A Microbiologist and a Hospital Administrator by profession, Pavitra now wants to share her passion for health with the world. A lively, vivacious and kindred soul, with a passion for writing she aims to make all aspects of health non-taboo.
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Arun is a 52-year-old energetic and a busy entrepreneur. With everything going his way, he has only one stumbling block - he suffers from diabetes. Although his wife keeps a watch on his diet and exercise routine, she worries
May 17 is World Hypertension Day.
According to the WHO (World Health Organisation), one in three people world over suffer from high blood pressure*. With India forming a significant part of this statistic, it is time we took
Actress Angelina Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy in order to keep breast cancer at bay. The actress's mother died at the age of 52 from ovarian cancer, and she herself was found to have the mutated form of the
A recent study suggests that over 3 lakh children in India die from diarrhoea-related diseases every year. With our country’s maternal and infant mortality rate being the worst in the world, it seems the government is unable
Being a woman is hard enough as it is, but when everyday trials are made worse with heavy menstrual bleeding, backaches and general discomfort, the day can seem unending. Excessive bleeding or prolonged periods are a glaring sign
May 7 is World Asthma Day.
Suffocation, a feeling that most of us fear is a common occurrence in the lives of people suffering from asthma. With the diseases debilitating the lives of many in our country, it is time we took
As you wait patiently for the doctor to tell you and your loved ones about your illness, hoping against hope that everything is alright, the doctor speaks but you don’t understand a single word! Packed with
It's summer time and itches and rashes are common, but if you notice either yourself or your child developing pus filled rashes along the back that progress to the rest of the body, you should be worried. A common disease in
The recent news about the FDA approving the sale of ‘Plan B Onestep’ a well known morning-after pill, to girls above the age of 15, has sent shock waves throughout the world. While this resolution has been passed in the US,
As you wait patiently for the doctor to tell you and your loved ones about your illness, hoping against hope that everything is alright, the doctor speaks but you don’t understand a single word! Packed with medical
Could you imagine a world of complete darkness? We use our eyes for almost all our daily functions, and a world without vision is a grim prospect. In India, there are 3.5 million blind people out of the world total of 45 million.
It's not only the dangers of contracting HIV/AIDS or even an unknown pregnancy when you have unprotected sex. There are a number of diseases that are transmitted via sexual contact with an infected person. In India, although
Everybody knows about malaria and what causes it, but did you know that the disease has not loosened its grip on our country? On World Malaria Day 2013, we at Health.india.com, aim to spread awareness about the disease and
Constipation is a condition that can cause the person suffering from it a lot of trauma. Although constipation can be a sign of a bigger problem like we explained in our previous post, if your medical check up has cleared