A life of perpetual effort: Living with PCOS

Living with PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS has emerged as one of the most common hormonal issues among women of child bearing age. Almost one in ten women have reported some or all the symptoms characteristic of PCOS.A hormonal disbalance, PCOS is a condition wherein the ovaries produce large amounts of androgen or male sex hormones.  The […]

Are you getting enough sleep?

Get Enough Sleep

We have almost been convinced that you cannot sleep enough to your success. The sacrifice of sleep, in order to achieve success is a romanticised idea in cultures across the globe, giving birth to idioms and phrases like ‘burning the midnight lamp’ or ‘burning the candles at both ends’. We see it as an important […]

5 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Immune System

Immune system

Who doesn’t want a strong immune system? Raise your hand. No one? Well, one thing that the pandemic has made us realize is that health is the true wealth. Perhaps you’re one of the frontline healthcare workers. Or maybe you’re working from home while simultaneously managing your family and kids. No matter how hectic your […]

5 Myths Vs Facts about Diabetes

Diabetes Myths and Facts

“Stay away from desserts,” “go for a sugar-free diet,” “you should never eat after 8 p.m.” — it seems like everyone has a piece of advice for you when you have diabetes, isn’t it? Friends, family, and even strangers think they know it all about this chronic disease. They are quick to judge you and […]

The spectrum of Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Most of us identify autism with the very few extreme cases we come across in our lives. In such cases, the child is too behaviourally paralysed to live life the “normal” way, and the signs or symptoms are visibly evident. Our hearts reach out for these children and at the same time we feel relieved […]

Top 3 Incredible Medical Breakthroughs That Will Change the World

Medical Breakthrough

So, you missed your medications again? Why don’t you let the digital pill keep track of it? Need organ transplantation? You should rather consider 3D-printed organs. Scared of needles? How about painless injections? Having a hard time keeping your hospital germs-free? Get Superbug-zapping robots on it. No, we aren’t blabbering. This is just a preview […]

Can diabetes be cured permanently in the future?

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Diabetes is one of the most common chronic ailments that cause high sugar levels in the bloodstream of the affected patients. In the US alone, 30 million people suffer from diabetes, and 50-80 million are pre-diabetic, this brings the total toll to around 100 million people who suffer from diabetes in that single nation. Its […]

Nipah Virus: all you need to know about it

Nipah Virus

Confirmed cases of Nipah virus have been coming from the Indian coastal of Kerala and has claimed the life of a 12-year-old boy. In a pandemic struck world, these are worrying signs as people fear the outbreak of another pandemic. Here’s all you need to know about the virus. Origin and past outbreaks: Bats are […]