As the second wave of COVID-19 began to peter out in India, post COVID-19 effects began to roll in, with Mucormycosis/black fungus and now MIS-C.
Frequent urine problems in females are common across all age groups. It could be brought upon by your lifestyle or by an ailment.
Nina Uppal was informed during an anomaly scan at 20 weeks that she has antenatal hydronephrosis, a condition in which the fetus’ kidneys swell up because of fluid retained within them.
Anxious about her baby’s well-being, she asked her doctor about the condition.
What is antenatal hydronephrosis?
Antenatal or fetal hydronephrosis is a common condition that occurs in 1-5% of pregnancies.
Amyra Patel, 3 years old, had multiple bouts of sneezing and a runny nose every morning since she started playschool three months ago. She often had a blocked nose and her mother found her snoring 3-4 nights in a week. Amyra’s teacher also noted that the child appeared drowsy in class and uninterested in activities that she would otherwise enjoy.
Genital tuberculosis caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria in women is rampant across the country.
According to an ICMR study, the prevalence of female genital tuberculosis (FGTB) increased from 19% in 2011 to 30% in 2015.
“Most of the time, the bacteria remains latent in the body and flares up only when the immunity is low,” says Dr.
Litchis or Lychees are a much loved fruit, known for their soft fleshy texture and juicy flavour. Native to Southeast Asia and a rich source of antioxidants and minerals including vitamin B and C, the fruit is enjoyed by people, young and old alike.
An anomaly scan also known as a Level 2 ultrasound or 20 week scan is routinely done for all expecting women between 18-20 weeks.
Why is an anomaly scan done?
An anomaly scan is an ultrasound done to assess the physical development of the fetus and to check the presence of malformations in the growing fetus.
Did you know that by the age of six, almost 50% of children will have had at least one episode of wheezing?
What is Wheezing?
Wheezing is a sound made when air inside the bronchioles or small windpipes inside our lungs cannot pass through easily. This happens because these windpipes begin to narrow.