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- […]

International Nurses Day: Honouring Nurses for their Selfless services

Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare system. We cannot imagine how our healthcare mechanism would be without compassionate nurses amid the current pandemic.  A nurse is so much more than a medical professional. As caregivers and healthcare providers, they take up so many different roles that it’s hard to encompass them all under one work […]

World Thalassaemia Day- How Thalassaemia impacts your blood?

Thalassemia- an inherited blood disorder that occurs when the body doesn’t make enough of haemoglobin protein. In the absence of haemoglobin, the body’s red blood cells don’t function properly and that impacts their ability to carry oxygen to the body’s organs and transport carbon dioxide from the tissues and organs back to the lungs. Thalassaemia mainly […]

World Asthma Day: Types of Asthma, Symptoms and Asthma Treatment

Though we cannot cure Asthma, its symptoms can be controlled by us. Asthma is a respiratory condition that causes the airways to narrow and swell, besides generating excess mucus, making breathing difficult, resulting in coughing, whistling (wheezing) on exhalation, and shortness of breath. Asthma may be a mild annoyance for some people. However, for some, it […]

Low-Calorie Snacks and Summer Salads for a Healthy Summer

Summer is here! The sudden rise in temperatures, scorching heat and exhaustive humidity levels can cause nose bleeds, dehydration among many. Work from home during the covid lockdown has led to many of us grabbing a quick unhealthy salty and fried snack, which is a serious cause of concern. These snacks increase our chances of obesity, […]

World day for Safety and Health at work

Safety and Health at work also commonly known as Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is mainly concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people in any occupation. Its goal is to provide a safe and healthy occupational environment. OHS provides a set of common laws ensuring all employers provide their employees with reasonable safety. […]

National DNA Day | Gigadocs

What’s DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid, more commonly known as DNA, is a molecule found in the Nuclei of cells. It carries the instructions of life itself. As in, it holds the genetic instructions on growth, development, functioning, and reproduction of the organism. It is extremely important for life itself, as DNA is the molecule that lets […]

Advancements in Science and Technology and its effect on Nature!

The most advanced race and to a large extent, the most successful race to ever populate this earth has been the human race. We have come a long, long way from using simple tools made of sticks and rocks to using advanced communications that have also enabled us to fly a man-made machine on Mars. […]

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