Pneumonia

Good cholesterol may increase the risk of gastro, pneumonia: Study

Good cholesterol may increase the risk of gastro, pneumonia: Study

A new study has revealed that variations in the good cholesterol levels may up the risk of developing infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia.

Apr 12, 2018, 16:46 PM IST
Flu, pneumonia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke in older adults: Study

Flu, pneumonia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke in older adults: Study

A new study has found that aged people who are diagnosed with flu or pneumonia are six times more likely to suffer from heart attack or stroke in the days after infection.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
Shocking! 4-month-old infant branded with hot iron to cure pneumonia

Shocking! 4-month-old infant branded with hot iron to cure pneumonia

In a shocking incident, a four-month-old baby girl was branded with a hot iron to cure severe cough and cold.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
Infant with large hole in heart get new lease of life after rare complex surgery

Infant with large hole in heart get new lease of life after rare complex surgery

Aksar, a one-year-old child from Palakkad district in Kerala with a large hole in the heart got a new lease of life after a successful rare complex surgery.

Mar 19, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Study associates e-cigarettes with increased risk of pneumonia

Study associates e-cigarettes with increased risk of pneumonia

The study published in the European Respiratory Journal did not directly compare vaping's effect to that of smoking tobacco cigarettes.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:26 AM IST
Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade: WHO

Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade: WHO

Some pharmacists in Africa, for example, say that they are compelled to buy from the cheapest but not necessarily the safest suppliers to compete with illegal street traders.

Nov 28, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
This is how pneumonia can be prevented

This is how pneumonia can be prevented

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs and remains the leading infectious cause of death among children under five.

 

 

Nov 11, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Vaccination can save 90,000 Indian lives: Study

Vaccination can save 90,000 Indian lives: Study

Released ahead of the World Pneumonia Day on November 12, the report published by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, however, noted that India has made a considerable improvement since last year. 

Nov 04, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
ND Tiwari shifted to ICU following pneumonia

ND Tiwari shifted to ICU following pneumonia

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari, who was admitted to Max Super Specialty Hospital here last month, was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Thursday following fever and pneumonia, said informed hospital sources.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Experimental vaccine may bring down deaths due to pneumonia

Experimental vaccine may bring down deaths due to pneumonia

The vaccine provoked an immune response to 72 forms of Streptococcus pneumoniae in laboratory tests on animals, according to the study published in the journal Science Advances. 

Oct 21, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Rajasthan suspends three doctors after 86 children die in Banswara

The Rajasthan government on Monday suspended three doctors after 86 children died in a government hospital in Banswara.

Sep 05, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

Haruo Nakajima, who played 'Godzilla' for 20 years, dies at 88

Haruo Nakajima, famous for playing the role of `Godzilla` for 20 years, has died at the age of 88.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Bihar plans vaccination program to cut down pneumonia deaths among toddlers

Bihar plans vaccination program to cut down pneumonia deaths among toddlers

According to Central Government data, 15 percent deaths in children below 5 years of age is due to pneumonia in India.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Be warned: Not flu, but the recovery period makes you 17 times more prone to heart attack!

Be warned: Not flu, but the recovery period makes you 17 times more prone to heart attack!

Pneumonia or bronchitis pose the biggest heart attack risk, the research found.

May 16, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Health Minister JP Nadda launches pneumonia, meningitis vaccine

Health Minister JP Nadda launches pneumonia, meningitis vaccine

Union Minister of Health JP Nadda on Saturday launched the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine under the Universal Immunisation Programme that protects a child against severe forms of pneumococcal disease.

May 13, 2017, 21:11 PM IST
Health ministry to launch pneumonia vaccine on May 13

Health ministry to launch pneumonia vaccine on May 13

The vaccine will reduce mortality due to pneumonia in the country, where at present, more than one lakh children die of the disease every year.

May 03, 2017, 17:22 PM IST
Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients

Common drugs may up pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients

The sedative nature of benzodiazepines may increase the risk of pneumonia by increasing the aspiration of saliva or food into the lungs, the researchers said.

Apr 11, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Environmental pollutants claim lives of 1.7 million children each year: WHO

Environmental pollutants claim lives of 1.7 million children each year: WHO

A polluted environment is a deadly one - particularly for young children, says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.

Mar 06, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
Asthma drugs may help prevent a deadly form of pneumonia, says study

Asthma drugs may help prevent a deadly form of pneumonia, says study

Researchers have found that two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may help prevent a form of pneumoniacan which can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it.

Feb 23, 2017, 21:52 PM IST
Lung disease: Understanding the warning signs, tips to prevent infections

Lung disease: Understanding the warning signs, tips to prevent infections

There are many things you can do to reduce your risk of getting lung disease. Here are some steps you can take to keep your lungs healthy and happy.

Dec 16, 2016, 11:43 AM IST