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Feb, 2022

How many times can one get reinfected with Covid-19?

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Doctors say it's not that the antibodies do not work, but there is a possibility that they "may not be sufficient antibody response to the infection", due to which the person may not develop adequate immunity and his body is prone to infection again. Of late, many cases of individuals being re-infected with Covid-19 have been reported, prompting health authorities to once again stress the need to continue taking precautionary measures. As…

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Feb, 2022

A 15-year-old boy Harsh Chauhan with MIS-C Successfully Treated at Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road

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A 15-year-old boy was successfully treated for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), a fatal post-Covid complication that involves multiple organs. Now, the patient has been discharged from the hospital, reunited with his family, and has resumed his daily routine with ease. Harsh Chauhan a 15-year-old resident of Virar, Palghar district, Maharashtra, complained of high-grade fever, severe abdominal pain and was taken to a local hospital wherein ultrasonography was performed on (30/12/21). As…

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Feb, 2022

Is Stevia A Good Alternative For Sugar? Hear From The Experts

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Stevia is a natural sweetener that is associated with various health benefits. But it has some potential drawbacks. Stevia is a popular alternative to sugar, particularly used by people who have diabetes or poor blood sugar control. As it is extracted from the leaves of a plant, stevia is essentially calorie- and carb-free. Stevia has been linked to several health benefits, including weight loss, blood sugar management, and reduced risk…

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Feb, 2022

Challenges in TAVI surgeries in India

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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation or TAVI is a new non-surgical procedure in which the aortic valve can be replaced without major open-heart surgery. Aortic valve is one of the four valves in the heart. This valve located on the…

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Feb, 2022

Fight with diabetes

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There was a time when taking insulin every day was a very painful event in the day.  But nowadays taking insulin has become an almost painless experience.  So today we will try to answer a few common questions about how to use insulin if it has been prescribed by your clinician. On which part of the body, insulin should be taken? 1. Insulin can be taken on the abdomen. The…

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