alergic bronchitis

Allergic bronchitis

Allergic bronchitis is an inflammation of the walls of the bronchi, which occurs due to hyperergic immune reactions. The disease is provoked by various allergens: household, plant, infectious, chemical products. The disease is manifested by paroxysmal cough, difficulty breathing, respiratory failure phenomena. The diagnostic plan includes chest radiography, spirometry, laboratory tests of blood and sputum.…

Hypersensitive pneumonitis

Hypersensitive Pneumonitis

Hypersensitive pneumonitis is an immunologically mediated inflammatory reaction of respiratory bronchioles and alveoli that develops in response to the ingestion of inhaled allergens. Symptoms are characterized mainly by inspiratory shortness of breath, cough, chest pain, and in acute cases – a flu-like condition. Diagnosis of hypersensitive pneumonitis is based on the results of spirometry, chest…

bronchial adenoma

Bronchial Adenoma

Bronchial adenoma is a neoplasm originating from the epithelium of the ducts and mucous glands of the bronchial wall. Clinically, bronchial adenoma is manifested by shortness of breath, stridorous breathing, cough, hemoptysis, signs of inflammation of the respiratory tract. Adenomatous bronchial tumor is detected by radiography, tomography, bronchoscopy and bronchography, endoscopic biopsy. The neoplasm is…

lung adenocarcinoma

Lung Adenocarcinoma

Lung adenocarcinoma is a malignant neoplasm originating from the glandular epithelium of the bronchial wall. In the early stages of development, it proceeds asymptomatically or with mild signs of general intoxication. Later, a wet cough, shortness of breath, chest pains are added, sometimes paraneoplastic syndrome is present. Pathology is diagnosed using imaging techniques, bronchoscopy, genetic…

lung agenesis

Lung Agenesis

Lung agenesis is a congenital pathology of the development of the respiratory organs, in which the lung tissue and the main bronchus of one or both lungs are completely absent. In rare cases, it is asymptomatic, more often there is a cough with scant discharge, shortness of breath with little physical exertion, asymmetry of the…

sharks covid 19

Will sharks help cope with COVID-19

Proteins taken from the immune system of sharks can prevent COVID-19 and its variants like the Omicron strain from entering human cells. But this type of treatment may only be available by the beginning of the next mass outbreak.  Small proteins similar to antibodies found in the immune system of sharks can be natural killers…