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Category: PREVENTIVE 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 […]

BODY SCIENCE: Skin pigmentation tells so much about HEALTH!!!

In our day to day lives, most of us experience about something called “skin pigmentation”.We try cosmetic remedies, home remedies, curse the sun and the think of it to be dust and dirt debris. But, did we ever think that skin pigmetation may have a relevance with our health status??     Acanthosis nigricans (AN) […]

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 […]

FIGHTING PCOS AND BODY SHAMING: GUARDS ON

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME(PCOS) Also called HYPERANDROGENIC ANOVULATION , or STEVEN-LEVENTHAL SYNDROME, is a set of symptoms due to elevated male hormones in women. It is a common health condition experienced by 1 out of 10 women of reproductive age.THERE IS APPROXIMATELY 5-10% WOMEN EXPERIENCING PCOS i.e A SIGNIFICANT BURDEN.   SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS: IRREGULAR OR NO MENSTRUAL PERIODS HEAVY PERIODS […]

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