• COVID-19 Vaccines for Pregnant Women

    COVID-19 during pregnancy:  Pregnancy does not increase the risk of COVID-19 infection. Most pregnant women will be asymptomatic or have a mild disease. Although most (>90 per cent) infected pregnant women recover without any need for hospitalization, rapid deterioration in health may occur in a few and that might affect…

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  • Follow-up measures to mitigate COVID-19 epidemic in India

    Thanks largely to the social media! Corona pandemic has become the most talked about subject and a cause of panic all over the world. Experts have made variable predictions about the gravity of the current scenario and the possible predictions. We in India have taken an early epidemiological containment step…

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  • Corona Curve in India will soon flatten out – a ray of hope

    Thanks largely to the social media! Corona pandemic has become the most talked about subject and a cause of panic all over the world. Experts have made variable predictions about the gravity of the current scenario and the possible predictions. Fortunately, we in India have been able to contain the…

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  • Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic

    Media these days is full of news about (2019-nCoV) epidemic spreading all over the world. There is a general panic among people from all walks of life. The current outbreak that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019 has now been reported from several different countries. As…

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  • REMOTE AREAS IN CONTEXT OF INFERTILITY

    Infertility or the inability to get pregnant is a problem which is on the rise. The ever rising stress levels along with the widespread prevalent pollution, whether in the air we breathe or the food we eat coupled with the rapidly changing lifestyle of people are the possible causes of…

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  • Breast Feeding

    Breast Fed is the Best Fed   Breast milk is the ideal nutrition for your baby which is rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins and antibodies in adequate quantity. Such is the beauty of mother nature that the quality and quantity of breast milk constituents changes with the age of baby.…

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  • Adolescent Health

    A woman’s body undergoes many major changes during her lifetime. With the onset of menstruation (menarche) a young carefree child transforms almost suddenly into a young adult. The average age of menarche is now between 11 to 13 years (Normal range may vary from 8 to 16 years). Other body…

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  • Bacterial vaginosis

    Definition: Excessive vaginal discharge due to bacterial infection in vagina. Cause: This infection is caused by a mixed type of bacteria which are present in the vagina. Low general resistance such as poor nutrition, hygiene, anaemia, diabetes, pregnancy, long term antibiotic use may predispose to this infection. Symptoms: The infection…

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  • Protection from cervical cancer with HPV vaccine

    In India, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) s an important cause of cancer of cervix, vagina and vulva as well as the anus, mouth or throat in women. Most cases of these HPV related cancers can be prevented by HPV vaccine. HPV vaccine offers best possible protection when done in adolescent…

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  • Ovarian Cancer

    Definition: It is a solid, tumoral growth arising in the ovary, which has the capacity to spread to the second ovary and other organs of the body. It usually leads to filling of the abdomen with fluid and can spread to the uterus, intestines, lymph nodes, liver, urinary bladder, etc.…

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