Why hypertension is more dangerous than you think
December 13, 2012 at 8:00 am
Hypertension along with diabetes has become one of the most dreaded chronic illnesses in India. To understand the disease we first need to understand the basics of blood pressure. Our blood flows through our arteries with pressure. This pressure is determined by the pumping of the heart as well
Vaccines for your child – what you should know
June 20, 2012 at 4:55 am
When you visit your baby's doctor for the first time, he or she educates you about the vaccines your child would need. The thought of so many painful injections every few weeks/months hurting your precious baby is heart breaking. But what you ought to know is that vaccines are really important
All you need to know about Malaria this monsoon
June 18, 2012 at 12:48 am
28 year old Deepak works in an ad agency in Mumbai. One fine Sunday morning he complained of headache, severe body ache.
He also said that he had nausea and vomiting. He could barely rise up from bed.
He recorded a temperature of 104 deg F. He was shivering and also feeling cold. He was taken
Symptoms of cancer you shouldn’t ignore
June 6, 2012 at 8:25 am
When someone's detected with cancer, people assume that sooner or later, death is certain. Agreed that survival rates of some cancers aren’t very good due to the fact that they are diagnosed really late. By that time, metastasis (cancer spread) has occurred and death becomes inevitable due to
Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test – what you need to know
May 23, 2012 at 4:36 pm
One of the most common tests a doctor would ask you to get is a CBC (Complete Blood Count) test. This is advised to measure the counts and concentration of various components of your blood – the red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, haemoglobin and more.
Your doctor might order a CBC
World Haemophilia Day 2012: Are you aware about the disease?
April 17, 2012 at 11:10 am
Nine month old Nishant had just started crawling. It was a delightful experience for his parents. But over the days his mother noticed bruises around his knees. She ignored it initially thinking the baby might have hurt himself trying to explore his surroundings but to her horror they continued to
Common queries about cholesterol, lipid profile, VLDL, HDL, triglycerides…
March 27, 2012 at 12:38 pm
You have your latest lipid profile reports in front of you and the doctor says it doesn't look good. You're utterly flummoxed by the numbers and the strange terms on the report like cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and lipid profile. Don't worry help is at hand:-
What is cholesterol?