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Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Lung disease

Dec 31, 2019 16:34
People who regularly sleep for more than 11 hours or less than four hours are 2-3 times more likely to have the incurable lung disease, pulmonary fibrosis, compared to those that sleep for seven hours in a day, researchers have found. read more
Dec 17, 2019 12:45
The study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, is among the first to show the potential long-term harms of using e-cigarettes, which are often promoted as a safer alternative to tobacco and a means of helping smokers quit. read more
Dec 16, 2019 16:40
A new campaign called ‘#InhalersHainSahi’ focuses on educating people about asthma, besides its appropriate line of treatment with inhalers. read more
Dec 03, 2019 16:33
Researchers are trying to develop new types of antibiotics that can fight the bacteria, and at the same time trying to make the current treatment with antibiotics more effective. read more
Nov 03, 2019 14:16
During the study, from January to August 2014, researchers conducted home interviews with 1,451 adults older than 60. Of these, 971 participants were given wrist monitors to measure their physical activity. read more
Oct 08, 2019 23:06
The miners are also at risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a severe inflammation of lung tissues that causes obstructed airflow. read more
Oct 05, 2019 18:03
With 22 out of the world’s 30 most polluted cities being in India, is it safe to take prolonged walks outdoors? read more
Mar 30, 2019 05:37
Compared to 52% or 677 million people who were exposed to high pollution levels above the national safe standard in 2015, about 45% or 674 million of the population in 2030 will be exposed to poor air then. read more
Dec 29, 2018 22:11
Breathe easy with these herbs and decoctions read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:57
There’s long-term damage due to particulate matter that gets lodged deep inside the lungs and can cause progressive lung diseases read more
Aug 24, 2018 07:18
Outdoor air pollution leads to 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide each year, with close to 60% of the deaths from heart attacks and strokes, according to the World Health Organisation read more
Aug 14, 2018 11:04
For the research, scientists devised a mechanical procedure to mimic vaping in the laboratory, using lung tissue samples provided by eight non-smokers. read more
Aug 10, 2018 16:28
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. read more
Jul 19, 2018 13:02
Exercise can reduce risk of heart attacks, even in areas with moderate to high levels of air pollution, says a new study. read more