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This section consists health articles on maintaining healthy lungs. Click here to view top pulmonologists in India.

Lung Cancer screening

#MedantaSpecial: Lung Cancer Screening In India

The lung is an essential organ in the human body, responsible for taking in oxygen and removing carbon dioxide. They are in the chest cavity and two in number. Screening …

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national pollution prevention day

National Pollution Prevention Day

Besides the political crisis in states, national economic slowdown and increasing incidence of violence against women, India (and the world) is being torn down by climate change. That is a …

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COPD, World COPD Day 2019, World COPD Day

Life with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This post would be our contribution towards the World COPD Day 2019. Do you know how many people are suffering from this disease worldwide? Crude estimates suggest there are 30 …

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world pneumonia day, symptoms of pneumonia in children

World Pneumonia Day 2019

Winter is here and it has brought along with it a striking sun, breezy winds, and horrific ailments for all. With the season changing so rapidly, we are all now …

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Passive Smoking, Passive Smoking Meaning, How dangerous is passive smoking

Is Passive Smoking More Dangerous Than Smoking?

Did you ever think about this simple question? It is strangely true. Passive smoking is harmful than smoking, as it causes various health issues. To know more about this, let …

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Asthma causes and risk factors, Asthma Risk factors

Asthma Causes And Risk Factors

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 15-20 million Indians suffer from asthma. Despite the increasing numbers of asthmatics, the discussion and knowledge about Asthma causes and risk factors …

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Asthma Attack

Frequently Asked Questions About Asthma Attack

Asthma is a chronic disease characterized by recurrent attacks of choking and wheezing. An asthma attack is the most common chronic disease among children. Currently, 235 million people suffer from …

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Causes of air Pollution, effect of air pollution

Know The Causes of Air Pollution And Protect Your Lungs – Respiratory Health

Air Pollution has been a major problem in most of the developing and developed countries. The problem has intensified with the increase in population and advancement in the world. The …

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Tuberculosis Symptoms, signs & Symptoms of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis Symptoms, Signs And Prevention Tips

In today’s time of pollution and unhealthy lifestyle choice; keeping yourself safe and healthy against diseases is the biggest challenge. Your thinking, lifestyle, schedule, eating habits and everything you do …

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Oral Cancer

Are You at Risk of Lung cancer?

Being positive for a lung cancer risk factor means that the person is more likely to develop this particular cancer. However, it does not necessarily mean that you are bound …

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Healthy Lungs Food

5 Superfoods For Your Healthy Lungs

We are inhaling dangerous levels of pollution these days. While the Indian government and people, in general, roam around on the roads oblivious to the damage that is being done …

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Why Should I Quit Smoking?

Why Should I Quit Smoking?

Most of us might have listened, watched or read about cigarette smoking and its harmful effects, but not have taken any action towards it. Somewhere in your lifetime, the effects …

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Celebrities with lung cancer

5 Famous Celebrities Who Succumbed to Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most fatal among all types of cancer. It is the largest killer in the US with more patients dying from it than any other …

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Smoking

Oral Cancer: How Can I Quit Smoking?

Nicotine is the primary addictive substance in cigarettes. It causes harm to many parts of the body, including the Brain, Lungs, Heart, and Kidney. Smoking is one of the leading …

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Lung Transplant: Things to keep in Mind

Lung Transplant: Things to Keep in Mind

Lung transplant like all other major transplant surgeries is a careful and thought after procedure, which is done only when all other therapeutic options to treat the patient have not …

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asthma

Find An Asthma Cure With The Help of An Expert

When we were little we would spend time playing in the parks and the parking lots. We did not worry about having to stay safe from the cars, because the …

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Lung Cancer Symptoms

Lung Cancer – Symptoms & Causes

Lung cancer, just like the name suggests, develops in the lungs, which are two spongy organs in a person’s chest. They take in oxygen you inhale and release carbon dioxide …

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Healthy Lungs = Happy Life

10 Things To Do for Healthy Lungs

Lungs work round the clock, taking in air from the outside environment and making sure it reaches every single cell in the body. In that respect, these delicate organs are directly …

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Thoracoscopy FAQ

What is thoracoscopy? Thoracoscopy is a procedure that allows internal examination, biopsy and surgical removal of the disease of the affected parts within the lungs, the area between the lungs …

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Pulmonary Function Test: FAQs

What is lung function test/Pulmonary function test/spirometry? Pulmonary Function Test or lung function test is a medical procedure that involves an evaluation of the respiratory system of the patient. This …

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