Saudi health minister sacks deputy as MERS toll rises

Saudi Arabia`s health minister has sacked one of his deputies as the death toll by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)coronavirus reached 190, the ministry said on Twitter on today.

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.

Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time

A bird flu strain that scientists believed could not infect humans has shown up in a Taiwanese woman.

Dishwashers can cause lung infections

A dishwasher can be a hotspot for harbouring harmful fungi like black yeasts, which can cause lung infections, according to a research.

Nelson Mandela remains on kidney dialysis but stable

South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is reportedly undergoing kidney dialysis for recurring lung infection in a Pretoria hospital.

Mandela is showing improvement, says ex-wife

South Africa`s ailing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is showing "great improvement", his former wife said on Friday as his countrymen continued to pray for the speedy recovery of the 94-year-old former president.

Nelson Mandela still critical, family discusses `delicate matters`

Mandela, South Africa`s first black president, was admitted to hospital in Pretoria on June 8 for the third time this year, with a recurring lung infection.

Mandela`s condition still serious but stable

Anti-apartheid icon and South Africa`s first black president Nelson Mandela remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital, the Presidency said.

Nelson Mandela`s unresponsiveness prolongs

South Africa`s first black President, Nelson Mandela has been unresponsive for days and his family is now reportedly discussing to quit treatment.

Mandela`s wife thanks people for comfort, hope

As former South African president Nelson Mandela spends tenth day in the hospital, wife Graca Machel thanked the people from the country and across the world for the messages of comfort and hope.

Mandela spends 10th day in hospital

Ailing Nelson Mandela`s wife today thanked people from across the world for their love that helped lighten the "burden of anxiety", as the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon spent his tenth day in hospital.

Nelson Mandela `serious`; Jacob Zuma says `all are praying`

The South African police tightened security at the Pretoria hospital where Nelson Mandela was spending his fourth day in intensive care.

Mandela spends second day in hospital as concerns mount

Doctors say there has been little change in the condition of the 94-year-old leader, and he continues to be in a serious but stable state.

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

South Africa`s presidency says Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon and former president, has been released from the hospital.

Nelson Mandela suffering from lung infection

South African icon Nelson Mandela is suffering from lung infection and receiving treatments for the same , President’s office revealed on Tuesday.

Lindsay Lohan suffering from lung infection?

Actor Lindsay Lohan is reportedly suffering from lung infection and she has been taken to hospital after her health worsened.