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Thursday, September 23, 2021



Dilip Kumar underwent pleural tapping for breathlessness: Know about the procedure

July 07, 2021 2:56 pm

"He (Dilip Kumar) used to be brought to P D Hinduja for blood transfusion or tapping of breathlessness and dialysis. He used to have pleural fluid in the chest and it was removed by tapping," the official statement from Hinduja hospital read

What is bilateral pleural effusion? Know about its symptoms, causes, treatment

June 07, 2021 5:49 pm

Bilateral pleural effusion is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the pleural space -- the space between the lungs and the chest wall, said doctors

Try these yoga asanas and breathing techniques for healthy lungs

May 28, 2021 5:01 pm

This time, in the pandemic, as people look for ways to remain in the pink of health, they can try some of these combinations of postures and breathing techniques

UK study finds long-term lung damage after COVID-19

May 26, 2021 6:06 pm

The researchers from the University of Sheffield and the University of Oxford said that hyperpolarised MRI scans had found abnormalities in the lungs of some COVID-19 patients more than three months and in some cases, nine months - after leaving hospital, when other clinical measurements were normal.

COVID-19: What is the D-Dimer test recommended for coronavirus patients?

May 20, 2021 10:28 am

The latest wave has also led to the new and rare symptoms such as blood clotting, in which case, tests such as D-Dimer are required, said Dr Shuchin Bajaj, founder director, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals

Anti-pollution: Dietary tips to cleanse your lungs

December 09, 2020 10:47 am

Nutrition plays a significant role in prevention and management of lung-related diseases and has been shown to modulate toxicity of pollutants, explained dietitian Garima Goyal

Never mistake COVID pneumonia for regular pneumonia; a pulmonologist explains why

December 09, 2020 5:51 pm

COVID-infected patients may or may not be affected by COVID pneumonia, as it occurs with diverse or no apparent symptoms. But risk of its occurrence cannot be denied till a patient is infection-free, said Dr Navneet Sood, pulmonary consultant, Dharamshila Narayana Superspeciality Hospital

Most lungs recover well after COVID-19, says study

November 26, 2020 5:48 pm

According to the study, the most common complaints after three months are fatigue, shortness of breath and chest pains

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

Tracheostomy: All you need to know about the surgical procedure

November 11, 2020 7:02 pm

The tracheostomy procedure is done to create an alternative pathway for breathing access from the lower part of the neck.