Trending Medical and health breaking news Pneumonia in Infancy Predicts Respiratory Issues in Childhood

Trending Medical and health breaking news Pneumonia in Infancy Predicts Respiratory Issues in Childhood

Preschoolers who experienced community-acquired pneumonia in infancy were significantly more likely than those with no history of pneumonia to develop chronic respiratory disorders, based on data from approximately 7000 individuals. “Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) during the first years of life cause injury to the rapidly developing lung at its most critical stage,” wrote Rotem…