On Friday, the third day of August, 2018, a lady who was admitted at the Calicut medical college was diagnosed with West Nile Virus infection and the news ran it’s rounds in all the TV channels. That news got the
Dengue is a common term one can hear in India particularly with the onset of the monsoon. This year also the number of persons diagnosed with Dengue Fever has increased dramatically compared to the last year especially in states like
All the news channels in Kerala are singing horror stories of Nipah virus 24/7 and still, the lay man has many doubts! A visit to Kozhikode district will reveal the true picture there. People travelling in the bus, those commuting
Blood in our body flows through two types of blood vessels. The ones that carries the pure, oxygenated blood from the heart to various parts of the body are called “arteries” and the other type which carries the deoxygenated blood
They say, it’s very likely to get all types of patients at Calicut Medical College and that includes the rarest of cardiac diseases. When I was an intern there, we had a Fallot’s tetralogy child at the paediatrics ward and
Vitamin D is a unique vitamin, differing from other vitamins in it’s very definition. A vitamin is defined as “a substance that must be obtained from food because of a lack of capacity in the human body to synthesise it”.
Imagine climbing stairs everyday with a 12 kg backpack assuming your body weight is 60 kg. It’s a tough job. Now, imagine doing it six days a week. That’s exactly what you are forcing your children to do. A school