Find out the symptoms and treatment of other respiratory diseases, such as bronchitis, croup, cystic fibrosis, Legionnaires' disease, pleurisy, Pneumococcus, pneumonia, sinusitis, sore throat, tonsillitis and tuberculosis.
Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency Alpha1-antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency is an inherited disorder that may lead to lung and/or liver disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of A1AT.
Pneumonia: what is it? Pneumonia is a serious lung infection. Find out who suffers from pneumonia, what causes it, and who is at risk.
Post-nasal drip Post-nasal drip is the drainage of mucus secretions from the nose or sinuses down the back of the throat, often causing cough.
Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary embolism (PE) happens when a blood clot blocks one of the arteries in the lungs. Find out about the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of PE.
Pulmonary hypertension Find out about pulmonary hypertension, a condition where the blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries (vessels that carry blood from the heart to the lungs) is higher than normal.
Q fever spike linked to rainfall Q fever, an influenza-like illness usually contracted through exposure to animals such as sheep and cows, is linked with high rainfall, researchers say.
Sinusitis Sinusitis can result from infection or allergy, and can be easily treated.
Sore throat Sore throats are usually self-limiting and clear up in a few days, but in some cases you should seek medical advice.
Sore throat treatments Many medications are available without a prescription to ease the pain of a sore throat.
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