West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.21

Sadhan Pande hospitalised

  West Bengal minister Sadhan Pande has been hospitalised with a severe lung infection, a Health official said on Saturday. The condition of the Consumer Affairs and Self Help and Self Emp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Delta+ : affinity for lung tissues

The Delta plus variant of Covid-19 has a greater affinity to lung tissues as compared to other strains but it does not mean that it will cause severe disease or is more transmissible, head of coronavi...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 10.06.21

Day’s Covid Q: Is lung damage reversible?

By Our Health Desk

Health  /  Published 24.02.21

Antivirals for cold sores

I get blisters in the same place at the angle of my mouth 2-3 times a year. They are painful and take more than a week to heal. It looks like you have cold sores. These are infections caused by the H...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.21

Mahto: doing well with new lungs

State education minister Jagarnath Mahto thanked doctors, his colleagues in the Cabinet and family members for supporting him during his fight against Covid-induced lung fibrosis on Thursday via video...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


India  /  Published 07.01.21

40% with lung disease: Study

A nationwide study of people aged 45 years and older has found 40 per cent with lung disease and that one in five need help for activities of daily living. The study, probing health in a manner never...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Hunt hard for oxygen cylinder in Calcutta

The Covid-19 pandemic and a rise in the incidence of lung diseases during winter have resulted in a demand for oxygen cylinders this December that is higher than other years, said suppliers and home h...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 23.12.20

Direct connect between lung cancer & smoking

In India, seven per cent of cancers occur in the lungs. This is really a pity because, unlike other cancers about whose cause and effect we can only speculate, lung cancer shows a direct relationship ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.20

Mahto surgery successful

State education minister Jagarnath Mahto, who was on life support for 21 days after testing positive for a Coronavirus infection, underwent lung transplant surgery at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (GM) Heal...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

Winter: how to stay healthy

Prevent burning of waste, compel all builders to ensure construction materials are covered, stop running commercial vehicles aged 15 years or older, and encourage work from home at least till the end ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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