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Jayalalithaa Shifted to Special Room From ICU, Respiratory Support to Continue

It may come as good news that the ailing Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa was shifted from an ICU room to a special room Apollo Hospitals in Chennai on Saturday, while personalised support system and respiratory support would continue, Apollo Hospitals chairman Dr Prathap C. Reddy said. The room has been redone next to the critical care unit where ...

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Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups, says study

Vitamin D, which is prepared freely in human body when exposed to sun shine, helps to reduce lung disease flare-ups by 40% in patients than those with a vitamin D deficiency, shows a clinical trial. Flare-ups are when a COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patient’s usual symptoms (coughing, excess mucus, shortness of breath, tightness in chest) get worse and stay ...

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