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Less than 1% people in Pune's slums aware of COPD, second leading cause of death in India

February 11, 2021 11:45 pm

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is caused by tobacco smoking and exposure to various air pollutants from indoor, outdoor and occupational sources, said Dr Sundeep Salvi, former director of Chest Research Foundation.

Struggling with a breathing disorder? Manage your respiratory health from the comfort of your home

January 23, 2021 11:48 am

Omron nebulizers consistently innovate to meet the needs of those suffering from respiratory disorders. Here's everything you need to know.

Are you still smoking in the COVID–19 era?

January 07, 2021 11:04 am

The first and major effective method to avoid respiratory ailments is to quit smoking. "The ongoing pandemic is an opportunity for people who smoke to recognise the serious health risks associated with the addiction such as COPD, vulnerability for COVID-19 and consider quitting," shared the doctor.

Is there a link between air pollution and COPD?

November 18, 2020 1:39 pm

Air pollution can trigger respiratory infections that can further cause COPD attacks, said Dr Arvind Kate

World COPD Day: Here’s everything you need to know about the chronic lung disease

November 18, 2020 9:47 am

This year, the theme of World COPD Day, observed on November 18, is ‘Living well with COPD - Everybody, Everywhere’

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