HIV AND AIDS

What Is HIV? HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks cells that help the body fight infection, making a person more vulnerable to other infections and diseases. It is spread by contact with certain bodily fluids of a person with HIV, most commonly during unprotected sex (sex without a condom or HIV medicine… Continue reading HIV AND AIDS

ZINC AND IMMUNITY

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays an important role in many physiological functions. One of the key functions of zinc is its influence on the immune system. Zinc is required for the development and functioning of immune cells in the innate and the adaptive immune system. Zinc homeostasis is finely controlled within each… Continue reading ZINC AND IMMUNITY

IMPACT OF MOBILE GAMES ON CHILD’S HEALTH

This post is regarding impact of games on your child’s health. IMPACT OF MOBILE GAMES ON CHILD’S HEALTH Mobiles are the fastest developing technological gadgets nowadays in our society. In every-day life they alter in astonishing ways. There are always new versions of mobile phones in stores and folks want to shop for the latest… Continue reading IMPACT OF MOBILE GAMES ON CHILD’S HEALTH

Burning feet syndrome

Burning feet syndrome, also known as Grierson-Gopalan syndrome, is a medical condition that causes severe burning and aching of the feet. A burning sensation in your feet may be caused by nerve damage in the legs, also called neuropathy. Although many medical conditions can cause burning feet, diabetes is the most common. Most burning feet treatments focus on preventing further nerve damage and… Continue reading Burning feet syndrome

PERIODS MYTHS AND FACTS

Periods (also called menses or menstruation), a totally natural process, are associated with multiple cultural beliefs and taboos. These myths and misbeliefs have been holding women back. To end the social stigma linked with menstruation or periods, it is important to set your facts straight. Here is a small attempt to normalize the menstrual cycle… Continue reading PERIODS MYTHS AND FACTS

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others. It is a complex, long-term medical illness. Although schizophrenia can occur at any age, the average age of onset tends to be in the late teens to the early 20s for men, and… Continue reading Schizophrenia

WHAT IS DEHYDRATION AND HOW TO AVOID DEHYDRATION IN SUMMER ?

Dehydration Dehydration is the absence of a sufficient amount of water in your body. The best way to beat dehydration is to drink before you get thirsty. If you’re thirsty, you’re already mildly dehydrated, and that can cause symptoms like headache, fatigue, dizziness and more. Dehydration can contribute to life-threatening illnesses like heatstroke. What is… Continue reading WHAT IS DEHYDRATION AND HOW TO AVOID DEHYDRATION IN SUMMER ?

NOMOPHOBIA : THE FEAR OF BEING WITHOUT CELLPHONE

Nomophobia, or “NO Mobile Phone Phobia” is a psychological group of symptoms in which a person experiences fear or anxiety about not having mobile phone connectivity. Do you have trouble putting down your smartphone or feel anxious when you know you’ll lose service for a few hours? Do thoughts of being without your phone cause… Continue reading NOMOPHOBIA : THE FEAR OF BEING WITHOUT CELLPHONE

SPIDER VEINS : CAUSES AND TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Spider veins are tiny, thin veins that vary in color and that you can see just under the surface of your skin. They’re so named because they remind us of spider webs, and are also sometimes described as looking like marble. Spider veins can be blue, purple, or red. They may appear in the form… Continue reading SPIDER VEINS : CAUSES AND TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Hirschsprung’s disease

It’s a cycle that’s vital to life — we eat food, digest it, and excrete what we can’t use. Excretion, though often a subject of disgust or humor, is very important. It usually begins on the first day of a baby’s life, when the newborn passes their first stool, called the meconium. But some babies have trouble. If… Continue reading Hirschsprung’s disease