Asthma, Animation.

Asthma, Animation.

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition where the airways in the lungs are inflamed and narrowed causing breathlessness, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Symptoms come as recurrent episodes known as asthmatic attacks most commonly at night or early in the morning. Asthma is usually diagnosed …

Joel Kaufman: “Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease: Research and Implications”

Joel Kaufman: “Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease: Research and Implications”

(Joel Kaufman) The work in our group is focused on air pollution and cardiovascular disease. The observation that high levels of air pollution can actually kill people was most dramatically illustrated in the be in the middle of the 20th century with the London Fog …

Chronic Cough Treatment for Children – Mindy Ross, MD | UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital

Chronic Cough Treatment for Children – Mindy Ross, MD | UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital

Hi, welcome back. I’m pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Mindy Ross. You may have caught my previous webinar about the evaluation of chronic cough, and today’s talk continues from there and is about the treatment of chronic cough. So if you have any questions, please tweet them …

Pulmonary Hypertension: High Blood Pressure in Your Lungs and Heart

Pulmonary Hypertension: High Blood Pressure in Your Lungs and Heart

Pulmonary hypertension is an umbrella term for a family of diseases that all have the same presentation, which is where the blood pressures in the lungs are elevated. As the heart pumps on the right side, it pumps that blood through the lungs where oxygen …