Obesity is continuously rising in various parts of the world. Individual behaviors and environmental factors lead to excess caloric intake and inadequate amounts of physical activity.The commonly attributed factors are Increased snacking Move sugary snacks away from checkouts and shop entrances, obesity campaigners sayhttps://t.co/Sbg4Wmvi8F pic.twitter.com/Lq2KnWp3Pv — ITV News (@itvnews) November 17, 2018 Larger portion sizes […]
A recent ICMR research report says that more than half of respondent said no when asked, ” have you ever heard the term Diabetes” . Equally surprising is the fact the even those who said yes, half of them did not know that diabetes can be actually prevented. We are exploring the scientific ways to […]
We have the world’s largest population of diabetes in india. But not many indians know the disease “Diabetes” , let alone knowing the ways to prevent it. We are exploring the level of diabetes awareness in indian population. These are some startling observations reported in a recent ICMR research report . Percentage of Indians who have […]
India is diabetes capital of the world with projected population 80 millions diabetic by 2030. We are exploring current scientific research , why number of diabetic patients is rising in India. India : The diabetes capital of the world. Current scenario Current studies shows that 9.1 percent of India population is diabetic. It i s […]
It is a common misunderstanding that free sugars or sweet tasting food can rapidly elevate the blood glucose and is responsible for diabetes. we discuss the recent scientific evidence which says that weight gain not free sugar, which is the main culprit. Content Diabetes : presentations. Type 2 diabetes and obesity. Sugar intake in diabetes. […]
Credit : Pixabay Physical inactivity continues to be the underlying cause of millions of deaths per year. it is from diabetes, obesity and cardio-vascular disorders.. Five to 10 minutes per day of running at around 6 miles per hour can reduce this risk. Recent researches have established that Runners live longer than non-runners. The physical inactivity is a global […]
Researchers have reported that countries where people walk a lot , have lesser incidence of obesity . These are some important facts about walking for weight reduction. Content: Obesity : The adverse effects Walking: The best choice Solution to the problem Track your daily progress Monitor your weight , body fat and BMI conclusion 1. […]
With approximately two-thirds of the adult population being overweight or obese. its important for everybody to know, what exactly should be ones weight, appropriate for age and gender. Obesity is linked to many medical, psychological, and social conditions, so its is important that we keep a check on it. obesity The increased prevalence of obesity these […]
Indoor air pollution is important cause of various breathing problems like asthma , bronchitis and even cancer. Some important tips to protect your family from adverse effects of air pollution. Indoor air pollution is the degradation of indoor air quality by harmful chemicals and other materials. Indoor air pollution is far worse than outdoor air pollution, […]
Typhoid fever is a serious condition. These are 15 must know facts about the disease Typhoid. 1. What are symptoms of Typhoid Fever ? The classic symptoms of Typhoid Fever is sustained fevers as high as 103 F – 104 F (37.5C-38C). The fever is minimal in the first few days of the illness and […]
The WHO estimates that 94% of these diarrheal disease cases are preventable by access to safe water. Simple techniques for treating water at home, such as chlorination and filters could save a number of lives each year. These are some must know facts about water purification at home . World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion people lack […]
” The excessive use of mobile phones can be harmful” , is no more a mere hypothesis. Recent studies are strongly in favour that it has many harmful effects in humans , even the potential to cause cancer. If you have any doubts that mobile phones are anyways lesser important for human survival than the […]
Four-dimensional (4D) ultrasound (real-time volume sonography), a technology, started in developed world for encouraging bonding of the parents with the fetus. It is widely been perceived to be used for sex determination during pregnancy in India. 4D ultrasound or live 3D ultrasound provides real lifelike foetal images in real time, . It help doctors to see […]
In a study published in the prestigious journal, Lancet Global Health, 2018, Kirti Iyengar and Kristina Gemzell Danielsson have called for need for overhaul of policy on contraception and abortion in India. The problem estimate It points to the huge burden of unintended pregnancy in India as India’s family welfare programme has been sterilisation-focused and the contraceptive […]
Mohalla clinics have been in the center of political and public discourse for quite some time. we are exploring its evolution from inception as a single clinic to its future prospects of shaping our health policy to be inclusive and affordable for everyone. Introduction (Mohalla in Hindi language means neighbourhood or community) First set up […]
Social media is the fastest trend in the world with more than 2 billion monthly active users as of first quarter of year 2018. These are some of the important tips , which can be used increase your medical practice using popular social media profile. Promotion of practice : why is it important ? It’s not about you , […]
Online search for disease and health related information , is the primary method used by everyone to learn about health and disease. There are some excellent online sources for such type of information , where as most others are inaccurate , incomplete and often plain advertisements. These are important tips for online search for any […]
The doctor consultations are focused on prescribing you the correct treatment . You often have more unanswered questions than answers after every doctor consultation visit. These are some important tips to make best of your doctor consultation visit. 1. Understand your doctor before you consult. Area of specialization and popularity: There are super specializations with in […]
Online consultation with the doctors is getting more and more common, as everybody is busy and has a credit card. If you have any medical problem , just log in any online doctor search and consultation websites and consult a doctor on phone. The important tips to make best out of every online consultation with […]
often people book appointment with wrong doctor on a doctor search website. these are few must know facts which will help you find a doctor you actually need.
India carries the biggest burden of Retinoblastoma globally, with an estimated 1500 new cases annually, which account for almost 20% of total Retinoblastoma population. Regular screening of the children at risk at is must for early identification and management. Panel issues first U.S. guidelines for childhood #retinoblastoma screening – American Academy of Ophthalmology https://t.co/aj2Zs20T1a pic.twitter.com/JnsiTkfJ9c — OPHTHALMOLOGIST […]
People often opt to have the Lasik laser procedure without knowing what exactly it is and why should they to have it. These are 14 important facts , you must know before having Lasik laser procedure for myopia .
some basic tips about what exactly is Chikungunya fever and what has to be done in that.
People go blind in their primes, often by the mistakes which could have been avoided by simple precautions. Some useful tips which can make people are extra cautious so as to keep their eye safe.
India accounts for 20% of total Retinoblastoma population of world. Some guidelines to help parents understand disease and its management.
cataract surgery has no fixed formula to calculate a cost, but there are few rules which worth to be mentioned.
It explores the prevelane of inappropriate catarat surgeries in india, when cataract surgeries are performed when these are not actually required in patients.
At times Dengue cases and its complications are happening around, How should one decide what to do when one develops fever. Its a step wise patient guide to take an informed decision at every cross road.
People think that mosquitoes can only bite those living in slums and unhygienic localities. its a myth and everybody should be cautious.
In spite of the fact that more than a lac people are are blind in our country and need corneal transplants , the cornea (eye) donations are very low in India. why ?