The rise in Coronavirus numbers has raised fears of a second lockdown possibility. We cannot forget lockdown one imposed after the rapidly evolving pandemic raised concerns of community transmission. With the rapid increase in the number of cases, it is important to understand how important is our immunity and fitness to fight stress if there is […]
Coping Coronavirus Pandemic with E-Healthcare- How to Prepare Senior Citizens for Virtual Consultation?
As the lockdown restrictions ease, the situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) changes rapidly. The key to well-being is to stay informed and follow safe hygiene measures to protect yourself and those around you especially the kids and the senior citizens. Senior citizens and people with comorbidities who have severe chronic medical conditions like kidney, asthma, cancer or […]
Coronavirus Safety Tips for Liver Cirrhosis and Liver Transplant Patients
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2 shares a similar genome sequence with its earlier cousin namely the SARS-CoV and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) by 82% and 50% respectively. Liver impairment is a common condition detected in patients who have tested SARS-CoV or MERS-CoV positive. In SARS-CoV liver impairment is reported among […]
How to Prepare for Digital Healthcare and Telemedicine Doctor Consultation During COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic has made a regular check-up visit to the doctor not just risky but also fearful with the high chance of COVID-19 contamination. The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the transition to a new model that aims to a safe Digital consultation and harnesses the benefits of digital and data technologies. COVID-19 pandemic crisis has become a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Coronavirus Effect-Are You Suffering From Lower Back Pain & Neck Pain During WFH?
Do you know that the way you sit while working can affect your health? Coronavirus has made most of us work from home. For many of us, this experience is completely a new situation. Adjusting to this new way of working may still be tough for many, add to it, uncomfortable postures in the absence of […]