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  • 50 health facts identified by WHO Health Report 1998 - In 1997, of a global total of 52.2 million deaths, 17.3 million were due to infectious and parasitic diseases; 15.3 million were due to circulatory diseases; 6.2 million were due to cancer; 2.9 million were due to respiratory diseases, mainly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and 3.6 million were due to perinatal conditions.
  • 80% of people infected by Zika virus have no symptoms - Zika was identified in humans in 1952 Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys. It was later identified in humans in 1952 in […]
  • Anatomy of an Illness -Norman Cousins - In his Anatomy of on Illness, Cousins identifies the natural recuperative mechanisms of the body with the processes that Waiter B. Cannon called homeostatic responses--namely, the natural processes that enable the organism to return to the "normal" state in which it was before being disturbed by a noxious influence. In reality, vis medicatrix naturae is much more complex, more powerful and more interesting than Cannon's homeostasis.
  • भारत के वैज्ञानिकों ने रक्त प्रवाह को सहज और डीवीटी निवारण हेतु उपकरण विकसित किया है - शरीर की भीतरी धमनियों (डीप वेन थ्रौमबोसिस-डीवीटी) या पैर की नसों में खून के थक्के जमने से जीवन के लिए खतरा पैदा हो सकता है। भारत के वैज्ञानिकों ने एक ऐसा उपकरण विकसित करने में सफलता प्राप्त की है जो रक्त प्रवाह को सहज करने में मददगार हो सकता है, जिससे डीवीटी जैसी समस्याओं से बचा जा सकता है।
  • Biophoton emission - Biophoton emission is the spontaneous emission of ultraweak light emanating from all living systems, including man. The emission is linked to the endogenous production of excited states within the living system. The […]
  • Cause of disease - He who does not spend several hours everyday in some active exercise, must inevitably suffer from a diminution of bodily strength, defect of appetite, and imperfect digestion, and becomes sooner or later the subject of disease.
  • Depression and sleeping disorder among 1 of 4 woman in USA aged 20 to 30 years - Depression in women is common, and 1 woman in 4 is likely to have an episode of major depression at some point in her life. Sleep disturbances, which are significantly associated with depression, are increasingly recognized as a determinant of women’s health and well-being. Although studies have examined the association between depression and sleep disorders, little research has explored this association among young women. Our study investigated the relationship between sleep problems and depression among women aged 20 to 30.
  • Flu and Influenza immunisation in UK-29,000 citizens died in 1989/90 - Influenza is a highly infectious viral infection which occurs mainly in Winter. It is usually of sudden onset with fever, chills, painful muscles, headache, backache and cough. Influenza for most people is an unpleasant but self-limiting illness, the main symptoms lasting up to about a week. Treatment is symptomatic and those affected are advised to stay at home, rest and drink plenty of fluids.
  • Guidelines on implementation of WHO certification scheme on quality of pharmaceutical products for international commerce - A comprehensive system of quality assurance must be founded on a reliable system of licensing and independent analysis of the finished product, as well as upon assurance obtained through independent inspection that all manufacturing operations are carried out in conformity with accepted norms, referred to as "good manufacturing practices" (GMP)
  • Health of Houses-Florence Nightengale 1860 - With regard to the health of houses where there is a sick person, it often happens that the sick room is made a ventilating shaft for the rest of the house. For while the house is kept as close, unaired, and dirty as usual, the window of the sick room is kept a little open always, and the door occasionally.
  • Hospital Charges for Operative Procedures All India Institute of Medical Sciences - Revised Rates of Hospital Charges for Operative Procedures All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India
  • India opted for Yoga-Naturopathy for Psychosocial Rehab of Covid-19 Patients - As per reports, the accompanying psychologic distress in covid 19 patients are often ignored and not managed. There have also been reports of anxiety and acute depression leading to suicides in Covid care hospitals. Many of the patients, according to inputs coming in from different countries, have had to contend with isolation anxiety and distress due to fear of worsening of symptoms. Complications like respiratory distress, hypoxia, fatigue and insomnia and other symptoms have also been observed.
  • Infants born vaginally are healthier than through C-section study revealed - A huge study of babies’ stool samples under “baby biome” project has found key differences between infants born vaginally and via Caesarean section, offering clues about the development of the human immune […]
  • International classification Disease-ICD 10 - The first international classification edition, known as the International List of Causes of Death, was adopted by the International Statistical Institute in 1893. ICD is the foundation for the identification of health trends and statistics globally, and the international standard for reporting diseases and health conditions. It is the diagnostic classification standard for all clinical and research purposes.
  • Medical Tests which a doctor can order you for routine checkup - MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE A Acid-Fast Bacillus (AFB) Tests ADHD Screening Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Albumin Blood Test Aldosterone Test Alkaline Phosphatase Allergy Blood Test Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP) Tumor Marker Test Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Test Alpha-Fetoprotein […]
  • Nitric Oxide and health benefit - Nitric oxide has been found to be produced by virtually every cell type in the body and plays an important role in controlling the normal function of cells as well as in regulating larger scale processes such as the nervous and immune systems.
  • Testimony of Pierre Kory, MD-“Focus on Early Treatment of COVID-19”- Dec 8, 2020 - In the last 3-4 months, emerging publications provide conclusive data on the profound efficacy of the anti-parasite, anti-viral drug, anti-inflammatory agent called ivermectin in all stages of the disease. Our protocol was created only recently, after we identified these data. Nearly all studies are demonstrating the therapeutic potency and safety of ivermectin in preventing transmission and progression of illness in nearly all who take the drug.
  • The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 - “infected area” means any area (including a country) which the Secretary of State has declared, by notice published on, as an area where there is known or thought to be sustained human-to-human transmission of Coronavirus, or from which there is a high risk of importation of infection or contamination (with Coronavirus) via travel from that area to the UK
  • Vitamin D supplement does not lower blood pressure and risk of hypertension - The increased blood pressure or risk of hypertension is partly explained by individuals’ baseline vitamin D status, the sample size, the intervention dose, and the follow-up duration. Meanwhile, considering that pre-existing conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and kidney disease may influence the physiologic mechanism of vitamin D on blood pressure, considerable variability may exist between individual patients and the general population.
  • What I Learned from Three Thousand Doctors - Anatomy of an Illness -Norman Cousins Previous 6. What I Learned from Three Thousand Doctors Following the publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of the first chapter of this book, […]
  • What is medicine - Medicine is derived from the Latin medicine, “the art of healing”. Medicine is a branch of the health sciences, and is the sector of public life concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, […]

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