In-depth

Aspergillosis

Aspergillosis is a group of illnesses caused by a common mold. It mainly affects people with a weakened immune system, another lung disease or asthma.

Bronchitis

Bronchitis often develops after a cold. Learn how to prevent this potentially serious lung infection.

Chronic cough

More than an annoyance, a chronic cough can significantly affect your quality of life. Find out how it's diagnosed and treated.

Churg-Strauss syndrome

Churg-Strauss syndrome is a rare disorder marked by blood vessel inflammation that affects organs throughout the body. Asthma is the most common sign.

Factor V Leiden

Factor V Leiden is an inherited disorder that results in an increased risk of blood clots. There's no cure, but blood-thinning medication can lower the risk of clotting.

Lung cancer

Smoking increases your risk of lung cancer. Quit now and reduce your risk.

Plague

Plague is a disease carried by rats and other rodents. The risk of developing plague is low, and most cases occur in Africa.

Wegener's granulomatosis

Wegener's granulomatosis is an uncommon disease that causes blood vessel inflammation that can damage lungs, kidneys and other organs. Untreated, it can be fatal.

May. 08, 2012