lower respiratory tract

Caesarean babies have higher risk of asthma


January 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Babies delivered through Caesarean section have higher chances of developing asthma, even among those whose parents do not suffer from asthma and allergies. Data from more ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike hits Maharashtra, talks fail


September 10th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Medical services in Maharashtra were severely hit Saturday as over 3,000 resident doctors in government hospitals across the state went on an indefinite strike to press ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

More Mumbai doctors strike work demanding safety


September 9th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Resident doctors of two other Mumbai hospitals Friday joined their counterparts at Sion hospital who are on an indefinite strike to protest aginst the assault on ... Read more...

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Prevent gum disease to keep lungs healthy


January 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new research suggests that maintaining periodontal health may contribute to a healthy respiratory system.The new study says that periodontal disease may increase the risk for respiratory infections, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nasal congestion ‘can be a sign of severe asthma’


December 21st, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study has suggested that nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma.This means that healthcare professionals should be extra vigilant when it comes to nasal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ozone and nicotine a bad combo for asthma: Study


August 17th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): The practice of using ozone to remove the smell of tobacco smoke from indoor environments, including hotel rooms and the interiors of vehicles, is probably a bad idea, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Six Months of Breastfeeding Could Save $13B A Year & 1000 Babies


April 6th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers at Harvard University have released an amazing statement recently. Just by simply breastfeeding babies for 6 months after birth, the lives of almost one thousand babies per ... Read more...

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Spending even two hours in traffic can cause heart problems


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Spending even two hours in traffic can prove dangerous, as inhalation of ultrafine particulate found in fossil-fuel combustion can change heart rhythm, risking the chances of serious cardiac ... Read more...

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Tamiflu effectiveness questioned


December 9th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): A new study has found no clear evidence that Tamiflu prevents complications like pneumonia in people infected with flu.The study conducted by British Medical Journal (BMJ) and Channel ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blood test, better communication helps cut over-prescription of antibiotics


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that use of simple blood test and improving communication skills would help doctors prescribe fewer antibiotics to patients.The joint trial from Cardiff University ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s condition serious; PM, Sonia wish him speedy recovery (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee continued to be "serious but stable" Saturday, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi wished him a speedy ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s condition serious, Sonia, Somnath pay visit (Lead)


February 7th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was in a serious condition Saturday, four days after he was hospitalised here for a lower respiratory tract infection. "He is ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s condition serious


February 7th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee is in a serious condition with his health deteriorating further Saturday following lower respiratory tract infection. "He is in a serious ... Read more...

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Vajpayee put on mechanical ventilator support at AIIMS


February 6th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): The health condition of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee deteriorated on Friday, and doctors had to put him on mechanical ventilation. According to a latest medical bulletin ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s health worsens


February 6th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health worsened Friday with doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) putting him on artificial ventilation."He continues to ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s condition improves, tests show normal state (Lead)


February 5th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's clinical condition has shown improvement and his medical tests are normal, a hospital official said Thursday. Vajpayee, 85, was admitted to ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s condition improves, medical tests normal


February 5th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) There is improvement in former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's clinical condition and his medical tests are normal, a hospital official said Thursday. Vajpayee, 85, was admitted ... Read more...

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Cleaning homes could be harmful for asthmatic women


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Women with asthma should not only stay away form dusting but also from other cleaning activities, for a new research has said that such activities may worsen ... Read more...

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Study warns against harmful effects of cough and cold medication on kids


May 31st, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Cough and cold medications may have an adverse impact on children less than 2 years, according to a new study.Researchers suggest that physicians need to counsel parents ... Read more...

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Babies with asthmatic mums risk wheezing while swimming


April 16th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Kids with mums who have allergies or asthma have an increased risk of wheezing in the chest if they take part in baby swimming before 6 months ... Read more...

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