Wearing Contact Lens Increases the Risk of Coronavirus Infection?

An estimated 140 million people worldwide use contact lenses as a highly effective form of vision correction. Those who wear contact lenses are aware that these lenses may cause eye irritation, resulting in users to frequently touch their eyes and the face. This puts them at a higher risk of acquiring the infection. COVID-19 virus […]

Pregnancy Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Pregnancy is an exciting journey for expecting parents and their families. If you are one of them, there is no doubt you will have concerns about the ongoing Coronavirus infection and if it will affect the baby while you are pregnant. The number of casualties caused by Coronavirus pandemic is humongous and is likely to increase each […]

Stability and Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 Virus in Different Temperatures & Surfaces

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19) is categorized as a global pandemic, with over 2 million casualties reported world-wide till date. The incubation period of the virus has been studied by different scholars across the world for the greater benefit of humanity. In a research report published in the Lancet Microbe, the Stability of SARS-CoV-2 in different environmental […]

Coronavirus High Risk Group- Watch out for Weight Gain, High BMI, and Obesity

Obesity-related conditions seem to worsen the effect of COVID-19, particularly among younger patients below 60 years. High BMI, a key indicator of obesity is identified as a high epidemiologic risk contributing to increased COVID-19 morbidity rates.   What does Research say? Leading research and studies deduce that obese people below 60, are twice as likely […]

How to Battle Cancer During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic can have a disastrous effect on cancer patients undergoing stringent medical treatment. Cancer patients battling different stages of this deadly disease might feel worried about COVID-19. A report from the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease indicates that in China, as of 20th. February 7.6% of patients with confirmed COVID-19 results had cancer […]

Caring for the Heart- Cardiovascular Disease Precautions During COVID-19

Cardiovascular disease, such as Congenital heart disease, Coronary artery disease, Heart muscle disease is a leading cause of death across the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) account for over 25% of all annual medical deaths worldwide.   COVID-19 pandemic escalates the transmission risk in patients with pre-existing heart disease. […]

Lung Inflammation and Asthma Care – Precautions to Be Taken During COVID-19

“Severe respiratory viral infection like COVID-19 has the potential to trigger asthma symptoms“.   The deadly SARS-CoV-2 virus, behind the COVID-19 pandemic, primarily affects the functioning of the respiratory system. It infects the upper or lower part of the respiratory tract including the nose, throat, and lungs and irritates the respiratory lining causing inflammation.   Asthma patients […]

Diabetes and High Sugar? What Precautions Diabetic Patient Must Take During COVID-19

COVID-19 infection is a double challenge for diabetic patients. Sugar diabetes is a high-risk factor increasing the chances of hospitalization and mortality rates among diabetic patients who catch the COVID-19. In a study conducted among 52 COVID-19 ICU admitted patients found that diabetes was an existing precondition in 22% of the 32 non-survivors. Studies show Coronavirus […]

High Blood Pressure Care- Precautions to Be Taken During COVID-19

“High BP is a dangerous factor leading to death and acute distress among those who are infected with COVID-19“ On average, nearly two-thirds of people over 60 have high blood pressure, a condition which could raise their risk of experiencing severe complications from COVID-19 if contracted. Older people and people with pre-existing medical comorbidities (such as high […]

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