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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’

Include these foods in your diet to keep your lungs safe and healthy

October 23, 2019 10:42 am

Apple, garlic, green tea and more; consume these foods to get a breather this smog season.

Lung disease in middle-aged people may up dementia later

November 28, 2018 11:13 am

Preventing dementia is a public health priority, and previous studies have suggested that poor lung health, which is often preventable, may be linked to a greater risk of developing dementia, said researchers.

Antioxidant treatment can help lung disease patients

July 03, 2018 11:34 am

An antioxidant enriched vitamin leads to a decrease in systemic inflammation in people with cystic fibrosis, a disorder that critically affects the lungs according to a new study.

Stem cell transplants bring new hope for lung patients

February 10, 2018 11:43 pm

While the researchers had previously identified adult stem cells in a mouse lung, the new study, published in the journal Protein and Cell, focussed on lung stem cells in humans rather than mice.

Regular use of bleach linked to lung disease risk

September 12, 2017 4:48 pm

A study shows that people who use disinfectants to clean surfaces once a week increases their risk by 22 per cent of developing Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe.

Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups

December 03, 2014 10:45 am

Vitamin D supplements can reduce lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent in patients with a vitamin D deficiency.

‘Lung disease, not accidents, behind most roadside deaths’

August 04, 2014 2:33 am

Study on unclaimed bodies highlights lack of shelter homes for homeless.

Coming soon: A treatment for cystic fibrosis?

April 07, 2012 12:48 pm

This work makes it possible to produce millions of cells for drug screening,says team.

Mohali sticks to smoke-free tag,study finds 88 to 100% compliance

February 21, 2012 2:26 am

Four years after being declared a smoke-free city,a report by PGI has revealed that the satellite township has kept an 88 to 100 per cent compliance rate when it comes to not smoking in public places.