World Heart Day: More Awareness on Organ Donations Needed

September 29, 2022 4:37 pm

Ahmedabad-based developer Dipak Patel is the perfect icon for the theme for World Heart Day 2022 – ‘Use Heart for Every Heart’ – he could well be the longest surviving person in the state with a transplanted heart. Now in his 50s, this year Patel marked 18 years of his new life. He underwent heart […]

Ahmedabad: Plastic Surgeon Ashit Shah Launches Cosmetic Centre, The Aesthetica 

September 22, 2022 8:01 pm

Cosmetic surgery is a life-enhancing event. It can set you apart from others and give you the looks that you always desired. To bring this service to Ahmedabad, Plastic surgeon Ashit Shah and female rejuvenation surgeon Hema Shah launched their cosmetic surgery clinic ‘The Aesthetica’ on Thursday.  These doctors have included surgical and non-surgical treatments […]

Everything You need to Know About the New Langya Virus 

August 11, 2022 2:11 pm

As the world is torn between recovering from the lethal COVID-19 and getting to know Monkey Virus, another virus has now hit China. The new virus named Langya henipavirus (LayV) has infected 35 patients in two of provinces with largely mild symptoms. The virus is animal-driven and is a part of the same family as […]

Women’s Health and Menstrual Hygiene Seminar

August 3, 2022 5:59 pm

On 3rd August 2022, Wednesday, GLS University’s Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC) – CWDC organized a Seminar on ‘Awareness on Women’s Health and Menstrual Hygiene’ for the girl students in GLS Auditorium. Dr. Anar Mehta and Ms. Swati Bedekar conducted the seminar.Women have always feared their periods, even children of tender ages. This very important, but […]

Why Successful People come from Troubled Backgrounds

July 28, 2022 5:35 pm

Exposure to trauma in early childhood can lead to severe effects in later stages of life. It can start from a minute thing but slowly can penetrate and pose a larger threat. According to research, people who have lived through a troubled childhood have interestingly turned out to have successful lives. For instance, Oprah Winfrey […]

MonkeyPox : Travelers With Symptoms To Be Sent to LNJP Hospital

July 26, 2022 12:49 pm

International travelers arriving in Delhi with MonkeyPox symptoms including high fever, back pain etc, will be sent to LNJP Hospital directly from the airport, sources reveal. Sources also said that the decision was undertaken in a meeting on Monday which was lead by Delhi Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena.It was the Delhi government’s decision and […]

We Do It For People, Not For Our Benefit: IMA Doctors On Strike

July 22, 2022 7:49 pm

Doctors of the Indian Medical Association went on a strike on July 22 because the concerned authorities rejected any claims of an understanding of the issue. Medical Association called for a ‘Gujarat Bandh’ on Friday. The Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court gave a verbal order to Gujarat Government to execute conditions. Thus, AMC stepped […]

How To Protect Yourself From Diseases That Spread In Monsoon?

July 22, 2022 3:33 pm

Monsoon, a season that visits India between July to September, brings nourishment and joy to our land. However, one downside of monsoon is the diseases that it brings along with it. Thus, while you enjoy the monsoons, you need to care for yourself. However, the good news is that staying healthy during these months can […]

Gujarat: Overcoming Challenges in Organ Transplantation

July 21, 2022 8:21 pm

Organ transplantation has become an established and life-saving treatment for patients like Surat’s 66-year-old Mayank Patel who faced many constraints for several years till he was donated a kidney by a brain-dead person. Mayank and his family are thankful to 46-year-old Geetaben Bharatbhai Parmar whose kidney provided him a lease of life and freedom from […]

On Doctors’ Day, Thank You Saviours In White!

July 1, 2022 10:34 pm

The Indian Medical Association observes National Doctors’ Day on July 1 to honour doctors. National Doctors’ Day first came into being in 1991. The day was chosen to coincide with the birth and death of Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. A Bharat Ratna recipient, Dr Roy started as a professor at the Calcutta Medical College and contributed to the […]

Does Anxiety Seek Relief In Smoking?

June 30, 2022 2:19 pm

Anxiety works in different ways. For some, it signals stress and panic disorders while for some, it leads to seeking relief in physical work-outs, creative pursuits, or even binge eating. However, medics warn against the puffs that some resort to as a therapeutic activity. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey India, 2016-17, about 267 […]

Did You Know Vitamin D Is Actually A Hormone?

June 29, 2022 1:21 pm

Maintaining proper levels of vitamin D is crucial to overall health and wellness. Deficiency of the sunshine vitamin is correlated with more than 53 disease states, including breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as a host of mental health conditions. Vitamin D is often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because […]

International Yoga Day: Story Behind The Origin of Yoga

June 14, 2022 5:02 pm

Yoga, derived from Sanskrit literature, translates to tying a knot or link between our body and consciousness. Originated in India, Yoga, is an ancient physical, mental, and spiritual practice. Even though its roots are in India, Yoga has made its mark all across the world.International Yoga Day is celebrated worldwide on June 21 of every […]

Tech Neck On Upward Trend Since Pandemic

June 11, 2022 6:45 pm

Tech neck results from the body position we often subconsciously assume when looking at screens. In this position, your chin comes forward, your shoulders round forward, and often your neck is flexed to look down at your phone, keyboard, and/or computer for an extended period of time. The unnatural position causes microtrauma and stress to […]

Muscle Your Way With Nutrient-Dense Food

June 11, 2022 11:57 am

Does being slim categorise as fit? Does having flat Abs mean that alls well within? Not necessarily. As city-based dietician Nidhi Parekh explains: “The key lies in a balanced intake of nutrients and regular schedule of work out. It is important to maintain that toned body, with its muscle and fat in correct proportions. Else, […]

Essential Summer Skincare Tips Straight From A Dermatologist

June 8, 2022 3:56 pm

Summer has set-in and scorchingly so in India, like always. Though we enjoy the summer vacations and swims in beaches/pools, the hot and heavily humid environment brings its own set of skin problems like excessive oily skin, acne breakouts, bacterial and fungal infections, sunburns, tanning, prickly heat, melasma, folliculitis and more. But, let this not […]

Monkeypox: WHO Lists 5 Measures to control human-to-human transmission

June 6, 2022 4:40 pm

With over 780 monkeypox cases found in 27 countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has resolved to move quickly to halt the spread of the monkeypox virus. “And this is crucial because we are in a scenario where we can utilize public health tools for early detection,” a WHO official said, adding that preventing the […]

Type 2 Diabetes? Try These Proven Home Remedies By Expert

June 2, 2022 11:14 am

Diabetes has become more common in recent years, with type-2 diabetes being one of the most common forms of the disease. Type-2 diabetes is characterised by abnormally high blood sugar levels and occurs when the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body becomes resistant to the hormone that aids in the absorption of […]

Vitamin D Is Most Easily Absorbed With Milk & Water, States New-Found Study 

May 22, 2022 7:08 pm

A newly found study presented at the 24th European Congress of Endocrinology states that milk and water are the most efficient vehicles for absorbing vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to diseases such as COVID-19. The 24th European Congress of Endocrinology which kicked off yesterday in Milan, Italy, will conclude on May 24. […]

People With Diabetes Must Avoid Five White Foods

May 7, 2022 5:38 pm

Diabetes is becoming a common disease today. Monitoring lifestyle, routine, diet, and physical activity are effective ways of reducing chances of developing diabetes. Once diabetes starts, it cannot be completely reversed.  The most important thing in diabetes is to control blood sugar level. This requires a change in eating habits. There are some white foods that […]