Pneumonia symptoms

Symptoms, treatments, causes, tests and prevention

What is that? Pneumonia: Pneumonia can also be caused by infections that spread to the lungs The lungs are two spongy organs in the chest wrapped in a thin membrane called the pleura. About 90% of the lungs are filled with air, only 10% are solid tissue. When a person inhales, the air moves down […]

Pneumonia diagnosis

Scientists design beads to help diagnose pneumonia

[ACCRA] Ghanaian scientists have designed beads to teach mothers to monitor accurately for children respiratory rate and diagnose signs of pneumonia. According to the WHO, in 2015, pneumonia accounted for 16% of deaths of children under five, with Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia bearing the highest burden of disease among children. Children with pneumonia have […]