Some Trusted Health Tips to Handle Traveler’s Diarrhoea

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 suffers from increased frequency in passing liquid stool, followed by nausea, abdominal cramps and even fever. This is even more frequent […]

Myths and Ways to Combat Conjunctivitis

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 conjunctivitis germinate in large numbers at this time. We all know the symptoms and signs of conjunctivitis because at some […]

Know about Osteoarthritis Symptoms & Causes

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 will help you understand what you can do to combat the influence of this disease on your healthy and life. Our bones have cartilages […]

Obesity: The toll it takes and how to fight it

We all know, and have read somewhere or the other, that obesity is a silent killer. It lurks around in the shadows and eats away your good health. Obesity is wrapped in some myths. For example, people think that overeating leads to obesity. This is not true in all cases of obesity. Eating is one […]

Online Health Care Advice for India: Use Preventive Medicines

To put it simply, preventive medicines are those that are used to keep diseases at bay before they hit home. For example, children below the age of 5 years are given polio vaccinations in India. That is a preventive medication routine. There are several other preventive medicines that are used the world over. An important […]

Trusted Health Tips to Fight High Blood Pressure

Millions of Indians suffer due to high blood pressure. It lurks around, lying undetected for long lengths of time, damaging your inner organs slowly. Before you figure out the silent killer in you, a substantial amount of damage has been done! If you look at the trusted health tips coming from medical practitioners in India, […]

Managing healthcare of poor countries.

After Alma Ata declaration it was widely percieved that by strengthening the primary healthcare system many poor countries would be able to achieve health for all by 2000. But it remained a pipedream even for countries such as India which after long subjugation by a foreign power realised the need for a stronger healthcare sysyem […]

India’s Rural Healthcare

Rural Health Care System – the structure and current scenario The health care infrastructure in rural areas has been developed as a three tier system (see Chart 1) and is based on the following population norms: Table 1. Sub-Centres (SCs) 1.2. The Sub-Centre is the most peripheral and first contact point between the primary health […]

HYPERTENSION:A CHALLENGE FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Hypertension simply means high blood pressure.Persistent high blood pressure leads to stroke,heart attacks,problems with vision and occasionally a vicious cycle of kidney damage sets in with high BP.The worst case of encephalopathy that I saw was in a young Caucasian woman of 40 when I worked as a medical registrar in a hospital in the […]

EARLY DETECTION OF DISEASES: ROLE OF SENSORS

ˡ   Most of us humans are prone to various diseases beyond our control. Disease detection must occur very early and be made more precise. If genes are at fault then genome mapping should help and eventually, as the science advances further,it should be possible to detect heart disease,cancers ,diabetes,hypertension,asthma and many others at a […]