Pigeon poo a danger in asthma capital Bengaluru

Ornithologists and urban planners term pigeons “pests” and admit that rising populations are a matter of concern for the city, which has lost its biodiversity and is also termed the ‘asthma capital’.

published on : 8th March 2023

Beware of indoor pollution

While pollution outdoors poses a significant health risk for people, worsening indoor air quality has also become a pressing issue that needs to be addressed.

published on : 22nd February 2023

Beware of indoor pollution

While poor indoor air quality can affect anyone, those with lung conditions like asthma, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) are more vulnerable.

published on : 22nd February 2023

Full steam ahead: Tips to cure your commom cold and more

Adding specific ayurvedic herbs to the water, though, can expedite recovery of common cold, congestion, sore throat, asthma, allergies and dyspnoea.

published on : 12th February 2023

Salty soother: Does halotherapy really provide relief from asthma?

Those suffering from stress, anxiety, aches, pains and stiffness in their joints also come here for relief.

published on : 6th November 2022

Delhi air quality still 'severe', patients complaining of respiratory illness surge at hospital OPDs

Doctors in Delhi emphasised that normal masks do not protect people properly from particulate matter (PM2.5), and reccommended wearing an N95 mask with a valve/filter.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Delhi most polluted city in world: Global Air report

It mainly analyses two key air pollutants — PM 2.5 and NO2. PM 2.5 is the most dominant pollutant in Delhi’s air that can enter the lungs and the bloodstream and can cause adverse impact on health.

published on : 18th August 2022

Pranayam and pollution in cities

Keeping this body well is not about beauty or flaunting it in front of someone else. It is just so that this body does not become an obstacle in your life.

published on : 24th July 2022

Breathe free

Asthma is probably one of the most common illness we see around us or suffer from, ourselves, and yet know little to nothing about it.

published on : 4th May 2022

‘Number of children with asthma increased in past 10 years’

According to doctors, more children have developed asthma in the past 10 years, mainly due to reduced exposure to the outside world. 

published on : 3rd May 2022

Experts stress on timely attention as kids bear brunt of asthma surge

Pandemic restrictions led to a dip, but now hospital cases are on the rise again in Kerala

published on : 2nd May 2022

Asthma drug reduces Covid patients’ hospitalisation: Study

NSP1 binds with human immune cells and prevents the creation of important proteins used by the immune system.

published on : 26th April 2022

Long Covid symptoms show up in kids as cough, asthma

Symptoms persist even after medication; Docs advise in-depth study

published on : 31st March 2022

Asthmatic, diabetic woman from Visakhapatnam defeats COVID-19 with mental fortitude

Extremely worried about her son, a high school student, as her husband too was COVID-infected, the survivor’s family was isolated in their home for days before her sugar levels started plummeting.

published on : 19th June 2021

High sugar intake during pregnancy linked to asthma risk in child: Study

The research analysed associations between maternal intake of free sugars in pregnancy and allergy and asthma at seven years of age.

published on : 6th July 2017