Eye problems caused by sun and heat are early cataract formation, pterygium (yellowish white tissue which grows on the conjunctiva and invades the cornea), pinguecula (small yellowish white patch of tissue in the conjunctiva) and degenerative changes in the retina.
The International Day of Action for Women’s Health or International Women’s Health Day is celebrated on May 28 annually since 1987.
Every May 28, nonprofits, government agencies, the private sector, the media, and individuals come together to celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day.
Even if the women have access to tampons and menstrual cups, most of them prefers to use sanitary napkins or pads and you must be wondering why? So here are the answers to your questions:
Oral polio vaccine (OPV) has been documented to protect against some viral and bacterial infections.
A mask made of three layers (muslin-flannel-muslin) reduced surface contamination by 99 per cent, total airborne microorganisms by 99 per cent, and bacteria recovered from the smaller particles, aerosols, by 88 per cent to 99 per cent.
The system can detect anti-H5 avian influenza virus antibody with only two microliters of serum sample and within 20 minutes, the researchers said.
According to the study, the researchers changed the secretogranin-2 genes through specific mutation and found that it affected the ability of females and males to breed.
Among the Covid-19 cases 526 are active cases, 62 were discharged from the hospitals, four died and three migrated to other states.
The ongoing pan-India lockdown has not only flipped upside down our emotional well-being, but has also had an unforeseen impact on our physical one too, especially when it comes to mobility.
These workshops have been running since October 2019 as part of the #PeriodPaath campaign in partnership with the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council
World Schizophrenia Day is observed on May 24 annually. The purpose of this day is to spread awareness about this illness, eradicate the myths and superstitions around mental illnesses in general.
To fight the stigmas associated with Schizophrenia and create awareness among people for this mental disorder, World Schizophrenia Day is observed on May 24 every year.
After Coronavirus brought the world to a standstill and continues to infect millions across the globe, the fear of a mystery ailment Kawasaki in kids taking over. It is a multisystem inflammatory disease with symptoms like fever, rash and red eyes.
The study, published in the prestigious journal The Lancet, comes after US President Donald Trump said he is taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus, even though health officials have warned it may be unsafe.
India has more than five lakh homeopaths who can provide this treatment for coronavirus.
An antibody first identified in a blood sample from a patient who recovered from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 has demonstrated ability to prevent SARS-CoV-2 live virus infection.
Psychological impact of Covid-19 is higher on ophthalmologists as they are at an increased risk of close contact with the patient’s eyes and face, reveals a study.
A Chennai-based eight-year-old child was recently diagnosed with a mysterious disease that killed many children in the US and European countries.
As per the studies, Ashwagandha can be used as an effective treatment and prevention drug against COVID-19 infection.
Many people turn to ‘Dr Google’ to self-diagnose their health symptoms and seek medical advice, but online symptom checkers are only accurate about a third of the time, warn researchers.
If you already have a health insurance policy, then you can also consider supplementing it with Critical illness policy for an added layer of protection. Considering the change in life patterns and poor dietary habits, it is no news that heart attack is typical even amongst 35-year-olds!
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) commemorates World AIDS Vaccine Day or HIV Virus Awareness Day. The concept is rooted in the speech of the then US President Bill Clinton on May 18.
The survey was conducted during the period of April-May, collecting 600 responses via an online survey tool.
World Hypertension Day is marked on May 17 every year. According to WHO, Hypertension is a ‘silent killer’.