Impact Of Global Influenza Outbreak Could Be Way Worse Than Covid-19 Pandemic

October 2, 2021 3:39 pm

A global influenza outbreak could manifold itself and prove to be far worse than the Covid-19 pandemic – says the infectious disease specialists. As per the director of the Centre for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, Professor Michael Osterholm – this global outbreak is a real risk to human beings […]

Shalby hospital of Ahmedabad introduces one-of-a-kind Digital Operation Room

September 28, 2021 8:22 pm

The Spine Surgery team at the Shalby Hospital has come up with great advancements in the spine surgery sector that is both – digitally advanced and cost-effective. An event was organised at Shalby hospital on September 28 at 3:00 pm where the Shalby team addressed the media and introduced their new Digital Operation Room (OR) […]

Older people with higher cholesterol live longer, says Japan study

September 27, 2021 12:52 pm

What if a study tells you that high cholesterol is actually a good thing and is in fact associated with longer life? It is more than possible. People die from causes ranging from heart diseases to cancer, or infection, or unnatural deaths. However, should it be a matter of concern? Should the cause of death […]

ICMR study says that 7.9 per cent of all cancer cases are childhood cancers

September 27, 2021 11:53 am

In a report published by the Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) named  ‘Clinicopathological Profile of Cancers in India: A Report of the Hospital Based Cancer Registries, 2021’, it is noted that Childhood (0-14 years) cancers constitute 7.9% of all cancers. The cases in males (52.4%) is higher than females (47.4%) where gynaecological cancers, including […]

Shalby hospital launches Rehab Centre

September 5, 2021 7:18 pm

Shalby, a known name in knee replacement and multi-speciality hospitals launched a multi-purpose rehab centre here on Sunday, The Shalby Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences will cater to various types of rehabilitation and its scientific processes and treatment, said Dr Niraj Vasavada, heading this project and who works as the head spine surgeon at the hospital. […]

Don’t Give Fitness a Bad Name

September 5, 2021 1:07 am

The sad, shocking and untimely death of a popular actor due to cardiac arrest has made all of us introspect and scrutinise our own lifestyles.People are saying, “He was fit and still succumbed to a heart attack. What’s the point of hitting the gym or eating right then?” This thinking is so wrong at so […]

Stress = cardiac arrest, explain doctors from Ahmedabad

September 2, 2021 7:11 pm

Stressful life clubbed with a vice is a lethal formula for cardiac arrest in the age bracket of 40-60. Doctors in Ahmedabad concern for youngsters’ lives as the trend continues to be on the rise. Social media, television channels and practically all news portals were filled to the brim with the news of the death of […]

India reports first death from avian influenza

July 21, 2021 12:54 pm

An 11-year boy from Haryana was admitted to the All India Institute Of Medical Science in Delhi on July 2 after he was diagnosed with leukemia and pneumonia died of the H5N1 avian influenza on Tuesday. It is the first such death registered in India in 2021, as reported by PTI. The news agency further […]

No evidence to suggest Delta variant escapes vax shield completely

July 13, 2021 4:04 pm

Given that the prevalence of the Delta variant caused a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country during the second wave, the fear that the additional mutation to the pre-existing variant signals the arrival of the third wave is widespread. Experts, however, assert that not only the fear is unfounded, but jumping the gun is […]

IIT Gandhinagar Researchers’ develop non-toxic, anti-viral surface coating material

July 12, 2021 9:15 pm

IIT Gandhinagar has developed an anti-viral coating material that can easily be applied to any material. The distinctive invention can help prevent viral infections. The IIT Researchers’ team who invented this anti-viral surface coating includes Professor Emila Panda, Associate Professor, Materials Engineering; Professor Abhay Raj Singh Gautam, Assistant Professor, Materials Engineering; Professor Virupakshi Soppina, Ramalingaswami […]

Being fit is the new sexy!

July 13, 2021 4:28 pm

Eating a healthy and balanced diet and doing regular exercises should be part of your lifestyle. It helps in maintaining physical health, mental health and overall well-being of your mind, body and soul.  Exercise Follow an exercise routine that you enjoy. Typically, should include stretching and strengthening exercises in combination with cardiovascular exercises. Working out […]

Self-care for women in the time of Pandemic

June 28, 2021 8:56 pm

“Show yourself softness, kindness, compassion as no one knows your body and soul better than you.” said Seema Sondhi, creator of Seema Sondhi – The Yoga Studio, during the first session of the Sayfty Self-Care Summit. Have you heard of chair pull-ups? It is easier than regular pull-ups. Sondhi taught it to the 50 women […]