Importance of Mental Health

Importance of Mental Health

  Importance of Mental Health   The word ‘Mental Health’ has created a social stigma in population! People often relate mental health with people who are mentally disturbed, mentally unstable and so on. But in reality, mental health is not what people have understood.     Mental health has a different meaning and being mentally […]

Myopia in Children

Myopia in Children

  Myopia in Children     Does your child face difficulty in seeing the black board in the class? Does your child find it difficult to read out when something is away from him/her?   Childhood Myopia is defined as a refractive error wherein the child can see close objects clearly, but objects far away […]

Tuberculosis – What you need to know?

Tuberculosis – What you need to know?

  Tuberculosis – What you need to know?   Tuberculosis commonly known as TB is one of the leading cause of deaths worldwide. Statistics says that about 10.4 million people fell sick with TB worldwide in 2015 of which 1.8 million succumbed to death. 60% of the patients are accounted by 6 countries and India […]

Downs Syndrome

Downs Syndrome

  Down’s Syndrome   Down’s Syndrome/Down Syndrome is a genetic condition that causes some level of learning disability and characteristic physical features. The number of cases of Down syndrome is increasing in present day, it is estimated that 32000 babies with Down syndrome are born every year in India.   What causes Down syndrome? Normally […]

Suffer from Bad Breath?

Suffer from Bad Breath?

  Suffer from Bad Breath?   Bad breath is medically known as Halitosis characterized by noticeably unpleasant odor emanating from the mouth or the oral cavity. Statistics suggest that about 1 in 4 people suffer from Halitosis.   Bad Breath can often be a symptom of something else affecting the individual. Most common causes resulting […]

Measles in India – Importance of Immunization

Measles in India – Importance of Immunization

  MEASLES in India – Importance of IMMUNISATION   Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that mostly affects children. It starts with fever, running nose, cough, red eyes, sore throat and rashes. Measles spreads through droplet infection i.e., when an infected person sneezes, coughs, the virus gets transmitted.   There is no specific treatment […]

Why you should Quit Smoking!

Why you should Quit Smoking!

  Why should you Quit Smoking?   We’ve all heard of the line – ‘Smoking is Injurious to Health’. We hear it in the movies, on TV, in the newspapers, and just about everywhere. Despite the obvious hazards from smoking, the habit of Smoking is quite common irrespective of age and gender.     Smokers […]

Pregnancy – Diet and Nutrition Tips

Pregnancy – Diet and Nutrition Tips

  Pregnancy –  Diet and Nutrition Tips   When you are pregnant; there are loads of changes that happen in your body. These changes require certain added nutritional needs. Pregnancy is the state where in you will be “Eating for two and living for two – you and your baby!”   Following are a few […]