General Health

  1. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

    MERS-CoV is a new emerging coronavirus that leads to severe acute respiratory infection (SARI), first detected in Saudi Arabia in September 2012. The disease seems to be the outcome of the spread of the virus from camels to humans, causing limited person-to-person spread but not lasting transmission in humans. The most extensive onset besides the Arabian Peninsula occurred in the Republic of Korea in 2015. It was associated with a traveller coming back from the Arabian Peninsula.

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  2. Coronavirus And Diabetes: How To Deal With It?

    Coronavirus And Diabetes: How To Deal With It?

    The global threat of the novel coronavirus epidemic is getting more significant day by day. Each day, we come across the latest news on additional cases, deaths, travel warnings, and economic repercussions. Media is constantly reporting that people with some underlying health conditions are at significant risk of developing serious complications - and diabetes is at the top of the list. We are here with an article curated by analyzing the reports of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and some medical professionals. 

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  3. How Can You Prevent The Transmission Of COVID-19?

    How Can You Prevent The Transmission Of COVID-19?

    People are in distinct fear and anxiety about the spread of COVID-19 and think that some race or ethnicity are more susceptible to disease transmission. Due to this, they start avoiding or keeping distance with them. But the truth is that the novel coronavirus can make anyone sick and all are at equal risk. If you live with someone suspected to have COVID-19 or have recently travelled from an area with an outgoing transmission, call and inform your doctor. The coronavirus symptoms are very mild in most of the cases, and so you must keep your doctor informed about your medical records and travel history. 

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  4. All You Know About Pneumonia

    All You Know About Pneumonia

    Of all infectious disorders, Pneumonia accounts for 18.3% of deaths in children aged younger than 5 years. This makes it a single largest infection-causing death. Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection. It can be caused by any viruses, bacteria, or fungi infection. Infants younger than 3 years and people older than 65 are mostly affected by such infection because of weak metabolism. Pneumonia is a lung infection that fills air sacs in the lungs with fluid and pus. This causes difficulty in breathing that automatically leads to an insufficient supply of oxygen to the body.

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  5. Bone Fractures: Types, Symptoms & Causes

    Bone Fractures: Types, Symptoms & Causes

    Fractures generally occur when the force applied on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Age is most probably one of the most significant risk factors for bone fractures. Broken bones are very prevalent in childhood, but can be treated effectively with ease. However, as you age, the recovery becomes slower and more complicated. We shall discuss more causes in the later section of the article. 

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  6. Osteoporosis: What Makes Women More Susceptible?

    Osteoporosis: What Makes Women More Susceptible?

    It is unfair, but being a woman automatically puts you at a higher risk for osteoporosis than man. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis impacts two hundred million people across the globe. Why this gender disparity? Women usually have a lower bone density as compared to their male peers. Also, they lose bone mass more quickly as they get older, which leads to osteoporosis in some cases. It is found that between the age of 20 and 80 years, an average white woman loses one-third of her hip bone density, during this bone density loss of only one-fourth in women. 

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  7. Incontinence Of Urine In Males

    Incontinence  Of  Urine In Males

    Urinary incontinence is an unintended flow of urine. It’s not a disease. It’s a problem mostly with men in their urinary tract. Incontinence means a lack of voluntary control over urination. Urine is made by the kidney and is stored in a sack-like muscle called the urinary bladder. Further urine flows from the bladder to outside the body through the prostate and penis with the help of a tube (Urethra) having rings of muscles around it called Urinary Sphincter.

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  8. 10 Diseases To Watch Out During Climate Change

    10 Diseases To Watch Out During Climate Change

    It is caused by bacteria known as Borrelia burgdorferi that is transmitted through a bite from an infected tick. The changes you might observe in this disease depend on the kind of tick, time and place of the tick bite. According to the CDC, the victim gets infected once the tick remains attached to the body for at least 36-48 hours. Therefore, in order to be safe you should manage to remove the tick within 48 hours from the time of tick bite.

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  9. Turmeric: The Golden Spice Of Life

    Turmeric: The Golden Spice Of Life

    The beauty market has turned into something very different. Have you heard about the term green beauty? In this, the cosmetics are manufactured, making use of natural ingredients. The golden spice turmeric has its significance in the cosmetic industry. People have nowadays become more cautious about their skin. They are more inclined towards herbal products as they have no harmful chemical constituents. Most people in the Asian countries, uniquely Thai and Indian cuisines, add a pinch of turmeric while preparing any curry. It provides the curry with an exotic flavor and color. Just like many other natural ingredients, turmeric provides valuable skincare benefits.

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  10. 10 Types Of Headaches And Their Remedies

    10 Types Of Headaches And Their Remedies

    Headache can be defined as the sensation of pain anywhere in the head region which might be the result of a medical disorder, such as migraine or high blood pressure, anxiety or depression or physical stress, such as incorrect eyeglass prescription, loud noise exposure, lack of sleep, etc. Headaches are of different types and it can last for hours or a day but in some severe cases it holds on for days or even longer duration.

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