Size-Dependent Particle Deposition

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The forces and phenomena that we have just discussed are crucial in understanding aerosol behavior in a variety of important settings, such as in the collection of particles by filters. In filters, dirty air passes through a filter and comes out clean. As you may have guessed, particle size plays an important role in collection […]


How To Prevent Common Lung Diseases & Maintain Healthy Lungs
23
October

How To Prevent Common Lung Diseases & Maintain Healthy Lungs

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

boy our lungs sure are important they help us breathe and if they’re not doing their job well we die that’s why it’s so scary when you hear about all the bad things that can happen to them what’s that you’re unfamiliar with these things well today here on bestie we’re going to go over […]


Asthma in cats – Dr. Justine Lee
09
October

Asthma in cats – Dr. Justine Lee

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

If your cat was just diagnosed with asthma don’t fret. It’s totally treatable but there are certain things that you need to know of when your cat is diagnosed with feline asthma. First of all if you notice that your cat is breathing harder than usual or has an increased respiratory rate you want to […]


Respiratory System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #31
29
August

Respiratory System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #31

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Let me introduce you to one of the bravest pioneers in the history of life on planet Earth. An organism that blazed the trail for every single vertebrate that lives on land today — and many that don’t. It’s one of your most important ancestors. Meet…well, it doesn’t have a name. And we don’t know […]


Understanding Asthma – Jumo Health
29
August

Understanding Asthma – Jumo Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Jenny: When I tell my mother I’m afraid to go to sleep in case I have an asthma attack, she gives me a hug and an encouraging speech. But when I tell my friends about my fears…they take me into outer space! What else do you expect when your friends are the Medikidz! Thanks for […]


How does asthma work? – Christopher E. Gaw
25
August

How does asthma work? – Christopher E. Gaw

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

It starts with a cough, or a wheeze. Soon, your chest feels tight. Your breathing speeds up and gets shallower, making you feel short of breath. These are common symptoms of an asthma attack. Around the world, more than 300 million people suffer from asthma, and around 250,000 people die from it each year. But […]


Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
23
August

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

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The main job of the lungs is gas exchange, pulling oxygen into the body and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Normally, during an inhale – the diaphragm contracts to pull downward and chest muscles contract to pull open the chest, which helps suck in air like a vacuum , and then during an exhale – […]


Asthma, Animation.
23
August

Asthma, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition where the airways in the lungs are inflamed and narrowed causing breathlessness, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Symptoms come as recurrent episodes known as asthmatic attacks most commonly at night or early in the morning. Asthma is usually diagnosed in childhood and lasts for life. The lungs contain millions […]