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Diseases and conditions

Pulmonary Hypertension Elaborated

Pulmonary Hypertension Elaborated

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries going to the lung. The arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs become narrowed, making it difficult for blood to flow through these vessels. As a result, the blood pressure in these arteries, called pulmonary arteries, rises far above normal levels.... Read More

Know about Swine Flu Vaccine

Know about Swine Flu Vaccine

Swine flu or H1N1 flu is an acute respiratory disorder. The 2009 H1N1 virus spreads by coming in contact with the causative virus blow-out by sneezing, coughing or nasal discharges. The H1N1 virus is a novel viral strain and differs from the seasonal flu... Read More

Tired all the time? It could be serious!

Tired all the time? It could be serious!

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), of late known as Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) is a complex, debilitating disorder characterised by extreme fatigue which doesn’t improve with bed rest and in fact is worsened by physical and mental... Read More

The Super bug (MRSA) explained

The Super bug (MRSA) explained

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Staphylococcus aureus is a bacterium with several strains. S. aureus also referred to as Staph, is found in the nose and skin of healthy people.... Read More

What is Adult-ADHD?

What is Adult-ADHD?

Few adults are unaware that they have ADHD as it may not have been detected in their childhood. They find every task challenging. Their impulsive behaviour can affect their personal, school or work and social life tremendously resulting in... Read More

Adenoids in Nutshell

Adenoids in Nutshell

Adenoids are a patch of tissue belonging to the immune system that fights against infection and protect children from getting sick. Adenoids are located behind the nose, high in the throat, above the roof of the mouth (soft palate) and therefore cannot be seen without special... Read More