Eczema is a common recurring skin problem marked by itching. It occurs frequently in childhood. However, it is also common in adults. Eczema causes parts of the skin to become dry, patchy, and rough. People affected by it scratch the skin repeatedly. This causes the symptoms to worsen. In children…

The liver is one of the five vital organs that is essential for human life. The liver performs various important functions related to digestion and metabolism. Furthermore it is the only organ that can regenerate on a regular basis. However, permanent liver damage can lead to serious complications. And includes…

Child obesity is a global epidemic with an estimated 158 million children-adolescents (5 to 19 years) expected to be obese by the year 2020. Unfortunately the recent episodes of COVID-19 has added to this phenomenon. Parents of young children must be aware of the dangers of obesity on the child’s…

Wounds are a common occurrence of everyday life. They range from simple cuts and abrasions to lacerations and ugly bed sores. Wounds have to be properly taken care to prevent further complications.

Wound is an injury to a living tissue in which the skin is cut or broken. This may be…

Skin is the body’s largest organ. The skin regulates our body temperature, which is vital for survival. It is also our first line of defense against microorganisms. When there is a damage to the skin it cannot regrow the same tissue. It forms scar tissue which covers up the area…

Head injuries account for thousands of deaths each year. It also leads to temporary or permanent disability in many people.



Head injury does not necessarily mean brain injury. The brain is protected by the skull. The skull is made up of bones and cartilage, which protect the brain. Beneath the…

The COVID pandemic is raging all around the world today. A matter of concern is the complications arising post-COVID treatment and hospitalization. Some of these have long-term health implications. Symptoms are wide-ranging, fluctuating, and newer ones are coming up. These may cause major organ damage like the lungs and heart…

How does a Vaccine work?
Vaccine is a substance that stimulates a person’s immune system to protect the body from a disease. It produces a substance called antibody which destroys the disease producing organism. The antibody is specific for the disease for which the vaccine is given.



The vaccine actually…

Today we will discuss about some of the complications of dialysis. Many of us have relatives or friends who require dialysis on a routine basis. Dialysis as you know is a life-saving technique for people with non-functional kidneys. It prolongs the life-span for those with kidney failure. However, life expectancy…

Joydeep Ghosh

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