As per WHO, “Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) or chronic diseases kill 41 million (M) people each year, which is equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally.” Of these, cardiovascular diseases account for 17.9 M, followed by cancers (9.0 M), respiratory diseases (3.9 M), and diabetes (1.6 M). Read more >>
Winter has set in, and so have the woes for your skin! Dry itchy skin is one of the most common things
that one experiences during the winters.
Why does the skin get dry and itchy during winters?
When the temperature drops, the clear, cold days of winter can dry out skin’s natural barrier Read more >>
With the onset of winter, it is host to a lot of fun. However, it also brings with it some illnesses that can be a spoilsport. So, to be on the safe side, you should keep yourself and your loved ones away from illnesses like common cold, flu, Read more >>
With 462 million active internet users and 430 million active mobile internet users in India, the scope for ehealth services and solutions can prove to be a game changer in the patient care space. And in the current urban milieu where internet access is far higher than the national average; the Read more >>
Living with any form of diabetes isn’t easy. One needs to monitor blood sugar levels, follow strict dietary guidelines and manage regular treatments like insulin. One may often find it overwhelming at times. That is why it is important to find support. Read more >>
Managing employee retention requires some strategic thinking and actions to ensure that the staff remains committed to their job responsibility and the company. Employee retention is one of the most powerful and most overlooked facets of running a successful company. Read more >>
Here comes the festival of lights! The sight of lamps illuminating the houses, the sound of firecrackers, the sparks from ‘rockets’ brightening the night sky, the delicious sweets and the warm greetings – all seem to engulf us in a warm blanket of festivity and togetherness. Read more >>
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A stroke is a "brain attack". It can happen to anyone and can strike at any time. It occurs when blood flow to any area of the brain is obstructed and the oxygen supply is cut off. When this happens, Read more >>
Preventive Healthcare is indispensable to the growth of a corporate by ensuring the well-being of employees by preventing diseases.
If your company is planning to invest in Preventive healthcare, this article guides you on the basic must-knows.
This is the era of disruption. Read more >>
Iodine is found in trace amounts in human body and its only function is thyroid hormone synthesis which is responsible for regulation of metabolism. The recommended dietary allowance of iodine is approximately 150mcg/day in adults and adolescents, 250 mcg/day in pregnant and Read more >>
With October being observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, much awareness is being dawned through education and research by thousands of organizations worldwide to fight this disease that claims many lives every year. Read more >>
Preventive healthcare is a second thought in our competitive and fast paced culture. It’s a rat race where people purposely avoid health consultation thinking it could threaten their competitive spirit and growth. With relatively minor health problems in the initial stages, there comes the aggravation that Read more >>
Simply stated, obesity is the state of being excessively fat or overweight. It is a medical condition in which excess body fat gets
deposited in the body and impacts the health negatively.
Before the 21st Century, obesity prevailed as an epidemic only in developed countries Read more >>
The 27th World Mental Health Day takes place on October 10,2018. WMHDAY emphasizes the continued need for improving the lives of people living with various aspects of mental health. It aims to promote mental health and educate the public on relevant issues. We would like to stress Read more >>
Hair loss is one of the most common health problems faced by both men and women and it affects one-third of the global population. It is learnt that it is natural for everyone to lose about 100 strands of hair every day. So, one shouldn’t really fret. Read more >>
It is estimated that approximately 44 million people across the world have Alzheimer’s related dementia. Its prevalence is high in Western Europe and North America and contributes as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. It is most common between the ages 65 and 85 and the Read more >>
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women in India and the fourth most common worldwide. It has been roughly estimated that one woman dies every 8 minutes due to cervical cancer in India.
Infection by the human Read more >>
Suicide, the act of intentionally ending one’s own life, is a tragic event that leaves painful scars for the victim’s survivors and
family. According to WHO Report, there is one suicide in every 40 seconds, accounting for over 800,000 suicide deaths in a year.
10th September is observed as World Suicide Prevention Day. Let us understand Read more >>
“One cannot think well, love well and sleep well if one has not dined well” - Virginia Woolf.
Nutrition, by far, is one of the most important aspects of our life. We are what we eat. Nutrition science is continuously evolving, and its importance seems to be more pertinent in present times. Proper intake of nutrients constitutes a balanced diet. Read more >>
Gluten-free diets are the latest craze for those looking to lose weight. But what is it?
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Since most of the processed food are made up of wheat, gluten is largely seen in pasta, breads and cereals.
Some people are forced to avoid Read more >>
With August 1st-7th being the World Breastfeeding Week, its importance regarding dawning awareness cannot be undermined. That breast milk is the best for the baby goes without saying. However, it is not just the baby that benefits, so does the mother in umpteen ways. Read more >>
Breast Milk is Natural. It’s Mother Nature’s way of empowering every woman to nourish, nurture and protect her baby. Breastfeeding is all about how the mother and child bond gets fostered and more. It’s about the love, warmth, and the feeling of “coming alive” by kindling a life! Read more >>
During the annual Miami Swim Week show this year, the fashion ramp of Sports Illustrated scorched with excitement as it celebrated the courage of a breastfeeding mother and the beauty of nature. Mara Martin, mother to her Read more >>
Living in the technological era, extensive use of computer monitors, mobile phones and staring at other electronic visual display units often cause strain to our eyes. Such strain experienced by the eyes is referred to as Digital Eye Strain, also known as computer eye strain. With increasing work on computers Read more >>
Mukesh Mehta, 62, was looking forward to a peaceful life following his retirement. However, what followed next was something quite unexpected. First, while on a morning walk, he started to forget the usual path of 30 years that he regularly took back home. Then he insisted that he had lost Read more >>
“Ah-choo, Oh God! This annoying fit of sneezing” – the common grumble during the monsoon. While we eagerly summon the rain drops to soothe our prickly heat rashes, we often send out an unwanted invitation to the monsoon maladies in return. Universally acclaimed as “The Unifying Bond”, Read more >>
The waft of the aroma from the kitchen tantalizes the senses and draws you in. Yes, cooking is
in progress and you quip, “What’s cooking for dinner?”
One of the most important ingredients used in cooking is the ‘cooking oil’, which is used for everyday cooking, deep frying, baking, Read more >>
Do you worry about appearing for an examination or landing up a job? Do you feel dejected when your romantic relationship is not working out despite your best efforts? Are you embarrassed or get uncomfortable in an awkward social gathering? Do you squirm about paying an unexpected bill and Read more >>
Come April and May, the summers are knocking at the door. While we surely associate the summers with holidays and loads of fun with family and friends, one also needs to ensure certain precautions to prevent falling ill during the season, which is quite common. Read more >>
What is Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a naturally occurring product found in the body, which is produced by the liver. It is vital to the normal cell functioning and is the parent molecule for major hormones such as oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone. It is critical to the functioning of the immune system and Read more >>
A lemon may be among the smallest things most people really don't consider that important, in comparison to other fruits and vegetables, when they go shopping . However, it is one of the highest nutrition food items in the basket. When it comes to lemons the first thing that pops into our minds Read more >>
If you are a new mother, chances are that you will be inundated with advice on breastfeeding from all quarters, which might leave you all the more confused. Here are some proven tips on breastfeeding that will surely be helpful for you. Read more >>
An “ulcer” is basically an open sore. The origin of the word “peptic” has its root cause in acid. It means that the problems arise due to acid. Duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer are the two most common types of peptic ulcers. Depending on the locations where these ulcers are found, the ulcers Read more >>
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