Passive smoking in childhood increases COPD risk

 Passive smoking in childhood or during teenage years may increase risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a progressive ailment that makes it hard to breathe, says a study.

3D-printed device saves three babies' lives in US

In a world first, a groundbreaking 3D-printed device has helped three toddlers suffering from a life-threatening condition lead a normal life.

3D printed splints help infants with airway disorder: US researchers

US doctors treated three infants with an often-fatal airway disease by implanting a 3D printed medical device that improves breathing and changes shape as the children grow, the researchers reported on Wednesday.

DNA: Analysis of New Delhi's alarming air pollution level

"New Delhi is breathing the most polluted air in the world, according to WHO report. The WHO found that 13 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India, with New Delhi's air being the world's worst.

Breathing helps you slim down!

Ever wondered where the fat goes when we lose weight? Most of it is breathed out as carbon dioxide, according to a new study.

Simple breathing can help you shed extra kilos

To lose extra fat, all you have to do is breathe in and breathe out more during exercise or brisk walking, new research has revealed.

Chronic lack of sleep, sleep-related breathing problems may double obesity risk in kids

A new study has revealed that sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep may each double the risk of a child becoming obese by age 15.

Genetic errors linked to more ALS cases than thought

New research has thrown up evidence suggesting genetic mutations may contribute to more cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) than scientists earlier believed.

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi out of surgery after Japanese Grand Prix crash
Marussia driver Jules Bianchi out of surgery after Japanese Grand Prix crash

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi is out of surgery and according to reports, the Frenchman is breathing on his own after suffering a severe head injury in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 25-year-old lost control of his car at Suzuka where an earlier incident had occurred, involving Sauber's Adrian Sutil.

Now, breathe to spot fake drugs

Checking whether a drug you are buying is real may become a lot easier as researchers have developed labels that reveal a hidden image when you breathe on them.

Vitamin D has limited benefits in asthma treatment

A study has revealed that adding vitamin D to asthma treatment to improve breathing only appears to benefit patients who achieve sufficient levels of the supplement in the blood.

Watching stressful movies triggers changes to your heartbeat

Watching films with stressful scenes can trigger changes to the heart`s beating pattern and cause significant increase in blood pressure, a new study has found.

Brain processes more thoughts, feelings during meditation

Your brain processes more thoughts and feelings during meditation than when you are simply relaxing, according to a new study.

New device measures quality, quantity of sleep

Disturbed about poor quality of sleep? A new device can allow you to track your sleep from the comfort of your own bed!

Land animals learned to breathe underwater!

Four-legged animals first developed the ability to breathe air as ancient fish in water, scientists have found.

Laugh your way to good health

Laughter is the best medicine, is an age-old saying, and about 10,000 laughter clubs in India are a testimony to the fact that the therapy works.

5 cool things about your nose revealed

The job of a person`s nose is not just restricted to breathing and smelling.

Breathing easy `helps combat anxiety`

Increasingly, mindfulness – a psychological therapy with roots its in Buddhist meditation – is being used by the NHS to help alleviate the symptoms of anxiety.



Singing is good for the mind and body. It is relaxing, improves breathing and muscle tone.



Singing is good for the mind and body. It is relaxing, improves breathing and muscle tone.