Whole grains, polyunsaturated fats help keep lung diseases at bay

If you want to keep your lungs healthy and disease free, consume diet rich in whole grains, polyunsaturated fats and nuts, and low in red and processed meat, refined grains and sugary drinks, claims a study.

Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups

Vitamin D supplements can reduce lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent in patients with a vitamin D deficiency, show a clinical trial.

Breathe easy with 'Lung Flute'

An Indian-origin scientist has developed a hand-held "lung flute" that allows patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to clear lung mucus simply by blowing into the respiratory device.

Tobacco primary cause of preventable deaths

Pegging the worldwide figure close to five to six million, health experts blame tobacco to be the number one cause of preventable deaths across the entire population, especially youth.

Increasing air pollution causing respiratory ailments

Air pollution has become a big menace and poses a serious threat to people`s health. The ever soaring levels of air pollution have led to an increase in reports of respiratory problems in metropolitan cities like Delhi.

Exposure to wood, tobacco smoke ups COPD risk

People who are consistently exposed to both wood smoke and tobacco smoke are at a greater risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

COPD `not independent risk factor for lung cancer`

A new study has now concluded that COPD is not an independent risk factor for lung cancer.

Education linked to lower lung disease

College education and moderate alcohol intake is linked to lower chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) risk, says a new study.

Lung damage lingers even after quitting fags

COPD is projected to be the third-leading cause of death worldwide by 2020.

Lung damage lingers even after quitting fags

COPD is projected to be the third-leading cause of death worldwide by 2020.

Gene variant linked to onset of COPD in men

A variant in the VDR contributes to the risk of developing COPD in Caucasian men.

Gene variant linked to onset of COPD in men

A variant in the VDR contributes to the risk of developing COPD in Caucasian men.

Oxygen therapy slashes death rate among COPD patients

Controlled oxygen therapy can slash death rate among patients of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by up to 78 percent.

Oxygen therapy slashes death rate among COPD patients

Controlled oxygen therapy can slash death rate among patients of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by up to 78 percent.

Smoking plus exposure to wood smoke increases risk of COPD

If you are a smoker and regularly exposed to wood smoke then you are four times higher at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other pulmonary problems, say scientists.

Smoking plus exposure to wood smoke increases risk of COPD

If you are a smoker and regularly exposed to wood smoke then you are four times higher at risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other pulmonary problems, say scientists.