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Immunization week at Lotus

Importance Of Immunization

The process of becoming immune or resistant to a disease by the means of a vaccine is known as immunization. About 85% of children around the globe get vaccinated annually. Immunization is without a doubt one of the most economical and convenient means of preventing infectious diseases and building resistance to chronic diseases caused by infectious agents. With the aid of vaccines, chi...

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What is test tube baby?

What Is A Test Tube Baby?

Nowadays, in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is practically a household word. Not very long ago, it was a mysterious procedure for infertility that produced "test-tube babies." Louise Brown, born in England in 1978, was the first baby to be conceived outside the mother's womb. Unlike the simpler process of artificial insemination, IVF involves combining eggs and sperm outside the body in a laborat...

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tips to survive in summer

Summer Health Tips For Kids

Heat during summertime is inevitable, so maintaining your kids’ health during the hot summers is a vital task. Here are some tips on how your children can have a healthy summer: Water is your friend - Staying hydrated during the draining summer days is absolutely important. Make sure your kid has enough fluid intake. Make it fun for him/her by switching between juices, milkshakes & ene...

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Warning Signs of PCOD

Warning Signs of PCOD

More often than not, many diseases today share common symptoms. Many of the symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOD/PCOS) seem like problems that women face on a regular basis. Here are a few frequently occuring signs that might be indicative of your risk of having PCOD - Weight issues - Weight gain & inability to lose weight is a very common but missable sign of PCOD. Errati...

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Menopause - What we need to know.

Menopause – What We Need To Know

Menopause is a stage of life most women go through. A reduction in the levels of reproductive hormones causes menopause. Many of us think that menopause is the process that leads up to the stopping of periods, but it isn’t. It’s when a woman stops having her periods permanently. The time before is called perimenopause or menopausal transition. When menopause happens naturally, it happens be...

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Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease

Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease – Diseases That Are Growing Silently in India

The Hand Foot and Mouth disease is a common disease that usually affects children between one month and ten years of age. The number of cases of the Hand, Foot and Mouth disease (HFMD) in India has increased in the past few years and has reached more than 1 million cases a year. This disease is caused by a virus from a genus called Enterovirus, which is commonly known as ‘coxsackievirus’. Th...

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Nutrition in Women

How Nutrition is Different in Women

For the most part, men and women require the same kind of nutrients. This is because they share about 98.5% of their DNA. The amount of nutrition one requires may vary depending on the size and weight of the individual, the amount of exercise they do, or if they have some condition like osteoporosis, anemia, etc. A woman has many periods in her life when she needs quantities of nutrients th...

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Medical Conditions due to Air Pollution

How Air Pollution is Causing Medical Conditions in Women and Children

Air pollution is a rising cause of concern all over the world. Apart being from one of the most widespread forms of pollution, it is also one of the most inevitable ones. Being an ever pervading medium and carrier, air can transfer pollutants very fast in a very short span of time. This makes it almost impossible for any person breathing in polluted air, to avoid infection. In recent years,...

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Aids Awareness

Aids Awareness

AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is the advanced stage of HIV. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV)  damages the immune system and interferes with the body's ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. HIV is predominantly a sexually transmitted infection (STI) but it can also be transmitted through sharing of injecting equipment such as syringes and contaminated blood tr...

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Infection Prevention: You Can Help Too!

Infection Prevention: You Can Help!

Infections are super common, but they are not entirely unavoidable. Following are some simple ways in which you can prevent infections: Wash your hands regularly. Make sure you wash your hands before and after cooking, as well as before and after eating food. Do not go to work or to class  if you have signs and symptoms of an infection. Stay at home in case you’re running a fever,...

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