Lung Disease

Veteran actor Hemu Adhikari dies

His last rites were performed last night, the sources said. 

May 22, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Two new vaccines may be effective in preventing TB: Study

According to the Global TB Report 2017, released by the World Health Organisation (WHO), India continues to have the highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the world.

Feb 21, 2018, 17:18 PM IST

Onion type may hold key to combat drug-resistant TB: Study

Researchers synthesised the chemical compounds present in these plants in order to better understand and optimise their antibacterial potential.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

This study shows that diet might help repair lung damage in people who have stopped smoking.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

Women with arthritis at higher risk of lung disease

According to researchers, rheumatoid arthritis sufferers have a 47% greater risk of the lung condition.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Revealed - Why 9/11 survivors are at risk of heart attack, lung disease

Researchers enrolled 8,701 people to examine the association between physical injury or acute exposure to the dust cloud on the morning of September 11, 2001, and chronic disease up to 10 to 11 years later.

Jul 17, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

2015 clocked up 16 million cases of fatal lung infection; India said to be major contributor

The findings highlight the pressing need for affordable treatments and vaccines as a priority to combat the virus.

Jul 09, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

World Asthma Day 2017: High air pollution levels in India caused 43% rise in sales of anti-asthma drugs in 4 years

World Asthma Day is held on the first Tuesday of May each year to raise awareness, care and support for those affected by the lung condition.

May 02, 2017, 09:45 AM IST

India signs WHO's 'call for action', pledging to end TB in South East Asian region by 2030

In 2015, TB caused nearly 8,00,000 deaths in the region, while an estimated 4.74 million new cases were reported.

Mar 16, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Drug resistant TB now passé? Scientists find antibacterial soil compound that may lead to new medicine!

In 2015 an estimated 480,000 cases were unresponsive to the two major drugs used to treat TB. It is estimated more than 250,000 TB deaths were from drug-resistant infections.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Lung health: Daily consumption of fruits, vegetables can lower COPD risk in smokers

Supporting the universal idea of upholding fruits and veggies due to their health-promoting properties, a new research suggests that a diet rich in fruit and green leafy vegetables can be beneficial for your lung health.


Feb 23, 2017, 13:57 PM IST

Five things you can do to prevent asthma attacks!

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways, causing difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough and wheezing. 

Dec 22, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

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

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

Delhi govt issues health advisory: Things you can do to lower your risks from air pollution

The air quality in the national capital has been “severe” as pollution levels touched a new high.

Nov 08, 2016, 08:58 AM IST

Delhi smog: Deregistration of 15-year-old diesel vehicles begin, fire crackers during marriages banned; govt issues advisory

The Delhi government on Monday imposed a ban on use of fire crackers except for religious functions.

Nov 07, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

New protein linked to causing lung cancer identified!

The study led by Chang-hwan Lee of the University of Ulsan College of Medicine discovered that the protein called USE1 was more frequently found in lung cancer patients after analysing their DNA.

Oct 27, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Being obese or underweight ups risk of asthma in adolescents

Asthma is a lung condition in which a person's airways become inflamed, narrow and swell and produce extra mucus.

Sep 06, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases.

Aug 05, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

Five things your breath reveals about your health! (Watch slideshow)

 Five things your breath reveals about your health! (Watch slideshow)

Aug 02, 2016, 14:03 PM IST