10 Oct 2018

What Do You Know About Tuberculosis? आप TB के बारे में क्या जानते हैं? What makes TB hard to diagnose? क्या हैं जो टीबी बीमारी का पता लगाना कठिन बनाता हैं?  Many infectious diseases cause illness very quickly. With TB, a person can be infected with the bacteria, but not become sick with TB disease. This is called latent TB infection. A person with latent TB is not contagious...

06 Sep 2018

Viral fever (Flu) is a group of viral infections that affect the body and is characterized by high fever, burning in the eyes, headaches, body aches and sometimes vomiting. Viral fever is common among children and older people as their immunity is lower. Many people tend to self-medicate, sometimes even by taking antibiotics, when they have an intermittent high fever with chills, whic...

31 Aug 2018

Hepatitis B is a serious disease that affects the liver. It is caused by the hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can cause mild illness lasting a few weeks, or it can lead to a serious, lifelong illness. Acute hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term illness that occurs within the first 6 months after someone is exposed to the hepatitis B virus. This can lead to: Fever, fatigue, lo...

14 Aug 2018

Pneumococcal disease is caused by Streptococcus pneumonia bacteria. Pneumococcal disease can lead to serious infections of the: Lungs (pneumonia), Blood (bacteremia), and Covering of the brain (meningitis). Pneumococcal pneumonia kills about 1 out of 20 people who get it. Who should get vaccinated? Anyone 2 through 64 years of age who has a long-term health prob...

02 Aug 2018

Yearly flu vaccination is the best tool currently available to protect against influenza (flu). Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors' visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Who should get vaccinated? Person's risk of getting serious complications from the flu: Asthma Blood disorders (such as sickle cell disea...

26 Jul 2018

Symptoms of Sleep Apnoea- Waking up with a very sore or dry throat. Loud snoring. Occasionally waking up with a choking or gasping sensation. Sleepiness or lack of energy during the day. Sleepiness while driving Morning headaches. Restless sleep. Forgetfulness, mood changes. Recurrent awakenings or insomnia   Effects of Sleep Ap...

20 Jul 2018

Polysomnography is a test conducted to study sleep and to diagnose a variety of sleep disorders. Some people refer to polysomnography (PSG) as a sleep study. Sleep technologists perform the tests which are typically conducted in hospitals, or dedicated sleep centres. Purpose of polysomnography: Polysomnography is used not only to help diagnose a variety of sleep disorders but...