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Suffering from COPD? Here are some exercises you can do

September 03, 2019 1:20 pm

It is always advisable to start slow and gradually build up on the intensity of the exercise. Make sure you have taken your prescribed medications appropriately.

Air pollution may age your lungs faster, says study

July 10, 2019 10:08 am

COPD is a long-term condition linked to reduced lung function that causes inflammation in the lungs and a narrowing of the airways, making breathing difficult.

Doctors rue lack of awareness on common lung disease that kills

November 18, 2015 12:30 am

Recent studies indicate that 25-50% of people with clinically significant COPD don’t even know they have it.

HC bars Cipla from selling drug containing Indacaterol

January 10, 2015 2:24 am

The firm has been selling the drug in India under the trademark ‘Onbrez’ through Lupin since 2010.

Simple diagnostic tool for asthma,COPD remains unknown: Survey

June 27, 2012 1:28 am

Spirometry,a dignostic tool for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remains poorly utilised in clinical practice,with few people having even heard of it,a survey has found out

Study assesses harms of bio-fuel in stuffy kitchens

February 07, 2012 3:41 am

In India,70 per cent of homes use such fuel,mostly in poorly ventilated kitchens.

BP drug could limit cigarette smoke-induced lung injury

December 20, 2011 3:18 pm

This provides hope for the development of therapies for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

The Growing-up Years

November 23, 2011 3:47 am

Apart from chronic lung problems,smoking is also a major risk factor for the development of lung cancers.

'COPD is fourth largest cause of death in world'

November 16, 2011 2:01 am

Prolonged cough,wheezing should not be taken lightly. This can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which is the fourth largest cause of death in the world as of now.