Fungal Disease Awareness Week: 18-22 September 2023

Whoever thought someone could die, from infections that are caused by Fungi! They can infect anywhere from the brain to the skin, Mucor loves diabetics more than their skin. Fungal spores are everywhere, Immunocompromised hosts, Beware! They can cause brain abscess, keratitis and sinusitis to name a few, Their rates of infection increase when you … Continued

It Ain’t easy being wheezy…

World Asthma Day is observed on the first Tuesday of May every year. The primary objective is raising awareness about asthma, the causes and symptoms and effective ways of managing the condition. This year, it will be observed on the 2nd of May and the theme is – “Asthma care for All” Asthma is a … Continued

World Asthma Day

  Bronchial asthma, commonly known as asthma, is a chronic respiratory condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Asthma is a condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe. The inflammation may be triggered by allergic mechanisms in most cases but sometimes lesser-understood mechanisms can cause … Continued

Influenza A subtype H3N2 Virus

  There has been a sharp increase in upper respiratory infections being reported across the country. According to reports the H3N2 variant of the Influenza virus is reportedly responsible for the surge. Around 90 cases of the H3N2 virus have been reported in the country. The influenza virus like the covid virus is known to … Continued

Rigid Bronchoscopy & its advantages

Critical Bronchoscopy performed to remove Bitter Gourd Seed   The 10 rigid bronchoscopies were performed on the patient with a forgotten foreign body in the right lung. She had presented with a chronic cough for the last 3 months. Flexible bronchoscopy showed a foreign body impacted in the lower lobe of the right lung associated … Continued

Stop Smoking! Start Living!

  Smoking is an addiction that continues to dominate several lives. Many a time a person thinks he would like to give it up, but is helpless and gives in to the craving out of sheer habit. He knows that he might become a victim of a chronic disease like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or … Continued