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lung disease

Method to detect pulmonary fibrosis discovered

Study finds how fibrosis progresses in the human lung.

19 Nov 2019 2:39 PM

TB vaccine for young children can partly prevent severe complications

Vaccine shows promise for preventing active TB disease.

29 Oct 2019 3:30 PM

Smart shirt that watches your lung health

Called “Hexoskin”, the shirt senses the way fabric stretches as the wearer breathes.

30 Sep 2019 3:42 PM

E-cigarettes causing rapid-spreading mysterious lung disease

Initial findings from the investigation indicate to illnesses likely to be associated with chemical exposure.

09 Sep 2019 7:53 AM

You can damage your lungs even if you don’t smoke

Time to take a break from smoke instead of smoke breaks.

14 Aug 2019 8:02 PM


Tuberculosis majorly linked to lung damage

New study indicates that TB survivors are at higher risk of developing lung damage.

10 Aug 2019 7:41 PM

IIT Kharagpur researchers develop tools to diagnose lung diseases

System has been developed by researchers of Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications engineering of premier institute.

07 Dec 2018 3:29 PM

Lung disease associated with dementia in later life

Here is what a new study has found.

27 Nov 2018 4:12 PM

Testosterone replacement therapy may reduce progression of lung disease

Previous research has found testosterone replacement therapy may have a positive effect on lung function in men with COPD.

16 Sep 2018 10:18 AM

‘Air pollution is key risk factor for lung disease’

Disability adjusted life years or DALYs are years of healthy life lost to premature death and suffering.

13 Sep 2018 1:22 AM


E-cigarette vapour disables protective cells in lungs

The vaping process itself can damage vital immune system cells.

15 Aug 2018 10:27 AM

Rescued Thai boys may be at risk of 'cave disease', experts warn

Having survived extreme conditions of Tham Luang cave, for more than 2 weeks, it is feared they may all be at risk of speleonosis.

16 Jul 2018 2:42 PM

Diabetics at higher risk of lung disease: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

12 Jul 2018 5:46 PM

Oxygen therapy may prevent dementia in lung disease patients

New study examined the effect of supplying additional oxygen on both blood flow to the brain and blood vessel function in COPD patients.

06 Jul 2018 3:58 PM

14 ways sitting for 6 hours or more a day can kill you

Sitting for more than six hours a day increases your risk of early death by 19 per cent, the study found.

05 Jul 2018 3:40 PM


Scientists reveal diabetes drug can reverse fatal lung disorder

The drug that accelerated the resolution of lung fibrosis is metformin, which is a widely used agent for non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

03 Jul 2018 6:33 PM

Antidepressants can kill patients with lung disease

Usage of antidepressant in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) results in 20 percent increase in likelihood of death.

27 Jun 2018 8:30 AM

Antidepressants can kill patients with lung disease: Study

Researchers hope their findings increases awareness about the importance of monitoring the adverse side effects of this kind of medication.

26 Jun 2018 12:21 PM

Indian men at risk of cardiovascular disease due to tobacco

Tobacco use is the second most significant cause of cardiovascular diseases after hypertension.

30 May 2018 6:47 PM

New tech can help patients with deadly lung disease

Here is what a new study has found.

27 May 2018 5:17 PM