Month: June 2018

Protect your skin from fungal infections during monsoons

Protect your skin from fungal infections during monsoons

Waterlogged streets, fallen trees, standstill traffic, delayed meetings, damp clothes, broken chappals and lost umbrellas – none of these sounds like the charms of monsoon that are often depicted in poems and film songs. For city dwellers – particularly people who have to commute long distances every day – the rainy season comes with its own set of woes and…

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Monsoon has arrived, so has Malaria. . .

Monsoon has arrived, so has Malaria. . .

Monsoon, the most loved weather is a time when everything around looks bright, clean and green. Colourful umbrellas and raincoats are brought out and the aroma of piping hot chai and pakoras tempts to gorge on. Of course, the showers have brought a lot of relief from the scorching sun. But it is not the…

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Monsoon:  bhajiya, vada pav, bhel, pani puri, chat & diarrhea

Monsoon: bhajiya, vada pav, bhel, pani puri, chat & diarrhea

Come Monsoons and our happiness see no bounds. There are lots of activities that one can indulge in during the monsoons such as walking in the rain, running, cycling and trekking. All of these activities give us extreme happiness. Monsoons also entice you and increase your cravings for some street food such as bhajiya, vada pav, bhel, pani…

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Prevent Leptospirosis this monsoon

Prevent Leptospirosis this monsoon

The monsoon has started with a bang after sizzling summers. People are enjoying the rains to the fullest by indulging in outings, eating street food and enjoying the greenery. With the continuous spells of rain, the season makes a suitable environment for some microorganisms to grow and produce certain diseases. No doubt, the monsoons are…

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Monsoon illness – Jaundice – seeing yellow, not green

Monsoon illness – Jaundice – seeing yellow, not green

Kids love rains as it involves getting wet in the rains, jumping puddles and sailing paper boats. Rainy season, in addition to bringing smiles for kids, also brings in a host of their health and safety concerns. However, with a few simple measures, it is possible to ensure that your child not only enjoys monsoon…

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Monsoons bring rain and cholera . . .

Monsoons bring rain and cholera . . .

With the onset of monsoon, there are various diseases that come along and prove to be a health menace. The outbreak of water-borne diseases such as cholera, typhoid is common during this season affecting the areas with poor sanitation and lack of sewage system. The number of cholera cases increases with ongoing rainy season due to…

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