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Promise of Plasma treatment for COVID-19

A key method being used to treat COVID-19, plasma therapy has shown significant promise with patient recoveries. Plasma therapy is a treatment method that is an experimental therapy and uses the plasma donated by a patient who has recovered from COVID-19 as their blood stream has protective antibodies. Usually used in patients who are not… Read More Promise of Plasma treatment for COVID-19

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Medical Tourism in India

As the healthcare scene in India is changing with new age developments that are spurred by a technical edge this has also made the country a hot spot for medical tourism.  Scientifically and technologically, Indian Healthcare has shown a lot of potential in the past decade, growing at a rate of 15% with a current… Read More Medical Tourism in India

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Beating Cholesterol

Seema (name changed) a 40 plus working executive had a routine blood test with her lipid profile done and was shocked to be diagnosed with Dyslipidemia. Simply explained this is a condition when there is an abnormal amount of lipids including triglycerides, cholesterol and/or fat phospholipids in the blood. In lay man terms, Seema was… Read More Beating Cholesterol

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A unique cure for PCOS

Clinical Yoga Therapy or therapeutic yoga is taking centre stage to help women deal with polycystic ovary syndrome For 31-year-old Gurugram resident Khyati Gupta Babbar, polycystic ovarian syndrome was a part of her life. She had been suffering from the condition for 10 years so much so that her menstrual cycles were dependent on drugs.… Read More A unique cure for PCOS

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Menstrual Hygiene

Own your period With a focus on going green, many women are switching to eco-friendly alternatives like cups or reusable pads made of bamboo fibre. But how good are they from a hygiene perspective? We find out. Over the last few years, there has been an increased interest in menstrual hygiene with many entrepreneurs and… Read More Menstrual Hygiene

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Lactose Intolerance Guide

Lactose Intolerance is a symptom where people show allergic reactions to dairy products. However before you press the blame game trigger on dairy, there is much more you need to know. This includes the fact that dairy may not always be the cause of your woes. Chandan Singh, a 35 year old chemical factory owner… Read More Lactose Intolerance Guide

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Understanding Rhabdomyolysis

Do you indulge in extensive and excessive exercises? Do you feel very tired after exercising? Are your muscles very sore and do you feel a lot of pain, fever and nausea after exercise? Well, if you answered yes to any of these, it is better to check if you have Rhabdomyolysis. The name might sound… Read More Understanding Rhabdomyolysis