Know how good is your lung

The most talked about issue in our country in the recent days was the drop in quality of air in New Delhi and in few metropolitan cities across the country.
An interesting initiative was launched by Apollo Cancer Centre titled ‘The Billboard that Breathes’, a unique installation featuring human lungs, retrofitted with HEPA filters and a fan that mimics breathing, to visually demonstrate the impact of air pollution. Continue Reading

Air quality not healthy at Kilpauk, Tambaram: Apollo Hospitals doctor

Smog is one of the most important concentrated particulate matters which would contribute to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The air quality at Kilpauk and Tambaram are not healthy,’ said Respiratory Research Foundation chairman and Apollo Hospitals senior respiratory physician, Dr R Narasimhan. Continue Reading

Alert for non-smoking Chennaiites as COPD on rise pan-India

The disease is caused due to inhalation of harmful particulate matter and prolonged exposure to them leads to irritability in the airway. The doctor states the initial symptoms of COPD can be related to minor infections. Continue Reading