Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Respiratory

Over 1000 Deaths On Respiratory Diseases In Sri Lanka

Over 1000 Deaths On Respiratory Diseases In Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has recorded a rise in asthma patients with at least 1 million affected by the respiratory disease and over 1,000 deaths reported...
Smokers lungs

Horrifying Video That May Finally Make You Quit Smoking

If you're a smoker you might want to look away now. Unless you want some extra motivation to quit that is, in which case...
World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day 2018

May 1: Today is the 20th annual World Asthma Day, an event held each May to raise awareness of Asthma worldwide. World Asthma Day is...

Global Leaders Meet to End TB

Leaders from across the globe will meet in New Delhi this week for an End TB Summit to review ongoing efforts and accelerate action...
Vitamin C With Tuberculosis Drugs Assist in Quick Recovery

Vitamin C With Tuberculosis Drugs Assist in Quick Recovery

Supplementing vitamin C along with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the unusually long time it takes these drugs to eradicate the pathogen. Vitamin C had no...

Should Not Ban Use of Asbestos – Prof. Ravindra Fernando

Asbestos is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals.They are, thin fibrous crystals, with each visible fibre composed of millions of microscopic “fibrils”....

Should Sri Lanka continue to use Asbestos ?

What is asbestos? Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals. These are useful because of their excellent tensile strength, poor heat conduction and...
Smoking causes extensive damage to DNA

Smoking causes extensive damage to DNA

Scientists have measured the catastrophic genetic damage caused by smoking in different organs of the body and identified several different mechanisms by which tobacco...
TB in Sri Lanka,Tuberculosis

Faster diagnosis key to fighting TB in Sri Lanka: WHO

Faster diagnosis key to fighting TB in Sri Lanka: TB review mission reveals Source:WHO Prasad* is a 19-year-old student studying engineering at a local university. Prasad...

Medicine – Guidelines

Screening Guidelines Chronic Kidney Disease Sri Lanka – 2017 Triage of Fever Patients with Suspected Dengue and Criteria for Admission -06/2017 Zika Virus Infection 2016 –...
A Study On Skin Prick Test-Sri Lanka

A Study On Skin Prick Test-Sri Lanka

It is very hard to fing details on skin prick test amoung Sri Lankan patients as it is not widely available in clinical setting.At...
Asthma_COPD_Overlap_Syndrome

The Asthma – COPD Overlap Syndrome

Approximately 1 in 12 people worldwide are affected by asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)once regarded as two distinct disease entities, these two...

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