What are the causes and effects of Indoor Air Pollution?


July 9, 2019

According to a recent survey conducted by WHO, indoor air pollution has affected and killed more than 4.3 million people every year. Indoor Air Pollution refers to the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of air in the indoor environment within a home, building, or an institution or commercial facility. The problems can be subtle and

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How does a slow-paced workout like yoga tone the body?


June 21, 2019

There is a yoga style for everyone out there and how you feel during and after practice is very important. But, how good is a slow-paced workout to tone the body in comparison to hitting the gym? This is a very personal choice. However, from an anatomical perspective, while a workout at the gym will

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Body Pain Syndrome: Causes and Management


May 29, 2019

Pain is an undesirable sensation in the body which is triggered by our brain. Pain experienced by each individual varies in frequency and severity. Complaints regarding body pain are very common, especially in women aged above 50 years. Many of them are habituated to taking pain killers and other modes of treatment. However, it is

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World Asthma Day


May 5, 2019

Asthma is an allergic disease that causes airway problems to the lungs. As a result of asthma, the patient may suffer from severe breathing difficulty. It eventually makes the person feel difficult in performing some physical activities. Asthma is related to the breathing issue. When people are exposed to different stimulants like food, air and

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Body Pain Syndrome: Causes and Management


April 26, 2019

Pain is an undesirable sensation in the body which is triggered by our brain. Pain experienced by each individual varies in frequency and severity. Complaints regarding body pain are very common, especially in women aged above 50 years. Many of them are habituated to taking pain killers and other modes of treatment. However, it is

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Dengue – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Precautions


March 14, 2019

Dengue fever is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. With rapid urbanisation and global travel leading to drastic demographic changes, dengue has become a threat to almost 40% of the world’s population i.e. over 2.5 billion people. Dengue in India has dramatically expanded over the last few decades. It is estimated that

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Epilepsy in Children and Ways to Manage it


December 5, 2018

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the world, causing chronic and unpredictable seizures. It can affect people of all ages, even children. A child is diagnosed with epilepsy when they have at least two unprovoked seizures that were not caused by a known reversible medical condition. During a seizure, brain cells either

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Chronic kidney disease in Uddanam (Nephropathy)


October 23, 2018

Uddanam is a green, cosy and beautiful village situated in the northern coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh. However, the village is in news due to a peculiar disease that inhabits the lives of the people of Uddanam. The mystery disease is CKDu – Chronic Kidney Disease of the Unknown Etiology which surfaces despite having no

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