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An Age Of Autoimmune Diseases

Rheumatic Arthritis Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Diabetes type-1 Sjogren’s Syndrome Goodpasture Syndrome Psoriasis  Multiple Sclerosis Inflammatory bowel syndrome Ankylosing Spondylitis Grave’s disease Some of these diseases you must be familiar with and with some you may not. We won’t be describing in detail all these but to mention, these all are autoimmune diseases. The most […]

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 […]

FOP: Human Body Turning into Stone

06/25/2020 FOP, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, is the rarest of rare diseases with about 800 cases reported (as of 2017) worldwide. The incidence rate of this rare disease is about 0.5 per million.  It is the only disease known so far that causes one organ system to change to another. Yes, you read that right. In […]

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 […]

Mental Health: One’s priceless asset in life

05/30/2020 What is mental health? The WHO (World Health Organisation) defines health in its constitution as- “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” If this definition is to be implied in the mental arena, then it would mean that mental health does […]

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