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How the Asbestos industry is pushing its lies in India

Aug 12, 2014

How the Asbestos industry is pushing its lies in India

A largely outlawed scourge to the developed world, asbestos is still going strong in India, and killing tens of thousands of people each year. #HowThisWorks #India #HealthBuzz #Health Hazard #Asbestos #Asbestos Industry #Asbestos industry in India #Lung diseases
Nepal PM Sushil Koirala diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Jun 26, 2014

Nepal PM Sushil Koirala diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Koirala travelled to New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center last week for treatment after routine tests showed a spot on his lungs, prompting cancer fears. #World #NewsTracker #Health #Nepal #Tuberculosis #Lung cancer #Sushil Koirala #Nepal Prime Minister
Switch to e-cigarttes to kick the butt, says study

May 20, 2014

Switch to e-cigarttes to kick the butt, says study

Presenting findings from a study of almost 6,000 smokers over five years, the researchers said the results suggest e-cigarettes could play an important role in reducing smoking rates and hence cutting tobacco-related deaths and illnesses. #Cancer #Tobacco #Cigarettes #Lung cancer #E-cigarettes #ScienceBuzz #quit smoking #gums #nicotine patch
3D technique brings hope for regenerating lungs from stem cells

Mar 10, 2014

3D technique brings hope for regenerating lungs from stem cells

In a ground-breaking discovery, scientists have created 3D techniques that can regenerate lungs from human stem cells. #NewsTracker #lungs #stem cells #Health Buzz #3D technique
Polluted air we're breathing is giving us cancer, confirms WHO

Oct 18, 2013

Polluted air we're breathing is giving us cancer, confirms WHO

Outdoor air pollution has been classified as a carcinogenic, ie, as cancer-causing, by the cancer branch of the World Health Organisation #Health #Cancer #WHO #World Health Organisation #Air pollution #Pollution #Lung cancer #Bladder cancer #International Agency for Research on Cancer #carcinogenics

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Polluted air we're breathing is giving us cancer, confirms WHO

Sep 20, 2014

Smoke from Sacramento-area fire blows into Fresno County

Smoke from the King fire in the Eldorado National Forest, east of Sacramento, is drifting into the San Joaquin Valley, air quality officials warned on Friday. People with lung problems should stay inside if they notice the smell of smoke, the San Joa...
Polluted air we're breathing is giving us cancer, confirms WHO

Sep 17, 2014

Most fail to pick up on lung illness threats

MORE than half of people would fail to recognise a persistent cough as a potential symptom of lung disease - while four in five would not be alarmed if they coughed up blood, according to a new nationwide poll. Significant numbers would also not be a... #Dublin, Ireland #Leo Varadkar
Polluted air we're breathing is giving us cancer, confirms WHO

Sep 18, 2014

Rivers doctor denies 'unauthorized' procedure

Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN. Dr. Gwen Korovin also "categorically denies" taking a selfie photo of Rivers while s... #Dublin, Ireland #Leo Varadkar