Can itchy nipples be a sign of something serious?

It is important to remember that anyone who experiences abnormal symptoms should visit their doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. It is important to do this because if doctors discover a more serious condition, the person can receive treatment immediately

Can itchy nipples be a sign of something serious?At some point in their lives, most men and women will experience itchy nipples. Many factors that can cause the condition, most of which are not cause for concern. However, some symptoms should not be ignored. Itching nipples can be a sign that something more serious is going on. What are the causes of itchy […]

Winter: Follow these easy steps to ensure your eyes stay safe and healthy

Whether you’re hitting the slopes, heading to work or just cozying up by the fire, be aware of your surroundings. It’s easy to take good vision for granted when you should really be taking precautions. So, experts list out few ways to combat the effects of cold weather and dry air on your eyes

Winter: Follow these easy steps to ensure your eyes stay safe and healthyAs the heart of winter draws nearer and nearer we often start to realise our eyes are not quite coping as well as they usually do.  Know how to keep those peepers in tip-top condition throughout winter. We typically worry about staying warm during the winter months, and think less about protecting our eyes said experts. […]

Not homemade remedies, proper medication’s the only way to beat head lice

Misunderstood as the disease of unclean, head lice is a form of infection and it has to be treated like that. Doctors say that the problem is encountered in crowded places and where there is a large amount of cohabitation and body contact. e.g. hostels, schools, camps

Not homemade remedies, proper medication’s the only way to beat head liceA child, who constantly scratches his /her head, becomes a social embarrassment for the parents. This situation puts parents in a difficult situation in public places. The infestation of head lice causes the major itching in the head. Though this problem is commonly observed in the school going children, adults are also not protected from […]

Vitamin B may improve verbal communication in autistic kids

Vitamin B may improve verbal communication in autistic kidsAutism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has many behavioural symptoms, including anxiety, inappropriate social interaction, poor eye contact, and compulsive behaviour. Many adolescent patients have difficulty interacting socially with others. A new study published in Springer Nature’s journal Molecular Psychiatry has linked folinic acid, a reduced form of vitamin B, with improved language and communication skills in […]

Post floods in Mumbai, BMC urges citizens to take preventive medication

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has appealed citizens to visit the nearest BMC hospital to take preventive medicine and treatment as per the doctors’ advice. Health authorities have also urged citizens not to self-medicate

Post floods in Mumbai, BMC urges citizens to take preventive medicationMumbai had received heavy rainfall on Tuesday, August 29.  As a result of this, Mumbai’s roads were waterlogged and several people had to wade through flood waters. Sensing a great risk of leptospirosis and other infectious diseases, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has appealed citizens to visit the nearest BMC hospital to take preventive medicine […]

The role of rehabs and support groups in aiding youths with mental health issues

Getting help from rehabs makes sure that someone is constantly evaluating the patient to make sure all his or her needs are met in a supportive atmosphere. This is done to take proper steps for each person to get them on the right path to recovery

The role of rehabs and support groups in aiding youths with mental health issuesApproximately 1 of every 5 individuals suffer from one or the other mental illnesses. Amongst the youth in particular, depression, anxiety and stress is common. One needs to understand that whatever the concern is, they need to speak to someone close or to a psychiatrist or a support group in order to get appropriate help […]

ICMR aims to shorten multidrug resistant TB treatment from two years to six months

Though Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will take a few months to begin the trial, the modalities for the same are being worked out already. ICMR has chosen Mumbai as one of the key sites for its trial

ICMR aims to shorten multidrug resistant TB treatment from two years to six monthsThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will start clinical trials to shorten multidrug resistance (MDR)-TB treatment. ICMR aims to cut down the treatment period from current two years to six months. It plans to include two new TB drugs – bedaquiline and delamanid – along with two existing antibiotics in trial Mumbai will be […]

India’s elderly struggle to fend for their health-care expenses

In past 50 years, India’s elderly population has almost tripled and with rise in number of senior citizens’ population, there is also a steep rise in the health-care expense which they bear

India’s elderly struggle to fend for their health-care expensesIndia is promoted as rising nation and many initiatives have been introduced by the government to strengthen India’s global economic standing with development as its core agenda. While on one hand, immense efforts are being made to improve India’s GDP (gross domestic product), which will secure the future of youth, the government machinery has been […]

This touch therapy heals without popping pills

This touch therapy heals without popping pillsOur understanding of a healthy body goes beyond the Newtonian concept which advocates the “one size fits all” statement. There is a deep shift in the perception about disease management today that goes beyond the ‘popping the pill’ culture. People are becoming more responsible and research on the ability of the body to find its […]