The Respiratory System
Tuberculosis is both deadly and difficult to test for. But a new paper suggests rats might make the illness easier to sniff out.
Lungs are an important part of the respiratory system. Adults take 15 to 20 breaths a minute, which comes to around 20,000 breaths a day.
A liposuction procedure turned nearly deadly for a 45-year-old woman in England, according to a new report of her case.
Most fish would be left high and dry during arid drought periods when bodies of water shrink and disappear — but African lungfish aren't most fish.
Some emergency-medicine doctors want to banish the phrase "dry drowning" because the term doesn't actually refer to any medically accepted conditions.
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