Mother`s milk vital for premature babies

Incorporating human milk fat supplement into premature infants` diets improves their growth outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), says a new study.

Gene that stops lung cancer spread found

Offering hope in the fight against one of the world`s deadliest cancers, scientists have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body.

What powers our heart and lungs decoded

A favourable electrical property is present in a type of protein found in organs that repeatedly stretch and retract such as the lungs, heart and arteries, researchers including one of Indian-origin, say.

Potential asthma treatment discovered

Researchers at St. Joseph`s Healthcare Hamilton and McMaster University have successfully tested an antibody to improve the quality of life for individuals with asthma.

Why breast cancer often spreads to lungs revealed

Researchers have why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the lung.

Keep your kitchen airy for safer lungs

Quitting smoking may not be enough to improve your lung function if your cooking fuel is not clean and ventilation in the kitchen is not proper, research says.

Vitamin A rich diet essential for proper lung formation

In a significant breakthrough, the short-term deficit of vitamin A while the lungs are being formed in the baby during pregnancy has been linked to asthma later in life.

Lungs too can smell!

A new study has revealed that your nose is not the only organ in your body that can sense cigarette smoke wafting through the air, your lungs have odour receptors as well.

Three reasons why aerobic exercise is good for you

Aerobic exercise gives many benefits to your health. Old or young, aerobic activity is good for all. Including aerobic exercise in your daily routine will help you live a happier and fitter life.

X-ray device traps airborne pathogens

A new filtering technology has shown promise in protecting lungs from allergens, viruses and ultrafine particles in the air, according to a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Arsenic in drinking water damages lungs

Pregnant women who drink water with traces of arsenic may give birth to babies who have increased odds of respiratory infections, says a new study.

Vaccination through lungs may be safer than injections

New vaccine delivery methods through the lungs offer particular advantages for protection against infectious agents that enter the body through a respiratory track, a new study has revealed.

E-cigarettes can damage lungs too

Electronic cigarettes are devices that deliver nicotine through a vapour, rather than smoke.

Hookah smoking as bad as cigarettes for lungs: Study

Hookah can cause as much harm to lung function and respiratory system as cigarette smoking, a new study has claimed.

Vitamin D can protect lungs from effects of smoking: Study

Vitamin D may protect your lungs against the effects of smoking.

30-min steam blast can help clean your lungs

Scientists have developed a new steam blast technique that could scald the lungs and help one breathe more easily.

Air pollution ups preterm birth risk

Traffic emissions could be instrumental in the birth of slightly smaller babies.

MJ’s older brother rescued him from fierce rip tides

Michael Jackson’s older brother Jermaine has for the first time revealed how he once saved the late King of Pop from drowning.

`Couch potatoes double risk of lung blood clots`

Lying around for long stretches outside of work doubles the risk of dangerous blood clots in the lungs.

`Couch potatoes double risk of lung blood clots`

Lying around for long stretches outside of work doubles the risk of dangerous blood clots in the lungs.