National Science Day: How Health Apps and Telemedicine Makes You Fit?

It has been almost a year since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. Since then, Covid and the subsequent lockdown has created an enormous public health concern that being- people with existing comorbidities without any Covid symptoms could not access their regular follow-up care.   Although Covid vaccinations are underway, this […]

World Braille Day: Vision Loss, Symptoms and Preventive Tips

Going blind is one of the greatest fears’ that patients with eye diseases fear across the world. Slowing down the entire process begins with understanding the causes, symptoms, preventive measures, and available treatments. Partial or Total Vision loss affects about 300 to 400 million globally, of this 80% of vision loss affects seniors alone.   Vision loss, […]

Farmers Day 2020: Are Organic Products Healthy Foods to Buy?

Organic food brings the concept of healthy food directly from the farm to your plate minus the addition of harmful chemicals, pesticides, food additives and genetic alterations like growth enhancers, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organic farming practices focus on growing vegetables and fruits by following natural crop and cattle behaviours which include the ability to graze […]

Diabetes and Eye Care: Is Diabetes Related to Eye Problems?

Insulin (made by the pancreas) is considered to be one of the main anabolic hormones of our body which helps in the absorption of glucose from food by the cells for energy. This glucose gets accumulated in the blood, when enough insulin is not made by our pancreas. This causes blood sugar levels to rise, […]

Suicide Prevention: Caring for Mental Health and Depression to Fight Covid-19

Suicide affects millions and is the leading cause of deaths and medical emergencies globally. It is estimated that suicide or voluntarily taking away one’s life is the cause of about 1 million annual casualties. Whopping 20+ attempts are behind one successful suicide attempt, which makes it more worrisome. Suicide and its attempts have a cascading […]

The Shift to Virtual Care and Digital Doctors in Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has brought about unprecedented changes that have affected every aspect of life. The healthcare fraternity has greater fights to fathom preparing for an extended fight against the pandemic. The result is what was considered unexpected some months ago has become a reality. Telemedicine healthcare has assumed greater importance for non-COVID patients for […]

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. […]

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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