Winter: Don’t let upper respiratory tract infections stop you

Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more likely to stay safe and healthy from upper respiratory tract infections. Dr Aditya Agrawal, a chest specialist at Bhatia Hospital said, “The number of patients with respiratory […]

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Air pollution may impact foetal cardiovascular system, says study

Know how air pollution affects your heart

Major Indian metropolitan cities are reeling under the effects of severe air pollution, euphemistically called ‘smog’, this phenomenon occurs every year during winter. This has deleterious effects not only on the respiratory system, but as recent studies show, also on the cardiovascular health of people living in urban areas. Excessive air pollution is associated not […]

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Pune witnesses a rise in cases of viral fever with the onset of summer  

While the temperature in Pune has been fluctuating from intense cold to unrelenting heat, doctors have been witnessing a rise in cases of viral fever across the city. Doctors stated that people need to take precautionary measures in order to avoid health issues which are brought on due to the onset of summer. They said […]

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Mumbaikars battle with poor air quality and untimely rains

On Monday morning, the untimely November rain, has caught people off-guard. Doctors are now concerned. As, this humid weather may lead to respiratory issues. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Mumbai has moderate to poor air quality causing for worry among doctors across city. Andheri, Mazgaon, Navi Mumbai had […]

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Mumbai: B'wood actresses Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha face breathing problems due to haze

Mumbai: B’wood actresses Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha face breathing problems due to haze

The air quality has always been a matter of concern in Mumbai, especially in the months just before the onset of winter. Now two Bollywood actresses, namely, Sonam Kapoor and Richa Chadha have raised this issue on the platform of Twitter. They have also claimed that they are experiencing health hazards due to the poor […]

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Diwali dampener: Mumbaikars under the grip of viral and respiratory disorders

Diwali dampener: Mumbaikars under the grip of viral and respiratory disorders

The sudden change in weather and air pollution is taking a toll on the health of Mumbaikars health. Mumbaikars are making frequent trips to the hospital, due to high fever and upper respiratory tract infections. City doctors inform Mumbaikars to take charge of their health and act accordingly. Dr Gautam Bhansali, who works as a […]

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