Mumbai: 18,053 Mumbaikars diagnosed with asthma in the last 3 years

While speaking in the Vidhan Sabha, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis informed that from 2015 to 2017 – 18,053 asthma patients were registered for treatment. While 21,544 patients were treated in 16 suburban hospitals of Mumbai

Mumbai: 18,053 Mumbaikars diagnosed with asthma in the last 3 yearsWhile there are several risk factors why Mumbaikars are prone to this respiratory ailment. The key reasons for the rise of asthma cases are air pollution, dust and debris from constant construction work in the city, dust from dug up and roads. Vehicular exhaust is the most common cause of air pollution and can also […]

Study reveals: Snoring, breathing problems during sleep may make people age faster

A new study shows that snoring may be a sign of a health problem that makes people age faster by hundreds of days. The bad effects of poor sleep could negatively affect the body, particularly how a person thinks or makes decisions the next day

Study reveals: Snoring, breathing problems during sleep may make people age fasterSnoring may be one of the most annoying things to hear at night. It can be your father, brother, sister a friend during a night out or you yourself. But aside from the noise, there is another reason to try to avoid snoring. A new study, published in the journal Sleep, shows that sleep-disordered breathing, […]

This is what you can do if you have an asthma attack at home

An asthma attack occurs when the muscles surrounding the airways tighten (bronchoconstriction) and your airways become too narrow for you to breathe effectively. This is due to untreated airway inflammation and bronchoconstriction. An attack can happen suddenly if your asthma is not under control and you are exposed to one of your triggers

This is what you can do if you have an asthma attack at homeAn asthma attack occurs when these symptoms escalate, making it very difficult to breathe. Steps to take immediately The following actions can help to manage an attack: Sit up straight and try to remain calm. Do not lie down. Take one puff of a reliever or rescue inhaler every 30 to 60 seconds, with a […]

Doctors save life of 5-year-old girl who swallowed 5 rupee coin

Doctors at Apex Super Speciality Hospital in Borivali successfully managed to save the life of a girl who accidentally swallowed a coin while playing at home

Doctors save life of 5-year-old girl who swallowed 5 rupee coinThe girl who lives in Dahisar, Mumbai began having breathing difficulties after swallowing the coin. She couldn’t even speak properly as the coin has lodged itself inside her throat. Her parents immediately rushed her to Apex Hospital when they realised that she wasn’t breathing normally. The doctors removed the coin after performing and endoscopic surgery. […]

Nashik: Doctors remove coin from a toddler’s throat

Krishna, a seven-year-old boy accidentally swallowed a two rupee coin given by his grandfather. He was rushed to Nashik’s district hospital, where doctors, removed the coin from his throat using endoscopy

Nashik: Doctors remove coin from a toddler’s throatA 7-year-old Krishna Rajput, who hails from Jalana, Maharashtra, accidentally swallowed a two rupee coin. On Friday, Krishna was rushed to Nashik’s district hospital. The doctors, using endoscopy procedure, removed the coin from his throat. Krishna Rajput’s (7) grandfather gave him a two rupee coin to play. But, he accidentally swallowed it. He started developing […]

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi passes away

Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi,82, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Mutt, died on Wednesday in Tamil Nadu's Kanchipuram

Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi passes awayThe 82-year-old senior pontiff succeeded Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Swamigal as the 69th Shankaracharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam in 1994. Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati, the pontiff of the Kanchi mutt in Tamil Nadu, died at the age of 82, The Hindu reported on Wednesday. As per reports, he had been admitted to a hospital after he complained […]

Pollution can lower your baby’s birth weight, say researchers

Researchers of Sri Ramchandra University in Chennai have conducted a research on the effect of the rising pollution on the foetus. If a pregnant woman is exposed to 10 microgram pollution, the baby's birth weight reduces by 4 grams

Pollution can lower your baby’s birth weight, say researchersAs the level of pollution is increasing with the change in weather condition, cities like Delhi and Mumbai are witnessing a rise in a lot of health issues. Researchers at Sri Ramchandra University conducted research in Chennai and the surrounding two districts. Since last five years, 1,200 women were studied.  In the 10 micrograms pollution, […]