News Results - Pneumonia

  • Indian soldier found alive after six days buried under avalanche dies

    Lycos News11 Feb 2016

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian soldier who survived being trapped under 25 feet (8 meters) of snow for six days after being caught in an avalanche died in hospital on Thursday.Hanumanthappa Koppad and nine colleagues were buried alive after a mass of snow collapsed on their post on the Siachen Glacier, which India and Pakistan have fought over intermittently for three decades.Although presumed dead, Hanumanthappa, was found with a pulse by rescue workers using shovels and chainsaws to cut through the ice and snow to reach the buried soldiers at a height of 19,600 feet (6,000 meters). He was unconscious and taken to military hospital in New Delhi three days ago.The army said he died after suffering multiple organ failure, pneumonia and blood clotting."He leaves us sad and devastated," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on his Twitter page. "The soldier in you remains immortal. Proud that martyrs like you served India."The discovery of the soldier sent a wave of patriotic pride through India with television networks calling him the "Siachen braveheart".

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    Lycos News9 Feb 2016
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    Lycos News5 Feb 2016
  • Pneumonia-Topic Overview – WebMD

    www.webmd.com/lung/tc/pneumonia-topic-overview Pneumonia is a lung infection that can make you very sick. You may cough, run a fever, and have a hard time breathing. For most people, pneumonia can be treated at home.
  • Pneumonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pneumonia Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. [1] [2] It is usually caused by infection with ...
  • Pneumonia - Mayo Clinic

    www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pneumonia/basics/.../CON-20020032 Pneumonia — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this serious respiratory infection.
    • Pneumonia: Types, Symptoms, & Treatment – Healthline

      www.healthline.com/health/pneumonia Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
    • Pneumonia: Facts on Symptoms, Treatment and Vaccine

      www.medicinenet.com/pneumonia_facts/article.htm Bacteria, viruses, or fungi may cause pneumonia, or inflammation of the lungs. Read about pneumonia symptoms, treatment, and vaccination. Viral, bacterial, and fungal ...
    • Pneumonia | American Lung Association

      www.lung.org/lung-health-and-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/pneumonia Pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi. It is often spread via coughing, sneezing, or even breathing. Learn more
    • Pneumonia | Home | CDC

      www.cdc.gov/pneumonia/index.html Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can cause mild to severe illness in people of all ages. It is the leading cause of death in children younger than 5 years ...
    • Pneumonia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical News Today

      www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/151632.php Learn all about pneumonia - an infection of the lungs that is caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Find out about the causes, diagnosis and treatment options.
    • Pneumonia - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

      www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001200 Pneumonia (nu-MO-ne-ah) is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many germs—such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi—can cause pneumonia. The infection inflames ...
    • Pneumonia Symptoms - Symptoms of Pneumonia - WebMD

      www.webmd.com/lung/tc/pneumonia-symptoms Pneumonia symptoms caused by bacteria in otherwise healthy people younger than 65 usually come on suddenly. Symptoms of pneumonia often start during or ...