Home > Medical > Cough > More on cough More on cough All sections in Cough » About Cough » Associated Diseases » Check your Symptoms » Cough Medication » Cough Q&A » General Information » Interesting Cough Facts » More on Cough » Multimedia » Cough News » Treating Coughs Pneumonia Pneumonia is an infection of the lower respiratory tract affecting the lungs partly or as a whole. It presents with productive cough, fever and chest pain. Antibiotics' futility against bronchitis confirmed A study confirms that when someone has the wheezing, breathlessness and sputum-producing cough that are the hallmarks of acute bronchitis, taking an antibiotic won't do any good. The mechanism of cough How do we cough? What happens in you throat and lungs? This action reminds one of a pressure cooker blowing off steam. Follow Health24 on Twitter » Listen Paediatrician » Join Parenting » Ask CyberDoc » Places germs love to hide Home remedies for sore throats Identify your child's cough Does your child have a cough that worries you? Why not listen to the sound of these coughs online to see whether any of them sound familiar. When to see a doctor If you have a chronic cough, constant sputum production, shortness of breath or have been exposed to known risk factors, you should see a doctor. Mucus disease Sister Lilian broaches a topic that makes most parents shudder. She shows readers how to analyse their children’s (or even their own) mucus for easy and effective home treatment More on child health See the list of childhood diseases and conditions here - click on the links for more information. Whooping cough code cracked An international team of scientists has published the complete gene map of the bacterium that causes the infectious disease whooping cough. Chronic coughing could be serious If you've endured a nagging cough for a few weeks, it may be time to see your doctor. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.