Most of the people are allergic to allergens in the air and general environment like pollen, house dust mite, moulds, pets etc., which may lead to different types of respiratory disorders like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, Asthma, lung cancer, cystic fibrosis etc., It is important to learn the pathophysiology and treatment of diseases that affect the respiratory system. Most of the respiratory diseases are chronic in nature which affects the airways and other structures of the lung. The bronchial walls get contracted when exposed to histamines released by allergen affected cells. The risk factors for respiratory diseases include smoking, indoor air pollution, outdoor pollution, allergens.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on July, 2014