COVID-19 or Coronavirus pandemic has become a global concern these days and the outbreak seems to have no end. COVID-19 is an umbrella term used for a family of viruses that trigger mild to severe respiratory problems that are somewhat similar to those triggered by influenza. While some patients might recover just by practising quarantine and without the need for any medical intervention, others might be admitted to a hospital and kept under keen medical observation.
In the past 25 years, there has been a considerable increase in the number of patients being detected with cancer in India. In fact, the statistics have almost doubled with breast cancer, cervical cancer, oral cancer and lung cancer at the top. Cancer is a chronic disease that gradually damages the affected organ and spreads to the other parts of the body via metastasis. If detected in the early stages, it is very much possible to save the patient. Late diagnosis not only increases the complications but also elevates the mortality rate.
Bariatric surgery is not a single procedure but a variety of procedures that aim at reducing the patient’s appetite by removing a part of their stomach or binding it together. We will read about all these procedures later but first, let us try to understand why the procedure needs to be performed in the first place.
Back pain is a problem so common that you’ll find at least one person from every household who experiences back pain frequently. Although you can easily manage mild back pain at home but in case the pain is persistent, it is advisable to consult a specialist. You can find some of the best doctors for back pain treatment on Finding Doc.
Cancer is a life-threatening disease marked by the abnormal growth and multiplication of unhealthy and cancerous cells that gradually replace all the healthy cells of the body, leading to organ failure and ultimately death. Being detected with cancer can be really tormenting not only for the patients but also for their loved ones.
You must have heard the term Alzheimer’s in movies or read about it in books. But there is more to the disease than what is depicted by story writers. In this blog, we will talk about the disease to help you understand what exactly is Alzheimer’s and how it progresses over time.
You love interacting with people but fear that your bad breath will leave a bad impression on them? Is your bad breath affecting your relations with your family, friends and co-workers? Is it preventing you from making friends? Do you avoid sitting close to people because of it? In medical terms, the problem is commonly termed as halitosis and defined as a persistent, chronic, unpleasant odour in your exhaled breath that may be a result of unhealthy lifestyle habits, poor hygiene, eating certain food products or an underlying medical condition.
What is the thing that you love most about festivals? Some will say light and colours while others will say a day off from work but that we all love alike. Food. Back in the old days, women would spend hours or rather days preparing fancy meals and delicacies which mostly included a variety of sweets. Sweets and festivals share an inseparable bond. In fact, festivals are incomplete without sweets.
Never in my life have I met a person who doesn’t love festivals. All of us love festivals and especially children who eagerly wait for the festive season as it means school holidays, lots of sweets and more fun. They start planning and preparing for the festivals long before they have come.
Affecting over 180 million people in India, arthritis is a highly prevalent orthopedic problem that affects the musculoskeletal system and is generally marked by inflammation, swelling, redness, pain, discomfort and limited range of motion. With more than 100 different forms, arthritis is more likely to affect adults and especially elderlies.