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Know about Measles: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention
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Know about Measles: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention

WHAT IS MEASLES? Measles is a highly contagious, serious disease caused by virus of Paramyxo virus family. The measles virus infects the respiratory tract first. However, it eventually spreads to other parts of the body through the bloodstream. TRANSMISSION OF MEASLES Measles virus lives in the nose and throat mucus of an infected person. It...

March 16, 2020March 17, 2020by
What are Birth Defects?
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What are Birth Defects?

Introduction Birth defects (or congenital anomalies) are structural or functional anomalies that occur during intrauterine life and can be identified prenatally, at birth or later in life. Birth defects are a major cause of newborn deaths and can result in long term disability. In 50% of cases, the exact cause of birth defect can not...

March 3, 2020March 5, 2020by
What are Parasitic Worm Infections?
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What are Parasitic Worm Infections?

Parasitic Worm infections among children are common and are on a rise. This is a serious health concern which is on a rise especially in developing countries like India. To combat and fight against the rise of this serious illness, India celebrates National Deworming Day on February 10th every year. What do the Parasitic worms...

February 10, 2020February 17, 2020by
Cervical Cancer के बारे में जानकारी
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Cervical Cancer के बारे में जानकारी

15 – 44 वर्ष की आयु में भारतीय महिलाओ में कैंसर से होने वाली मौत का दूसरा बड़ा कारण गर्भावस्था के मुंह का कैंसर है। (i.e Cervical cancer ) Cervical Cancer कैसे होता है ? HPV (पेपिलोमा वायरस के Infection से ) Cervical Cancer के लक्ष्ण क्या है ? अनियमित डिस्चार्ज। योनि (Vagina) से असामान्य...

January 21, 2020February 14, 2020by
जानिए जन्मजात विकार (Birth Defects) के बारे में
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जानिए जन्मजात विकार (Birth Defects) के बारे में

जन्मजात विकार क्या है ? जन्मजात विकार वे समस्याऐ है जो उस समय से शुरू हो जाती हैं जब बच्चा मां के शरीर में विकसित हो रहा होता है। ज्यादातर जन्मजात विकार गर्भावस्था के पहले 3 महीने के दौरान होता हैं। कौन कौन से जन्मजात विकार होते हैं ? Neural tube Defect Cleft lip and...

गर्भावस्था में Folic Acid का महत्त्व
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गर्भावस्था में Folic Acid का महत्त्व

१. Folic Acid क्या होता है ? Folic Acid एक प्रकार का VIT- B(B9) है | यह New cells को बनाने में मदद करता है | २. Folic Acid क्यों लेना चाहिए ? यह Neural Tube का विकास करता है, बच्चे की सही बनावट में मदद करता है | इससे खून की कमी नहीं होती...

World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August, 2019)
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World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August, 2019)

BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding is the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need. Early initiation of breastfeeding, within 1 hour of birth, protects the newborn from acquiring infections and reduces newborn mortality. Breastfeeding is highly recommended because of the following reasons: Your breast milk is perfectly designed for your baby Breast milk...

August 1, 2019July 29, 2019by
World ORS Day 2019: Say Goodbye to Dehydration and  Diarrhoea
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World ORS Day 2019: Say Goodbye to Dehydration and Diarrhoea

WORLD ORS DAY 2019 ORS Day is celebrated every year on 29th July to highlight the importance of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) as a cost-effective method of health intervention. Acute diarrhoeal diseases are one of the leading causes of mortality in infants and young children in many developing countries. According to WHO, Diarrhoeal disease is the...

July 29, 2019July 29, 2019by
Is it Possible to Conceive with Hypothyroidism?
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Is it Possible to Conceive with Hypothyroidism?

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck which produces two thyroid hormones known as T3 and T4. There is a pituitary gland in the brain which releases Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). This TSH regulates/controls the release of these thyroid hormones. These thyroid hormones are required for metabolism and proper working...

Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Guidelines
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Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Guidelines

Guidelines: Newborn Hyperthyroid Screening Congenital hypothyroidism is one of the most common endocrine disorders presenting at birth, as well as the most common treatable cause of mental retardation. Before neonatal screening became standard in the United States during the past 40 years, congenital hypothyroidism often went unrecognized in many children. The babies used to be...