Heart diseases, cancer, diabetes & respiratory diseases increasing

The probability of dying pre-maturely from a non-communicable disease like cancer has gone up in India between 2010-2012 and it has emerged as the leading cause of fatalities globally, a WHO report said. The latest global status report on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO) states that the four main NCDs … Read more

Iranian officials confirm first two cases of MERS in Iran

Officials in Iran say, they have confirmed the country’s first two cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, MERS. Two sisters from Kerman province tested positive for the virus that kills around a third of those it infects. One sister is in critical condition and the other is receiving treatment. The Health Ministry’s Centre for Disease … Read more

Delhi is world’s most polluted city says WHO

World Health Organisation says Delhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality. A WHO study released yesterday said that the national capital has the highest concentration of particulate matters less than 2.5 microns which is considered most serious. This form of concentration consists of tiny particles that puts … Read more

MERS – 5 facts to know about MERS

US health officials have reported the first case of the mysterious new Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus, or MERS, in the United States. It’s in a health care worker who traveled to Indiana from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, last month. Here are 5 facts you need to know about MERS: 1. MERS is new virus MERS … Read more

Travel medicine advises international travelers about health risks

Travel medicine or emporiatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and management of health problems of international travelers. Globalization facilitates the spread of disease and increases the number of travelers who will be exposed to a different health environment. Major content areas of travel medicine include the global epidemiology of health … Read more

Lung cancer and COPD projected to increase over coming decades

A major new publication from the European Respiratory Society (ERS) ahead of its annual congress (Barcelona, 7 Sept 2013), shows that lung conditions are responsible for 1 in 10 of all deaths across Europe, with deaths due to lung cancer and COPD predicted to rise over the coming decades. The European Lung White Book is … Read more

Influenza Epidemic – Different Presentations & Homeopathic Medicines

At this time, there are several different viral infections going around. Each infection actually has a slightly different presentation. As you are aware, the number of people ill with some version of viral/bacterial infection is high, much higher than usual. In homeopathy, a pertinent question arises during such epidemics about the genus epidemicus, what remedy … Read more

Homeopathy rising in Delhi, India

A large part of the population of Delhi has demonstrated an increasing interest in homoeopathy and benefits from it. To meet out the requirements, Govt. of Delhi is providing free of cost services to populace of Delhi. Twenty Eight homoeopathic dispensaries were started in 1978 and at present there are 91 homeopathic dispensaries in Delhi, … Read more

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