Hepatitis B: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention And Treatment

What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Out of 5 types of hepatitis, HBV is one of them. The others are hepatitis A, C, D, and E with having some difference in terms of their type, transition, and vulnerability. Types …

Cancer Statistics In India: Hits More Women, But More Men Die

Cancer  Statistics In India: Men Vs Women Overall Incidence of cancer Total per year- 10.14L (Men- 4.77L; Women-5.37L) Overall Mortality: Total per year- 6.82L (Men- 3.56L; Women-3.26L) Top 5 cancers among Indian men (incidences): Lip/oral cavity- 0.53L Lung—0.53L Stomach- 0.43L Colorectal- 0.37 Esophagus- 0.27L Top 5 cancers among Indian women …

What Is Hepatitis | Causes And Symptoms | Is Hepatitis Curable?

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis may not always be a really talked about disease. Most of the people aren’t even aware of what is Hepatitis. Basically, Hepatitis is referred to as the inflammation or the infection of the liver that most commonly occurs because of a virus. These particular kinds of …

What Is Jaundice | Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

What Is Jaundice? Let us know- what is jaundice, why it happens, and how it can be prevented and treated? The color of the skin and whites of the eyes will vary depending on levels of bilirubin. Bilirubin is a waste material found in the blood. Moderate levels lead to …

What Is MRI | How MRI Works | The Uses And Side Effects

What Is MRI? “What is MRI”? the question is mooted whenever a doctors recommended you for this test. MRI or the Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), also known as nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, is a scanning technique for creating detailed images of the human body. The scan uses a strong magnetic …

10 Waterborne Diseases | By Contaminated Or Stagnant Water

Waterborne Diseases “Water-water everywhere not a drop to drink”. Yes, water- contaminated water, stagnant water, sewage, drains! Boon, or bane? Definitely, not sure. From early days we all have been edified about keeping our surroundings healthy and the water bodies clean, avoiding stagnant water, maintaining proper drainage systems, etc. The …

Hospital Bag Checklist For Mom And Baby

Hospital Bag Checklist Life is not that easy and being a woman makes it even tougher. Going through all the regular feminine stuff, there is one thought that actually freaks out any woman- The thought of dealing with childbirth and more importantly dealing it in the best way possible. It’s …

Overuse Of Antibiotics : A Silent Killer

Overuse Of Antibiotics: A Silent Killer Every year, either you or your family member probably faces illness such as cold or flu, sore throats, mild jaundice or disease caused by viruses. When you visit your doctor for these illnesses, do you automatically expect a prescription for antibiotics? If No, Then …

Food Poisoning | Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Food Poisoning Food poisoning is a type of illness eaten by contaminated, toxic and spoiled food. In which diarrhea is the main symptom shown after food poisoning and sometimes including nausea and vomiting. Although it’s quite uncomfortable, food poisoning isn’t unusual. As according to UNICEF (data.unicef.org), 5.26 lack of children …

Constipation During Pregnancy | Prevention And Treatment

CONSTIPATION DURING PREGNANCY Constipation during pregnancy is a common problem. Almost fifty percent pregnant women complaints constipation during pregnancy especially in the second and third trimester. Progesterone (a main hormone of pregnancy) is one of the reason behind constipation during pregnancy. Progesterone relaxes smooth muscles throughout the body, including the …