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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several gaps in public health systems in many countries, including India. Despite multiple challenges, India has been dealing with the health crisis much better than other large countries. The country brought many reforms and policy level changes to address the issues. The Indian government...
Do you feel breathless when you have been active (e.g. climbed a set of stairs)? Do you spend nights upright in a chair since you cannot breathe properly if you lie down? Do you feel as though your heart is fluttering in your chest? Are your feet swollen or...
We are already in the third year of the COVID pandemic, and now a new coronavirus variant called Omicron is dominating the world. Since it was first discovered last November, the new variant of the coronavirus has infected a large number of people across the world. The number of...
For people with diabetes, even a common foot issue can lead to infection or serious complications and even amputation. Therefore, diabetic foot care is important, especially, during winter as it brings with it threats of decreased circulation & numbness that may cause issues. Cold climate and fluctuating moisture &...
Your body requires vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, for a variety of tasks. It serves several important functions, making it an important part of your regular diet. The best source of vitamin D is sunlight. When you are exposed to sunlight, your body creates vitamin D....
Amid a steady rise in the daily COVID-19 cases in India, a Task Force Doctor from Maharashtra has stated that Mumbai has already witnessed the peak of the third wave of COVID-19. Speaking to the media, BMC executive health officer Dr Mangala Gomare said, "The peak has possibly gone....
India, so far, has recorded 2,71,202 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 3,71,22,164, including 7,743 instances of the Omicron variant. As per the data released on Sunday by the Union Health Ministry, there were 1,702 new instances of Omicron variant across the country on...
The world is now dealing with a new wave of Omicron infections, but not many people care about wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing at public places. Reminding people that the Covid-19 battle is far from over yet, and the virus is not done evolving, public health experts...
In view of the rapidly increasing Covid cases and widespread Omicron infections, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to continue to implement both night and weekend curfew in the national capital. Night curfew begins from 10 pm to 5 am every day, and the weekend curfew starts at...
As Omicron cases surge around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has approved two new Covid-19 treatments, growing the arsenal of tools along with vaccines to stave off severe illness and death from the virus. The UN health agency has recommended the use of arthritis drug baricitinib for...

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