World Breast Feeding week 1st - 7th August 2021
Every year August 1st week is celebrated as World breast feeding week world over. This is mainly to emphasis about the importance of breast feeding and to spread the awareness in the community. The number of mothers who exclusively breast feeds their babies are unfortunately coming down when most countries are improving their breastfeeding rates. These days for simple reasons mothers turn to breast milk substitutes with out making a sincere effort to solve any issues with breast feeding.
What you should know about COVID-19 vaccination in Children
Children are as vulnerable to the novel coronavirus as adults. Studies have shown that infection and transmission in children and adults are similar. Even though most children have asymptomatic or mild infection, they are an important source of transmission to others. Severe infections and mortality have frequently been reported in young infants and children with comorbidities, largely post 3-6 weeks of asymptomatic or symptomatic infection. The incidence of Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) is a rare but life-threatening complication of Covid 19 infection which may rarely lead to long term coronary artery changes.
Scientific Benefits of fasting during Ramadan
Ramadan is a month of self-regulation and self-training. It also has a lot of medical benefits. Over the years, patients undergo fasting for weight management, lowering lipid levels and to give some rest to the digestive tract. At times, these non-monitored fasting and crash diets can have adverse effects on human body.
With the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan, a season of prayers and fasting has once again begun. The day long fasting may upset the stomach and can result in bloating and gastritis. The first food that is consumed after breaking the fast is important in clearing these issues.
The way we think of cancer: what needs to change?
Cancer to a large extent is avoidable. Many cancers can be prevented and others can be detected early in their development, treated and cured. Even with late stage cancer, the pain can be reduced, the progression of the cancer slowed, and the patients and their families helped to cope. With clinical advancements and technological breakthroughs, cancer has become easier to detect, diagnose and treat.
WFH And Healthy Snacking – What Healthy Snacking Looks Like
While work from home offers the luxury of working from the comfort of one’s house, it also allows a more flexible schedule. Taking a break often means snacking or a trip to the fridge. This also affects eating patterns - from fixed eating schedules when at work to lazy snacking while working from home.