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Smoking hookah is not safer than beedi at any cost. Here's why

Nov 20, 2014

Smoking hookah is not safer than beedi at any cost. Here's why

On the occasion of World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day today, the Indian Asthma Care Society debunked the myth that smoking a 'huqqa' is safer than a 'beedi', saying that ten times more carbon monoxide is inhaled in a single huqqa puff. #Health #Smoking #lungs #beedi #huqqa
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