Tips to maintain motivation during uncertain times

The prevailing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted each of our lives in multiple ways, it has significantly affected global trade and disrupted supply chains & cash flows thus halting economies and leading to countries losing business, investments and trade. The crises had not only engraved deep dent in the economy, but it had also brought us…

The coronavirus family and the disease associated with them

Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that consists of strains that cause potentially deadly diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses spread through airborne droplets of liquid produced by infected people. Few of the most uncommon but notable strains of coronavirus like SARS-CoV-2, the causative of COVID‑19, SARS-CoV the ones responsible for severe acute…

Know the contagion: Endemic, Epidemic or Pandemic?

Contagious diseases spread by either bacteria or viruses and are like, always present in society. Generally, infected cases are present below an expected threshold, but from time to time there might be an outbreak, a new strain or a new sickness that has a huge impact at either a local or global level. The speed…

Make sure to know it all about Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM) are a large group of genetic diseases which is caused by inherited deficiency or lack (or abnormality) of proteins that have structural, receptor, enzymatic or carrier roles. IEMs include disorders arising due to failure of metabolic pathways involved in storage and/or breakdown of various food end products like carbohydrates, fatty…

The vital role of diagnostic services in healthcare

Diagnosis is better than Disease. The word diagnosis hasn’t probably received so much attention and acclaim as it has now, during a worldwide pandemic, when detection and timely treatment have clearly emerged as the need of the hour. Diagnosis helps improve patient care, contributes to protecting a patient’s health and in some cases even helps…