Don’t Lower Your Guard

The pandemic that started early this year, is still in existance. The lockdown is also on, though various cities are relaxing the rules. We all feel that it's high time we got back to our normal routines. But ... wait. Keep your guard up, and stay alert. Remember the DMS steps to safety Distance Mask  Sanitise Different countries around the world have put down different sets of guidelines and protocols for citizens to adhere to. In India, the curve is still to show signs of flattening, so we...
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Understanding Mosquito Borne Diseases

Independent research reveals that almost 700 million individuals die, each year, due to some form of mosquito-borne illness Our understanding of Mosquito-Borne Diseases is merely restricted to the names of the ailments when the process of transmission is way more intricate. People have misconceptions that mosquitoes are direct carriers and infect by releasing parasites into the bloodstreams. However, the execution is slightly different than we make it as mosquitoes feed on an infected individua...
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Importance of Immunization During Pregnancy

The practice of maternal immunization has gained popularity among the general public due to its increased benefits for both mother and child. Vaccination during pregnancy can protect the mother directly against preventable infections and thus protects the fetus. It can also provide further fetal protection against preventable infectious diseases via the transport of specific antibodies to the fetus before birth. Newborn babies are at the highest risk of developing infectious diseases and life-t...
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Water-borne diseases to watch out for during Monsoons

With monsoons arriving sequentially in certain parts of the country, it is necessary to watch out for the share of problems and diseases that they are expected to bring along. Although most of us are taking precautions against the seasonal flu, especially with COVID-19 cases on the rise, extremely catastrophic water-borne ailments are being overlooked. India has always been dealing with water-borne diseases with the effects and associative conditions escalating upon the advent of monsoon. India...
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All you need to know about natural immunity boosters

Although it is necessary to keep the immune system at its best possible condition at all times, opting for natural immunity boosters is what feels most relevant in these unprecedented times. While most doctors recommend the micronutrients that would prepare you better against the lingering threats, you should readily emphasize on consuming natural food items to increase the associated vitamin and mineral uptake. In the subsequent sections, we shall talk about 5 of the best natural immunity boos...
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Warning Signs that your liver is in Trouble

We know it feels tiring when we work for an extended shift of 10-12 hours. So you could now possibly understand how much your liver works continuously to keep your body healthy and working. The liver does a lot to filter the toxins from your body resulting from an unhealthy diet and heavy drinking. The sad part is people with liver failure have a high risk of developing liver cancer. But most people aren’t aware of the cause of liver failure and its symptoms unless they are being diagnosed with...
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Malaria: Prevention & Control of the Diseases

Malaria is an insect-borne disease caused by a mosquito. A patient diagnosed with malaria will usually have a high fever, feel sick, and experience shaking chills. Every year, approximately, there are 210 million people infected with malaria, and of which, a shocking 440,000 die from the disease. The worst part is, young children are the most who die from this disease. Malaria is transmitted by blood, through: An organ transplant A blood transfusion Use of shared needles or syringe...
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Prostate Cancer Stages And Other Ways To Assess The Risk

Before moving on to the stages and screening tests of prostate cancer, let’s understand some important things we should be first aware of. Table of contents: What is prostate cancer? What are the symptoms of prostate cancer? What are the stages of prostate cancer? How to detect prostate cancer and control? What is prostate cancer? Cancer that affects the prostate gland, a walnut-shaped gland in men that releases a fluid component of semen. Prostate cancer is one of the commo...
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Breast Cancer: Prevention and Control

Breast cancer is one of the deadly diseases observed in women. Today, the number of patients affected by breast cancer is high compared to the stats of 2018-19. This means, approximately, 1 in 8 women are diagnosed or will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. And sadly, 1 in 39 women also die from breast cancer. Though the numbers are depressing, taking proper measures can prevent the occurrence of and thereby controlling the disease. The following steps will help you to protec...
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Noticing hair fall everyday??? It could still be considered normal!!

Hair fall can get quite disturbing, though it is a normal part of life. It is experienced by all of us on a daily basis. I'm going to help you understand how much of hair fall is normal in a day and when should you really start to worry about it and start seeking treatments. Hair loss on daily basis Just like we to lose old and dead skin on a regular basis it is also vital to lose old and dead hair on a regular basis (not to forget hair is made of dead material called keratin). Hair loss is ...
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