Lung

43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

Selvaraj was declared brain dead when he did not respond well on the treatment and his family members came forward to donate his organs.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Researchers develop 3D human lung model to shed light on respiratory diseases

Researchers used the new lung "organoids", tiny 3D structures that mimic features of a full-sized lung, to generate models of human lung diseases in a lab dish.

May 13, 2017, 21:24 PM IST

Indian doctors remove 800-gram tumour from Afghan toddler's chest

According to the doctors, who carried out the surgery on Imran on Tuesday, the tumour had compressed the entire right lung of the child, who weighed just ten kilograms.

May 10, 2017, 09:29 AM IST

Ukrainian breathes easy after double lung-transplant

After fighting a deadly lung condition for nearly seven years, Igor Kravchenko from Ukraine now breathes easy, thanks to a challenging surgery of lungs transplant performed at a hospital here.

Aug 31, 2016, 22:07 PM IST

Sensing tool 'SpiroCall' can measure your lung function over phone call

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Want to know how your lung is functioning? Well, now you can easily know about it over a simple phone call.

May 04, 2016, 13:38 PM IST

Skin psoriasis linked to higher cardiovascular risk

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease which occurs when skin cells grow too quickly, resulting in thick white or red patches of skin.

Oct 12, 2015, 15:25 PM IST

New method for targeted drug delivery to lung

Treatments of many lung diseases could soon be a lot more effective as researchers have developed a new method that can target delivery of very small volumes of drugs into the lung.

Sep 03, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Soy supplements don't cure asthma: Study

Contrary to previous findings suggesting a link between soy intake and decreased asthma severity, a new study by scientists, including an Indian-American shows soy supplements do not improve lung function for patients with asthma.

May 27, 2015, 15:22 PM 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

Household air pollution weakens lung immunity

 Household air pollution can cause weaknesses in the immune function of the lung even in healthy people, which can lead to higher rates of pneumonia, a new research has found.

May 10, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Survivors of premature births may have lung of elderly

By the time they reach their early 20s, adult survivors of premature births may have a lung capacity that resembles the healthy elderly or casual smokers, says a study.

Apr 30, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

Effective radiotherapy for lung cancer comes a step closer

Researchers have developed a method that could help apply a more effective form of radiotherapy even on diseased mobile organs such as the lung.

Apr 27, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

This is how diesel pollution affects our lungs

Scientists have, for the very first time, explained the mechanism of how polluted air from diesel engines affects our nerves within the lung, causing respiratory distress.

Mar 14, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Cleaner air really does improve kids' lung health

Researchers have shown for the first time that reducing air pollution leads to improved lung function in children ages 11 to 15.

Mar 05, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Less California pollution spells big gains for children`s lungs

A study conducted over 20 years in the Los Angeles area showed that the region`s improving air quality has led to children having better functioning lungs, researchers said Wednesday.

Mar 05, 2015, 08:46 AM IST

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh sidelined by lung trouble

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh was hospitalized on Thursday with a pulmonary complaint but Heat coach Erik Spoelstra declined to confirm reports that doctors suspect a blood clot in his lung.

Feb 21, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

How lung cancer can be stopped from spreading

To break loose and spread around the body, lung cancer cells first chop of the protein ties that bind them to other cells, new research shows, adding that targeting this flaw could help stop lung cancer from spreading.

Dec 26, 2014, 12:26 PM IST

Shorter time to the first cigarette of the day raises risk of lung cancer

A new study has found that the lesser the time is to the first cigarette, higher are the changes of contracting lung cancer.

Jun 20, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

Air pollution associated with irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots

A new study has linked air pollution to irregular heartbeat and lung blood clots.
But its impact on directly boosting the risk of heart attacks and stroke is rather less clear, the research indicates.

Jun 05, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

Vitamin E in canola and other oils linked to lung related problems

Researchers have found a link between Vitamin E in canola and other oils to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma.

May 21, 2014, 10:35 AM IST