Respiratory Infections

Childhood pneumonia linked with higher death risk from respiratory infection as adult: Lancet study

Analysis adjusting for socioeconomic background during childhood and smoking status, suggests children who had a LRTI by the age of two were 93 per cent more likely to die prematurely as adults

published on : 8th March 2023

Five children die of respiratory infections in Kolkata

Doctors are unsure whether the deaths were due to the growing incidences of Adenovirus in the state.

published on : 28th February 2023

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

Ayurveda is an asset to Indian healthcare

No serious attempt is yet forthcoming to evaluate and tap the vast potential of Ayurveda in dealing with public health issues.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Centre asks states to restart monitoring ILI, SARI cases amid Covid surge in southeast Asia

Testing for influenza-like illness (ILI) and severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) cases has been the pillars of Covid management for the government.

published on : 18th March 2022