Health

The level of awareness about personal health and hygiene in educated middle class has increased as standard of living has risen. This section is dedicated for your good health. Get information about effective health tips, health articles, preventive measures against diseases, and resources on healthy living. The resources will help you lead a healthy life so that you can cherish every moment of your life.

AC and Ventilation for India

Many homes and almost all offices today are using air conditioning systems. Air conditioning for many may be a luxury, but it is a necessity for some people. These systems are used for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in other countries and are generally referred as ‘HVAC’ systems. However, both heating and cooling in... »

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the nature of conditioned air that circulates or flows everywhere in the space, area, or room where we work and live, particularly the air we breathe during most of our lives. Indoor air quality is a crucial issue because most people spend about 90% of their time indoors,... »

Benefits of Air Conditioning

Air conditioning is the system that is used to cool surroundings and in-house atmosphere in less time. Now a days, air conditioning systems are extensively used in offices and homes, because an air conditioner can provide many benefits in terms of comfort and relaxation to the people. Air conditioning system decreases the humidity in... »

A New Medicine Course to Ease Health Issues in Rural India

The Health Ministry and Medical Council of India (MCI) are planning a short, 3.5-year medical degree for rural students. They would exclusively serve the rural areas, as doctors from outside are not willing to practice in remote areas. There is a huge inadequacy of doctors serving in the rural areas. According to fourth Oxford... »

Lack of Health Awareness Creates Problems to Patients and Doctors

Frequently, even college and post graduate and degree holders say that they are going to hospital when they require treatment for minor ailments. This is because of rampant health ignorance and lack of medical awareness. This situation leads to problems to both patients and doctors. Just we do not take the support of crane... »

Scarcity of Surface Sanitizers in India

Here, we are discussing about the surface sanitizers, which exclude the floor, toilet, and kitchen cleaners. People in India have a common misconception that cleaning the floors, bathrooms, and kitchens is enough to stop or prevent contagious diseases. Many of them are not aware that contagious diseases will also spread through other sources like... »

Did you Know Gasalu (Telugu) or Khus Khus (Hindi) is Poppy Seed!

Did you Know Gasalu (Telugu) or Khus Khus (Hindi) is Poppy Seed!

Gasalu or Gasagasalu is non-potent part of poppy seed! Opium (a narcotic) is derived from unripe seeds of poppy plant. As all parts of poppy plant have opium alkaloids like morphine and codeine, Gasalu also has some properties of opium. This plant used to cure insomnia (sleeplessness). Poppy seeds are used for many purposes:... »

Brown Rice Keeps You Away From Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

Brown Rice Keeps You Away From Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

Till recently, eating rice in Telugu speaking areas meant eating brown rice. This was the same case with Indians too. Things changed only a few decades back, where slowly but increasingly Indians got out of eating brown rice. This was made possible because of the invention of the rice mill in Scotland in the... »

Usage of N95 Respirators and Masks to Prevent Swineflu Infection

Usage of N95 Respirators and Masks to Prevent Swineflu Infection

As the swineflu pandemic broke out, people are very concerned about taking precautions. Many of the schools have already declared holidays amid quarterly exams due to the fear of spreading the pandemic. However, many people who are concerned about getting infected but cannot afford to stay back at home, are roaming out in masks... »

Tamiflu Sales in Hyderabad

Tamiflu Sales in Hyderabad

According to the doctors – Oseltamivir is the drug of choice for those who have been infected with the symptoms of Swine Flu. As the H1N1 or Swine flu virus is widespread in India, the government has finally agreed for retail sale of Tamiflu, but under heavy restrictions. Until now, only at government dispensaries... »