Chagas disease is a major public health challenge. A silent and silenced disease for decades because of disease slow progression and it affect to poor people who has no access to health care and has no political voice. It was on this date (14 April) back in 1909 the very first patient a Brazilian girl is diagnosed with Chagas disease by Dr. Carlos Ribeiro Justiniano Chagas.
April is Parkinson awareness month and World Parkinson’s disease Day (WPDD) was first time established on 11 April 1997 (the birth date of Dr. James Parkinson (1755-1824) who discover Parkinsonism in 1817). Dr. James wrote an essay “An Essay on The Shaking Palsy” in 1817 in which he first recognized Parkinson’s disease as a medical condition. The awareness color for Parkinson disease is silver. Tulip is the official symbol sign for Parkinson disease which is developed by a Dutch horticulturist in 1980 who himself has Parkinson’s disease.
The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is defining global health crisis of our time and there is a global widespread. People with weak immune system are more prone to COVID-19 complications. Strong immunity helps in fighting against infections, so a good and strong immune system also helps us to fight against COVID-19.
World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7th April. Today at the event of World Health Day 2020, WHO is honoring the nurses and midwives for their pivotal role and contributions in health care system to make world healthier and strong.
World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is observed on 2nd Day of April every year since 2008. WAAD highlights the need to help and improve the quality of life of those with autism so that they can lead full and meaningful lives as an integral part of society.
COVID-19 is a viral infection declared as global pandemic by WHO in March 2020, affecting 183 countries till now. COVID-19 belongs to family of corona-viruses that causes illness such as common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) viruses.
A sharp, cramping pain at lower back or sides of body, often moving to lower abdomen or groin is one of the symptoms of kidney stone. The treatment of kidney stone is similar for all ages (for children and adults). Normally majority of tiny stones passed by its own with no treatment needed.
Kidneys are bean-shaped paired organs in the body. Their main function is to filter the waste products and excess fluids from...
Coronavirus is a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people and others that circulate among animals including cattle, cats, camels,...
Yes, you read it right we have good fats as well as bad fats. Good Fats are needed by our body in recommended amount on regular basis. While bad (Trans-fat) is a double trouble for your body because it increases the LDL (bad) cholesterol and decreases the HDL (good) cholesterol. It increases the overall risk of cardiac disease.