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Eating live fish to treat asthma: 178-yr-old practice back in Hyderabad

Eating live fish to treat asthma: 178-yr-old practice back in Hyderabad

Asthma patients from various parts of the country flock to Hyderabad to take this treatment. This 178-yr-old practice of distributing ‘fish prasadam’ in Hyderabad will take place from June 8-9

20 May,2024 03:43 PM IST | Hyderabad | IANS
Asthma Day: Doctor shares 5 tips for asthmatics to beat Mumbai’s air pollution

Asthma Day: Doctor shares 5 tips for asthmatics to beat Mumbai’s air pollution

As people around the world observe World Asthma Day on the first Tuesday of May, people suffering from asthma face a lot of issues especially if there is air pollution. A Mumbai doctor shares five easy tips for asthmatics to follow while dealing with it

07 May,2024 05:18 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
World Asthma Day: Medical experts on preventive care against air pollution

Mid-Day Premium World Asthma Day: Medical experts on preventive care against air pollution

Medical experts explore the detrimental effects of air pollution on asthma patients and share preventive care measures

07 May,2024 09:31 AM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal
Curing asthma with advanced medical treatments: Is it possible?

Mid-Day Premium Curing asthma with advanced medical treatments: Is it possible?

Those with asthma frequently suffer due to various factors that easily trigger this condition. However technological advancements in medical treatments have made managing this respiratory disease less challenging to treat. But can it be cured? Ahead of World Asthma Day, doctors explore the possibility

04 May,2024 10:02 AM IST | Mumbai | Aakanksha Ahire
Rise in COPD, asthma to drive growth of critical care ventilator market in India

Rise in COPD, asthma to drive growth of critical care ventilator market in India

Patients with severe respiratory illnesses often require intensive care and mechanical ventilation. This surge in demand has driven up the need for critical care services and equipment, including ventilators, in hospitals across the country

18 March,2024 11:20 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Coughs lasting over 8 weeks post infection must not be ignored: Study

Coughs lasting over 8 weeks post infection must not be ignored: Study

Diagnosis requires an earlier respiratory infection and exclusion of other post-infectious cough mimics, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, one must check for red flags like swallowing difficulty, excessive shortness of breath, and coughing up blood

13 February,2024 07:51 AM IST | Toronto | IANS
Food allergy in infancy may cause asthma & poor lung function later

Food allergy in infancy may cause asthma & poor lung function later

The research, led by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, found that early life food allergy was associated with an increased risk of both asthma and reduced lung growth at six years of age

23 January,2024 08:27 AM IST | Sydney | IANS
How jaggery aids in preventing damage from pollution

How jaggery aids in preventing damage from pollution

For centuries, jaggery—a natural sweetener made from concentrated sugarcane juice—has been an essential component of traditional medicine

17 November,2023 08:10 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Prenatal vitamin D supplements can reduce a child's risk of asthma: Study

Prenatal vitamin D supplements can reduce a child's risk of asthma: Study

Vitamin D is a nutrient from sunlight exposure, diet, or supplements. It is commonly considered essential to bone health but also has a role in autoimmune and other illnesses

11 November,2023 04:56 PM IST | New York | IANS
To help battle respiratory issues hospital in Mumbai sets up intensive care unit

To help battle respiratory issues hospital in Mumbai sets up intensive care unit

This specialised intensive respiratory care unit is specifically designed for the comprehensive management of complex respiratory conditions that have seen a surge post-pandemic and recently aggravated due to poor air quality in Mumbai

05 November,2023 02:15 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

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