The number of gastro cases have decreased in Pune, experts

Gastroenteritis (gastro) is the most common digestive disorder amongst children. Severe gastroenteritis causes dehydration and an imbalance of blood chemicals (electrolytes) because of a loss of body fluids in the vomit and stool. But surprisingly, it has come down. According to Pune paediatricians, in this year, the incidents of children with gastro related illnesses have reduced. While, the percentage of viral flu has increased at an alarming rate

The number of gastro cases have decreased in Pune, expertsChildren usually contract viral gastroenteritis from other children who have had it or who have been exposed to it, such as those kids in child care centres, schools, and other crowded settings. Viral gastroenteritis is very contagious and spreads easily from child to child. On the other hand, your child is sent home from school […]

Mumbai witnesses a significant rise in diarrhoea cases

Monsoon invites a host of diseases like diarrhoea, dysentery, typhoid and vomiting, due to the consumption of contaminated water. This led to a significant rise in the number of patients suffering from diarrhoea

Mumbai witnesses a significant rise in diarrhoea casesMonsoon brings with it an end to the scorching summer heat and a sigh of relief for everyone. But during the rainy season, water gets contaminated. And consuming this contaminated water can cause stomach disorders, diarrhoea and jaundice. A large number of patients are making trips to the hospital with maladies like fever, cold, cough […]

As the heat rages on, Mumbaikars are feeling its effect on their health

Viruses become more active when the season changes. As summer has begun, viral infections are on a rise. Most common are cases of upper respiratory infections with people having complaints of cough, cold, throat infections and tonsillitis

As the heat rages on, Mumbaikars are feeling its effect on their healthAs the weather continues to fluctuate with cool mornings, scorching afternoons which are followed by cooler evenings, doctors across the city say their clinics are flooded with patients with summer related ailments. With a vast difference in temperatures cases of gastrointestinal infections, upper respiratory tract infections and bronchial asthma are on rise. Doctors attribute this […]