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Marathon Running Could Trigger Pulmonary Edema Development in the Lungs [news]

A new study has found evidence that marathon running could trigger pulmonary edema, where fluid builds up in the lungs. Despite mounting evidence of the link between strenuous exercise and pulmonary edema, experts still debate whether the two factors are linked. Researchers from the United States and Italy aimed to investigate the link by assessing whether running a marathon triggers pulmonary edema which causes breathlessness, severe cough and even heart attacks or respiratory failure in serious cases.
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