Category Archives: Health

What Happens If You Receive Wrong Blood Type?

Healthcare professionals are quite meticulous when it comes to testing and labelling blood types. This is absolutely necessary, as receiving the wrong blood type can have serious health consequences. It could also prove fatal. Although rare, it is possible that wrong blood type can be given to a patient. This may occur due to various reasons such as human error, ... Read More »

5 hobbies you can enjoy when you are at home

COVID-19 pandemic has affected the whole world and most of the populations have been placed under mandatory lockdown. Though most of the working crowd was initially happy to work from home, the inability to venture outdoors for leisure or indulging in any form of fun is having quite a negative effect on people. Amidst all this hustle-bustle, it is very ... Read More »

Managing a high-risk pregnancy

Authored by Dr. N Sapna Lulla, Lead Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Aster CMI Hospital Pregnancy is a miracle of life. It is undeniably wondrous and life-changing experience for first-time mom-to-be or are pregnant with second or more. While having a baby should be natural and risk free process, there are certain chances that some may face what is called ... Read More »

Which Animal Kills The Most Humans?

Life is uncertain and death can come calling anytime, anywhere. There are so many ways we can die such as due to disease, infection, accident, homicide, suicide or simply old age. Another common way to die is when we are bitten by animals. This is not to be taken lightly, as thousands of people die every year due to animal ... Read More »

7 Warning Signs You Need To See A Gastroenterologist

Our digestive system, stretching all the way from the mouth to the anus, is one of the most complex parts in the body. The gastrointestinal tract plays an important role in our health, as it is responsible for absorption of all types of nutrients that our body needs. If your digestive system is not working properly, your body may become ... Read More »

Types of Vaccines

Vaccines are our first line of defense against disease causing pathogens. Vaccines are usually administered to young children, even though there are several vaccines that are given to adults as well. Vaccines work by stimulating our immune system and train them to fight a specific type of infection. To better understand how they work, let’s take a look at some ... Read More »

Diseases / Infections That Can Kill You within 24 Hours

Surely, you have heard about medical conditions like heart attack and stroke that can kill humans within hours. However, these are just a few of the many diseases / infections that can prove lethal in a very short time. To help you understand the risks, here’s a quick look at diseases and infections that can kill you within 24 hours. ... Read More »

How Vaccines Work

The search for a vaccine has never been so urgent, as it is now in the times of coronavirus pandemic. Several pharmaceutical companies and institutions are working 24/7 to develop a vaccine for Covid-19. So, how does a vaccine work and how it is better than medicine? Well, here are the answers you are looking for. How vaccines work Vaccines ... Read More »

Sinu Joseph presents a new perspective towards native menstrual practices on social audio platform Swell

Why women shouldn’t visit Hindu temples, exercise or practice Yoga during menstruation, why menstruation is considered impure and the best practices to ensure menstrual hygiene remained some of the key questions asked by Swell users Sinu also disclosed how sanitary napkin manufacturers are commercializing menstrual products in the name of hygiene Renowned menstrual educator, author and Founder and Managing Trustee ... Read More »

Can You Survive Heart Attack Without Treatment?

Heart attack is a growing health issue in modern society. It primarily occurs when coronary arteries get choked and are unable to supply blood that carries oxygen to heart muscles. The severity of heart attack may depend on partial blockage or complete blockage of the coronary artery. Such blockage is often due to buildup of plaque, which can comprise various ... Read More »