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Kids recovering from complex pneumonia can breathe sigh of relief

Kids recovering from complex pneumonia can breathe sigh of relief

 A study published in Pediatrics journal has suggested that children recovering from complex pneumonia can be discharged from the hospital with oral instead of intravenous antibiotics.

Sleep apnea reduces your ability to regulate blood pressure, says study

Sleep apnea reduces your ability to regulate blood pressure, says study

A new study has revealed that a single bout of sleep apnea can decrease your ability to regulate blood pressure.

Implanted device can improve central sleep apnea treatment

An implanted nerve stimulator significantly improves symptoms in those with central sleep apnea, without causing serious side effects, show results from an international study.

Heavy drinking may lead to breathing problems

In the study, adults who drink excessively were found to have less nitric oxide in their exhaled breath than adults who do not drink. 

Five surprising causes of breathing problems!

We often faced difficulty while breathing, but do you know the causes of this problems? 

Smartphone can be your fitness tracker

Smartphone can be your fitness tracker

Uncomfortable with your wristband fitness tracker? Now you can bury it somewhere in your closet as your smartphone would be your new fitness tracker, say researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Breathe slowly to smell food better, shows 3D model

In the past, physiologists looked at the nasal passages, but not at the pathway from the back of the mouth to the nose.

CPR by medics: Continuous pumping not a good idea

 CPR is the effort to restore a pulse and respiration in people whose heartbeat and breathing have suddenly ceased.

A device that turns breath into words

 Scientists, including an Indian-origin doctor, have developed a new device that gives words to the thoughts of severe paralysis victims by analysing and interpreting their breathing patterns.

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.