Category Archives: Health

Why Your Clinic Should Consider Outsourcing Collections

Medical professionals running private practices sometimes get so busy helping their patients that they forget that they also have a business to manage. When this occurs, those same health care workers do not hesitate to hire an accountant to organize their bookkeeping and offer a few temporary solutions. Still, they might be overlooking another solution that would prove to be ... Read More »

The Benefits of Natural Light (and How to Get More)

It’s biology 101: every living being, in one way or another, relies on the sun for its continued existence. Sunshinemakes plants grow, which nurture animals. People set their daily rhythms to the movement of the sun and plan their holidays around its abundance. They play in the sunshine, bask in the sunshine, read, work and garden in the sunshine. It ... Read More »

Advances in Brain Surgery

Pune – Minimally access brain surgery technique uses specialised endoscopes with high resolution video cameras to perform surgery of the brain. This technique can be used to diagnose and treat neurological conditions such as brain tumours, hydrocephalus (fluid build-up in the brain) and movement disorders. Traditional brain surgery requires removing a part of the skull to allow access to the ... Read More »

Diabetes is a major risk factor for sudden heart attacks

Article by Dr. Manjunath Malige, Chief Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar, Bengaluru Diabetes is a chronic illness in which your body’s normal mechanisms for managing blood sugar, also known as blood glucose levels, fail. Blood sugar levels rise as the meal is broken down by the body. Your body’s cells take the sugar into your circulation and ... Read More »

Why Don’t We Have Vaccines For Every Virus / Bacteria?

The role of vaccines in protecting humanity is unprecedented. Covid-19 is probably the best example that we have witnessed live and have been able to understand the importance of vaccines. Earlier also, vaccines have helped protect us from numerous diseases such as smallpox, polio, ebola, chickenpox, tetanus, whooping cough, rubella, mumps, measles, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, pneumococcus, rotavirus, meningococcal ... Read More »

Why No Cure For Diabetes?

When it comes to diseases, some are curable whereas others are not. Diabetes belongs to the incurable group, which means people have no option but to learn to live with it. But what makes diabetes incurable? Is there any specific reason why diabetes cannot be cured? To answer such questions and to better understand diabetes, here are some important things ... Read More »

How Doctors Know When Someone Is Dead?

Diagnosing death may not be as easy as it sounds. It is possible that the person may just be unconscious or has entered a state of coma. Also, there have been various cases where people have literally been back from the dead. For example, the phenomenon of auto resuscitation is widely known in the medical fraternity. In such cases, the ... Read More »

Why You Need To Sweat Every Day?

Sweating may not be a good experience. It’s sticky and makes a mess of our clothes and overall appearance. But we should thank evolution for sweat, as its one of the most important bodily functions that keeps us alive. Sweat is a mechanism that cools us down and helps regulate body temperature. Every human on an average is born with ... Read More »

What Happens If You Drink Hand Sanitizer?

As if the virus was not enough, people have started dying by drinking hand sanitizer. A number of cases have been reported in recent times, where people were rushed to the hospital after they ingested hand sanitizer. A number of fatalities have also been reported in such cases. Worst still, some have undergone permanent organ damage or lost their eyesight. ... Read More »