Dengue Prevention

Guidelines for Dengue Prevention

The Facts so Far Dengue affects 390 Million people worldwide every year. The debilitating disease is vector-borne. It spreads from the bite of the infected female Aedes Aegypti mosquito. WHO recommends Dengue prevention and control measures that need to be actively executed on a commercial, community, and individual level. Read on to know more on…

COVID-19 and the Flu: How are they different?

Find the Difference COVID-19 and the common flu exhibit many of the same symptoms. In the monsoon season, it is difficult to distinguish between the common flu and COVID-19, but we must learn to do so. This article highlights the key differences between the two infections in all aspects. This knowledge ensures that people get…

Facts About Omicron Variant

Introduction: Omicron is the mutated strain of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 virus) reported to have more than 50 mutations, including 32 on its spike protein, and 26 of them have never been seen before. It is a worrying variant because of its mutations and more transmissibility. The mutations on the spike proteins make it tough for…

Why Point Of Care Testing Is Important?

The COVID-19 pandemic has embarked upon the importance of point of care solutions and to improve the scenario of Healthcare system. Many low to middle income countries across the globe are troubled with various communicable, infection, and life-threatening diseases, that are preventable and curable if detected early and accurately. With poor health infrastructure and lack…

Can Men Also Suffer From B-reast Cancer?

Introduction When we look at the term “B-reast cancer” we often think of it only as a female condition. In reality, b-reast cancer can affect anyone, i.e. males also have a likelihood of developing b-reast cancer. There may be differences as well as similarities in the risk factors and causes of b-reast cancer among both…

Basics and Prevention - Hepatitis

Understanding Hepatitis – Basics and Prevention

Introduction: Hepatitis is a medical concern characterized by the inflammation of the liver. It commonly occurs due to a viral infection, however, there are other possible causes like some drugs, medications, alcohol, and toxins, or autoimmune hepatitis. Autoimmune hepatitis is a disease that occurs when self-antibodies are made against the liver tissue. This article covers…

Medical Imaging with X-Rays

X-ray – Procedure, Technology, and Patient Safety

Introduction Medical imaging techniques such as X-rays, magnetic resonance, and ultrasound, allow the physician to see inside the body of the patient to identify and diagnose the medical problem or disease. What are X-rays? X-rays are an energetic form of electromagnetic radiation that is used to reveal the images of the bones present beneath the skin.…

bone mineral densitometry test

Bone Density Test & Osteoporosis Screening- DEXA Scan

Introduction Bone Densitometry also called ‘Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)’, a scan produces the image of the inside of the bone and helps in determining the bone loss, using a small dose of ionizing radiation. DEXA is a simple, quick, and noninvasive standard method for measuring bone mineral density (BMD), diagnosing osteoporosis and also detects the…

Medical Oxygen Concentrator For Healthy Living

Suffering from respiratory conditions like chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, lung infection, COPD?  Lack of proper oxygen support can be life threatening. Oxygen Medical Oxygen Concentrators Can Be Your Saviour! Medical Oxygen Concentrators are lifesaving potent medical devices that concentrate oxygen from a gas supply and remove nitrogen and offer with oxygen-enriched product gas stream. Oxygen concentrators…