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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.

Know the signs and symptoms of pneumonia!

Pneumonia is a common respiratory condition that affects children.

Vicks Action 500 Extra sale stopped in India by P&G after ban

The US consumer health giant Procter & Gamble has stopped the manufacture and sale of its cough-and-cold medicine Vicks Action 500 Extra.

Breathe easy: 5 tips to prevent stuffy nose this winter season

Check out these easy tips to prevent stuffy nose this winter season.

New antibiotic jab may treat whooping cough

 Researchers have developed two new antibodies that may treat or prevent whooping cough, the highly contagious respiratory tract infection that results in an estimated 200,000 child deaths every year.

Cough and cold: Five best home remedies for a quick relief!

You can easily treat cough and cold with some simple 'do-it-yourself treatments' that will give you a quick and instant relief from the irritating symptoms.

E-cigarette vapor can reduce cough reflex sensitivity

A new study has claimed that single use of an e-cigarette can diminish the sensitivity of cough reflex.

Shun the health myths this monsoon

The monsoon brings respite from the sweltering heat but also triggers a lot of health-related issues, most of which are plain myths that have persisted over time.

Even single e-cigarette vapor exposure can diminish cough reflex sensitivity

A new study has demonstrated that just one exposure to vapor from electronic cigarettes dampens the cough reflex.

Beware! Bothersome bronchitis can lead you to serious illness

A new study has revealed that if not taken care then bronchitis lead to more serious conditions such as pneumonia which requires medical treatment.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal cured of cough, sugar under control

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejirwal’s legendary ‘khaasi’ or cough has become a thing of past as he has been cured of the ailment after he underwent intensive treatment at the Jindal Naturecure Institute.

Adusa plant to cure cough, asthma and bronchitis

Adusa plant to cure cough, asthma and bronchitis

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.

'Recurrent cough and cold in children are signs of asthma'

Children with recurrent cough, cold and wheeze should visit their physician as these are clear symptoms that the child may be suffering from asthma, a medical expert said here Tuesday.

Health benefits of Eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus oil is extracted from the leaves of eucalyptus tree.

Dodge that cough cloud entering your nose!

Travelling inside a crowed Metro or a jam-packed public transport bus? Make sure that you raise your elbow to cover up that turbulent buoyant cloud your neighbourhood commuter is about to expel.

How to prevent and treat common cold

A new study has revealed that while zinc may be best for prevention, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and perhaps antihistamine-decongestant combinations are the recommended treatments.

Winter special: 5 best foods for cold weather

Keeping warm during winter is not easy. It is at this time of the year, people get more prone to bacteria and viruses that produce toxins causing colds, cough, influenza and other common diseases.

Heart attacks more common in winter

Think twice if you find alcohol the solution for keeping your body warm during winter. Medical experts caution that, apart from the common cold and cough, winter is also the time when more heart attacks occur.

Top 5 health benefits of Ginger

The wonder herb not only adds flavour to the food but is also of great medicinal value.