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A seasonal allergy could be more serious than you think; it’s time to act now

If you find yourself sneezing in frequent intervals or are tired of a runny nose, you could be the victim of these allergies. Gross negligence can lead to asthma, bronchial allergies, and other pulmonary disorders.
If you find yourself sneezing in frequent intervals or are tired of a runny nose, you could be the victim of seasonal allergies.(Shutterstock)
If you find yourself sneezing in frequent intervals or are tired of a runny nose, you could be the victim of seasonal allergies.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 12:37 PM IST
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Blocking two immune molecules can prevent asthma attacks: Study

La Jolla Institute for Immunology, has come up with a new breakthrough study, revealing the key to preventing asthma attacks by blocking two immune molecules at the same time is key to preventing asthma attacks in a mouse model.
Asthma has become a matter of concern for Americans as every day, ten Americans die from the attack.(Pixabay)
Asthma has become a matter of concern for Americans as every day, ten Americans die from the attack.(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 05:39 PM IST
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California [US] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Steroid tablets repeated use may cause diabetes, osteoporosis and cataracts in asthma patients: Study

A recent study has revealed that while short courses of steroid tablets can be effective in treating asthma attacks for short term, their repeated use may cause significant long term side-effects like diabetes, osteoporosis and cataracts in asthma patients
Steroid tablets repeated use may cause long term side-effects in asthma patients(TwitterJoanneLeCornu)
Steroid tablets repeated use may cause long term side-effects in asthma patients(TwitterJoanneLeCornu)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 02:29 PM IST
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Queensland [Australia] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

How the Covid-19-induced lockdown has changed me

Today, my worry is of another kind. I am beginning to ask myself the question: Do I want to live in Delhi once the lockdown is over?
A deserted view of Connaught Place during the national lockdown, New Delhi, April 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A deserted view of Connaught Place during the national lockdown, New Delhi, April 27, 2020(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 08, 2020 10:17 AM IST
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Healthwise: Summer allergies are up, so are food sensitivities

The immune systems may take years to develop sensitivity to an allergen, so sensitivities can flare up without warning at any time of life.
One in four people across the country have sensitivity to allergens, which range from pollen, fungal spores, dust to foods and more.(Unsplash)
One in four people across the country have sensitivity to allergens, which range from pollen, fungal spores, dust to foods and more.(Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 02:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySanchita Sharma, New Delhi

Here’s another reason to treat vitamin D deficiency

While vitamin D is best known for its effects on bone health, previous studies have revealed its role in protecting against colds, flu and asthma attacks, and even helping with weight gain and brain development in malnourished children.
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Updated on Jan 27, 2019 11:56 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International

Five booked from Donje village in Pune for driving local school principal to suicide

The deceased has been identified as Ashok Kavre, 49, a resident of Wadgaon Khurd area of Pune
According to the complaint filed by the wife of the deceased, the accused allegedly abused the principal on the school campus.(HT/PHOTO)
According to the complaint filed by the wife of the deceased, the accused allegedly abused the principal on the school campus.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 04:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Mystery over dead Nepalese woman’s identity in Israel resolved

Jamuna Thapa entered Israel as Neha Sharma on the Indian passport number L637541 issued in Merabil in Assam’s Udalguri district.
The mystery surrounding the identity of a woman caregiver, who died in Israel last month after allegedly entering the country on a forged Indian passport, was resolved. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The mystery surrounding the identity of a woman caregiver, who died in Israel last month after allegedly entering the country on a forged Indian passport, was resolved. (Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 04:49 PM IST
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Jerusalem | ByPress Trust of India

Breathe easy

This winter, treat yourself to some clean air – even if it is just over a short break
Fill your lungs with sweet mountain air and exhale with relief(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Fill your lungs with sweet mountain air and exhale with relief(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySeema Goswami

Why people with asthma are at higher risk of obesity

Asthma is linked to obesity, finds a new study, which shows that patients are likely to become obese. People who develop the disease as adults are at greater risk.
Obesity can be a trigger for asthma, perhaps via a physiological, metabolic or inflammatory change, but until now there has been very little research on whether asthma can lead to obesity.(Shutterstock)
Obesity can be a trigger for asthma, perhaps via a physiological, metabolic or inflammatory change, but until now there has been very little research on whether asthma can lead to obesity.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 11:15 AM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent

Asthma, 40% women suffering from asthma may get chronic lung diseases

Women who had smoked more than the equivalent of a pack of cigarettes a day for five years, were much more likely to develop ACOS than those who smoked fewer cigarettes or never smoked. But the condition can affect the non-smokers too.
Here’s why over 40% women may suffer from lung diseases.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why over 40% women may suffer from lung diseases.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 10, 2018 04:28 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByHT Correspondent

Why Puerto Rico is struggling with asthma cases post- Hurricane Maria

Doctors in Puerto Rico are seeing an alarming rise in the number and severity of asthma cases that they attribute to the aftermath of the deadly hurricane that walloped the island in September.
The chronic lung disease is caused by such things as pollution, airborne mold and pollen.(Shutterstock)
The chronic lung disease is caused by such things as pollution, airborne mold and pollen.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 03:02 PM IST
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Associated Press | ByHT Correspondent

Toxic caterpillars causing rashes, asthma attacks spotted around London

There has been an outbreak of rashes, vomiting and asthma attacks in London caused by white-haired caterpillars that live in oak trees.
Breathing difficulties are being caused by caterpillars who are covered in thousands of hairs containing the protein thaumetopoein.(Shutterstock)
Breathing difficulties are being caused by caterpillars who are covered in thousands of hairs containing the protein thaumetopoein.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:19 AM IST
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Associated Press | ByHT Correspondent
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