Category: Health

What are aerobic exercises and their benefits?

What is aerobic exercise? Aerobic exercise provides cardiovascular conditioning. The term aerobic actually means “with oxygen,” which means that breathing controls the amount of oxygen that can make it to the muscles to help them burn fuel and move. What are the examples of aerobic exercises? Lower impact aerobic exercise includes: Swimming. Cycling. Using an

All you need to know about National Epilepsy Day

In India, November 17 is observed every year as National Epilepsy Day to create awareness about epilepsy.  Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain characterized by recurrent ‘seizures’ or ‘fits’. The seizures are caused as a result of sudden, excessive electrical discharges in the neurons (brain cells).   The condition can affect people at any

Aaron T. Beck dies at 100 in Philadelphia

Dr. Aaron T Beck was a groundbreaking psychotherapist. Who was Aaron T. Beck? This great doctor was widely regarded as the father of cognitive therapy. He died on Monday at his Philadelphia home aged 100. Beck’s work revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of depression and other psychological disorders. Beck developed the field of cognitive-behavioral therapy which

How to protect oneself from the increasing dengue

What is dengue? Dengue (pronounced DENgee) fever is a painful, debilitating mosquito-borne disease caused by any one of four closely related dengue viruses. These viruses are related to the viruses that cause West Nile infection and yellow fever. Those who become infected with the virus a second time are at a significantly greater risk of developing

Has India really left the world behind in vaccination?

India is a country where the population is huge. Therefore, administering both the first and second doses to all the people is a bit difficult for the government. In April and May, the second wave of the pandemic Covid 19 reached India. At that time, people highly questioned the vaccination procedure of the Modi government.

Pfizer shot restores full covid protection

Pfizer.Inc and BioNTech SE said a booster shot of their Covid-19 vaccine restored full protection. This was said keeping in mind a large study. They said that this shot would produce such results that are likely to reinforce the argument for giving a third dose more widely. A booster was 95.6% effective against symptomatic Covid. This

Tips about Computer Vision Syndrome and other facts

Computer Vision Syndrome or CVS refers to a group of symptoms that occur if one uses devices with digital screens in a prolonged manner. Such devices include personal computers or PCs, tablets, laptops, and smartphones. According to Dr. Neha Hain, the most common symptoms of this syndrome include eye strain and headaches. A person may

Body health we should all be aware of

There are many issues that occur in the human body. Most of them cause pain to the body and need to be immediately diagnosed. If not treated, they can even cause death. The most common ailment of the human body is muscle pain. It is caused due to muscle weakness. Muscle weakness happens when the

Things to know about International Day of Older People

Nowadays, people all over the world live longer. The life expectancy among the people is becoming better through improving lifestyle, health care, improved medical care, and sufficient food. But the same cannot be said about the quality of life for the elderly. According to the United Nations, by 2050, the world’s population aged 60 years

All you need to know about World Heart Day

What is the heart? The heart is one of the most important organs of the body. It delivers oxygen and nutrients to our cells and removes waste products too. Heart trouble is linked to our longevity and survival. So, anyone should take any sign of heart trouble seriously. To avoid getting heart diseases, it is

All you need to know about World Rabies Day

What is World Rabies Day? World Rabies Day is an international awareness campaign which the Global Alliance for Rabies Control conducts. It is a non-profit organization with headquarters in the United States. Various international human and veterinary health organizations like World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, the World Organization for Animal Health, and