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How to overcome air pollution during Diwali if you have asthma – 8 simple steps!

Here are a few things you can do to survive Diwali pollution, especially if you suffer from asthma.

Epilepsy patients face higher risks of domestic violence, sexual abuse: Study

In a recent analysis, experts have found that people suffering from epilepsy were seven-times more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems.

Consuming red wine, grapes can reduce asthma to considerable level: Experts

Consuming red wine and grapes can help to reduce inflammatory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) and middle ear infection (otitis media) and asthma, as per a recent study.

Fathers' smoking may up asthma-risk in kids

Smoking is known to cause genetic and epigenetic damage to spermatozoa, which are transmissible to offspring and have the potential to induce developmental abnormalities.

Air pollution deaths – How to protect yourself and your family!

Air pollution has been linked to a number of serious health problems, including cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases and cancers.

Epileptics face higher risks of discrimination

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people with epilepsy are at significantly higher risk of experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population.

Neonates' gut microbiome influences risk of allergy, asthma

Gut microbes play a key role in processing dietary components such as fats, giving them a powerful influence over whether anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory molecules end up in the gut, the researchers said.

Being obese or underweight ups risk of asthma in adolescents

Asthma is a lung condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell and produce extra mucus.

Foods you shouldn't be eating if you have asthma!

Asthma can't be cured, but studies claim that making certain changes in your lifestyle can help improve the symptoms in patients.

Food allergies linked to higher asthma risk in kids

The researchers found that children with existing food allergy were at increased risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis.

Persistent cough? Five possible causes and why you should see your doctor!

Persistent coughing, along with wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath, is a characteristic symptom of asthma.

Five surprising health benefits of staying hydrated!

Water is so important to help maintain temperature, remove waste and regulate all bodily fuctions.  

Vaping may improve respiration among smokers with asthma

Smokers with asthma who switch to vaping found significant improvement and fewer respiratory infections, according to a study.

Best yoga exercises for asthma relief! (Watch video)

 During an asthma attack, your airways become swollen or inflamed, and thicker mucus is produced, resulting in coughing, wheezing breathlessness and difficulty breathing.

New asthma pill may reduce symptoms in severe sufferers

In a breakthrough, researchers have for the first time in 20 years developed a new asthma pill which may have the power to significantly reduce the severity of the condition.

Asthma breakthrough? Scientists find novel way to prevent the disease!

At present, there's no specific treatment to cure asthma although there are medications that can help prevent attacks.  

Lung diseases: Warning signs and symptoms to watch out for!

We seldom do anything to take care of our lungs that are in charge of breathing and supplying life-sustaining oxygen to our body as well as removing a waste product called carbon dioxide from it.

Reasons you should be eating more broccoli!

As per a latest study from the University of Illinois in the US, eating this powerful antioxidant broccoli three or four times a week may be associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, asthma and several types of cancer. 

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil's world record holder tests positive

2016 Rio Olympics: Brazil's world record holder tests positive

Medeiros, considered as Brazil's greatest woman swimmer, burst into the limelight in 2014, winning the short course world title in the 50m backstroke in Doha in a world record time.

Reasons why you should let your kids eat dirt!

Microbial exposure during early life has been linked to greater protection from illnesses such as allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), asthma, obesity, diabetes, etc, later in life.