What is Chickenpox? Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It can be transferred from one person to another via droplets or through the air. This means that it’s extremely easy to catch the virus because all it takes is exposure to droplets which are usually released when an infected person … Continue reading Everything you need to know about chickenpox
“Did I forget something?” How many times have we asked ourselves this question only to remember hours later that we did? This is a familiar scenario for many and there are a number of reasons that make us forget even the most important things –like our prescriptions. It may seem like a punchline on TV … Continue reading Do You Have Trouble Remembering Your Scripts?
Ask anyone about vitamins and chances are the first one that pops into mind is vitamin C. Both health and beauty gurus sing the praises of Vitamin C because of its numerous benefits to one’s well-being including better immunity and glowing skin. However, there’s more to vitamin C than helping you to resist colds and … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Vitamin C
What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease characterised by a high level of glucose in the blood and urine. How does this happen? When we eat, our body metabolizes carbohydrates to glucose, and our pancreas releases insulin to help glucose enter our cells to be used for energy. However, when you have diabetes, your body … Continue reading The National Diabetes Service Scheme
It happens. You play sport for just a bit too long under the sun, or you doze off while trying to get a bit of colour. You swear you put on enough sunscreen but here’s the evidence: your skin’s a bit too red and starts to hurt to the touch. Hello, sunburn. Healing time How … Continue reading Sunburn Aftercare Tips
Spring is just lovely all over. But as the weather gets warmer, it’s not just people who become all abuzz with excitement… the bugs do too. Thus, the season of bites begins. Insect bites can be downright annoying with incessant itching and swelling but apart from the discomfort, we must learn how to treat stings … Continue reading Prepare for stings & bites this Summer