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 […]

First Aid for Bleeding Injuries

First Aid for Bleeding Injuries

  First Aid for Bleeding Injuries   Bleeding is your body’s first response to trauma and injuries such as wounds, cuts, etc. Bleeding can be internal or external depending on circumstances of the injury, however, it is essential to control bleeding to avoid complications and life threatening events. External Bleeding can be controlled using some […]