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Rise Of Obesity Amongst The Children During The Pandemic And The Way Forward

The author of the article is Dr Ruchi Parikh – Consultant (Paediatric Endocrinology) Obesity amongst children and adolescents has been a cause of concern since last few decades. What is more concerning is that childhood obesity in India ranks second-highest in the world, thus posing a significant public health concern. These children are at a […]

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The fourth CIIE: Creating new opportunities for COVID recovery

The China International Import Expo (CIIE), the first national-level import-themed professional trade fair in the world, successfully kicked off at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on Nov 5, 2021. Initiated by the Chinese government since 2018, the CIIE continues to serve as an important platform for the nation’s opening-up and enhancing international economic cooperation […]

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JOSH Foundation in full JOSH to empower hearing impaired kids in the pandemic

Hearing disability has been more noticeable than ever during the pandemic. The restriction to staying at home has made it evident that those who have a hearing disability need attention to their requirements. The authorities have understood the worrying issue and have initiated designing strategies to overcome this hurdle. In the words of Devang Dalal, […]

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Vaccinating a Billion Indians for COVID-19 by 2021 to Break the Chain

StaTwig’s technology solution, a revolutionary technology developed by a homegrown startup, StaTwig, called Vaccine Ledger, uses Artificial Intelligence (AI), IoT (internet of things), and Blockchain-based information tracking technology to follow every vial from source to destination—during transit and at all checkpoints. A chip or barcode on the vial can be used to transfer information such as serial numbers, […]

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Healthpointe Aims to Beat Post-COVID Conditions Through COVID Recovery Program

As medical professionals around the world learn more about COVID-19 and its long-term effects, the need to treat these lasting symptoms becomes ever more pressing. Healthpointe, a multidisciplinary medical group with locations all around Southern California, has started the COVID Recovery Program with the intention of helping treat the lingering symptoms of long-haul, post-COVID conditions. Healthpointe has […]

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“Is it just a normal cold or more? – How to detect various monsoon illnesses”

The author of this article is Dr. Arati Joshi, Consultant- General Physician & Diabetologist The Coronavirus pandemic originating from Hubei province and its capital Wuhan in China has scared the world because of its rapid spread and easy infection transmission.  Several coronaviruses can infect humans. The globally endemic coronaviruses are: HCoV229E, HCoV-NL63, HCoV-HKU1, and HCo-OC43- that tend to […]

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Cosmetic Surgeries increased in pandemic

The author of this article is Dr Shraddha Despande, Plastic Surgeon, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central Cosmetic Surgery is a relatively newer field in India. It evolved in the 1990s, but in the last decade the incidence of cosmetic surgery has been growing exponentially in India. Amongst the cases performed in India, before the pandemic started, […]

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NOVA IVF Fertility Witnesses over 30k new couples seeking fertility assessment as it continues to help aspiring parents on their fertility treatment journey amid a pandemic

While the pandemic has disrupted normal lives, we all have learnt our lessons and ways to continue and cope with our lives in the new normal. Couples who were postponing fertility treatments were faced with a tough predicament due to rising covid cases and lockdowns as IVF was an elective procedure. Now that pandemic is […]

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The Untold Story Releases Zhang Boli’s Short Documentary on the Battle Against the Pandemic

Zhang Boli, Chinese Academy of Engineering, and honorary president of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a fighter against COVID-19 with TCM. In August 2020, He won the national honorary title of “People’s Hero”. This short documentary was produced by The Untold Story, and it mainly told Zhang’s story about battling against COVID-19 and […]