Brahmachari Upendra Nath

A Pioneer of Modern Medicine in India 1873-1946 “As a matter of the most vital concern in nation-building, the problem of nutrition demands very careful consideration by statesmen and scientists alike, more so due to the fact, as has been …

How to Prevent Heart Attack?

Heart Attack! You Can Prevent It Over the past few years, India witnessed a huge surge in heart attacks making it one of the major causes of death. Recent studies published in ‘The Lancet’ and its associated journals reveal that …

Family History and Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease continues to be a major cause of death in India. While efforts are being made to decrease the risk factors for heart disease, one area that remains elusive is the family medical history. Yes, heart disease could be …

Vertigo

Overview Vertigo is a condition that makes the person feel that themselves or the environment around is moving or spinning. It varies from dizziness in that vertigo represents an illusion of movement. When the subject feels that they themselves are …

Twitch

Overview Muscle twitches are tiny involuntary movements involving small areas of muscle or muscle fibers. These twitches often go unnoticed & when you do feel them, they tend to feel worse & more noticeable than they truly are. Twitches, also …

Tuberculosis

Overview Tuberculosis or TB is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis. According to global tuberculosis report given by the World Health Organisation or WHO, TB is the most causes the highest infectious disease-related mortality rate worldwide. It is …

What are the 5 Warning Signs of Stroke?

A stroke also referred to as a cerebral vascular accident is found to be the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. It occurs when the blood supply to the brain has been disrupted. Blockage of blood supply by a clot …

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition which is characterized by a curve in your spine. The angle of the curve determines whether the condition is mild or severe. If your spine is curved more than 10 degrees, it is classified as Scoliosis. The …

Schizophrenia

Psoriasis Types, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Overview Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes the formation of scales and red patches on the skin. The word psoriasis is derived from Greek words psora and iasis which can be translated as “itch” and “condition” respectively and can be …