Adolescent Health

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” - Franklin D.Roosevelt India is home to 243 million adolescents, which accounts to about 21.3% of the country’s population. Adolescence is a transition phase from childhood...

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Management of PPH with NASG

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH)  is a condition where a woman has heavy bleeding within 24 hours after giving birth. It’s normal to lose some blood after giving birth. However, in case of vaginal delivery if the woman loses more than 500 ml of blood, or if she loses more...

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Hypothyroidism during Pregnancy

The thyroid is an endocrine gland present in the front lower part of the neck, just below the “Adam’s apple” or larynx. The function of the thyroid is to make hormones T3 (triiodothyronine), T4 (thyroxine) and calcitonin. Thyroid cells absorb iodine from the...

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International Day of the Girl Child

“Just like boys, girls can become doctors, lawyers, we can do anything if we have the support. We just want to have the same opportunities.” - Fatima Ansari, Pakistani Football Player Since 2012, the United Nations observes ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ on...

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Foods to avoid when you are expecting

A woman’s food intake during pregnancy has a vital role in shaping her baby’s health. While it’s essential to choose foods that are high in iron, folates, protein and calcium; certain foods may pose a risk to the mother’s and baby’s health. Here are some foods that...

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What to eat when you’re expecting

What a woman eats and drinks during pregnancy is her baby's primary source of nourishment. Experts recommend that a mother-to-be choose a variety of healthy foods and beverages to provide her baby with the nutrition required for growth and development. Here are four...

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Anemia in Pregnancy: A Serious Concern

Anemia is a serious medical condition in which there is lack of enough Red Blood Cells to carry oxygen to tissues in your body. Anemia in its early stages in pregnant women, if not treated properly can have serious health effects on both Mother and Child. Mild Anemia...

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Obesity – An Epidemic of the 21st century

Obesity or being Overweight; is defined as an excessive accumulation of fat that presents a serious health risk. Obesity is a worldwide epidemic, and India is no exception. Recent data from India shows that approximately 13% to 50% of the urban population and 8%–38.2%...

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Blood Donation – The Hour of Need in India

India with its huge population today still is bothered by the issue of Blood Donation. Blood donation is one of the most significant contribution to the society today but still there is a huge deficit in availability of blood in India. The reason why there is such...

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