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Category: FAMILY MEDICINE

Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

ANTI-AGING DRUG : RAPAMYCIN

  INTRODUCTION   Humans are plagued with diseases that are strongly related to ageing : Atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetic complications, cancer, Alzheimer, Dementia and Parkinson diseases, age-related macular degeneration, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis to name a few. They all have ageing at the core of their pathology in some way or the other. Hence, suppression of aging […]

SPIRITUALITY – Treating Mental Health Disorders

“Create a life that feels good on the inside and not just one that looks on outside” Are you Believer or an atheist?  Well the answer doesn’t matter if you know the true meaning of spirituality and how it helps one sail the boat of life in all sorts of life conditions. The increasing rate […]

CHANGING SLEEPING PATTERNS DURING THE PANDEMIC

  The corona virus pandemic has turned the world upside down and affected all aspects of our lives, including our health, livelihoods, and much more. The constant barrage of news about the global pandemic is causing fear, stress and anxiety for many during waking hours and is preventing us from getting a goodnight’s sleep. Sleep […]

UPRISING OF TELEMEDICINE IN MODERN MEDICINE: ADDRESSING THE NEW FUTURE

ROLE OF TELEMEDICINE IN HEALTH CARE:- A term coined back in 1970’s, means “healing at a distance”, signifies the use of Information Communication Technology(ICT) to improve patient outcomes by increasing access to medical caree professionals using information and communication technological and medical information. WHAT IS TELEMEDICINE? According to WHO, “the delivery of health care services,where […]

Joints for the weekend: should you pass them on or let them PASS?

“The most obvious important realities are often the ones that are the hardest to see and talk about” – David Foster Wallace That kick, that high, those oohs and aahs. When the world around you becomes 7-D and slows down, when you can hear colours and see sounds. When you crave that feeling over and […]

World no tobacco day- STOP SMOKING BEFORE IT STOPS YOUR HEARTBEAT!!

Coming 31st May you would see different posters and ad campaigns increasing the awareness of tobacco-related health hazards. 31st May is celebrated every year as the World No Tobacco Day when the ill-effects of tobacco consumption and maintaining lung health are stressed upon. Though the World No Tobacco Day is supposed to increase awareness against […]

MENSTRUAL HYGIENE : KEEP BLEEDING LOVE.

If looked upon with scrutiny, menstrual hygiene appears to be the most important subject of women empowerment worldwide. And availability of sanitary pads and proper bathrooms are not the solitary issues regarding menstruation. The main evil we have to fight against is the social norms that stand in the way of women as taboos and […]

Work through the day yet sleep flies away!

Everyone has been affected with this at one point of their life or another, whether it is because of studies or stress or even a significant other. This is even more prevalent, considering the present scenario of the lock down, when our sleep cycles have become completely twisted and the future has become uncertain. What […]

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