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Lung disease's early warning symptoms get ignored. Watch out for these signs

Some individuals mistakenly believe that breathing difficulties are a natural part of ageing. Expert reveals symptoms of lung disease that should be closely monitored since they may be the initial indications of lung diseases such COPD, asthma or lung cancer

Lung disease's early warning symptoms get ignored. Watch out for these signs (Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay )
Lung disease's early warning symptoms get ignored. Watch out for these signs (Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay )
Updated on Jan 09, 2023 04:34 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Origins of serious illnesses in children: research

They discovered that mutated LCH cells had properties similar to both monocytes and dendritic cells, as well as a relatively newly discovered type of dendritic cell, the so-called dendritic cell type 3 (DC3).

Origins of serious illnesses in children: research
Origins of serious illnesses in children: research
Published on Dec 18, 2022 09:51 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Solna

10 tips to keep your lungs healthy

There are some significant steps you may take to lower your chances of developing a lung disease. Here are some suggestions by expert for maintaining lung health.

10 tips to keep your lungs healthy (pixabay)
10 tips to keep your lungs healthy (pixabay)
Updated on Dec 14, 2022 04:03 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

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
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

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
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

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
By, New Delhi

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
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington

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
By, Delhi

Vaping misconceptions: Are flavoured e-cigarettes safe or cause lung disease?

In the past decade, nicotine–containing e-cigarettes have emerged as the most popular tobacco cessation tool among adolescents. Vaping has become pervasive even among middle and high school students. Are flavouring agents in e-cigarettes safe or cause restrictive lung disease?

Vaping misconceptions: Are flavoured e-cigarettes safe or cause restrictive lung disease? (Lemkhanzar)
Vaping misconceptions: Are flavoured e-cigarettes safe or cause restrictive lung disease? (Lemkhanzar)
Updated on Oct 25, 2022 02:46 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Tips to protect your lungs during the festive season

Our lungs can be negatively affected by festivals in a number of ways, which can cause coughing, wheezing, tightness in the chest, and shortness of breath. Here are some tips to protect your lungs during the festive season.

Tips to protect your lungs during the festive season(pixabay)
Tips to protect your lungs during the festive season(pixabay)
Updated on Oct 21, 2022 10:43 AM IST

World Lung Day 2022: Yoga and Ayurveda tips to keep your lungs healthy

On the occasion of World Lung Day, Ayurveda expert Dr Archana Sukumaran, suggests some Ayurvedic and Yoga tips that one can incorporate into their daily life to improve respiratory health.

According to Ayurveda, lung is the reservoir of Prana Vaha Srotas, or channel of breathing.(Pixabay)
According to Ayurveda, lung is the reservoir of Prana Vaha Srotas, or channel of breathing.(Pixabay)
Published on Sep 24, 2022 08:08 PM IST

Premature kids with chronic lung diseases who attend daycare have more issues  

A recent study found that children who were born prematurely and were identified with a kind of chronic lung illness were more likely to develop lung difficulties if they attended daycare throughout their first three years of life

Premature kids with chronic lung diseases who attend daycare have more issues
Premature kids with chronic lung diseases who attend daycare have more issues
Published on Jul 27, 2022 05:12 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Philadelphia (pennsylvania) [us]

Management tips for people suffering from lung or other forms of health problems

People suffering from chronic lung diseases or allergic to any indoor and outdoor environmental factors are prone to recurring infections, allergies and other respiratory ailments. Doctors share tips to manage the same amid air pollution

Management tips for people suffering from lung or other forms of health problems (Pixabay)
Management tips for people suffering from lung or other forms of health problems (Pixabay)
Updated on May 12, 2022 01:24 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Lung function in premenopausal, postmenopausal women can decline due to obesity

According to previous studies, women experience greater lung function impairment and have a higher risk of developing COPD than men, despite less exposure to smoke. Female smokers experience a more rapid decline in lung function between 45 and 50 years of age, compared with male smokers.

Lung function in premenopausal, postmenopausal women can decline due to obesity(Shutterstock)
Lung function in premenopausal, postmenopausal women can decline due to obesity(Shutterstock)
Published on Feb 26, 2022 08:52 AM IST
ANI | , Ohio

All about pulmonary fibrosis, the fatal disease that can leave one breathless

If you have been suffering from breathlessness and incessant coughing, tiredness or unintentional weight loss of late, especially post Covid, you must consult a doctor.

Many post Covid patients in the recent times have been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis(Shutterstock)
Many post Covid patients in the recent times have been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis(Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 23, 2021 08:04 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

World COPD Day: Tips to manage a lung attack

People diagnosed with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often find themselves having a tough time to breath. Here's how to manage a flare-up of symptoms or lung attack.

World COPD Day is annually observed on November 17(Pixabay)
World COPD Day is annually observed on November 17(Pixabay)
Published on Nov 16, 2021 07:01 PM IST
ByParmita Uniyal

Smoking can give you this fatal disease. Know all about COPD

COPD is a relatively common, long-term and treatable condition that makes it difficult for a person to breathe. 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), initially known as the smoker’s disease, has been on rise in India.(Pixabay)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), initially known as the smoker’s disease, has been on rise in India.(Pixabay)
Updated on Sep 25, 2021 07:51 PM IST
By | Edited by Parmita Uniyal
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