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Haryana health minister Anil Vij in ICU after lung infection due to Covid

Gurugram’s Medanta hospital bulletin says 67-year-old BJP MLA’s condition is stable and he is maintaining vital parameters on high flow nasal cannula on oxygen support.
Haryana health minister Anil Vij participating in the third phase trial of the Covid-19 vaccine at Civil Hospital, Ambala, on November 20. Vij is also the Ambala Cantonment MLA.(HT file photo)
Haryana health minister Anil Vij participating in the third phase trial of the Covid-19 vaccine at Civil Hospital, Ambala, on November 20. Vij is also the Ambala Cantonment MLA.(HT file photo)
Updated on Dec 16, 2020 12:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

‘How smoking worsens Covid-19 infection decoded’

Using lab-grown lung tissue, scientists have pinpointed how smoking cigarettes facilitates more severe lung infection by the novel coronavirus.
According to the researchers, including those from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US, the findings also shed more light on the Covid-19 risks for smokers.(Unsplash)
According to the researchers, including those from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US, the findings also shed more light on the Covid-19 risks for smokers.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 04:56 PM IST
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Haryana governor tests positive for Covid, in Mohali Fortis ICU

Satyadev Narayan Arya was admitted on Monday after testing positive for Covid-19 on Sunday
Shri Satyadev Narayan Arya, Hon'ble Governor of Haryana calls on Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh Shri V.P. Singh Badnore at Punjab Raj Bhavan, Chandigarh on 18.09.2018.
Shri Satyadev Narayan Arya, Hon'ble Governor of Haryana calls on Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh Shri V.P. Singh Badnore at Punjab Raj Bhavan, Chandigarh on 18.09.2018.
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 03:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

Himachal logs 72 Covid infections, count mounts to 14,819

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Updated on Oct 01, 2020 12:44 AM IST
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Pranab Mukherjee’s medical condition declines, still in deep coma: Hospital

Pranab Mukherjee is in septic shock due to his lung infection and is being managed by a team of specialists, according to a bulletin issued by the Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt, where he is admitted.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee underwent a brain surgery earlier this month.(PTI File Photo)
Former president Pranab Mukherjee underwent a brain surgery earlier this month.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 11:20 AM IST
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Pranab Mukherjee under intensive care, continues to be in deep coma: Hospital

84-year-old Mukherjee was admitted to the hospital on August 10 and underwent a critical brain surgery to remove a clot in his brain after he suffered a fall at his Rajaji Marg residence a day before.
Pranab Mukherjee has also tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(PTI photo)
Pranab Mukherjee has also tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 12:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Pranab Mukherjee continues to be in deep coma, remains haemodynamically stable, says hospital

84-year-old Mukherjee was admitted to the hospital on August 10 and underwent a critical brain surgery to remove a clot in his brain after he suffered a fall at his Rajaji Marg residence a day before.
Pranab Mukherjee has also tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Pranab Mukherjee has also tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 12:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Pranab Mukherjee continues to be in coma, renal parameters ‘slightly deranged’: Hospital

The 84-year-old former President underwent a critical brain surgery to remove a clot after he suffered a fall at his Rajaji Marg residence on August 10.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Former President Pranab Mukherjee continues to be in deep coma and on ventilator support.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 12:48 PM IST
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Pranab Mukherjee continues to remain stable, still on ventilator: Hospital

The hospital, in a statement said that Mukherjee is being treated for lung infection and continued to be on ventilatory support, adding that his vital parameters are being maintained and he is haemodynamically stable.
Pranab Mukherjee served as India’s 13th president from 2012 to 2017.(AFP File Photo)
Pranab Mukherjee served as India’s 13th president from 2012 to 2017.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 11:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Pranab Mukherjee develops lung infection, health declines: Hospital

The hospital in the Delhi Cantonment area also said that Mukherjee continued to be on ventilatory support and was being managed by a team of specialists.
Earlier in the day, Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee said his father’s medical condition was stable and his vital parameters continued to remain under control.(HT Photo)
Earlier in the day, Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee said his father’s medical condition was stable and his vital parameters continued to remain under control.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 11:30 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

For treating moderate to severe Covid-19 cases, govt adds dexamethasone

According to the revised ‘Clinical Management Protocols for Covid-19’,  dexamethasone which is already used in treating lung infections besides in a wide range of conditions for its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant effects can be used as an alternative to methylprednisolone which already existed in the treatment guidelines.
According to WHO, the corticosteroid dexamethasone was tested in hospitalised patients with Covid-19 in the United Kingdom’s national clinical trial ‘RECOVERY’ and was found to have benefits for critically ill patients.(REUTERS)
According to WHO, the corticosteroid dexamethasone was tested in hospitalised patients with Covid-19 in the United Kingdom’s national clinical trial ‘RECOVERY’ and was found to have benefits for critically ill patients.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 27, 2020 03:44 PM IST
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How the humble haldi, the go-to for Indians for any ailment, became a rage worldwide

Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)
Ayurveda recommends turmeric for diseases like joint pain, headache, diabetes, allergic conditions, skin problems, menstrual problems, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer and many more.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 07:12 PM IST
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Veteran music composer Khayyam passes away at 92

Mohammed Zahur Hashmi, popularly known as Khayyam, was also a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and Padma Bhushan. He was 92.
In this July 12, 2014 file photo, is seen Bollywood lyricist Mohammed Zahur Khayyam during media launch of the film Bazaar- e- Hushn, based on the novel of Munshi Premchand, in Mumbai.(PTI file photo)
In this July 12, 2014 file photo, is seen Bollywood lyricist Mohammed Zahur Khayyam during media launch of the film Bazaar- e- Hushn, based on the novel of Munshi Premchand, in Mumbai.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 02:19 AM IST
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Veteran music composer Khayyam in ICU after complaining of lung infection

Veteran music composer Khayyam has been admitted to a Mumbai hospital. He is suffering from lung infection.
Khayyam is 92 years old.
Khayyam is 92 years old.
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 01:24 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByHT Correspondent

‘Chembur-Trombay is city’s prime nitrogen oxide hotspot’: Greenpeace study

Nitrogen oxides are a group of toxic gases that contribute to the formation of aerosols and ozone that can worsen respiratory conditions and cause other health issues.
The maximum amount of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in the city come from the Chembur-Trombay area — which has a power plant, several petroleum refineries and a fertiliser factory . (Representative Image)(AFP)
The maximum amount of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions in the city come from the Chembur-Trombay area — which has a power plant, several petroleum refineries and a fertiliser factory . (Representative Image)(AFP)
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 01:18 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByBadri Chatterjee

Indian man’s hospital bill in Dubai amounts to over $27,225

Infection spread so fast that Surendra Khanna’s left hand was amputated last week. Doctors are trying hard to save the other limbs. However, his right leg seems to be affected with gangrene and may need to be amputated as well.
After failing to procure travel insurance for his parents during their visit to Dubai, the hospital bill for an Indian expat’s father at a hospital here has exceeded 100,000 dirhams ($27,225). (Representative Image)(BLOOMBERG NEWS)
After failing to procure travel insurance for his parents during their visit to Dubai, the hospital bill for an Indian expat’s father at a hospital here has exceeded 100,000 dirhams ($27,225). (Representative Image)(BLOOMBERG NEWS)
Updated on Mar 24, 2019 03:44 PM IST
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Varying temperatures in Gurugram lead to rise in allergies, lung infections

Doctors said the best way to protect oneself from the varying weather conditions is to reduce the time spent outdoors, be in dust-free surroundings and keep a check on what you eat.
Doctors said the rising and falling temperatures also lower the immunity.(HT File Photo)
Doctors said the rising and falling temperatures also lower the immunity.(HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 10, 2019 02:50 AM IST
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Hindutan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Pollution causing cancellation of surgeries at Delhi hospitals, say doctors

Every year, the number of planned surgeries that get cancelled in major Delhi hospitals sees a threefold rise owing to patients failing pre-anaesthesia check-up due to throat, airways and lung infections compounded by pollution, doctors said.
Children under 15 and patients above the age of 60 are the worst affected, doctors said.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Children under 15 and patients above the age of 60 are the worst affected, doctors said.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2018 07:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

Pollution chokes, kills you silently over a number of years: Experts

There is usually a rise in the number of people with upper respiratory tract infections in the end of August, it starts getting colder and then in October when temperature dips and crop is burnt.
Every year thousands die of pollution-related ailments in Delhi and NCR during the winters when the air is extremely foul(HT/File Photo)
Every year thousands die of pollution-related ailments in Delhi and NCR during the winters when the air is extremely foul(HT/File Photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 09:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt

Former BCCI president Biswanath Dutt passes away

Biswanath Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989 after a six-year stint as the vice-president of the parent body from 1982-88.
Biswanath Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989.(Getty Images)
Biswanath Dutt was the BCCI president in 1989.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 11:28 PM IST
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Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

A substance called triclosan has been used for more than 40 years in soaps, makeup, and other commercial products because of its antibacterial properties. It can help combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis.
Just brushing your teeth with toothpaste that has triclosan won’t help to treat lung infections though, say researchers.(Shutterstock)
Just brushing your teeth with toothpaste that has triclosan won’t help to treat lung infections though, say researchers.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 18, 2018 12:56 PM IST
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Brief exposure to air pollutants can lead to lung infection

Bronchiolitis - a condition in which small breathing tubes in the lungs called bronchioles become infected and clogged with mucus - was found as the most common acute lower respiratory infection in children.
Increase in PM2.5 levels lead to increased doctor visits for these lung infections.(Shutterstock)
Increase in PM2.5 levels lead to increased doctor visits for these lung infections.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 03:09 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York
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