PULMONARY DISEASES

Introduction Asthma is a chronic disease that can be effectively controlled by regularly taking inhaled medications.1 Among patients with asthma, both poor adherence to preventer treatment and incorrect inhaler technique are often the explanation for a patient’s poor asthma control.2 Hence, education on inhaler adherence and instruction on inhaler technique are central components of asthma […]

The process of controlling Burks’ asthma is apparently still a work in process, considering the amount of time he’s spent on the practice field compared to his Titans teammates. But there are reasons for optimism. One is as simple as the change of seasons, as the eventual arrival of cooler months this fall will lessen […]

Sarah Michelle Gellar took to her Instagram Story on Monday to reveal that she has COVID-19.  The 45-year-old actress shared a written post in which she explained her recent absence from social media and shared some details about how her history of asthma and lung issues had affected her experience with the disease.   ‘I realize […]

Oxygen therapy is administered by use of oxygen gas as a medical intervention given acute or chronic patient care as it is essential for various cell metabolism whereas tissue oxygenation is essential for normal physiological function. Oxygen therapy is administered when the oxygen levels in blood is low.  It can be administered in various ways […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s environmental agency is warning that high ozone levels expected statewide Tuesday could make it hard for some Hoosiers to breathe. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued a statewide Air Quality Action Day on Monday, saying that high levels of ground-level ozone, or smog, are forecast for Tuesday. The poor air […]

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s environmental agency is warning that high ozone levels expected statewide Tuesday could make it hard for some Hoosiers to breathe. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued a statewide Air Quality Action Day on Monday, saying that high levels of ground-level ozone, or smog, are forecast for Tuesday. The poor air […]

In the view of rising COVID-19 cases, Chandigarh Administration on Monday issued a fresh advisory and appealed the citizens to strictly adhere to COVID Appropriate Behavior (CAB) at all public places. Following are the Do’s & Don’ts to be followed according to the administration. Do’s 1. Always wear mask in public places to cover your […]

BOOK BUYERS ‘TEND TO SHOP ONLINE’ In the midst of efforts to rejuvenate the complex, its status as a bookshop hub, located next to the National Library, is taking a hit as in-store sales drop off.  Knowledge Book Centre is set to close down in the coming months as the store’s landlord searches for a […]

Pinehurst Medical Clinic Pulmonology welcomes Beth McGroarty, NP, to PMC — East, located at 205 Page Rd. in Pinehurst. She will be joining its pulmonology team of four physicians, four physician assistants and three nurse practitioners and will aid in further serving the community’s need for pulmonary care. McGroarty’s education has led her to earn […]

In response to growing calls from concerned parents and educators, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand is today launching an educational video series entitled, Spotlight on Vaping. The six-part video series is now available on the www.dontgetsuckedin.co.nz educational website created by ARFNZ to help educate rangatahi, parents and teachers on vaping. “New Zealand is […]

See a doctor if one feels unwell (fever, difficulty in breathing and cough), as per the advisory. (Representative image) Photo : IANS Chandigarh: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Chandigarh administration on Monday issued a fresh advisory, asking people to strictly adhere to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour at all public places. In the advisory, the […]

Vaccinations among eligible children also have been slower than other age groups. For example, in Philadelphia, just 37% of five to 11-year-olds have had at least one dose of the vaccine, compared to a whopping 94% of residents over 12. Similarly, 35% of five to 11-year-olds in Delaware and in New Jersey have had at […]

KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Malaysia recorded a 0.4% increase in the number of new Covid-19 cases for the 23rd epidemiological week (ME 23) from June 5 to 11 to 11,096 infections, compared with 11,052 cases reported for the previous week. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the cumulative number of Covid-19 infections in the country stood at […]

BENGALURU: The number of Covid-19 cases is increasing by the day, but according to city doctors, none of the patients is displaying any alarming new symptoms or needs hospitalisation. Stressing that this does not mean lowering one’s guard and not following Covid protocols, doctors from various hospitals say the usual symptoms of fever, cold, chills […]

Global Respiratory Care Devices Market is anticipated to exhibit a stunning CAGR of 9.1% to reach a market size of US$ 33.74 Billion by the end of 2025 during the forecast period of 2022-2028. The global market of Respiratory Care Devices was worth US$ 18.34 Billion in 2018. Global Respiratory Care Devices Market Research & […]

12 people were treated by ambulance crews after they breathed in smoke during a fire at a three-storey building in Southampton. The fire took place in a building on the city’s high street, SO14 2BT. Emergency services were called to the incident in the evening on Sunday, June 12. Crews from St Marys, Redbridge, Hightown and […]

ANI | Updated: Jun 13, 2022 10:14 IST Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], June 13 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 1,571 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Sunday, bringing the national total to 4,526,298, according to the health ministry.There is one new imported case, with 1,570 being local transmissions, data released on the ministry’s website showed.One more death has […]

WASHINGTON — The United States announced Friday that Covid-19 tests would no longer be required for international travelers arriving by air, a major step in the country’s gradual lifting of pandemic restrictions. White House Assistant Press Secretary Kevin Munoz confirmed the news on Twitter, with US media saying the measure would end this weekend after strong lobbying from the travel industry. All passengers […]

Budget Slow Travel By Patrick Robertson The pandemic was declared in March 2019 and everything shut down very quickly. Once the vaccine was created, administered and numbers began to decrease, non-essential travel slowly opened up. We took our first month long trip in November 2021, 18 months after the pandemic was declared. Non-essential travel opened […]