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Lessons That Big Indian Cities Have Learned From Coronavirus

By correspondent

Every adversity, however serious it is, always has a positive side to it. And, the situations arising from the Corona pandemic have been no exception to that. Notwithstanding the way Covid-19 gravely impacted the health of people and the economy, it has taught some important lessons to big Indian cities, as well. Even the... »

Coronavirus Infection – Essential Prevention Habits

By correspondent

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating untold havoc across the globe and every country has been affected by this outbreak. In this context, we must be aware of the basic Coronavirus precautions and follow them without fail. It is important to look at them as habits that we need to build for a lifetime rather... »

Seasonal Flu In Hyderabad- Precautions To Take

By correspondent

The influenza viruses cause seasonal influenza, which is termed also as “the flu” and it leads to infection of the respiratory tract. The flu should not be confused with milder conditions such as the common cold. The former could cause serious ailments and in a few instances can even endanger life. These are a... »

Dyed Watermelons Poses Health Threat

By correspondent

Watermelons are everyone’s favourite summer treat. Many of us prefer this seasonal fruit to beat the summer heat and avoid dehydration. But there is a shocking news for all you watermelon lovers, the fruit that is sold in many parts of the city could contain lethal chemicals that are illegal and harmful to our... »

Deficiency of Vitamin D Raises Stroke Risk

By correspondent

According to a study, having a sufficient amount of vitamin D not only reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases but also stroke. The study was done by a Hyderabad-based doctor on 250 ischemic stroke patients and 250 people with normal health (did not have any illness). The study shows that vitamin D deficiency is... »

Vegetable Juice Decreases Health Risks in Diabetics

By correspondent

A recent study conducted by Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) – found that vegetables have an inhibitory effect on polyol pathway of glucose mechanism. Polyol pathway increases the concentration of free radicals in the body and causes oxidative stress. Over a period of time this may damage to the retina, kidney and nerves.... »

This Sankranthi Fly Kites and Recharge Your Body with Vitamin D

By correspondent

Are you flying kites this Sankranthi? If yes, it is a good time to get the right amount of vitamin D your body needs. It is the best time to get sun exposure and boost your vitamin D levels. »

Huge Population in India is a Barrier to Control TB: WHO

By HIOC Team

04 Sep 11: WHO has appreciated Indian government’s efforts for controlling TB and other health related diseases. Further, the officials of the WHO have also said that due to the huge population in India, it is still difficult to check the spread of diseases, especially Tuberculosis. This is making India a global burden in... »

IICT Develops Reduced Calorie Fat Oil

By HIOC Team

4 Aug 11: Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) in the city has developed new cooking oil which has the lowest calorie content among all the cooking oils present in the market today. This reduced calorie fat oil is a combination of sunflower and rice bran oil and has a calorie content of only... »

New Act to Make Minimal Standards Mandatory for Every Health Care Provider

By HIOC Team

22 April 2011: According to Clinical Establishments Act, every healthcare provider, right from single doctor to tertiary hospitals needs to have minimal standards in infrastructure. The National Accreditation Board for Healthcare Providers (NABH) in association with Union Ministry of Health is busy formulating the list of minimal standards, which will be out in three... »

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