Hearing loss is one of the most common congenital deformities present in newborns. It is particularly problematic in children with undetected and untreated hearing loss. Most of the time, these children may not be able to develop normal speech and language, or may have problems acquiring the cognitive abilities of knowing, thinking, and judging that […]Read more "Hearing Loss in Children: A worrying health condition"
Feeling stuffy due to breathlessness is a common health problem for some of us. While there are multiple reasons behind this issue, we often get confused about finding the right reason causing this discomfort. Although in reality this breathlessness can happen due to multiple reasons, we mostly apprehend asthma as the universal trigger. As a […]Read more "Common causes for shortness of breath you probably don’t know"
Post-work fatigue can be a downer in multiple ways – you won’t have the energy to make yourself and family a proper dinner or you’ll miss that movie you’ve been looking forward to because you just can’t drag yourself off the couch and get dressed. If you are missing on life’s finest things simply because work […]Read more "How to escape post-work fatigue and bubble with energy"
Widely used for the treatment of cancer, bone marrow transplant is a medical procedure wherein damaged bone marrow is replaced with healthy bone marrow stem cells. Its use for the treatment of various types of cancers can be attributed to the fact that it helps patient receive high doses of chemotherapy or radiation therapy meant […]Read more "Side effects of bone marrow transplantation"
Hepatitis C, more commonly known as HCV is a viral infection of the liver. It is the most common liver disease worldwide. Also known as the ‘silent epidemic’, Hepatitis C could have infected a patient for years before actually being discovered. HCV is one of the strains of the Hepatitis virus whose list goes from […]Read more "Hepatitis C Transmission"
Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a relatively rare, non-life-threatening medical condition that occurs in the: Hands (palmar hyperhidrosis) Armpits (axillary hyperhidrosis) Feet (plantar hyperhidrosis) Regardless of where it occurs, hyperhidrosis affects a person’s quality of life. Excessive sweating can affect your entire body or just certain areas, particularly your palms, soles, underarms or face. The […]Read more "Excessive Sweating: Should you consult a doctor?"
If you have friends who follow a vegetarian diet, you might often hear about how this lifestyle provides a number of nutrients and is healthier than eating meat. Although vegetarianism has a wide range of benefits, don’t discount a diet that includes meat and other animal products such as milk. Provided you eat a balanced […]Read more "Pros and cons of being a non vegetarian"