Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Bronchitis

(HealthDay News) -- Bronchitis is an inflammation of tissue that lines the bronchial tubes in the lungs. If you're stricken, there are things you can do to be more comfortable and help ease coughing.

Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Portrazza (necitumumab), in combination with two other chemotherapy drugs, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced squamous non-small cell lung cancer, the agency said Tuesday in a news release.

Ban Crib Bumpers Because of Rising Deaths, Researchers Say

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infant deaths linked to crib bumpers have spiked in recent years in the United States, leading researchers to urge a ban on the padded bedding accessories.

Arsenic Exposure in Womb Linked to Respiratory Risks in Babies

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Babies exposed to high levels of arsenic in the womb are at increased risk for infections and respiratory symptoms in their first year of life, a new study suggests.

Ah-Choo! Sneeze 'Cloud' Quickly Covers a Room, Study Finds

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Just in time for cold and flu season, a new study finds the average human sneeze expels a high-velocity cloud that can contaminate a room in minutes.

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In

SATURDAY, Nov. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are a number of steps people with allergies and asthma can take to deal with the challenges they may face over the holidays, an expert says.

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids

THURSDAY, Nov. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug shows promise as a treatment for a common and potentially serious illness known as respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes

TUESDAY, Nov. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Quickly clobbering a cold with a certain antibiotic might help kids who are prone to severe respiratory tract infections, a new study suggests.

Lung Cancer Surgery Rates Differ Widely Between States

FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of surgery to cure lung cancer vary greatly across the United States, a new study finds.

Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney failure and having a kidney transplant may increase the risk for certain types of cancer, a new study suggests.