pulmonary function

Prenatal exposure to pollution harmful for kids


May 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Prenatal exposure to air pollution through the mother can be especially serious for asthmic children, says a new study. Researchers looked at several pollutants, including carbon ... Read more...

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Yoga benefits childhood cancer patients and their parents


October 10th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Yoga can reduce the stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment experienced by childhood cancer patients and their parents, says a study.As per the research, parents and adolescents showed ... Read more...

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Allergy shots beneficial for some asthmatics, risky for others


August 9th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that allergy shots that reduce symptoms of asthma, use of inhaled medications and allergy-related asthma attacks may have side effects.The side effects could ... Read more...

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Diabetes could harm lungs just like smoking


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): People with diabetes may have impaired lung function, which is similar to the impairment found in smokers, according to a recent study.Researchers from The Netherlands conducted a ... 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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Sodium channel blocker may benefit cystic fibrosis patients


May 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Researchers at Parion Sciences in Durham, N.C, say that a novel therapy, which prevents the build-up of mucous by increasing airway hydration, may prove beneficial to cystic fibrosis ... Read more...

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In-flight health problems ”rising” due to aged passengers, long flights


February 19th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): With an increase in the number of older passengers and extended flights, there''s a subsequent rise in the occurrence of on-board health problems, according to US researchers. And ... Read more...

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Obese people may carry asthma trait


August 5th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): People who are obese with asthma may carry a specific trait that causes them to have poorer asthma control than their slim counterparts, suggests a new research.In ... Read more...

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Diabetes accelerates reduced lung capacity


March 28th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 28 (ANI): A new study has cited that people with diabetes experience a faster loss of lung capacity as compared to those who do not have the disease, ... Read more...

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