lung diseases: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

November 18: World COPD Day

Published: November 18, 2020

Every year, the World COPD Day is celebrated on November 18. COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The disease obstructs the airflow in lungs. Thus it hampers the ability of the infected person to carry out day to day activities. The World COPD day is observed to increase awareness about the chronic inflammatory lung condition. ..

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Ban on e-cigarettes

Published: July 24, 2019

The government has proposed to ban e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The ban was also advocated by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), which called for a “complete prohibition on ENDS and e-cigarettes in India in the greater interest of protecting public health, in accordance with the precautionary principle preventing public ..

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