Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for generic drug
Albuterol is a bronchodilator which helps open up the airways in the lungs to make it easier to breathe. The medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Don't share household items like cups, regularly disinfect door knobs & mobile: Preventive tips for asthma patients during the pandemic
As pollution levels in Delhi-NCR increase, experts warn pollutants could lead to pneumonia in Covid patients
Every year the winter season brings with it cold, polluted air in northern India.
Western wildfire smoke causes East Coast haze, vivid sunsets
The wildfires racing across tinder-dry landscape in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are extraordinary, but the long reach of their smoke isn't unprecedented. While there are only small pockets in the southeastern US that are haze free, experts say the smoke poses less of a health concern for those who are farther away.
Covid can lead to sudden permanent hearing loss in some rare cases
The virus generates an inflammatory response and an increase in the chemicals that have been linked to hearing loss.
Smokers are more vulnerable to Covid-19
Using Nicotine Replacement Therapy can double your chances of quitting smoking (9)
Extreme air pollution in Delhi during winter likely to aggravate Covid situation, say doctors
High air pollution-level will aggravate the situation as it seriously compromises the respiratory system.
Cipla submits application with USFDA for generic version of asthma drug
Drug major Cipla on Monday said it has submitted an application with the US health regulator for a generic version of GSK's Advair Diskus, which is used in the treatment of asthma and other respiratory disorders.
Cipla jumps 8% on completing Phase-3 clinical study of asthma drug
The generic would be used for treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Vaping may lead to nicotine addiction, and increase risk of chronic lung disease
COPD was six times more likely in people who used vape and smoke tobacco, regularly.
TMC MP Nusrat Jahan out of hospital, family denies drug overdose
Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals refused to comment on why she had to be admitted.
Nusrat Jahan in ICU due to respiratory problem, misses Winter Session of Parliament
The actor-turned-MP has a history of asthma.
World Asthma Day: Air pollution alone causes respiratory disorder, and other myths busted
The inflammatory disorder causes swelling of airways lining, leading to narrowing of airways and reduced expiratory air flow.