Tagged: asthma

What is salt therapy?

Q: What is salt therapy, and what might it be good for? A: Though you might think “salt therapy” involves squirting saline solution into your nostrils to relieve nasal congestion, this growing trend—of dry salt...

How does asthma work?

More than 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and around 250,000 people die from it each year. But why do people get asthma, and how can this disease be deadly? Christopher...

Thousands of Indians force-fed live fish

.. to cure asthma. An estimated 100,000 people received an infamous cure for breathing problems in Hyderabad’s Exhibition Ground, Wednesday, as they were given live fish to swallow. Asthma is characterized by episodes of...