Knowledge

January 12, 2017
Non-Communicable-Diseases

Non-Communicable Diseases

Non communicable diseases (NCDs) are the main cause of death and disability in the world. They are a group of conditions that have a health impact for a long period of time, and often create a need for long-term treatment and care. Some examples of NCDs are Cardiovascular diseases Cancer Chronic respiratory diseases Diabetes Mental health diseases Many NCDs can be prevented by reducing common risk factors, such as physical inactivity, unhealthy diets, tobacco use, and harmful alcohol use. Unfortunately, the disease burden of NCDs is growing worldwide. Globally, NCDs is expected to increase by 17% in the next 10 […]
January 12, 2017

HIV / AIDS

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. If left untreated, HIV can lead to the disease AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). Unlike some other viruses, the human body can’t get rid of HIV completely. So once you have HIV, you have it for life. HIV attacks the body’s immune system, specifically the CD4 cells (T cells), which help the immune system fight off infections. If left untreated, HIV reduces the number of CD4 cells (T cells) in the body, making the person more likely to get infections or infection-related cancers. Over time, HIV can destroy so many of these cells that […]
January 12, 2017

Malaria

Malaria is a life-threatening blood disease caused by parasites transmitted to humans through the bite of the Anopheles mosquito. Once an infected mosquito bites a human and transmits the parasites, those parasites multiply in the host’s liver before infecting and destroying red blood cells. The disease can be controlled and treated if diagnosed early on. Unfortunately, this is not possible in some areas of the world lacking in medical facilities, where malaria outbreaks can occur. Prevention Prevention is an important component of malaria control. Preventative medical supplies are available Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs),WHOPES approved and available in different colors and sizes […]
January 12, 2017
kids-care-section

Mother & Child Care

Reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) is a predominant topic in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); Reduce Child Mortality (MDG4) and Improve Maternal Health (MDG5). The central role of mother and child in these MDGs indicates the importance of a safe pregnancy and childbirth not only to the health of the mother and her newborn child, but also to the future of their families and communities. Due to the lagging progress of MDGs 4 and 5, the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children composed a list of 13 health commodities that have the potential to save […]
January 12, 2017

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is still one of the major causes of preventable death in the world .TB is an infectious Disease caused by TB bacteria (Myco bacterium Tuberculosis).Infection can cause serious damage to lung and other organ . Prevention Since tuberculosis is spread through the air from one person to another, prevention is very difficult. However, there are methods to prevent (active) TB; by vaccination and diagnosis and treatment of infected people to prevent further spreading of the disease. Diagnosis A positive TB skin test or TB blood test only tells that a person has been infected with TB bacteria. It does […]
November 9, 2016
Nutraceutical

Nutraceutical

The world growing fast, people growing fast, and health issues growing fast to. AndLife style related diseases become common.We can overcome with this problem by making healthier choices in earlier life,This leads to a sharper focus on health-promoting diet, that prevent people from ever getting ill. And the health-promoting products come under the Nutracetical. Dr Stephen DeFelice coined the term “Nutraceutica” from “Nutrition” and “Pharmaceutical” in 1989, Nutraceuticalare the product isolated or purified from foods, and generally sold in medicinal forms not usually associated with food and demonstrated to have a physiological benefit or provide protection against chronic disease. Categories […]
November 7, 2016
Homeopathy-History

Homeopathy History

What is Homeopathy? (from the Greek word ‘homois’ = similar and ‘pathos’ = suffering). It is an independent experience-based method of treatment. It was developed in 1970’s by the physician Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843) from Saxony in Germany. Homoeopathy does not identify a disease as such, but sees it as a disorder that affects the whole human being. Fever, pain etc. are merely symptoms of this general disorder. Unlike orthodox medicine, homoeopathy does not focus on a particular disease but on the whole person. A person is considered healthy as long as his or her organism is able to counter balance […]
November 7, 2016
Ayurveda-History

Ayurveda History

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old ancient Indian system of natural and holistic medicine. The Ayurveda means “the science of life” when translated from Sanskrit Ayur means “longevity ” or life and veda means “science ” or in other words ayush (life ) and veda (knowledge). Yet this science or Veda is not theoretical or superficial knowledge about disease and their remedies, but a profound understating of the essence or true nature of things. Simply stated, Ayurveda is the art of living in harmony with science of life and is not only confined to disease and treatment. Ayurveda provide us with comprehensive […]