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Fat found in overweight people's lungs, study shows

Scientists already know that people who are overweight or obese are more likely to suffer with wheezing and asthma, but the reasons for this have not been completely explained.

Asthma cases in children soar by 39 per cent, says Shinde

While enlisting the various measures taken by the state government to prevent such deaths, Shinde wrote that “viral infections, pneumonia, low birth weight, and respiratory diseases” were found to be the main reasons behind such deaths.


Asthma patients skipping doses owing to high cost: Study

At least one in every 10 asthma patient globally lives in India and the economic costs associated with asthma exceed those of TB and HIV/AIDS combined.

Easy ways to help manage your asthma during summers

Try to avoid going out in the sun, but if you do go then ensure that you check the weather forecast and are ready with an asthma travel pack with all the necessary medicines.

World Environment Day 2019: Ways to protect yourself from the harmful effects of air pollution

Air pollution increases the risk of lung cancer, but there is also good evidence that it can increase the risk of other diseases, mainly respiratory and heart diseases.

Air pollution may up childhood anxiety, depression, finds study

Exposure to air pollution is a well-established global health problem associated with complications for people with asthma and respiratory disease, as well as heart conditions and an increased risk of stroke.


World Asthma Day 2019: Easy ways to handle exercise-induced asthma

Exercise-induced asthma is referred to as the thinning of airways in lungs triggered by vigorous exercise which can cause coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing.

World Asthma Day 2019: Tips to help your child manage asthma

World Asthma Day 2019: If you are prepared with medication and know when and how to use it, you will be fine.

Asthma-causing microbes contaminate e-cigarettes: Study

The research shows that chemicals linked with severe respiratory disease are found in common e-cigarette flavours.

Traffic pollution caused asthma in 350,000 Indian kids in 2015: Lancet study

Globally, the estimates suggest that there are 170 new cases of traffic pollution-related asthma per 100,000 children every year, and 13 per cent of childhood asthma cases diagnosed each year are linked to traffic pollution.

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From treating cough and cold to lowering BP: Here are 10 amazing benefits of eucalyptus oil

From treating cough and cold to controlling hair fall, eucalyptus oil is very essential to overall well-being. It has the power to alleviate mental exhaustion and comes power-packed with anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.