World Hearing Day: Ear Cleaning Tips to Cure Ear Pain

Have you recently felt itchy ears, troubled hearing, or ear pain? It may be the ear wax, also known as cerumen, that is causing the problem. Ear wax is a self-cleaning agent that protects our eardrum from foreign particles such as dust, and small insects. However, as in most things in life, balance is key […]

World Prematurity Day: Premature Baby Care at Home

According to UNICEF, around 15 million babies are born prematurely every year. Thanks to the rapid advancements in medical science, the survival rates of premature babies have considerably improved. Those born after twenty-eight weeks of pregnancy, weighing over one kg, have almost a full survival chance. However, complications arise when the premature is born before […]

Winter Care for Severe Acne, Clogged Pores, and Acne Scars

Dry and harsh winters bring a host of skin troubles. And if you thought that acne scars are restricted to the summer season then think again. Winters, a season known for its low humidity levels makes, the most superficial layer of our skin (epidermis) go dry which leads to acne breakouts.    Dry skin does […]

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, […]

World Immunization Day: Vaccinations that Build Immunity

Children particularly infants, can catch infections very quickly. It is because their body’s defence system that fights against infections is not fully developed. Although they receive lifesaving antibodies from their mothers, however, these antibodies gradually diminish, which makes them susceptible to infections and diseases. Immunization forms a cushion that immunes them against deadly infections by […]

World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day: Care for the Young Bones

Bones are constantly growing and reforming, with an increase in one’s age. The rate of bone growth is faster in children than in adults. A child’s bone continuously grows and reforms. During childhood, bone disorders can affect the bones in the musculoskeletal system, which may get worse or better with the growth of the child. “World […]

How to Choose the Best Hand Wash this Global Hand Washing Day?

We touch a lot of commonly used surfaces every day, like door handles, ATMs, cellphone, doorknobs, elevator buttons, and so on, have you ever wondered how many viruses and infections it may bring to you? With its high infectivity rate Covid-19 has made frequently used surfaces even more dangerous. Any viruses that survive on these surfaces […]

World Alzheimer’s Day: Caring for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s- A progressive brain disorder first diagnosed in 1906 currently affects millions of families worldwide. This slowly progressive disease affects someone in the world every three seconds who develops dementia/Alzheimer’s. A higher percentage of those affected with Alzheimer’s is common as the population ages. Alzheimer’s affects patients, their families, friends, and caregivers causing stress and emotional […]

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