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Global burden of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
congenital anomalies, leukaemia, lower respiratory infections,
Research suggests that breastfed babies have lower rates of asthma, childhood obesity, ear infections, sudden infant death syndrome, lower respiratory infections and other health conditions.
5% making it the 5th leading cause of death only behind heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lower respiratory infections," Rodriguez said.
They said that there is a need for primary prevention to reduce the level of exposure to common risk factors, particularly tobacco smoke, frequent lower respiratory infections during childhood, and air pollution.
Her team made another interesting finding that warrants more research: babies who received probiotics as infants or in utero had higher incidences of lower respiratory infections.
In Africa, where the highest numbers of deaths per 1,000 live births are registered among children aged 5 and younger, there has been remarkable reductions in mortality rates due to diarrhoreal diseases and acute lower respiratory infections (see Figures 1 and 2).
It has also been linked to severe acute and chronic heart disease, bronchitis, pneumonia and asthma in adults and lower respiratory infections, asthma and middle ear infections in children.
In order, these were heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lower respiratory infections, bowel cancer, breast cancer and self harm.
Lower respiratory infections (LRIs) are common among infants, with risk increased by factors such as daycare attendance, older siblings, and parental history of asthma.
According to the World Health Organisation's National Burden of Disease Estimates 2010, there is strong evidence that indoor air pollution causes pneumonia and other acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) among children under five years of age, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer (in relation to coal use) among adults.
Cefax 750 mg IV/IM Injectable Bottle Containing Powder is used in treatment of upper and lower respiratory infections and urinary tract infections.

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