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The Spread of New Coronavirus Updates & Prevention Tips – Health Education Article

The deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to more than 203 countries & territories and the number of people infected has gone over 8 Lakhs. Over forty three thousand people have died in sixty eight countries since it first got detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. As per 1st April total 1637 people, including 25 foreigners have been detected in India. This also includes the 143 patients who have already been recovered. Total 45 death has been reported in India due to novel…

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Mental Health Issues During Coronavirus & Government Initiative – Health Education Article

The topic of Mental Health has become a critical outcome of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world. With this extended span of Social Distancing and Self Quarantine, people are keeping themselves amused by connecting with each other virtually. However, it is easy to forget how difficult being in isolation can be for some people. This stands especially true in case of  people with pre-existing mental health issues, those who are a suspect in the incubation period waiting to get tested,…

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Coronavirus Affect Pregnancy and Newborn – Health Education Article

Getting that first positive pregnancy test and the whole journey of pregnancy, however blissful, brings along a rollercoaster of emotions for the expecting parents. The ongoing Coronavirus outbreak across the world is only adding to the anxiety of the parents-to-be. With so little still known about Coronavirus even now, it is especially hard to assess the risk it poses for pregnant women, the unborn babies, and the newborns. This is the reason why healthcare providers everywhere are devising strategies and…

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Dr Sushila Kataria, Medanta Doctor On Treating 14 Italian Coronavirus Patients – Health Education Article

With the rapid increase in the number of Coronavirus infected individuals in India, there is an immediate need to adapt to social distancing and maintaining hygiene. To understand more on how the doctors and hospitals are handling the virus, and what one should do during these testing times, we got on a call with Dr Sushila Kataria, Senior Director – Internal Medicine from Medanta – The Medicity, Gurugram. Dr Kataria and her team have also been credited for treating fourteen…

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Dr. Praveen Chandra Talks About Interventional Cardiology – Health Education Article

Interventional Cardiology is an advanced branch of heart care. Patients with heart diseases can avoid surgery and choose this method of treatment. Under this, doctors can treat a heart condition by using a catheter (a thin tube) without doing surgery. If you are scared of huge cuts, stitches and a pool of blood, then interventional cardiology is one option to treat heart diseases. We interacted with Dr. Praveen Chandra, Chairman of Interventional Cardiology and Structural Heart Cardiology at Medanta Hospital Gurgaon. Read…

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39th Week of Pregnancy: One Week To Go – Health Education Article

Are you ready to meet your pumpkin size baby? Of course, you have been waiting for this moment for the last eight months. It’s finally your second last, 39th week of pregnancy. Just one more week and the 39 weeks pregnant mother will be free from all the symptoms of pregnancy. All the body parts of the baby at 39 weeks are fully developed. In this post, we will see the 39 weeks pregnant symptoms and the changes in the…

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Which Wines Pair Best With A Home Remodel – Veggies and Vino – Health Article

Ah, good old home renovations.  If you’ve been through it before (and if not, we’re sure you will at some point) it can be stressful, daunting, and feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. Rest assured, Designer Extraordinaire Cristie from Fresh and In Check and Veggies and Vino have partnered up to help you get through it with what else but…wine!  Carley recently went through a home reno, which took about 10 months. The work…

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An Introduction To Immunity: Active And Passive – Health Education Article

Immunity is the ability of a body to guard itself against diseases. Immunity can either be natural or artificial. Also, they can be active and passive.  Active immunity occurs naturally in a person while passive immunity is triggered by an external force. Ensuing are important points that explain and distinguish active and passive immunity. What is Active Immunity? Active immunity requires something to trigger a response which is produced from an individual’s immune system. Inactive immunity, the individual itself produces…

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Common Indian Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) – Health Education Article

After malaria and tuberculosis, in India, sexually transmitted diseases are considered as the third most dangerous affliction in the country. Sexually transmitted diseases refer to a medical condition passed through one individual to others, by unprotected sexual contact. A study conducted during 2002-03 by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has shown that 6% of the adult population in India has sexually transmitted disease symptoms. And this has been increasing year by year. Let’s understand what is Indian sexually transmitted…

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Do Mattresses & Cervical Pillows Really Help? – Health Education Article

The only time when a body’s bones, muscles, ligaments and other structures of the spine are in a completely relaxed mode is during sleep time. In cases of a spinal disorder or back injury, it becomes even more important to sleep well in order to aid the healing process. However, a ‘good night’s rest’ is often overlooked by many, and individuals wake up feeling tired, instead of refreshed and relaxed. A 2011 research by the British Chiropractic Association on people…

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Newborn Week: Top 7 Newborn Care Tips – Health Education Article

So small hands! feet! eyes and red lips! Isn’t it crazy that the baby you have been waiting for, for the past nine months has finally arrived? Yes, it is. But we also know that the thought of giving the first bath or figuring out a swaddle can make you feel nervous. Don’t worry about Newborn care. This article will help you a lot. We are going to share some valuable Newborn baby care tips. The awareness about Newborn baby care before…

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