Free Press Journal
  • Indore: Rise in breathing disorder: Blame pigeons’ droppings

    Indore: Feeding pigeons is considered a philanthropic act but city doctors have a different view. According to doctors, the number of patients suffering from hypersensitive pneumonitis is increasing due to pigeons’ droppings. “Pigeon is a symbol of peace and prosperity and even worshipped by many.

  • World Asthma Day: Breathe easy with asthma management plan

    New Delhi: Balanced diet with mild exercises, can act as a magic bullet for the people, suffering from asthma. On this note, World Asthma Day is marked on the first Tuesday of May, every year.

  • Human Dynamo: Asthma turned her into a fitness freak

    Indore: Battling asthma by making her body stronger, 12-year-old Nirali Mahajan has become an inspiration for her friends and family members. She has been preparing her body by inculcating a fitness routine that only benefits her, but also the environment.

  • Insomniac? You may be thrice at risk of asthma

    London: Do you chronically spend sleepless nights, have poor sleep quality or face difficulties initiating or maintaining sleep? Beware, you may be more than thrice at risk of developing asthma in adulthood, researchers have warned.

  • Bhopal: Beware! Extreme cold can trigger many diseases

    BHOPAL: The sudden fall in temperature has not only halted the city but has exposed the residents to many diseases as well. Apart from common cold, pneumonia, sore throat and earaches, winters increases the risk of heart attacks, hypothermia, asthma and eczema as well.

  • Asthma, allergy cases rise sharply in Delhi

    New Delhi : Cases of severe breathlessness, asthma and allergy have sharply risen in Delhi as the city remains blanketed in thick layer of toxic air due to the worst smog in 17 years, reports PTI.

  • Asthma drug could prevent liver disease

    New York: A drug commonly used for the prevention of allergies and asthma has shown promise in preventing liver disease and reducing the need for transplants, says a study.

  • Telemedicine more effective for children with asthma

    Washington DC: A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows telemedicine for the treatment of asthma can be as effective as an in-person visit, says .

  • Asthma cases rising, thanks to pollution!

    Mumbai : City-based doctors have said that the increasing air pollution in the city has resulted in an increase in cases of asthma, especially in Goregaon, Andheri and Jogeshwari owing to a rise in construction and traffic. Further, data put out by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has stated that air quality index reported in the city over the past three months has been above 100, which is considered detrimental to human

  • Tweets may help predict asthma-related hospitalisations

    Washington: Keeping tabs on tweets may be an effective tool to help prepare for – and prevent – increases in asthma-related emergencies, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

  • India suffers more asthma due to second-hand smoking

    Toronto: Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh can push up asthma and wheezing cases as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke.

  • How our lungs respond during asthma attacks

    London: Scientists have discovered a new biochemical process, which reveals how the lungs operate during normal functioning and during asthma — a chronic respiratory condition marked by difficulty in breathing. The study conducted in mouse model reveals how air enters and leaves the lungs. The findings showed that disrupting these biochemical pathways in a mouse model could prevent airway narrowing and maintain normal lung function.

  • Teens’ asthma symptoms linked to elevated stress, anxiety

    Washington D.C: A new study has linked common asthma symptoms like waking up in the middle of the night and shortness of breath to increased levels of stress and anxiety in teens with asthma.

  • Are diagnostic labels of asthma, COPD even viable?

    Washington DC : A team of researchers has tried to explore whether or not tagging every patient’s breathing problem as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is viable, reports IANS.

  • Treating diabetes, slip disc, asthma, arthritis with herbs

    Indore : Rashtriya Guni Mission, Udaipur and Paramparik Vaidya Vikas are organising a free health camp during their 5th annual conference at Gayatri Shakti, Kesarbagh Road till January 20. About 300 patients have been treated using herbs and roots in the camp.