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Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to gain national attention, Wisconsin, health officials [...]

August 31, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Vitamin D supplements reduces risk of lung attacks – Details here

Vitamin D supplements reduces risk of lung attacks – Details here

London: Vitamin D supplements can reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), suggests a new study. COPD is a group of lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis that causes airflow blockage, making it harder to breathe. The study showed that the oral use of vitamin D supplements [...]

January 11, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D supplements reduces risk of lung attacks – Details here

Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Your toothpaste could be an offbeat warrior in a fight against lung disease. Turns out, an antibacterial substance in your toothpaste may combat severe lung disease. According to a study conducted by the Michigan State University, a common antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may combat life-threatening diseases such as cystic fibrosis, or CF, when combined [...]

May 22, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Toothpaste could protect you against lung disease. Here’s how

Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

A study has recently warned that stroke survivors are almost doubly at risk of developing cancer. The findings indicated that nearly 45% of cancer diagnoses occurred within the first six months after a stroke diagnosis. “Post-mortem studies have suggested that cancer can develop after a stroke, but the magnitude of this association has not been described,” [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

Lung ultrasound safe diagnosis method for pneumonia in children

Lung ultrasound safe diagnosis method for pneumonia in children

NEW YORK, April 12– Ultrasound may be better than X-rays for imaging children’s lungs for diagnosis because it prevents exposure to radiation, reduces medical costs and cuts the length of time children stay at the emergency room, according to a recent study. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital report in the journal Chest there were no [...]

April 13, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Lung ultrasound safe diagnosis method for pneumonia in children