Getting adequate and good quality of sleep is essential for an individual’s physical and mental health. Chronic sleep deficiency can increase the risk of many critical diseases...
The term ‘FNAC Test’ stands for Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology. FNAC Tests – normally safe, quick and relatively inexpensive procedures - are done to study and examine masses or lumps under the surface of the skin (such as in the head or neck
Every new year offers excitement for a fresh beginning, which is probably everyone looks forward to the new year.
Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die, leading to memory loss and cognitive decline.
Breast Cancer is cancer of the breast lobules, breast ducts or fatty and connective tissues that are found within the breast. If they grow malignantly, Breast Cancer Cells can spread to other parts of the body (such as the chest wall or skin, for example) via the lymphatic system or the blood stream.
When we talk about dementia, there are many myths that haze the truth of this disease, creating more questions...
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your...
A menstrual disorder is an abnormal condition in a woman's menstrual cycle. read all about you should need to know about Menstrual Disorders
Prostate cancer is the 3rd, and final, disorder of the pancreas. The fifth most common type of cancer in the world today, prostate cancer tends to occur in men who are above a certain age.
Take care against Obesity and Understanding the meaning of obesity, risks and causes. The traditional meaning of obesity is a body weight that is 20% more than one’s ‘ideal body weight’.
The meaning of Obesity, when a person is carrying excessive weight. Find out more about, Is obesity a disease or a condition, prevention & symptoms in adults & kids.
Heart diseases claim more lives every year than any other disease. Indeed, heart attack and stroke are the world’s biggest killers. A heart attack can happen to anyone – irrespective of age - at anytime.
A Lipid Profile Test is essentially a series of tests conducted together to assess the amount of cholesterol (and its subtypes) in the blood. The results of a Lipid Profile Test can help us understand, measure, monitor, diagnose and prevent a host of medical conditions, some of them potentially fatal.
The diagnosis of a heart attack depends on the symptoms and the findings of the tests. The goal of diagnosis after a heart attack is to avert the immediate danger, limit the damage to the heart muscle and tissue, and try and get the patient on the road to recovery as quickly and painlessly as possible.
Dengue (pronounced den-gee) is a mosquito borne viral disease that can lead to severe illness, which can potentially be fatal. Also referred to as Breakbone Fever, Dengue is caused by four different viruses,
The Chikungunya virus is brought on by the bite of a mosquito. While not fatal or contagious (normally), the symptoms - fever and joint pain – can be acute, and the suffering can be long lasting. There was a time when Chikungunya was considered a ‘tropical illness’.
There are 5 main hepatitis viruses in the world - A, B, C, D and E. These cause the maximum damage in terms of illness and death globally, and additionally, carry the potential of triggering epidemics and outbreaks.