Lung

Healthy cells may be harbingers of lung cancer: Study

Seemingly healthy cells may, in fact, hide clues that lung cancer would later develop, an alarming study shows.

Mar 10, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

28 years on, betel nut pulled out of man`s lung

75-year-old Krishna Kant Jha is now a relaxed man. After 28 years of suffering from chronic cough and regular bouts of fits, a piece of betel nut was found to be cause of his problems and was finally extricated from his lungs.

Aug 28, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

Woman gets part of dentist`s drill lodged in her lung

In a horrifying incident, a woman in Sweden ended up with part of a dentist`s drill in her right lung after she swallowed it during surgery.

Jan 02, 2013, 14:55 PM IST

Intestinal worm infections may offer good news for lungs

Cytokines that help oust Intestinal worm infections in mice also soothe associated lung injury and inflammation.

Jan 16, 2012, 15:37 PM IST

High BP ups cancer death risk

Suffering from high blood pressure? Then you are at a higher risk of developing and dying of cancer, warns a study.

Sep 27, 2011, 13:57 PM IST

Morning cigarette does most harm

Smokers who are inclined to take a few puffs soon after waking up may face an increased risk of developing cancers than smokers who do it later.

Aug 18, 2011, 09:12 AM IST

Lung taste receptors may help treat asthma

Human lungs can detect bitter tastes the same way as the tongue can, potentially paving the way to new treatments for asthma.

Jun 23, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Counting lung cancer cells helps predict disease

Scientists found that lung cancer patients with 5 or more CTCs had significantly worse survival rates.

Mar 22, 2011, 09:15 AM IST

Counting lung cancer cells helps predict disease

Scientists found that lung cancer patients with 5 or more CTCs had significantly worse survival rates.

Mar 22, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Fruits cut lung cancer risk by up to 23%

Consuming a variety of fruit may reduce the risk of lung cancer by up to 23 percent.

Nov 20, 2010, 18:33 PM IST

Fruits cut lung cancer risk by up to 23%

Consuming a variety of fruit may reduce the risk of lung cancer by up to 23 percent.

Nov 20, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Artificial lung "breathes" in rats

US researchers have created a primitive artificial lung that rats used to breathe for several hours.

Jul 14, 2010, 18:45 PM IST

Artificial lung "breathes" in rats

US researchers have created a primitive artificial lung that rats used to breathe for several hours.

Jul 14, 2010, 18:45 PM IST

`French Hannibal Lecter` tells how he killed man, ate lung

A prisoner told a French
court on Wednesday that a sexual urge drove him to kill his cellmate
-- and that "curiosity" about the taste of human flesh led him
to cook and eat the lung he ripped out of the corpse.

Jun 23, 2010, 22:18 PM IST

Lung scans can lead to many false alarms: Study

Screening smokers for cancer with lung scans can lead to a high rate of false alarms, unneeded tests and biopsies, a new study suggests.

Apr 20, 2010, 08:51 AM IST

Lung scans can lead to many false alarms: Study

Screening smokers for cancer with lung scans can lead to a high rate of false alarms, unneeded tests and biopsies, a new study suggests.

Apr 20, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Childhood adversities tied to increased lung cancer risk

Adverse childhood experiences have been found to increase the risk of lung cancer, particularly premature death from lung cancer.

Jan 19, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

Childhood adversities tied to increased lung cancer risk

Adverse childhood experiences have been found to increase the risk of lung cancer, particularly premature death from lung cancer.

Jan 19, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

People with lung disease ‘more likely to be shorter’

Researchers have found that individuals who develop chronic lung disease are more likely to be shorter in height than the general population.

Jan 09, 2010, 13:09 PM IST

People with lung disease ‘more likely to be shorter’

Researchers have found that individuals who develop chronic lung disease are more likely to be shorter in height than the general population.

Jan 09, 2010, 00:00 AM IST