News Results - pulmonary

  • Ex-sailing CEO says pushed out for Rio water concerns: AP

    Lycos News27 Jan 2016

    LONDON (Reuters) - World Sailing's chief says his efforts to get the Olympic sailing venue shifted from Rio's polluted Guanabara Bay to the cleaner and safer Buzios, a coastal resort some 160 km (100 miles) away, resulted in his being voted off the body.

  • Pulmonary | definition of pulmonary by Medical dictionary

    medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/pulmonary pulmonary [pul´mo-ner″e] 1. pertaining to the lungs; called also pulmonic and pneumonic. 2. pertaining to the pulmonary artery. pulmonary acid aspiration syndrome ...
  • Lung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulmonary The lungs are the primary organs of respiration in humans and many other animals including a few fish and some snails. In mammals and most other vertebrates, two ...
  • Pulmonary artery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulmonary_artery The pulmonary artery carries deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs. It is one of the only arteries (other than the umbilical arteries in the fetus) that ...
    • Pulmonary Fibrosis: Symptoms, Stages & Life-Expectancy

      www.medicinenet.com/pulmonary_fibrosis/article.htm Learn about pulmonary fibrosis (scarring throughout the lungs). Pulmonary fibrosis symptoms are shortness of breath, coughing, and diminished exercise tolerance.
    • What Is Pulmonary Hypertension? - NHLBI, NIH

      www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/pah Pulmonary hypertension (PULL-mun-ary HI-per-TEN-shun), or PH, is increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries. These arteries carry blood from your heart to your ...
    • Pulmonary edema - Mayo Clinic

      www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-edema/basics/.../CON-20022485 Pulmonary edema is a condition caused by excess fluid in the lungs. This fluid collects in the numerous air sacs in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe.