Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs sharply to 80 with 2,744 confirmed cases

China continued to reel under deadly coronavirus epidemic on Monday with the death toll due to it sharply rising to 80 amid the country's National Health Commission reporting 2,744 confirmed cases of the fatal affliction till date.

Jan 27, 2020, 07:58 AM IST

Lata Mangeshkar back home, 'overjoyed' Dilip Kumar tweets on hearing good news

Lata Mangeshkar was diagnosed with pneumonia and was treated by a team of expert doctors, whom she thanked in her tweet.

Dec 09, 2019, 10:51 AM IST

Drug compound to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs found

The research, published in the journal ACS Nano, describes the new compound which kills gram-negative E. coli, including a multidrug-resistant pathogen, said to be responsible for millions of antibiotic-resistant infections worldwide annually.

May 30, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Saira Banu slams 'pneumonia' rumours, says Dilip Kumar 'fine and recovering at home'

A few days back, the thespian was discharged from hospital after suffering pneumonia. 

Oct 29, 2018, 12:53 PM IST

Dilip Kumar may be discharged on Thursday

Dilip Kumar, one of India's most iconic actors, was admitted to the Lilavati hospital on Monday.


Oct 10, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

Dilip Kumar health update: Veteran actor diagnosed with mild pneumonia

Faisal Farooqui, who handles the legendary actor's Twitter account first shared the news of his being unwell.

Sep 06, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Good cholesterol may increase the risk of gastro, pneumonia: Study

A new study has revealed that variations in the good cholesterol levels may up the risk of developing infectious diseases such as gastroenteritis or pneumonia.

Apr 12, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Flu, pneumonia may increase risk of heart attack, stroke in older adults: Study

A new study has found that aged people who are diagnosed with flu or pneumonia are six times more likely to suffer from heart attack or stroke in the days after infection.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:18 PM IST

Shocking! 4-month-old infant branded with hot iron to cure pneumonia

In a shocking incident, a four-month-old baby girl was branded with a hot iron to cure severe cough and cold.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Infant with large hole in heart get new lease of life after rare complex surgery

Aksar, a one-year-old child from Palakkad district in Kerala with a large hole in the heart got a new lease of life after a successful rare complex surgery.

Mar 19, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Study associates e-cigarettes with increased risk of pneumonia

The study published in the European Respiratory Journal did not directly compare vaping's effect to that of smoking tobacco cigarettes.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:26 AM IST

Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade: WHO

Some pharmacists in Africa, for example, say that they are compelled to buy from the cheapest but not necessarily the safest suppliers to compete with illegal street traders.

Nov 28, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

This is how pneumonia can be prevented

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs and remains the leading infectious cause of death among children under five.



Nov 11, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Vaccination can save 90,000 Indian lives: Study

Released ahead of the World Pneumonia Day on November 12, the report published by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, however, noted that India has made a considerable improvement since last year. 

Nov 04, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

ND Tiwari shifted to ICU following pneumonia

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari, who was admitted to Max Super Specialty Hospital here last month, was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Thursday following fever and pneumonia, said informed hospital sources.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Experimental vaccine may bring down deaths due to pneumonia

The vaccine provoked an immune response to 72 forms of Streptococcus pneumoniae in laboratory tests on animals, according to the study published in the journal Science Advances. 

Oct 21, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Rajasthan suspends three doctors after 86 children die in Banswara

The Rajasthan government on Monday suspended three doctors after 86 children died in a government hospital in Banswara.

Sep 05, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

Haruo Nakajima, who played 'Godzilla' for 20 years, dies at 88

Haruo Nakajima, famous for playing the role of `Godzilla` for 20 years, has died at the age of 88.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Bihar plans vaccination program to cut down pneumonia deaths among toddlers

According to Central Government data, 15 percent deaths in children below 5 years of age is due to pneumonia in India.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Be warned: Not flu, but the recovery period makes you 17 times more prone to heart attack!

Pneumonia or bronchitis pose the biggest heart attack risk, the research found.

May 16, 2017, 16:36 PM IST