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More than 30% recovered Covid-19 patients cannot be plasma donors: DAK

More than 30% recovered Covid-19 patients cannot be plasma donors: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday said not all patients who have recovered from Covid-19 infection can be plasma donors. “Many recovered patients do not develop enough antibodies in their blood that is needed to fight against the novel coronavirus,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Quoting a Chinese study, […]

What is anemia, causes, types, complications and prevention?

What is anemia, causes, types, complications and prevention?

Anemia: The condition of having a lower-than-normal number of red blood cells or reduced haemoglobin level. Women are more likely than men to have anemia because of menstrual blood loss. In children, anemia is most commonly due to insufficient iron in the diet. For men, anemia is typically defined as hemoglobin level of less than […]

Treatment for COVID-19

Treatment for COVID-19

The nature and effects of the corona virus are very different from those of the flu virus, but the flu virus can be helpful in understanding the spread of the virus to some extent. No one knows f or sure when and where the flu virus spread, but researchers say the influenza virus probably appeared […]

Front Line Hero’s Against Covid-19….

Front Line Hero’s Against Covid-19….

But Don’t Have Job Security Why…??? When the Covid-19 outbreak has put everything into standstill, doctors, paramedics, management and other health workers are not breathing easy. As many as 9500 contractual health workers under the National Health Mission (NHM) in UT Jammu and Kashmir have been engaged in different Covid hospitals and are at a […]

No test could be 100 Percent accurate: DAK

No test could be 100 Percent accurate: DAK

DAK requests netizens to share authentic information on social media Srinagar: Amid buzz over possible errors in diagnosis with both RT-PCR tests and the faster antibody-based tests, president Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK), Dr Suhail Naik Wednesday said despite best efforts, no test can be 100% accurate. Dr Naik, who is a senior paediatrician, said every […]

COVID-19 lockdowns worsen obesity issues in children: Study

COVID-19 lockdowns worsen obesity issues in children: Study

New Delhi: The coronavirus-induced lockdowns across the world have negatively impacted diet, sleep, and physical activity among children with obesity, a recent study explained. According to University at Buffalo research, the study, published in April in Obesity, examined 41 overweight children under confinement throughout March and April in Verona, Italy. Compared to behaviors recorded a […]

No increase in risk of Covid with blood pressure medicines: DAK

No increase in risk of Covid with blood pressure medicines: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said blood pressure medicines do not increase the risk of infection, serious illness or death from the novel coronavirus. “It is perfectly safe to continue your blood pressure medication during the Covid pandemic,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “People have apprehensions that ACE inhibitors and ARBs, […]

8 things we bet you’re getting wrong about menstrual hygiene

8 things we bet you’re getting wrong about menstrual hygiene

Sonakshi Kohli The shame and taboo attached to menstruation make it so difficult for women to reach out to clear their doubts about the basic rules of maintaining proper menstrual hygiene. This is probably why we women end up believing whatever baseless piece of advice that we read on the internet or give in to […]

Sleeplessness a common symptom of anxiety among youth: Experts

Sleeplessness a common symptom of anxiety among youth: Experts

SRINAGAR: Most people whose mental health has been affected due to ongoing crisis are youth and sleeplessness is very common symptom of anxiety among them, say experts. As a large population struggling with various mental health issues due to turmoil, the number further went up post August 5 when valley remained shut for months. Now […]

5 health benefits of going vegan

5 health benefits of going vegan

Vegans follow a plant-based diet and do not eat animal products including dairy, meat, eggs, honey, and gelatin. But, veganism goes beyond the diet. Veganism is a lifestyle that tries to bar, as far as possible and practicable, all kinds of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, or any other purpose. Nutritionist and […]

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OPINION

Reform A Society! How And Why

Time goes on, society is changing. The modern technology is on the rise, on the other hand, the younger generation is deteriorating day by day. You and I, including the media, are responsible for this mess. We do not take any practical steps for the betterment of the society. We are the best judge for […]