Vitamin D can help treat drug-resistant TB, reveals UK study

The World Health Organization estimates that 10.0 million people developed active tuberculosis in 2017, and that 1.6 million people died of this disease

Vitamin D can help treat drug-resistant TB, reveals UK studyAccording to a study of 1,850 patients receiving antibiotic treatment led by Queen Mary University of London. Vitamin D has been found to speed up the clearance of tuberculosis (TB) bacteria from the lungs of people affected with multi-drug resistant TB. Multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB is caused by bacteria that are resistant to treatment with […]

How to take care of asthma in winters

Dr Arvind Kate, a Pulmonologist at Zen Multi-speciality Hospital, Chembur, shares various symptoms of asthma and explains how to prevent asthma attacks in winters

How to take care of asthma in wintersAsthma is an epidemic in the making. India has witnessed a whopping 43% surge in its incidence since 2013. One of the major causes of concern is the growing rate of pollution in our country. According to a recent report, globally, thirteen of the most polluted cities, of top 20, are in India. One of […]

Gadget addicted youngsters struggle to breathe, say docs

Mumbai has recently come under scrutiny for its unpredictable weather and pollution related smog. With smog hitting the city, it seemed obvious that the respiratory illness will go higher. Surprisingly, chest physicians in the city say that, what seems to be a menace in the youth today is anxiety induced breathlessness

Gadget addicted youngsters struggle to breathe, say docs  If you thought asthma is triggered by pollution and smog in the city, you may be wrong. According to the city chest physicians, anxiety induced breathlessness seems to be a menace in the youth today which is commonly caused by gadget addiction. For the 23-year-old Sneha Sharma (name changed), Mumbai has been her city […]