NeoDocs, a firm started by three IIT Bombay graduates named Anurag Meena, Nikunj Malpani, and Pratik Lodha, created the testing kit. Anurag Meena, Nikunj Malpani, and Pratik Lodha, three alumni of the esteemed Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), have created a smartphone-based health test kit that uses a urine sample and provides results in […]
India is hit by H3N2 influenza
The H3N2 virus belongs to the influenza A virus subclass. A rapid increase in instances of influenza A subtype H3N2 across India has raised concerns. Over the previous few months, hospitals all around the country have reported thousands of cases of influenza A subtype H3N2. It can produce a cough that lasts up to three […]
What is the gut microbiome?
The gut microbiome refers to the complex community of microorganisms (such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes) that reside in the gastrointestinal tract, primarily the large intestine. These microorganisms play important roles in digestion, immune function, and many other aspects of human health. The gut microbiome is highly diverse and dynamic and can be […]
What is Liver Cirrhosis?
Cirrhosis is a severe and irreversible liver condition characterized by the replacement of healthy liver tissue with scar tissue. Once cirrhosis has developed, the liver’s ability to function properly is significantly impaired, which can lead to life-threatening complications such as liver failure, hepatic encephalopathy, and portal hypertension. While there is no cure for cirrhosis, treatment […]
Pregnant women in 12 at-risk countries are becoming more malnourished
Women who are expecting or nursing may experience problems during pregnancy and delivery due to poor nutrition. In 12 countries heavily hit by rising food prices prompted by the US & EU sanctions connected to the Russia-Ukraine war, acute malnutrition among pregnant women and breastfeeding moms has increased by 25% over the past two years. […]
The youngest person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is 19 years old
Age is the primary risk factor for the condition, which is why this most recent example is so unique. According to a recent case report published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, a 19-year-old Chinese man who has been experiencing memory issues since he was 17 was identified as having dementia. The teenager was identified […]
What is ankle-brachial index test?
The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is a non-invasive test used to assess the blood flow in the lower limbs, particularly in the arteries of the legs. The test involves measuring the blood pressure in the arms and ankles using a blood pressure cuff and a Doppler ultrasound device. The test is performed by comparing the blood […]
What is Mucormycosis?
Mucormycosis is a rare but potentially life-threatening fungal infection. The condition occurs when a person inhales or comes into contact with spores of fungi from the environment, which can then infect the body.Mucormycosis can affect different body parts, including the sinuses, lungs, skin, gastrointestinal tract, and central nervous system. The symptoms and severity of the […]
Dementia progression may be slowed by B-complex vitamins
High dosages of B-complex vitamins could postpone the onset of dementia and cut the pace of brain atrophy in half in elderly persons with memory issues. The development of dementia may be slowed by B-complex vitamins. B vitamins, such as B-6, B-12, and folic acid, have been demonstrated in a two-year research experiment to reduce […]
Extremely low salt guidelines are bad for HBP, according to Ayurveda
Ayurveda explain why low salt diets cause more harm than good for those with high blood pressure. Ayurveda bases meal recommendations on a person’s bodily type (or dosha). Although one body type may respond better to a particular taste or cuisine, completely cutting out the meal is never advised. Limiting the troublesome food is always […]