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Products That Claim To Kill 99% Germs – The Truth Behind

We all have come across advertisements where various handwashes or dishwashing soaps claim to kill 99% of the bacteria. But how true is this claim? In this article, we will learn about the absolute truth behind these claims, by Dr. Amitabha Saha who is the best internal medicine doctor in Kolkata.  Do These Products Kill […]

The Current Season And The Chances Of Dengue – Things You Should Be Aware Of

Although we yearn for a fresh downpour after the scorching heat of the sun, this year the showers have been pretty intense, coupled with gushes of wind that lead to destruction. West Bengal has been submerged in the rains for months. The heavy showers have made everyday activities difficult and left many grieving over unfortunate […]

A New Report By WHO Indicates High Blood Pressure To Be More Common In Low- And Middle-income Countries – My Take On It

The number of people with hypertension increased from 594 million to 1.13 billion in 2015. The majority of the hike was seen in people from the low-and middle-income countries. hypertension is the biggest reason for premature deaths in today’s world. in case you are wondering where to avail the best high blood pressure treatment in […]

First-Ever Case Of Marburg Virus Disease Confirmation In Guinea West Africa – An Insight

The Marburg virus belongs to the family of the same virus that causes Ebola. Even though this disease is rare, it can cause up to 90% fatality in case of an outbreak. It is an animal-borne RNA virus of the filovirus family. There are 7 other types of viruses including Ebola in the filovirus family. […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome And Inflammatory Bowel Disease And Their Outcome

Bowel diseases like irritable bowel syndrome is a gastrointestinal disorder and inflammatory bowel disease makes the walls of the intestine swell up which causes harm to the walls of the intestine. It causes pain and narrowing of the bowel wall. These bowel diseases are somewhat correlated and should be treated as soon as possible to […]

Delhi Government Implemented A Colour-coded System To Tackle Covid-19. Should West Bengal Follow The Same Path?

The Delhi government announced a colour-coded action plan on 15th August. This system will divide the levels of restrictions in markets, industries, offices, and public transport determining upon the COVID-19 positive rates, new cases, and occupancy of oxygen beds in hospitals and healthcare clinics. What Do We Need for the Colour-coded Action Plan? In the […]

Severity Of Malaria In Seniors On Dialysis

The octogenarians and the septuagenarians have a higher chance of being infected with renal diseases that may require frequent dialysis. Dialysis helps in removing waste, extra water and salt to prevent the body from accumulating them. This maintains a safe level of the required chemicals in the blood such as potassium, sodium and bicarbonate. This […]

A Great Physician Not Just Treats Diseases But Beyond

It is very important for a doctor to treat and understand beyond the disease to properly get the context and guide them better. Sir William Osler, a famous physician once said, “The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease.” This changed the way of medicine and inspired […]

Dengue vs Malaria: Understanding The Difference

At a time when the news about covid-19 is spreading like wildfire, it is quite easy to forget about the other diseases that are plaguing the human population. Diseases like dengue and malaria are continuing to grow and having a worse impact than one can imagine! Unfortunately, diseases like these aren’t going to just fade […]

Everything You Need To Know About Pneumonia And Covid-19 Connection

Research states – Unlike typical pneumonia, Covid-19 pneumonia can spread like “wildfire” throughout our lungs. This could be an explanation why Covid-19 pneumonia lasts significantly longer and causes intense harm than regular pneumonia. Several studies have led to the belief that Covid-19 infects the smaller regions of our lungs unlike other varmints of pneumonia that […]