Respiratory diseases

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

Developed: Graphene-based sensor to monitor, manage asthma

Researchers believe the sensor could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks, thereby preventing hospitalisation and death.

May 22, 2017, 14:35 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

10 minutes of Sanatan Kriya every day can keep your lungs strong

Adopting some simple techniques from Sanatan Kriya for 10 minutes daily can help you keep your lungs strong and system toxin free, says spiritual head of Dhyan Ashram Yogi Ashwini.

Dec 09, 2016, 16:30 PM IST

Lab-grown mini lungs to help study respiratory diseases

Respiratory diseases account for nearly one in five deaths worldwide, and lung cancer survival rates remain poor despite numerous therapeutic advances during the past 30 years.

Nov 09, 2016, 17:04 PM IST

Delhi air pollution: Children at most risk, say experts

Alarming increase in air pollution attacks the respiratory system, and can alter the immune system. 

Nov 04, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

Air pollution: Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave to meet state counterparts

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave is set to hold a meeting on Friday with his counterparts from five states to discuss short, medium and long-term measures to tackle air pollution in the capital.

Nov 04, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Air pollution and your health: Five reasons why you need an air purifier!

In the wake of excessive pollution, health experts have asked people to leave the national capital if they want to be healthy.

Nov 04, 2016, 11:09 AM IST

Chronic diseases: Over 20% of Indians suffer from cancer, diabetes, heart and respiratory illnesses

As per the World Health Organisation, non-communicable diseases or chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart ailments, respiratory diseases and diabetes, kill 38 million people globally every year.

Oct 05, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

Use air purifiers to tackle respiratory, health problems: Doctors

With 92 per cent of the world's population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution, health experts have urged people to use air purifiers to tackle poor air, causing respiratory diseases.

Oct 01, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

Air pollution deaths – How to protect yourself and your family!

Air pollution has been linked to a number of serious health problems, including cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases and cancers.

Sep 29, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Eat oily fish during pregnancy to reduce asthma risk in kids

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Apr 07, 2016, 12:44 PM IST

New method makes respiratory diseases' treatment easy

In a first, a research team has succeeded in producing 3D images showing oxygen and carbon dioxide transport in the lungs, thus providing hope for better treatment of respiratory diseases.

Dec 20, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Inexpensive metal grate can make Indian 'chulahs' safer

Created by an Indian-origin researcher, an inexpensive metal insert for primitive cooking stoves or what are commonly called “chulhas” may decrease use of firewood and reduce smoke, thereby potentially saving the lives of thousands of women and children.

Dec 16, 2015, 19:50 PM IST

E-cigarette vapor can reduce cough reflex sensitivity

A new study has claimed that single use of an e-cigarette can diminish the sensitivity of cough reflex.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Why diesel vehicles are more harmful

 Researchers have shown how exhaust pollution from diesel engines affects nerves within the lung.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Air pollution in Delhi worst during winter: Study

Air pollution in Delhi is worst during winter season, a study said Tuesday.

Dec 02, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Secondhand smoke affects nonsmokers in vehicles

A new study has revealed that secondhand smoke in motor vehicles poses a potential threat especially to nonsmokers sitting along a smoker.

Nov 16, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

Nuts reduce death risk, says study

Consuming nuts at least seven times a week can reduce risk of death from any cause by 20 percent, says a new study.

Nov 29, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

Be cautious on Diwali, warn doctors

With numerous cases of burns and irritation reported every year during Diwali, experts feel exercising a little caution could help in avoiding burn injuries.

Nov 01, 2013, 14:24 PM IST