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Hypoxaemia: Causes, signs, and how it is treated? 0

Hypoxaemia: Causes, signs, and how it is treated?

A report by the World Health Organization (WHO), titled, “Oxygen therapy for children,” revealed certain concerning statistics. The report said, 5.9 million children die every year with 95% of the occurrences taking place in developing nations. Pneumonia was responsible for the majority of the deaths. Additionally, the report also said that hypoxaemia – meaning, a lack of oxygen in the blood – was one of the major factors which resulted in pneumonia in the...

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Capping the problem of diabetes with the innovative Vivi Cap-1 insulin pen cap

Before you begin to wonder about the product named in the heading, let us give you some context. Diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce the appropriate level of insulin and even if it does, the body cannot use it effectively. This results in what is known as hyperglycaemia, which is an overload of glucose in the body. This condition leads to two types of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes: It was earlier known as...

A clean and sterilized medical facility Why is it important and how to do it 0

A clean and sterilized medical facility: Why is it important and how to do it?

A medical clinic is a very sensitive facility. People visit this facility with their various ailments and diseases to get diagnosed and treated. Therefore, in order to not make things worse, it is imperative that medical establishments are clean and sterilized. The appropriate disposables, sterilization kits should be kept in place along with hardline protocols for discarding used medical consumables. Apart from this, an overall purity and cleanliness of the facility is essential to...

Key things to remember before establishing a dental clinic 0

Key things to remember before establishing a dental clinic

There are three key ideas which should be kept in mind before you set up a dental clinic. Firstly, how can the clinic achieve maximum patient satisfaction? Secondly, how can the establishment be designed to enhance the operational practices of the dentist? Finally, how to balance a positive clinical environment while making profits? To realize the ideas mentioned above, there are specific steps which a dentist should implement to construct a facility which can...

Steps for a sustainable Ophthalmology practice 0

Steps for a sustainable Ophthalmology practice

Ophthalmology is the medical practice of diagnosing and treatment of eye ailments. Ophthalmologists carry an abundance of knowledge about their practice. However, to sustain a practice for a long period of time, an ophthalmologist needs to take certain steps which expand beyond the realm of their expertise. This blog aims to list down some of the points which an ophthalmologist can implement to further their practice by enhancing patient experience and medical outcomes while...

Breast cancer in India Current landscape and a new-age early detection device to counter it! 0

Breast cancer in India: Current landscape and a new-age early detection device to counter it!

Breast cancer occurs when the cells in the breast become uncontrollable and spreads out. Cancer can develop in various parts of the breast. The type of breast cancer depends on which type of cells turn malignant. Breast cancer can spread across to the other parts of the body and when this happens, is believed that cancer has metastasized. Breast cancer is the most prevailing form of cancer among women in India, as stated by...

International Day of Yoga 2019: 10interesting facts about yoga which can make you take up the practice! 0

International Day of Yoga 2019: 10 interesting facts about yoga which can make you take up the practice!

Yoga is an archaic physical, mental, and spiritual practice which has its roots in India. “Yoga” is a Sanskrit term which means unite or to join, which represents the connection between the body and consciousness. The inception of International Day of Yoga was in 11th December 2014 when the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi initiated the idea to the United Nations (UN). This day is characterized by awareness campaigns and programs directed at informing...

World Blood Donor Day 2019: What is it about and the Indian Scenario! 0

World Blood Donor Day 2019: What is it about and the Indian Scenario!

In the year 2005, health ministers from countries across the world gathered at the 58th World Health Assembly and gave their universal support towards the betterment of the cause of voluntary blood donation. Resolution number WHA58.13 was approved which recognized June 14 as World Blood Donor Day. The resolution urged the member nations of the World Health Organization (WHO) to establish parameters and checks for the secured implementation of blood donation, transfusion, and viable long-term...

Setbacks of using defective surgical instruments 0

Setbacks of using defective surgical instruments

Surgical instruments and devices are the backbone of any surgical procedure. Therefore, it shouldn’t be spelled out that any healthcare establishment must prioritize their maintenance. Defective and inferior quality instruments can have both negative and severe consequences for the patients. In 2009, a patient in a hospital in the United Kingdom went through heart surgery. Although the operation was successful, the patient suffered from an antibiotic-resistant infection, which was almost fatal. 10 more patients...

World Brain Tumour Day: What you need to know about Brain Tumour 0

World Brain Tumour Day: What you need to know about Brain Tumour

Brain tumour comprises of a development or a mass of abnormal cells in the brain. There are various types of brain tumours, some of which are cancerous (malignant) in nature while others are non-cancerous (benign). Some tumours can originate in the brain which are known as primary brain tumours while some tumours start in other areas of the body and reach the brain which are known as metastatic or secondary brain tumours. The timeline...