Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing.The coughing canmake it hard to breathe. A deep "whooping" soundis often heardwhen the patienttries totake a breath.
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an upper respiratory infection caused by the Bordetella pertussis or Bordetella parapertussis bacteria. It is a serious disease that can cause permanent disability in infants,...Read more
Each year, thousands of people participate in several dozen walks around the country in an effort to raise money to cure type 1 diabetes. ... Read more »
Canadian scientists say they have proof the body’s nervous system helps trigger diabetes. The research finds that defective nerve endings in mice... Read more »