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Post the lockdown, India witnessed a major spike in COVID-19 cases. Where did we lack and what public health measures should have been taken to prevent the spike?
According to Dr. K Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India, the problem lies at multiple levels. Early case identification, isolation, extensive contact tracing, and household surveillance were not done as required. Also, large public gatherings were also not contained strictly in the beginning. In addition, the lackadaisical attitude of the people in taking personal precautions gave the virus to spread easily.
If childhood allergies are identified early on, it will improve the quality of life both for the child and the family and reduce school absenteeism and parental stress.
The monkeypox disease is spreading amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. There is fear that people who have just recovered from COVID might be more prone to contract monkeypox because of low immunity.
Episodic mobility problems have a wide differential diagnosis. You need to be conversant with the common symptoms, the red flags and when to approach an emergency room.
Increase in the water temperature is affecting the planktons thereby leading to a serious decrease in omega-3 fatty acids.
"I've always felt so ashamed that I mix up people and can't recognise faces of people," wrote Shenaz Treasury after being diagnosed with face blindness aka prosopagnosia.
Kurmasana or the tortoise asana is a pose that offers many health benefits. Here's how to perform the yoga pose and all its health benefits.