Women With PCOS Need Extra Attention During COVID-19

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of reproductive age (15–49 years). Worldwide, nearly 116 million women (3.4%) are afflicted with this syndrome and in India, around 10% of women are grappling with this syndrome, however, there is a dearth of proper published data on the same.1 Emerging evidence … Continue reading Women With PCOS Need Extra Attention During COVID-19

World Health Day 2021: Building a Fairer, Healthier World

Introduction to World Health Day April 7 is marked as World Health Day each year to draw attention to areas of concern related to global healthcare. In 2021, the World Health Day campaign focuses on building a fairer and healthier world collectively. It is in response to the fact that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has … Continue reading World Health Day 2021: Building a Fairer, Healthier World

On IWD 2021, Let’s Make Early Breast Cancer Screening a Priority

International Women's Day is an ideal time to remind every woman that they need to look after their health by getting regular medical check-ups to ensure a healthier and happier future. A woman needs to be aware of the gradual changes in her body as she ages. This means she needs to get checked up … Continue reading On IWD 2021, Let’s Make Early Breast Cancer Screening a Priority

TAKING ON THE CHALLENGE OF CANCER CARE IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic severely affected prevention and treatment services for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) like cancer as healthcare facilities were forced to completely shift their focus to containment and treatment of the novel coronavirus. Cancer care in terms of screening, diagnosis and treatment comprising chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery and even palliative care dropped significantly worldwide. 1 Implications … Continue reading TAKING ON THE CHALLENGE OF CANCER CARE IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

#STORIESOFHOPE: What I learnt from my life-long battle with Diabetes

By Pooja Hurkat My Struggle with Diabetes I am Pooja. My struggle with diabetes started when I was 9 years old. I was a healthy child who used to be plump and energetic. My father is a doctor, a child specialist and my mother is a housewife. We are three sisters. When I was diagnosed … Continue reading #STORIESOFHOPE: What I learnt from my life-long battle with Diabetes

Perspectives of Effective Diabetes Care by Nurses

Diabetes is a complicated debilitating disorder and nurses play a crucial role in helping a patient manage it.  Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce. Before a patient sees a doctor, nurses can assess their condition in detail. Nurses can identify nutritional imbalances, disturbed sensory perceptions and infections and provide much-needed care. … Continue reading Perspectives of Effective Diabetes Care by Nurses

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection Can Save Lives

Like COVID-19, there are multiple life-threatening diseases which if detected late can be debilitating. One of these diseases is breast cancer. Globally, more than 1.38 million new cases of breast cancer are reported and nearly 458,000 patients succumb to it every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)1. As October is Breast Cancer Awareness … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Early Detection Can Save Lives

And He Embraced Death As An Old Friend… Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami was a part of the 9th Battalion, of the Parachute Regiment, a Special Forces battalion known for its fearless soldiers and daredevil operations in most challenging conditions & a short span earned the reputation of the toughest men in the unit. “3 operations in 10 days killing 11 terrorists” The … Continue reading And He Embraced Death As An Old Friend… Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami