Cases of dengue highly underestimated in Pune, finds study

In its first of such kind, a Pune-based study has revealed that there is underestimation of dengue cases in the city. While the city registers a few hundred cases a year. The survey has revealed that the actual presence of infection is far more. Different reasons have also been highlighted for its underreporting

Cases of dengue highly underestimated in Pune, finds studyThe study which is supported by the Indian Council of Medical Research and published in the PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal, estimates that over eight per cent of the city’s population, which is about close to 60,000 people, could be exposed to the dengue virus. The study found an overall ‘high disease burden’ of dengue […]

Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?

A sudden drop in temperature affects your mood? Then you are not alone. It can be a symptom of a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder. The SAD is a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons

Why are Punekars feeling ‘SAD’ this winter?If a sudden drop in temperature affects your mood, then you are not alone. This winter, Pune city witnessed temperatures, as low as 6 degrees, and many people suffer a psychological disorder called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). The SAD is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons. If you’re like most of […]