Founded by the American Medical Association in 1883, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) is one of the leading publications in its field. The journal, which enjoys world-wide circulation, features original research and articles, with 48 editions released per year.
Considered one of history's most prominent physicians and credited as the founder of medicine, Hippocrates was a physician of ancient Greece. Rejecting superstition and the common belief that the gods or supernatural forces were responsible for inflicting sickness, he furthered the idea that illness had a rational explanation based inside the body.
Pulmonary edema -- or in the case of pneumonia: non-heart-related pulmonary edema -- is caused by the build-up of fluid in the lungs, i.e. congestion of the lungs. Without immediate treatment the condition can quickly escalate to become life-threatening.