The WHO & US centre for disease control recommends influenza vaccination annually for all persons from 6 months of age and older with some rare exceptions. Influenza vaccination reduces sickness, medical visits, hospitalisation, deaths, and additional health care burdens on the governments. Influenza vaccine is particularly important for high-risk individuals with asthma, diabetes, heart diseases, […]
Month: September 2020
“There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colours are brighter, the air softer and the morning more fragrant than ever again”- Elizabeth Lawrence Childhood is a beautiful part of life and every child should be allowed to live it to the fullest. A child should be able to explore, indulge in […]
Lifestyle Management in the Prevention Of Type 2 Diabetes.
The WHO global report (2016) estimates that 8.5% of the worldwide adult population have diabetes with some 80% of Type 2 diabetics (T2Ds) classified as overweight. Despite health-related behavior changes being difficult to achieve, personal responsibility, in terms of lifestyle modification and self-management, is key to safely managing/reversing Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Most pharmacological interventions […]
Influenza and Asthma – Double trouble
With winter approaching in UAE and Covid 19 has already shattered our normal life, we should be prepared with all precautionary measures and lessen the burden of another viral infection adding more distress. The change in climate introduces a variety of virus surrounding us causing different types of illness ranging from mild Upper Respiratory infections […]