General guidelines for treatment of disease is cessation of smoking, as low as possible exposure with inhaled irritant pollutants and managing simultaneously existing cardiopulmonary diseases like chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The selected field of investigation included chronic diseases (chronic bronchitis, chronic otitis, urolithiasis) on which medical hydrology can act as a medium-long term prevention strategy by hampering the onset of breakthroughs and, thus, disease progression.
The MUC5B gene encodes mucin 5B, a gel-forming protein that is usually found in the lungs and is overexpressed in pulmonary diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, and cystic fibrosis.
(1) The vaccine was given to all patients older than 64 years (7834 patients [85%]) and any patient at risk for pneumococcal infection or complications, including patients with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchitis, chronic respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, chronic renal failure, diabetes mellitus, immunodeficiency, and functional or anatomic asplenia (1336 patients [15%]).
He also had enormous sympathy for the plight of ex-miners and set about working on their behalf as soon as he retired, acting as regional respiratory adviser to the Miners' Compensation Scheme, which has seen nearly 600,000 claimants for cases of chronic bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and asthma worsened by working in the mines.