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Another Covid Positive Mother, Happy Baby Post-Delivery

The labour and delivery experience is different for each pregnant mother. Horizon Prime Hospital welcomed another covid positive mother for her baby's delivery. The baby did not cry after delivery and was put on a ventilator under the supervision of Dr. Dimple Jain and her team; the baby is now stable and healthy. Precautionary measures taken were: Appropriate isolation of pregnant mom Negative Pressure inside the isolated room Hourly observations [...]

An 80 year old recovered successfully from Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is the basic surgical removal of the uterus which leads to the end of menstruation and the ability of a woman to become pregnant. An 80-year-old patient was discharged today after her operation on a vaginal hysterectomy. Talking further, the operation had gone so well that the patient was in a very happy mood as she was able to mobilize just within 24 hours of her operation. On a [...]

The Effect Of Diabetes On Your Kidneys And Eyes

When your body does not produce enough insulin or is unable to use it properly, you have a disorder called diabetes. Diabetes can have a huge effect on your kidneys- one such disease that it causes is diabetic neuropathy or diabetic kidney disease. It is a serious complication of type 1 and types 2 diabetes that affects the kidneys’ ability to remove waste and extra fluid in the body. Around [...]

Smoking and Pregnancy- What You Should Know

Smoking in itself is bad for health. It is detrimental to society as well as your organs. It not only affects your lungs but also causes cancer, heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, COPD, certain eye diseases, and also affects the immune system. When coupled with pregnancy, both the mother and child are at risk. The chemicals in a cigarette include nicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. Risks significantly increase with smoking for [...]

Mucormycosis

The black fungus is darkening people’s vision. The virus has brought about so many side effects even after people have recovered. One side effect that has recently surfaced is Mucormycosis or the black fungus. It is a rare infection that is caused by exposure to mucor found in soil, plants, manure, and decaying fruits and vegetables. Mucor, however, is also found in the mucus of healthy humans. It affects the [...]

Proning

There is a perfect, non-invasive way of improving your oxygen levels! This method can also be practised at home, by yourself. COVID-19 has left millions of people gasping for air, in need of ventilators and oxygen tanks to help them breathe. For patients who are affected and show mild respiratory distress and may progress to the stage where they would need a ventilator, proning has proved to improve their breathing [...]

Loss Of Smell

Did you know that about eighty-six percent of people infected with COVID-19 experience loss of smell? In addition to symptoms like shortness of breath, cold, and cough, a lot of people also experience other symptoms like loss of taste and smell. Loss of taste and smell are largely linked together. Loss of smell largely impacts your sense of taste. These symptoms usually occur before the other COVID symptoms. Studies show [...]

Covid-19: The Second Wave

The second wave of COVID-19 has hit us hard. The country is facing the worst COVID19 battle it has seen in a while. We have faced a lot of darkness and negativity that surround the matter. Major cities have taken a hit like never before. India is the worst country to be affected until now. COVID-19 in Maharashtra has the worst cases in the country. Cases are rising rapidly. Healthcare [...]

Covid19 Vaccine – Our shot of Hope!

India started a Coronavirus vaccination drive program on January 16, 2021. Much medical staff remembered horror moments from the pandemic as they queued for India's COVID vaccine campaign. But now it's all coming to a head. However, several people have raised questions about the vaccine campaign's efficacy since it started. If you're one of the people who are reluctant– or if you're curious about why vaccinations are recognized as one [...]

COVID19 cases are rising again: Here’s what should be our “Cautious Plan!”

On Wednesday, India announced an extension of its COVID-19 vaccination program but cautioned that violations of coronavirus protocols could intensify an infection outbreak in several states. Nearly a month after the health minister announced COVID-19 contained, states like Maharashtra in the west and Kerala in the south have seen a rise in cases, owing to an increasing aversion to wearing masks and maintain social distancing. It is time for us [...]