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Respiratory disorders can decrease lifespan in older people

Respiratory symptoms may predict life expectancy in elder people.

04 Jul 2019 9:50 AM

Part of man's lung comes out during intense spell of coughing

Human lungs are too big to be coughed up through the trachea but extreme coughing can cause the lungs to pop through spaces.

06 Dec 2018 5:39 PM

Insufficient antibiotics available for cystic fibrosis patients: Study

Cystic fibrosis affects about 70,000 people worldwide.

07 Nov 2018 2:04 PM

Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

Smog kills more than one million Indians every year and Delhi has worst air of any major city on planet, World Health Organization says.

05 Nov 2018 10:10 AM

E-cigarette vapour tied to changes in lung cells

Initially public health experts were not that concerned about e-cigarettes because they were being marketed as a way to help smokers quit.

14 Aug 2018 5:52 PM


Cancer drug may protect against certain lung ailments

Stem cells have the potential to develop into many different kinds of cells in the body and are involved in tissue repair.

05 Jul 2018 3:48 PM

Stress in infancy alters body's organs: Study

The problems begin when exposure to stress is constant.

29 May 2018 4:08 PM

Mountain person? Be careful with your heart

The research involved collecting data on how the heart and pulmonary blood vessels adapt to life with less oxygen.

29 May 2018 10:11 AM

Stiffness makes cancer cells thrive

Scientists studying tumor growth and metastasis fabricated a human tissue model to examine how cancer cells interact.

05 May 2018 6:08 PM

World Tuberculosis Day: 12 things you need to know

One of the leading causes of death worldwide, Tuberculosis is caused by bacteria that affect lungs and is curable and preventable.

24 Mar 2018 8:28 AM


Dangerous side effects of Holi colours

While washing the hair, first rinse with plenty of plain water to wash away the dry colours and tiny particles of mica.

25 Feb 2018 4:41 PM

New tech could provide better care for kidney disease patients

Accumulation in the lungs can lead to complications like heart failure and high blood pressure.

22 Feb 2018 7:29 PM

Fit children have healthier lungs in adulthood: Study

The new study provided early evidence that keeping children fit could help reduce the burden of lung disease in the future.

01 Feb 2018 11:19 AM

Doctors remove LED bulb from child’s lungs in Mumbai hospital

Doctors from Bai Jerabi Wadia hospital remove the bulb in a two minute Bronchoscopy.

25 Jan 2018 2:04 PM

Construction worker in Mumbai survives being impaled on two 5ft steel rods

Man from West Bengal who was in city for job survived accident despite one of the rods going straight through his liver.

20 Jan 2018 2:14 PM


Stem cell transplant offers hope for scleroderma patients

Scleroderma hardens the skin and connective tissues and in its severe form leads to fatal organ failure, most often the lungs.

04 Jan 2018 10:06 AM

Busting myths about COPD

COPD can be prevented and managed by making some necessary lifestyle changes.

10 Dec 2017 8:40 AM

Hindu tradition of throwing ‘Holi’ colours may carry health risks

Wear sunglasses, swim goggles and/or a hat with a brim to enjoy yourself without worry!

02 Dec 2017 12:59 PM

Women more vulnerable to asthma than men: study

Sex hormones are not the only mechanism but, rather, one of many mechanisms that could be regulating airway inflammation.

29 Nov 2017 3:38 PM

Lung capacity of Indians 30 per cent lower than N Americans

Indians are highly vulnerable to diabetes, heart attacks because of poor lung capacity.

29 Nov 2017 2:49 PM