Seborrhoeic Keratoses

Seborrhoeic keratoses are harmless, brown, slightly raised growths that give the appearance that they are sitting loosely on the skin. They are more common with advancing age and in those with a family history of these lumps. Although they can occur anywhere, they are usually found on the face and trunk (chest and back). The … Read more

Emphysema

Emphysema and another lung condition known as “chronic bronchitis” (persistent cough with phlegm) are both features of a common lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The symptoms of emphysema include breathlessness with exertion and eventually, as the condition progresses, breathlessness all the time. Emphysema puts the individual at greater risk of developing chest … Read more