emphysema

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Symptoms, what causes COPD? Tips to keep this fatal condition at bay!

COPD mainly affects middle-aged or older adults who smoke, but genetics can play a role in an individual’s development of this condition.

Nov 18, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Regular aspirin may slow progression of deadly lung disease 'emphysema'

A regular use of aspirin may help slow progression of early emphysema, a deadly lung disease, claims a news research.

May 18, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Smoking causes 14 million medical conditions in US yearly

Smoking is responsible for almost 14 million major medical conditions among American adults yearly, a new study has found.

Oct 19, 2014, 16:49 PM IST

Power naps could increase early death risk by 33%

A new study has revealed that regular power napping could increase the likelihood of an early death by a third.

Apr 14, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Julia Roberts emotionally collapsed after mother`s illness?

Julia Roberts has reportedly suffered an emotional breakdown after her mother was diagnosed with cancer.

Feb 20, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

Soon, breathalyser to detect lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the world`s biggest killers and the most common type of cancer.To tackle this menace, British scientists are developing a breathalyser device that can detect lung cancer in early stages even before patients start experiencing the symptoms.

Dec 17, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

30-min steam blast can help clean your lungs

Scientists have developed a new steam blast technique that could scald the lungs and help one breathe more easily.

Mar 01, 2012, 13:39 PM IST

Simple blood test could provide early detection of emphysema

Researchers say that monitoring blood for tiny particles released by cells lining the lungs may help clinicians diagnose emphysema.

Mar 12, 2011, 18:02 PM IST

Simple blood test could provide early detection of emphysema

Researchers say that monitoring blood for tiny particles released by cells lining the lungs may help clinicians diagnose emphysema.

Mar 12, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Soon, a simple blood test to detect emphysema early

Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that damages the air sacs in the lungs.

Mar 11, 2011, 18:56 PM IST

Soon, a simple blood test to detect emphysema early

Emphysema is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that damages the air sacs in the lungs.

Mar 11, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

A test could help identify smokers at risk of emphysema

A new technique that would help
identify smokers at maximum risk of emphysema has been
developed by American scientists.

Apr 07, 2010, 21:56 PM IST

A test could help identify smokers at risk of emphysema

A new technique that would help
identify smokers at maximum risk of emphysema has been
developed by American scientists.

Apr 07, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Childhood tobacco smoke exposure leads to emphysema

Kids who are regularly exposed to tobacco smoke at home tend to develop early emphysema in adulthood, according to researchers at Columbia Univ`s Mailman School of Public Health.

Dec 29, 2009, 15:49 PM IST

Childhood tobacco smoke exposure leads to emphysema

Kids who are regularly exposed to tobacco smoke at home tend to develop early emphysema in adulthood, according to researchers at Columbia Univ`s Mailman School of Public Health.

Dec 29, 2009, 00:00 AM IST