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...