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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.

Pollen in air may help predict asthma, hay fever risk: Study

The research, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, used plant DNA methods to identify and track different strains of pollen.


Painkillers during pregnancy does not up asthma risk in kids: Study

According to a European study of nearly 500,000 women, painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for the increase in the risk of asthma in children.

Obesity may increase asthma risk in children: Study

The study has found that children classified as obese had a 30-per cent increased risk of developing asthma than peers of a healthy weight. Hence, maintaining a healthy weight could prevent thousands of children from developing asthma.

Asthma cases among Chandigarh children double in 10 years

At the PGIMER, north India’s premier medical hub, the respiratory OPD had seen a huge increase since 2010. From 18,627 patients registered in 2010, the number rose to 40,068 in 2016.

Asthma patients, now you can swallow this 'fish prasadam' to cure the disease

This 'fish prasadam' ritual takes place every year during the arrival of monsoon. The members of the Bathini family drop a live murrel fish filled with a yellow herbal paste into the throats of patients suffering from respiratory illnesses.

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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.