Health

The Vital Importance of Blood Donation: Saving Lives and Promoting Health

The Importance and Need for Blood Blood is indispensable in medical treatments, emergencies, and patient care, being crucial for procedures like surgeries, cancer treatments, and trauma care. Its unique properties make it irreplaceable, emphasizing the need for a stable blood supply through donations. Advantages and Disadvantages of Donating Blood Donating blood has several advantages: Life-saving Benefits: A single donation can …

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Safeguarding Little Livers and Gut

How early diagnosis and specialized care at Ankura Hospital Saves Young Lives from Hepatitis and Gastroenteritis in India Paediatric hepatitis and gastroenteritis are significant health concerns in children, necessitating prompt diagnosis and treatment. Hepatitis involves liver inflammation, while gastroenteritis is the inflammation of the stomach and intestines, often resulting in severe dehydration. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical in both …

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Are store-bought yogurt safe to consume?

Store-bought yogurt is generally safe to consume, provided it is purchased from a reputable source and handled properly. Here are some considerations to ensure its safety Always check the expiration date before purchasing and consuming yogurt. Store yogurt in the refrigerator at the correct temperature. Avoid leaving it out at room temperature for extended periods. Ensure that the packaging is …

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Thyroid Care: Understanding Conditions and Managing Your Health

By, Dr. S. Satish Kumar, HOD & Lead Consultant – Endocrinology , Diabetology & Bariatric Medicine The thyroid gland is a crucial component of our body’s endocrine system, located in the neck. It plays a vital role in regulating metabolism through the production of thyroxine. Many patients express concern about thyroid cancers and other serious conditions associated with the thyroid …

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ALZHEIMER’S MYTHS DEBUNKED

Named after German doctor Dr. Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer’s Disease has become a disease of intrigue and ambiguity among the general population. It is the commonest cause of dementia, which can be loosely described as impaired memory leading to the inability to remember, think, or make decisions that interfere with everyday functioning. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 10% of all people …

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Ways Fathers Can Encourage Open Conversations with Their Daughters on Menstrual Health

· Break the Silence: Fathers should initiate open conversations about menstruation, sending a powerful message that there is nothing to be ashamed of. By using the word “period” instead of code words, fathers can help normalize discussions about this natural process. · Fathers should educate themselves about menstrual health, including the basics of the menstrual cycle, menstrual hygiene products, and …

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Fitelo’s Revolutionary 5-Year Warranty Drives Long-Term Weight Loss Success

Fitelo is making waves in the weight loss industry with a fresh concept – a 5-year warranty program. With this innovative approach, clients not only achieve their desired weight loss but also learn how to hold onto their progress long term. Fitelo’s program tackles the common problem of weight regain, continuing to guide clients even after the program ends. It’s …

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CRACKING THE CODE: SCIENCE BEHIND DETOX WATER TRENDS, HYDRATION AND SKINCARE

Hydration is vital for the maintenance of healthy skin, and detox water trends have recently become popular for their potential benefits. Providing valuable advice and tips, Dr. Charu Sharma, Head of Dermatology at Cureskin, explains the science behind hydration, detox water, and skincare, The simple, yet fundamental role of Hydration Water is essential for human physiology, and its importance extends …

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Understanding Bird Flu and Its Impact

Bird flu, or avian influenza, is a viral illness that mainly infects birds. However, there’s a chance it can jump to humans and other mammals who come into close contact with infected birds. The strains H5N1, H7N9, and H5N6 have raised the most concern recently due to their potential for human transmission. These infections in humans typically occur through direct …

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Ultrasound Imaging Critical for Early Detection of Fatty Liver Disease

finds Apollo Hospitals in an analysis of 53,946 health checks over the past year National, June 13, 2024: Apollo Hospitals, India’s largest integrated healthcare provider, has identified a much-needed intervention in fatty liver diagnosis in India. Out of over 50000 people (53946), who underwent comprehensive preventive health checks at Apollo Hospitals, 33% were diagnosed with fatty liver. However, among those with …

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