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.

Don`t ignore persistent coughs, check for signs of lung cancer

Lung cancer, like all cancers, arises when there is an unrestrained growth of lung cells due to mutations caused by various factors. It is the most common cancer in the world and is responsible for approximately 1.4 million deaths annually.

Reed musicians at risk of developing `saxophone lung`

A new study has claimed that reed instruments, such as the clarinet and saxophone, can be detrimental to the health of the musician if not cleaned properly.

New test for patients with sore throats cuts antibiotic use by 29%

A new `clinical score` test for patients suffering from sore throats may help reduce the amount of antibiotics prescribed and result in patients feeling better more quickly.

Average cough lasts for 18 days

If you got a pesky cough and it hasn`t gone away in a week, you shouldn`t fret as a new study has found that the average cough lasts 18 days.

Antibiotics `ineffective for treating coughs`

Antibiotics are ineffective in treating patients with persistent coughs caused by mild chest infections, researchers say.

Antibiotics `not effective’ in relieving cough

A new research has suggested that antibiotics are not effective in treating cough due to the common cold in children.

Human lungs can sweep out intruders

Human lungs rely on sticky mucus to expel foreign matter, including toxic and infectious agents during a cold or an allergy that causes a running nose and a wet cough.

New approach may treat viral illnesses including common cold

UC Irvine microbiologists have found a new approach to the development of universal treatments for viral illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, hepatitis and possibly the common cold by discovering how certain viruses use their host cells to replicate.