It was last year I had just turned 18, It was one of the usual day. The sun had risen and was shining bright in the morning sky and as usual the morning chores were been done by all in the house. My father was doing his morning yoga schedule, mother was busy cooking food for all and my sister was getting ready for her school. My Grandfather too was busy doing her normal scheduled activities of morning. However, she was very slow due to old age and needed help from other on numerous occasions. She was past 75 and […]
The most important thing in our life is usually the one which is most dearest to our heart. The thing that differentiates humans and animals is the ability to make this dearest thing, emotionally so much attached to over selves that it becomes a priority in our daily life and we as humans can go to any miles to ensure the protection of this thing which is dearest to us. If you have still not got it, then hold your breath; I am referring to the most important thing in our life! Yes, you got it right! Our ‘children’….. Ravi […]
There are good reasons to drink coffee and there are a few reasons not to. This article is for those that are looking for reasons to keep drinking it. After all, you may have a caffeine-hater in your life. You know the type – they’re always telling you what’s bad for your health. Here’s a list of some good reasons to drink coffee. Memorize this list – so the next time you encounter your favorite coffee-hater you can pull out one of these babies.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]