Overview – WHAT ARE AIRBORNE DISEASES?
Airborne diseases are those, which are caused by microorganisms and spread through the air. These are mostly caused by pathogens like bacteria, fungi or viruses and are expelled into the air due to coughing, sneezing or talking.
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Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders are described by abnormal respiration while sleeping. There are many variations like Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), Central Sleep Apnea, Sleep-Related Hypoventilation, and Sleep-Related Hypoxemia Disorder. The most common variant being the Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
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Blood Donation is the process of voluntarily donating blood to save people who are ill or injured, or who need blood for any other medical need. Blood is screened for easily transmittable diseases like AIDS, Syphilis, and viral hepatitis.
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Do you suffer from blood pressure issues or joint pain? Have you tried 45 minutes daily walk? It might prove to be a proverbial apple for you by providing lots of incredible benefits and keeping the doctor away.
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We may agree that we all need to drink an average of 8 glasses of water per day. But we all may not be aware that it depends upon various factors like our gender, age, activity levels, and external environment.
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A Heat Stroke is a serious medical condition in which the body temperature rises above 40˚C and can’t cool down on its own. Any physical exertion in such hot conditions or the environment itself could cause a Heat Stroke.
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Summer, the time of the year when we experience low energy levels and dehydration with rising mercury levels. But we have an abundance of juicy, delicious, healthy fresh food choices with secret benefits.
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In developing nations, acute diarrheal diseases and dehydration caused by them are one of the most significant causes of death in infants and young children. This dehydration can be managed orally and intravenously, with oral rehydration therapy being the most effective, simple to use, and worthwhile of the two options.
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Do you know that 1.2 million deaths in India could be attributable to the growing air pollution?
As per a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal, approximately 77 % of Indians breathe in polluted air, which is above the level of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) safe limits.
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What is Immunization?
Immunization is the process by which vaccines are administered to an individual in order to protect from infectious diseases and strengthen the immunity.
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