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Pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease

Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with collagen vascular diseases (CVD, e.g. scleroderma) are classified as PAH based on the actual WHO classification. Many of these patients have a minor to moderate degree of interstitial lung disease.

Celebrities endorsing tobacco brands is a serious issue

The latest controversy around a popular paan masala brand and it being endorsed by leading Bollywood heroes of our country has created quiet a backlash. Social media has been abuzz with all sorts of declarations about the same. The health hazards associated with smoking is pretty much known by everyone and the awareness level of the same is also high but unfortunately the same cannot be said about other tobacco products freely available in the market.

Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor air pollution refers to contamination of air within a building/home. Most modern day properties suffer from indoor air pollution to some degree. The quality of your indoor air is a barometer of how the air in your premise affects the health and comfort of its occupant.

Explained: What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea That Bappi Lahiri Suffered

Obesity is one of the major reasons for the obstruction of breathing during sleeping and causing sleep apnea.

Get a Clue, Fight the Flu

Flu infection is also known as influenza. A broad spectrum of influenza viruses causes it. Different influenza virus strains are named starting with an A or B type (such as Influenza A H1N1 or Influenza A H3N2).

Breathing issues during winter

Seasonal or weather change can have immense effect on one’s health. Onset of winter, weather change can lead to breathing difficulty.It can invite a lot of breathing issues.

Covid19 Reinfection: Myth or Not? Well, It’s Complicated.

All around the world, anecdotal evidence and small-scale, inconclusive studies abound about the possibility of Covid19 reinfection, fueling a growing discontent among people who have already been in lockdown for almost half a year.

Why COVID-19 fatality rate remains high in Mumbai?

As of August 17, more than 20,000 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state of Maharashtra and nearly six lakh people have been infected by it. Although the state's fatality rate remains at 3.36 per cent, the number of deaths reported daily is increasing.

How to Improve the Lung Function During the Pandemic

Lungs are one of the most important organs in the body, providing oxygen for all bodily functions and keeping you healthy. Our lungs thrive on movement and physical activity. But amid lockdown, our movements have been limited. Here are a few vital tips to boost the lung health during the pandemic.

Air pollution in Delhi: Everything you need to know to protect your health

With a public health emergency declared in Delhi due to high air pollution levels, it's important that residents take care their everyday routines to protect themselves from the pollutants in the air. We asked the experts on their advice

Misleading Anti-Mask Video By Indian Youth Goes Viral

Social media has recently been flooded with a video showing a group of Indian youths burning face masks, while claiming that they are ineffective against COVID-19 and can lead to increased carbon dioxide toxicity in the body - a condition known as hypercapnia or hypercarbia.

No Cure Or Vaccine, Doctors Rely On Each Other, & Guidelines

Mumbai & Jaipur: “We were all really scared,” said Jeenam Shah, a pulmonologist, of the time his first COVID-19 patient arrived at South Mumbai’s Wockhardt Hospital, on March 24, 2020. “This was the first case, no one [knew] what [was] going to happen, including me,” Shah told IndiaSpend, “We were all scared about how to deal with this.”

Warriors on the frontline

How doctors and nurses in hospitals along with assorted health activists and workers on the outside are taking on the Covid-19 crisis head-on and saving lives against all odds

Coronavirus Outbreak: Doctors rely on each other and guidelines as no cure or vaccine emerges

The evidence on the efficiency of the drugs are not enough and doctors have to use a range of options while treating COVID-19 patients.

Maharashtra eases lockdown norms as festive season arrives

Contributing around one-third of the total coronavirus-afflicted population in India, Maharashtra has been in the spotlight ever since the virus arrived in India.

Warriors on the Frontline

How doctors and nurses in hospitals along with assorted health activists and workers on the outside are taking on the Covid-19 crisis head-on and saving lives against all odds

Warriors on the Frontline

As of August 17, more than 20,000 people have died due to COVID-19 in the state of Maharashtra and nearly six lakh people have been infected by it. Although the state's fatality rate remains at 3.36 per cent, the number of deaths reported daily is increasing.

Are you suffering from respiratory illness? Check out THESE doctor approved tips

Dr. Jeenam Shah, Chest Physician, and Interventional A pulmonologist, Wockhardt Hospital, South Bombay shared some vital tips for people who are suffering from respiratory illnesses.

A Rare Surgery makes a Patient Fit to fight his Cancer

Mumbai: The 22 year old patient of Borivali might still have a long tortuous way to win battle against cancer. But a medical situation had incapacitated him and he could have given in to cancer. But after a surgery in Mumabi’s Bhatia hospital, he can defeat his cancer and be a champion survivor.

COVID-19: Frontline Health Workers At Risk?

'If a person tests positive, anyone who is nearby or is handling the patient needs to be tested by default,' says Dr. Jeenam Shah, Consultant Chest Physician & Interventional Pulmonologist, Saifee, Wockhardt & Bhatia Hospital to BOOM's Govindraj Ethiraj.

Lung And Heart Damage Can Improve With Time In Covid-19 Patients: Study

People show lung impairment from Covid-19 weeks after discharge but lungs have a mechanism for repairing themselves, research says.

How to Improve the Lung Function During the Pandemic By Dr Jeenam Shah, Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist, Wockhardt Hospital Mumbai Central

MUMBAI, 25 AUGUST, 2020 (GPN): Lungs are one of the most important organs in the body, providing oxygen for all bodily functions and keeping you healthy. Our lungs thrive on movement and physical activity. But amid lockdown, our movements have been limited. Here are a few vital tips to boost the lung health during the pandemic.

In India, recovered Covid-19 patients are returning to hospitals with heart problems or lung damage

It is quite clear now that the impact of Covid-19 lies way beyond influenza-like conditions, even for the majority who are not much affected by this dreaded disease.

Ramdev's Claims Of Self-Testing, Mustard Oil Not Backed By Research

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's claims that holding one's breath for thirty seconds to a minute can be a self diagnosing test for COVID-19 and another claim that applying mustard oil to one's nostrils can kill the virus in a person's stomach, are not supported by scientific research.

COVID-19 Travel: Should You Book A Domestic Flight?

After more than 60 days suspension of air travel because of the COVID-19 lockdown, domestic flights restarted their operations on 25 May. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, around 58,318 passengers flew to their destinations on 832 flights on the first day, 25th May till midnight.

Misleading Anti-Mask Video By Indian Youth Goes Viral

Social media has recently been flooded with a video showing a group of Indian youths burning face masks, while claiming that they are ineffective against COVID-19 and can lead to increased carbon dioxide toxicity in the body - a condition known as hypercapnia or hypercarbia.

Ways to reduce risk of pneumonia amid COVID-19 pandemic

Pneumonia a lung infection, usually caused by bacteria or virus or fungus. Pneumonia affects the lungs' air sacs called alveoli. Alveoli are filled with pus, fluid or making difficulty in breathing.