World Food Safety Day 2021 and Safe Food Habits: What does Covid Teach Us?

In India, the economic impact of food-borne diseases is estimated to be USD 15 billion. Covid-19 taught us to care for ourselves, increase our awareness and keep a check on our overall hygiene practices. Consequently, food hygiene has evolved as an important factor for regulators, customers, and, above all, food manufacturers and companies. The constant urge to […]

Healthy Food For Better Recovery

Being sick takes a toll on our bodies. However, despite a reduced appetite and lowering of energy levels, this study shows that nutrition is especially important during and after an illness like COVID-19 in order to make up for the muscle and nutrients lost. With that, here are some foods you should eat for a fast recovery. […]

World Heart Rhythm Week: Listen what your Heart is Telling You

It just takes 30 seconds to do a basic pulse check – that tells you the health of your heart! In many countries, arrhythmia (an abnormal heart rhythm) is the major cause of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), killing more people each year than lung cancer, breast cancer, and AIDS together. We can collectively avoid eighty percent […]

Fighting Anxiety and Depression this International Cancer Survivors Day

India’s cancer burden could rise from 1.39 million to 1.57 million by 2025, according to a report from the National Cancer Registry Program 2020. Cancer is on a rising trend in today’s society, affecting people across all walks of life. Nobody is immune to it, whether rich or poor, educated, or uneducated. Cancer is the […]

How does Multiple Sclerosis affect the Brain, Spinal cord, and Immune System?

Although there is no treatment for multiple sclerosis, it is possible to control its symptoms. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a highly damaging brain and spinal cord (central nervous system) disorder. In multiple sclerosis, your immune system destroys myelin, the protective covering that surrounds nerve fibers producing inflammation besides harming the transient lesions. MS can also result in […]

World Thyroid Awareness Day: How to Diagnose Thyroid Symptoms?

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, below Adam’s apple. It is a member of the endocrine system, which is in charge of coordinating a lot of our body’s functions and regulating its metabolism. The thyroid gland produces two hormones: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones are essential for […]

How do Family Doctors Help in Covid Pandemic Management?

We all have had family doctors whom we have consulted for every health issue. Needless to say, that family doctors have been and will be the backbone of health care. They have patients among all age groups- from toddlers to elders in their 90s, and they typically see the same patients for years. Family doctors […]

How does AIDS Vaccine Awareness Help us Fight HIV?

HIV/AIDS impairs an infected person’s T cells who can spread the infection through blood transmission, sharing needles, and unprotected sex. India is home to the world’s third-largest HIV/AIDS infected with over 2 million confirmed cases including over 2.5 lac deaths recorded in 2020. After the first infection, a person may suffer no symptoms or a […]

Addressing Causes of Hypertension During the Covid Pandemic

Hypertension (high blood pressure)- a common condition seen across the elderly, may escalate to complicated health problems like heart disease or a stroke.   Hypertension is caused by the narrowing of the arteries, accompanied by a higher pumping of the heart. A blood pressure reading is recorded in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) in two parameters- […]

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