Ayurveda tips to keep your kidneys healthy & strengthen renal system
Although renal transplants and kidney dialysis are the two most common treatment options for kidney failure or chronic kidney disease, they have their own side effects. The kidney may get rejected by the patient's body during a transplant or there may be chances of infection during dialysis.
The relationship between heatstroke and heart failure
Cases of heart failure, heart attacks, and strokes rise in the hot weather. Heart attacks and strokes occur due to interruptions in the normal flow of blood to the heart or brain-the two most vital organs. According to research, patients with heart diseases may be particularly vulnerable to heat injury. This means that you can be at greater risk if you have a heart condition.
Explained: Why some people are affected differently by Covid-19 infection
The team from NYU Abu Dhabi investigated the association between microRNAs, a class of small RNA molecules that regulate genes, and Covid severity among 259 unvaccinated Covid patients living in Abu Dhabi. The findings, published in the journal Human Genomics, showed microRNAs that are associated with a weakened immune response and admission to ICU.
Why India is seeing a rise in hypertension, diabetes cases?
According to an alarming new study led by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and published in the journal 'The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology', Infia is home to a whopping 315 million people with hypertension, and 101 million with diabetes.
Facts about safe blood donation
Let's look at some facts about safe blood donation shared by Dr Gautam Wankhede, Director of Medical Affairs, Mylab Discovery Solutions: Safe blood is essential in all healthcare facilities to ensure appropriate treatment and minimise preventable mortality.One in four maternal deaths in India is due to excess loss of blood and shortage of.
Brain tumour cases rising 'steadily' in India, 20% are children: Doctors
World Brain Tumour Day is observed on June 8 every year to increase awareness and educate the public about brain tumours. In 2020, brain tumour was ranked as the 10th most common kind of tumour among Indians. The International Association of Cancer Registries IARC) reported that there are over 28,000 cases.
5 signs of a healthy menstrual cycle you shouldn't ignore
It is essential for women to pay attention to their menstrual cycles and understand what constitutes a healthy and normal period. By being aware of the signs of a healthy menstrual cycle, women can better monitor their reproductive health and seek medical attention if any irregularities arise.
Covid mRNA vax safe, has no serious side effects in infants: Study
The study marks the first analysis looking for serious side effects from the mRNA vaccines in young children. Researchers from the Kaiser Permanente and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) examined patient records from June 2022 to March 2023 for both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
From spices to wellness: An Indian diet supports healthy ageing
While we cannot control the environmental pollutants to which we are exposed, we can certainly adopt a healthier diet. As more people become aware of this, Dr Irfan Shaikh, Head, of Medical and Scientific Affairs at Abbott's Nutrition business, highlights robust and healthier foods that comprise a balanced diet.
Planning pregnancy? Quit smoking first, say experts
World No-Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on May 31 to educate people about the perils associated with tobacco consumption. "Best time to quit smoking is at least four months before pregnancy, that is, whenever you plan pregnancy,"