News  /  Published 21.08.22

Air pollution responsible for 1.85 lakh deaths in Kolkata

City-based physicians vindicate the trend mentioned in report and rue absence of adequate infrastructure to counter this health crisis...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.07.22

India’s COPD death rate high

Diagnosis gaps cited among possible reasons...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 25.03.21

Tai Chi for lungs

It combine sequences of slow, flowing upper- and lower-body movements with breath awareness and a variety of thinking skills...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.20

Buddhadeb admitted to hospital

Former Bengal chief minister was “critical” and put on invasive “mechanical ventilation”...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.20

Lockdown hits home medical care

Service suffers as providers are at home or in quarantine after exposure to Covid-19 patients...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee stable, say doctors

He was rushed to hospital after he suffered an acute exacerbation of COPD and his blood pressure fell on Friday afternoon...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 02.06.19

Cured TB patients run risk of lung disease: Study

Screening recommended for recovered persons regardless of age or smoking habit...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.18

Wear masks to shield lungs from pollution: Doc

India accounts for 30% of all deaths from COPD...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta


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