WHO COVID-19 Facts via WhatsApp

World Health Organization has launched a messaging service that can be accessed via WhatsApp to provide reliable information and updates regarding coronavirus for people around the world. The service can be availed through the WHO link given below which enables the users to start a conversation. You can simply type “hi” to activate the conversation,…

Wuhan Coronavirus

The current outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019. The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market that sells fish and meat from a variety of animals is believed to be the place of origination of the virus and has been shut down ever since. While the novel coronavirus is…

The Gift of Health

Right now, there is more health information available to the public than ever before in history. Yet many diseases are more prevalent than before. While wanting and researching ways to be healthier is wise, if you read about diseases, disorders, and syndromes, you might be learning how to be ill and if you read about…

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Therapy

Stress is a part of nearly everyone’s life at one point of time or another- acute stress is a normal feeling. But while some suffer from acute stress, some others suffer from a more serious stress condition- chronic stress. When under chronic stress, your body releases hormones that caution your brain, leading your muscles to…

Screening…An important public health tool

On routine health check-up of Mr X, the doctor suggested to undergo screening for Diabetes. Mr. X was baffled; in all of his 35 years of existence, he had been perfectly healthy. He did not understand what screening was and why he should be screened. He asked the doctor to explain, regarding the need for…