Advising Patients. Informing Public.
A heart disease creeps in without a fair share of warning. Before you know it, the warning bells begin to make a raucous noise. And suddenly you are staring at a heart condition that is not just critical, but also expensive. No heart problem can be taken lightly and you can never be sure what can lead to a more escalated complication. That is why the mantra of prevention is better than cure is the best way to deal with cardiac matters.
Combating a heart condition, or preventing it for that matter, requires a certain kind of lifestyle. Medicines and therapy are there to bail you out of cardiac trouble. However, you must adopt to live within certain safeguards. (more…)
The World Health Organization (WHO) attributes about 15,000 deaths in India to malaria. However, according to reports published in science journals like The Lancet, the number could be as high as 13 times the figure mentioned by WHO! The researchers and scientists who have conducted the survey on behalf of The Lancet mention that they had conducted ‘verbal autopsies’ to arrive at this stupefying figure. For the uninitiated, verbal autopsies are carried out by talking to the family of the deceased and building up a report on how the patient died, what the symptoms were, etc. (more…)
TB or tuberculosis as it is less popularly known as, has troubled the human race since time immemorial. The ancient Greeks and Romans were not free from the ravages of this deadly disease. In countries like India, where the living condition of the poor sections of the society are far from ideal, TB is a lethal force. Millions of people living in wet and damp conditions, not to mention unhygienic ones, are prone to contacting TB. The health sector of India has been able to achieve some success in stemming the spread of TB in the urban areas as dedicated TB centres are giving free tests and treatment to those who can not afford private healthcare, but in the rural sector, this is still a cause of concern. (more…)
‘From sharp end to the deep end’ that is how he describes his journey so far in the realm of healthcare. A specialist in Chest Diseases with nearly 35 years of experience after his primary qualification in Medicine, Dr.Mishra lived and worked in Britain for twenty five years, gradually realizing that it is better to make efforts to improve the health of the whole population than to only treat a single person. (more…)
The infrastructure of health is crumbling in India because of several factors. One of them certainly is the wide expanse of the country. Far flung areas do not have the means or the scope for proper health facilities. Medical camps set up by the Government are erratic and often do not have the required weaponry to combat diseases. The sorry state of affairs is accentuated by the ever-rising population of the country. Millions of people suffer from diseases like diabetes, tuberculosis and cardiac problems. Let alone being treated, most of these cases are not diagnosed till they have reached a very advanced and critical stage, often at the point of no return. Ilaaj Online is an initiative that effectively designed to provide quality medical help to these people. It is not enough to have a bag of noble intentions. The planning to build up a medical support system for those who need it has to be immaculate. Coupled with the planning, expertise must be firmly on board. Ilaaj Online has a … [Read More...]
Studies conducted on travelers all over the globe has proved that 20% to 50% of them suffer from traveler’s diarrhoea. This is a condition which is similar to the usual diarrhoea where the patient … [Read More...]
Conjunctivitis or the eye flu as it is called sometimes is a very common problem, especially in India. It usually sets in during the monsoon season as the microbes that set off the bout of … [Read More...]
Knowledge is the primary weapon to fight against osteoarthritis, say online medical consultants. To lead the fight-back against this degenerating disease, you need to know the science of it and that … [Read More...]