pneumonia day since 2009 aiming to increase awareness on pneumonia, one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality especially in children and the elderly.
Tobacco smoke through both active and passive smoking is responsible for more than 80% of all lung cancer cases indicating it is a highly preventable disease.
Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that mainly affect the respiratory system. The severity of illness they cause ranges from a common cold to very serious and even fatal respiratory infections. Symptoms include cough, shortness of breath and high fever, whereas in some severe cases and depending on the virus strain, pneumonia, severe acute respiratory...