Home Health Wellness Wellness on May 13, 2022 General well-being and preventive healthcare have long been associated with health enthusiasts and the elderly until the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic brought about a generational reset forcing people to view personal health from a fresh perspective. This reset has shifted the focus from curative healthcare to preventive health practices and products. One such category of pre-emptive health products that have been seeing extensive use since the onset of the pandemic is nutraceuticals. This class of health products has evoked interest worldwide and the Asia Pacific region has registered the fastest growth. What are Nutraceuticals? Nutraceuticals are the class of consumable products derived from food sources that offer high nutritional value, often for specific health benefits. They are usually categorised under non-specific therapies used to promote general health and … [Read more...] about Is Nutraceuticals A Smart Choice For A Healthier Tomorrow?
Home Health Wellness Wellness on September 20, 2017 Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said. Most of the drugs currently in the clinical phase are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions, WHO said. There are, however, very few potential treatment options. The growing resistant infections pose the greatest threat to health, including drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) which kills around 250,000 people each year. There are also very few oral antibiotics in the pipeline, yet these are essential formulations for treating infections outside hospitals or in resource-limited settings, the report said. "Antimicrobial resistance is a global health emergency that will seriously jeopardise progress in modern medicine," Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, … [Read more...] about WHO Warns: World Running Out Of Antibiotics, What Next?
Home Health Wellness Wellness on July 28, 2021 Viral hepatitis is the name given to a viral infection that causes liver inflammation and damage. There are different types of hepatitis viruses that infect the liver out of which hepatitis A, B and C are the most common. Hepatitis A virus causes short-term diseases and is acute while hepatitis B and C viruses may cause chronic conditions and last longer. In this article, we will discuss some of the frequently asked questions about viral hepatitis. wellness FAQs On Hand Hygiene:What You Should Remember And Follow 1. What are the 5 types of hepatitis? Ans: The five types of hepatitis are classified as hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. According to the WHO, hepatitis B and C are of great concern and they may lead to a greater number of deaths. 2. What is the most common viral hepatitis? Ans: Hepatitis A, B and C are among the most common viral … [Read more...] about World Hepatitis Day 2021: FAQs On Viral Hepatitis
Home Health Disorders cure Disorders Cure on July 28, 2021 Hepatitis is a serious condition that causes inflammation of the liver. It is most commonly caused by a viral infection, however, drugs, alcohol, toxins and autoimmune diseases can also cause hepatitis  . Hepatitis is caused by five viruses: hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis D virus (HDV) and hepatitis E virus (HEV). Every year, hepatitis causes nearly 1.4 million deaths and HBV and HCV are responsible for about 90 per cent of these deaths and the rest is caused by other types of hepatitis viruses  . As per the World Health Organization (WHO) in the year 2015, 1 in 3 people were infected by HBV or HCV and 1.3 million people have died due to this disease. In this article we will cover the different types of hepatitis, its causes, symptoms and treatment. Causes of Hepatitis Hepatitis is … [Read more...] about World Hepatitis Day 2021: What Is Hepatitis? Everything You Need To Know About This Condition