Air pollution in Delhi worst during winter: Study

Air pollution in Delhi is worst during winter season, a study said Tuesday.

Secondhand smoke affects nonsmokers in vehicles

A new study has revealed that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potential threat especially to nonsmokers sitting along a smoker.

Nuts reduce death risk, says study

Consuming nuts at least seven times a week can reduce risk of death from any cause by 20 percent, says a new study.

Be cautious on Diwali, warn doctors

With numerous cases of burns and irritation reported every year during Diwali, experts feel exercising a little caution could help in avoiding burn injuries.

Childhood pneumonia rate higher in urban apartments

Incidence of childhood pneumonia is still high in urban modern cities, it has been revealed.

New technology to protect from asthma

A new filtering technology has shown promise in protecting lungs from allergens, viruses and ultrafine particles that cause asthma, a chronic respiratory disease.

Wood burning smoke could increase respiratory diseases: Study

A decrease in the usage of wood-burning could significantly reduce the deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, a new study held in an Australian city has found.

Weak Dutch tobacco controls to cost lives

Smoking causes lung cancer, which is often fatal, and other chronic respiratory diseases.