Tuberculosis (TB) caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis primarily attacks the lungs, though it may affect other organs such as the kidneys, spine, and brain, whose signs and symptoms vary depending on the organs involved. For example, Tuberculosis affecting the spine can cause back pain, while Tuberculosis of the kidneys may lead to blood in the urine. TB […]
National Pollution Control Day: How Harmful is Pollution?
India houses twenty-two of the 30 most polluted cities in the world. Source- Greenpeace Fourteen of the fifteen most polluted cities of the world are in India. Source- The WHO Pollution, which is the introduction of pollutants into the environment, either naturally or by human activity remains as one of the most debated topics across […]
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 […]