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World No-Tobacco Day

Smoking and tobacco use have long been known to have damaging effects on health. Tobacco consumption, including smoking, is one of the leading causes of preventable death worldwide. Despite the well-known risks associated with tobacco, millions of people continue to use it regularly. Reducing smoking and tobacco use is crucial for maintaining good health. However, … Continued

World thyroid day – 2023

World Thyroid Day, observed annually on May 25th, is a significant occasion that raises awareness about thyroid disorders, their impact on health, and the importance of early detection and proper management. During the annual general meeting of Thyroid Federation International in September 2007, it was decided to create a “World Thyroid Day” on the 25th … Continued

World Lupus Day

Lupus is a serious life-altering, autoimmune disease that occurs when the body system attacks its own tissues and organs. World Lupus Day was created by Lupus Canada in 2004 to raise awareness of this little-known disease that can be life threatening. May month is Lupus Awareness Month and 10th of May is dedicated as World … Continued

NURSES: Caregivers round the clock

  Nurses are the backbone to any health care organization. Nurses have been providing health care for ages and very efficiently too. We all know the dedication of Florence Nightingale, who took care of the wounded soldiers in the Crimean War in the 19th century. She is today known as “the founder of modern nursing”. … Continued

Hand hygiene

Hand hygiene is the act of cleaning your hands to prevent the spread of germs, bacteria, and viruses. It is a simple yet effective way to prevent the spread of illnesses and diseases. Hand hygiene is important in all aspects of life, whether at home, school, or work. It is especially critical in healthcare settings, … Continued

It Ain’t easy being wheezy…

World Asthma Day is observed on the first Tuesday of May every year. The primary objective is raising awareness about asthma, the causes and symptoms and effective ways of managing the condition. This year, it will be observed on the 2nd of May and the theme is – “Asthma care for All” Asthma is a … Continued

World Asthma Day

  Bronchial asthma, commonly known as asthma, is a chronic respiratory condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Asthma is a condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the airways in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe. The inflammation may be triggered by allergic mechanisms in most cases but sometimes lesser-understood mechanisms can cause … Continued


    Malaria is an acute infectious disease caused by a protozoa “Plasmodium”. Malaria is transmitted by the bite of female anopheles mosquito. Malaria is endemic to certain areas in India, especially in water bodies and in areas of poor sanitation. It is also endemic to certain African countries. People can get infected by malaria … Continued

Exercise and your arteries

Many years ago, the great English physician Thomas Sydenham concluded, “A man is as old as his arteries.”  More than 300 years later and this still holds true since these blood vessels carry vital oxygen-rich blood to all your body’s tissues. Today we also know how important regular exercise is to maintain artery health.   … Continued


  April 17, 2023 is World Hemophilia Day. The theme of the event this year is “Access for All: Prevention of bleeds as the global standard of care”. The day is being held since 1989, which marks the birthday of Frank Schnabel, founder of the World Federation of Hemophilia. On this day, the World Federation … Continued