As air quality remains in 'very poor' category post-Diwali, causing people to experience breathlessness and other respiratory problems, here are a few tips to protect yourself and your family from pollution. A day after Diwali celebrations, the air quality in Ludhiana - and its surroundings, continues to remain in ‘very poor’ levels due to emission from firecrackers and stubble burning in adjoining areas of the city. While rising levels of pollutants are causing serious healt
What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common hormone disorder that affects 5%-10% of women. Like all syndromes, PCOS is a collection of problems that are found together. Not all women with PCOS have all the same symptoms.
To be diagnosed with PCOS, a woman must have 2 of 3 possible issues: 1. Chronic lack of ovulation (anovulation) 2. Chronic high testosterone (hormone) levels (hyperandrogenism), and 3. Ovaries that have multiple small cysts containing eggs (polycysti
Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) affects central nervous system, mostly in children and young adults. It starts with high fever, then hampers neurological functions causing mental disorientation, seizure, confusion, delirium, coma. Currently, the state of Bihar is seeing an outbreak of the deadly neurological disease, which has claimed lives of at least 113 children in Muzaffarpur and the adjoining districts. And over 200 children in the state have been admitted to hospital