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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Can't give up smoking? This homemade recipe can clean your lungs in just 3 days!

Smoking causes damage to the airways and lungs which leads to the development of this long-term condition. 

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.

How e-cigarettes take their toll on your lungs

E-cigarette research is heating up and scientists are starting to show that vaping can have some surprising health effects. Now, a recent study has suggested that they have immediate effects on the pulmonary function in healthy and mild asthmatic young smokers.

Need for new drug to treat lung diseases

Patients suffering from COPD have difficulties breathing, mainly due to the airflow becoming obstructed, persistent production of phlegm and frequent chest infections.

Even light hookah smoking puts your lungs at risk

Turns out, hookah isn't that safe as a new study has suggested that even light waterpipe smoking harms lungs.

Asthma diet: Five best foods for your lungs!

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

Lungs main target organs of MERS, says patient's autopsy

Patients with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) often show signs of acute kidney failure but lungs are the main target organs of the new disease in humans, reveals a study of the first reported autopsy of a MERS patient.