Beware! Severe asthma in childhood can cause lung disease

A new research suggests that asthmatic attacks such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath in childhood can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in early adulthood.

Know why neem is good for health!

Neem is a medicinal plant and is easily available to us throughout the year.

Asthmatic women's infertility blues

A new study has revealed that asthmatic women may take more time to concieve and have a lower pregnancy rate than those without the lung diseases.

Asthma attack without an inhaler: First aid tips – Watch!

Asthma is a lung condition in which the airways inside the lung become narrow, swell and produce extra mucus. 

Lifestyle, self-care, diet tips to deal with asthma!

Asthma is a chronic disease of the the air passages of the lungs which inflames and narrows them. It is a common disease among children.

Inhalation therapy, a key to win big against asthma

When we think of Asthma, we picture a sneezing or a wheezing individual who seems to be perpetually ill. But is this the case every time? Often we try to run away from the harsh reality of the disease and ignore it, making the situation worst.

This novel genetic method could lead to vaccine for life-threatening cancer!

The basic idea behind the technique is to replicate the structure of a virus. When the virus structure is ready, it is used as a platform onto which are glued harmless parts of the disease which you want to vaccinate against.

Suffering from asthma? Yoga to the rescue!

The Cochrane Review suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma.

Blocking a molecule can treat breathing problems

 As per a study conducted by a team of researchers, blocking a certain signalling molecule can alleviate symptoms for breathing problems like asthma.

A smartphone app that can diagnose respiratory illness!

A smartphone app that can diagnose respiratory illness!

All you have to do is simply cough into a smartphone and you will get to know every details about your illness.

Eat oily fish during pregnancy to reduce asthma risk in kids

Zee Media Bureau

London: According to a new study, eating of oily fish like salmon during pregnancy may reduces the risk of developing respiratory diseases like asthma in babies.

Emergency tips to survive an asthma attack without inhaler!

If you forget your inhaler due to negligence or unforseen circumstances, follow these emergency guidelines.

New 'AsthmaMap' brings 'personalised therapy' closer to reality

A newly-developed digital map detailing different mechanisms that contribute to the development of asthma has opened the door to personalised treatment more targeted to the type of asthma patients live with.

Asthma may delay pregnancy, decrease birth rate

Clinicians should encourage women with asthma to become pregnant at an earlier age and optimise their treatment for asthma pre-conception, suggested the researchers.

Asthma diet: Five best foods for your lungs!

Here's a list of foods that can help fight asthma naturally

Baby's asthma risk rises if mom-to-be uses paracetamol

The findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, showed that 5.7 percent of the children had current asthma at age three, and 5.1 percent had asthma at age seven.

Air pollution increases asthma risk in babies

In addition, children born with a low birth weight were more susceptible to the respiratory effects of air pollution, the study showed. 

Know why grapes are good for health!

Grapes are a fruit which is loved by all and are also good for health. 

Asthma may increase odds for nearsightedness at young age

Keratoconus makes the rounded, clear covering of the eye, called the cornea, weak, which leads it to become cone-shaped over time. 

Asthma may increase risk of painful skin rash

People with asthma may be at increased risk of shingles, a common form of painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus, says a new study.