An exhaustive and comprehensive health strategy is in place to ensure safe pregnancies and check incidents of miscarriage, Health Minister JP Nadda said today. Under this strategy, pregnant mothers are given suitable medical care, supplements and other necessary help under a central government scheme, he said in the Lok Sabha.
Navratri is an important festivals of Hindus, celebrated with lots of enthusiasm all across the country. During this time some people fast for all nine days whereas some may just fast on the first and the last day. Most people avoid non-vegetarian food items, alcohol, onion and garlic in their food.
Gudi Padwa or Ugadi marks the beginning of spring and is considered a very auspicious time. It also marks the Hindu New year. A mixture of neem and jaggery are eaten this day, which are very healthy by their inherent nature. Let's read some of its health benefits.
Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide and India has the maximum number of cases of this deadly but curable and treatable disease. The World Health Organizations Global Tuberculosis Report in 2016 estimates that there are 79,000 cases of MDR-TB or Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis. This is becoming a serious problem and a big public health issue.
World TB Day is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of tuberculosis, the TB bacillus.
Usually when we are talking about butters, the dairy butter comes to our mind, however there are buttery fats which are extracted out of seeds or fruits, which are high in fat and they are very useful for the skin and can also be used for the nutritional purpose.
He agreed that something was seriously wrong with her breathing and sent her down the hall for another round of lung function tests, which were normal. He then placed his stethoscope on Hull's throat, not over her lungs. When she breathed, she recalled, he "recoiled, with a scared look on his face."
There is tremendous demand for blood in hospitals. Many patients die because they are not able to cope with the loss of blood. Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person - the gift of life. Let's read all about blood donation.
Exercise reduces joint pain and stiffness and increases flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It also helps with weight reduction and contributes to an improved sense of well-being. Exercise is one part of a comprehensive arthritis treatment plan. Treatment plans may also include rest/relaxation, proper diet and medication.
First aid is the life saving, critical help given to an injured or a sick person before medical aid arrives. This timely assistance, comprising of simple medical techniques, is most critical to the victims and is, often, life saving. Any layperson can be trained to administer first aid, which can be carried out using minimal equipments.
People smear each other's faces with coloured powder known as 'Gulal' on Holi. Playing with colours on Holi is fun but can turn out to be harmful if care is not taken. It is recommended that natural colours and herbal dyes should be used. To make Holi truly colourful, read the following tips.