Organ Donation is the practice of recovering healthy organs from either living or a deceased human being, referred to as a Donor, with the purpose of transplanting into a recipient. The process of recovering the organs from a donor is called retrieval.
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“Superbugs” refers to those strains of bacteria which have become resistant to most of the antibiotics, available at present. Merriam Webster dictionary defines a Superbug as “a pathogenic microorganism and especially a bacterium that has developed resistance to the medications normally used against it”.
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Winters are when we battle with the cold. Seasonal foods enriched with vitamins and other nutrients come to our rescue. These super healthy foods not only keep us warm but also help to build strong immunity. In our previous healthy foods for the winter blog, we discussed the various healthy foods. In this blog, we present some additional superfoods with an ayurvedic edge.
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Once the winter season ticks, we like to stay indoors, be sedentary, and avoid physical activity. From staying hydrated to getting enough sleep to exercising regularly and getting vaccinated, there are a number of ways following which one can stay healthy and fit and avoid seasonal health variations.
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The possibility of injury goes hand in hand with sports and exercises. RICE treatment is a central component for sports trainers, athletes, and athletic health personnel.
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HIV is a virus that causes damage to the immune system by destroying the white blood cells in the body. First identified in the year 1981, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) interferes with the body’s ability to fight against disease-causing microorganisms. It destroys CD4 cells (a type of T-helper cells that move around the body & detect anomalies & infections), makes copies of itself and weakens an individual’s immune system.
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Wound dressings are an inevitable part of the wound care industry. There are a large number of wound dressings that need to be secured in position, either with the help of retention bandaging or with adhesive systems.
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Do you know that despite the advancements in the treatment options, lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide for men and the second leading cause for women?
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Our body needs insulin to transform glucose into energy. Diabetes occurs when the pancreas in our body is not able to make insulin, or when our body is unable to use the insulin produced. Lack of insulin or the inability to use insulin leads to raised glucose levels in our blood. This condition is called “hyperglycaemia”.
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Its okay to cross check whether some work has been done or not, to avoid any unwanted circumstances. But when these repetitive thoughts & actions take over and interfere with your daily life causing distress it may be OCD. Continue reading “OCD: When uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts & behaviors persuade”