Long TV hours may trigger fatal lung condition

 Watching an average of five or more hours of television per day can block one of the key pulmonary arteries in your lungs, leading to a fatal lung condition called pulmonary embolism, researchers have said.

Kochi traffic halts to let beating heart pass

A siren-blaring ambulance carrying the harvested heart and lungs of a brain-dead young man breezed through otherwise choked roads and reached the airport in no time, all thanks to traffic being halted in Kerala`s commercial capital on Tuesday.

New app tracks health of heart and lung patients

A new smartphone app that monitors patients suffering from chronic cardiopulmonary diseases by analysing the way they walk can warn doctors at the first sign of trouble.

Stem cells may heal damaged lungs

Israeli scientists have transplanted embryonic stem cells in mice to successfully produce healthy lung tissues. 

Now, use your lungs and eyes to 'drink' booze!

 A new walk-in chamber in the UK lets people breathe in a cloud of alcoholic mist, absorbing booze into their bloodstream via lungs and eyes.

Operation Green Poison: Toxic vegetables grown along railway tracks served to you- Part III

This news could be shocking to you. Apparently the water from drains is used to grow vegetables on a farm right next to the railway tracks leading to Mumbai.

Doctors can now 'see' lung sounds, detect disorders

Physicians and healthcare workers can now literally see what your lungs are saying, thanks to Indian scientists who have designed a new technology that allows lung disorders to be easily spotted through images of digitally-processed lung sounds.

Operation Green Poison: Toxic vegetables grown along railway tracks served to you!- Part II

This news could be shocking to you. Apparently the water from drains is used to grow vegetables on a farm right next to the railway tracks leading to Mumbai.

87 per cent special air quality funds remain unused as pollution peaks in Delhi-Part 2

A planning department report has said that the Delhi government, in the last seven years, collected Rs 385 crore to fund its war on air pollution, but around 87% of this money has remained unspent.

87 per cent special air quality funds remain unused as pollution peaks in Delhi

A planning department report has said that the Delhi government, in the last seven years, collected Rs 385 crore to fund its war on air pollution, but around 87% of this money has remained unspent.

AIB: Air pollution, do we care?

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted burning garbage, leaves, plastic, rubber etc in open areas in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

Delhi's kids have weakest lungs, reveals survey

A survey conducted by the Breathe Blue and Heal Foundation shows that Delhi's children have the weakest lungs, as compared to kids from other metros.

Surgery conducted to remove blood clots from lungs

A 27-year-old youth was given a new lease of life by the surgeons of Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) here by successfully removing life threatening blood clots from the lungs.

Can vitamin E protect lungs from air pollution?

British researchers have found that vitamin E may help offset the negative effects of air pollution on our lungs.

How cancer cells trick the body to spread

Swollen lymph nodes are often the earliest signs of spread of cancer cells. Swedish researchers have now discovered how cancer cells can infiltrate the lymphatic system by "disguising" themselves as immune cells (white blood cells).

Nursing home stay may damage your lungs

A prolonged stay in a nursing home can be detrimental for your lungs' health, apart from your pocket's health, says a new study.

E-cigarettes may 'not' be as safe as previously believed

A new study has revealed that e-cigarette exposure impairs immune responses in mouse model, suggesting that it may not be as safe as previously believed.

3D-printed cartilage for tracheal replacement developed

Using 3D printing, investigators from the non-profit Feinstein Institute for Medical Research here have created cartilage designed for tracheal repair or replacement.

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.

Take vitamin C if exercise makes you cough

If you show symptoms of respiratory disorders such as cough or sore throat after a session of vigorous exercise, increasing your vitamin C intake could offer relief, says a study.