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Lung transplant for COPD patients: Patients eligible, deciding factor, benefits

The surgical option for those with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung transplant. Here's all you need to know about who is the eligible patient for operation, the advantages and possible hazards of lung transplant surgery

Lung transplant for COPD patients: Patients eligible, deciding factor, benefits (Image by kalhh from Pixabay )
Lung transplant for COPD patients: Patients eligible, deciding factor, benefits (Image by kalhh from Pixabay )
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 06:38 PM IST

Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2022: Myths related to lung cancer

Will only those who smoke suffer from lung cancer? Only senior citizens tend to suffer from lung cancer? Does lung cancer mean death? This Lung Cancer Awareness Month, doctor debunks these and other myths, reveals facts

Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2022: Myths related to lung cancer (Twitter/CDC_Cancer)
Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2022: Myths related to lung cancer (Twitter/CDC_Cancer)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 12:49 PM IST

COPD: Early warning signs of chronic lung disease you should not ignore

It is important to recognise the early warning signs of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) in order to effectively treat it. Here are some common symptoms of the chronic lung disease that people may ignore.

COPD: It is possible to manage the disease through medications, oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation among other things.(Freepik)
COPD: It is possible to manage the disease through medications, oxygen therapy, pulmonary rehabilitation among other things.(Freepik)
Published on Nov 16, 2022 07:09 PM IST

Prenatal phthalate exposure linked to reduced childhood lung function: Study

Phthalates are chemical compounds that are widely used as plasticisers, as well as in lacquers and varnishes. They are found in various consumer products, ranging from toys to food packaging, clothing, detergents, cosmetics, solvents, etc.

Prenatal phthalate exposure linked to reduced childhood lung function: Study(Pixabay)
Prenatal phthalate exposure linked to reduced childhood lung function: Study(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 14, 2022 12:06 PM IST

Doctors say respiratory infection RSV may surge this winter

As respiratory syncytial virus spreads among kids in the US, doctors in Europe say it may surge here too. Facts on RSV.

Babies who are born prematurely are at a higher risk of developing a more serious case of RSV than babies born full-term, doctors say. (Matej Kastelic/Zoonar/picture alliance )
Babies who are born prematurely are at a higher risk of developing a more serious case of RSV than babies born full-term, doctors say. (Matej Kastelic/Zoonar/picture alliance )
Published on Oct 28, 2022 01:35 PM IST
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