Lungs

Quit-smoking drug safe for patients with chronic lung conditions

Quit-smoking drug safe for patients with chronic lung conditions

Experts have said that smokers with smoking-related diseases should be prescribed the drug to stop their illness from progressing.

May 11, 2017, 00:22 AM IST
Patients with damaged lungs have some hope with this new therapy - Read

Patients with damaged lungs have some hope with this new therapy - Read

Though still at a pre-clinical stage, these findings have important potential implications for the future treatment.

Mar 25, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Patients having blood clots in lungs often go without effective therapies: Report

Patients having blood clots in lungs often go without effective therapies: Report

PE, a blood clot in the lungs that causes shortness of breath and chest pain, is the third leading cardiovascular cause of death in the United States with more than 100, 000 lives taken each year.

Mar 19, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Smoking hampers lung's ability to heal

Smoking hampers lung's ability to heal

 Are you a chain smoker? If yes, then avoid or quit smoking as it can cause lungs to lose their ability to heal.

Mar 03, 2017, 21:35 PM IST
Tuberculosis: Simple ways to prevent the disease!

Tuberculosis: Simple ways to prevent the disease!

Tuberculosis, also known as TB, is an infectious, airborne disease that mainly affects your lungs. It is also one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide.

Jan 09, 2017, 14:16 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
10 minutes of Sanatan Kriya every day can keep your lungs strong

10 minutes of Sanatan Kriya every day can keep your lungs strong

Adopting some simple techniques from Sanatan Kriya for 10 minutes daily can help you keep your lungs strong and system toxin free, says spiritual head of Dhyan Ashram Yogi Ashwini.

Dec 09, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
How lung cancer spread can be prevented

How lung cancer spread can be prevented

The 'post office' of the cell -- or the Golgi apparatus as it is more commonly known -- has the ability to package proteins in order to transport them to other parts of the cell or to deliver them to areas outside of the cell.

Nov 26, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Scientists find odour receptors in human lung tissue

Scientists find odour receptors in human lung tissue

When researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany activated these receptors, they found that they regulated the way in which the airways smooth muscle cells contracted.

Nov 04, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Overuse of antibiotics harming India's fight against TB: The Lancet

India, which is facing the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB) in the world, is also the world's largest consumer of antibiotics, say researchers of Indian-origin in a study, conducted to determine whether pharmacies have contributed to the inappropriate use of antibiotics.

Aug 26, 2016, 00:07 AM IST

Reasons why you're having chest pain!

 Depending on its cause, chest pain may vary ranging from a sharp stab to a tight, squeezing or crushing sensation.

Aug 24, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

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.

Aug 18, 2016, 11:29 AM IST

Obesity, smoking may up poor life quality in lung disease patients

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a progressive medical condition occurring in critically ill patients characterised by widespread inflammation in the lungs. 

Jul 29, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

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.

Jul 14, 2016, 10:27 AM IST