Fluttering Hearts: A Valentine’s Day Special

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. This translates to a week full of surreal emotion oozing in our hearts, ready to pour out on our loved ones. But did you know that Valentine’s Day is not the only occasion observed this week? Congenital Heart Defects or CHD Awareness week is observed between 7th to 14th […]

Inspiring Disability Book Recommendations For You

Every year, December 3rd is observed as International Day of Disabled Persons. Millions of people in the world currently suffer from visible as well as invisible disabilities. The latter type of disability has managed to become a serious problem over the years. People suffer from mental illnesses, learning difficulties or behavioral problems, which often aren’t […]

Let’s Talk About PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

INTRODUCTION Trauma is usually defined as experiencing or witnessing a scary, disturbing or shocking event. The nature of the traumatic injury can be physical, mental or emotional. Trauma is subjective for different people, i.e. everyone processes and reacts differently to different traumas. Most of us recover from the initial symptoms or after-effects of a traumatic […]

How Can We Treat Breast Cancer?

The month of October is dedicated to increasing awareness among people about breast cancer. Genetic, biological and environmental factors play a role in developing risk factors for breast cancer. For example, people with a family history of breast cancer are at a high risk of developing it themselves. Risk of breast cancer increases with increasing […]

How To Do Breast Self Examination

October is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world with an alarming mortality rate. It is more common in women than in men. Since its discovery, the diagnosis and treatment techniques for breast cancer have developed exponentially. This has helped people in getting early […]

Intermittent Fasting: Should You Give It A Chance?

Let’s be honest with ourselves – ever since the lockdown began and most of us have been confined to our homes, our waistlines have taken the liberty to, uh, grow healthily. Not that that’s a bad thing (because seriously, there isn’t much that we can do within the four walls of our houses), but those […]

How Asthma Patients Can Tackle COVID-19 Smartly

The COVID-19 pandemic is nothing short of a nightmare for us. It becomes one step more undesirable for patients with respiratory problems, because catching COVID-19 could be potentially fateful for them. Patients with asthma, COPD, bronchitis etc. have probably been on the edge since this pandemic began. It is very essential for them to take […]

Hepatitis Facts : World Hepatitis Day 2020

Every year on 28 July, World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed to raise awareness about viral hepatitis, its impact on the world and influence real change in people. In 2020 the theme is ‘Find the Missing Millions’. Today, there are nearly 300 million living with viral hepatitis. Their lives are in danger because they are […]