David Beckham

David Beckham on OCD

Whenever David Beckham entered a hotel room, the first thing he would do is, fix all the cans and bottles of cola. He would then go on to co…

Skin Cancer

What is Skin Cancer?

Each year there are more new cases of Skin Cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon.…

Hunter's Syndrome

What is Hunter’s syndrome?

Hunter’s Syndrome is a  rare severe genetic disorder that affects only the male. It is also known as MPS II. Hunter’s syndrome a…

Mental Health Care Bill 2017

Mental Healthcare Bill 2017

Suicide is now decriminalised by the government in Mental Health Care Bill 2017. A person with mental illness now also has the right to conf…

Encephalitis

What is Encephalitis?

Encephalitis is an acute brain inflammation. It can cause a severe headache and confusion. It is very rare, treatable, and usually, spreads …

Lupus

Types of Lupus

Lupus has four types: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE); Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (CLE); Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus (NLE); and Drug …

Cerebral Palsy

What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood. It is a permanent disorder that affects balance movement, muscle tone an…

Lung Cancer

The Common Killer: Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that start in either one lung or both. They do not develop into healthy lung tissue…

Thyroid

What is Thyroid Disease?

Thyroid Disease is a medical condition that relates to affected functioning of the thyroid gland. A dysfunctional thyroid gland affects the …

Prostate cancer

What is prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. It occurs in a man’s prostate (located between bladder and penis). T…

Down Syndrome

What is Down Syndrome?

Down syndrome is caused by a random error in cell division that results in an extra copy of chromosome 21. Down Syndrome has 3 types of chro…

Pancreatitis

What is Pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis simply means inflammation of the pancreas. Pancreatic damage happens when the digestive enzymes are activated before they are r…

Bulimia

What is Bulimia?

What is Bulimia? Bulimia is a life-threatening eating disorder. It is when a person does uncontrollable binge eating and then take harmful s…

Meningitis

What is Meningitis?

What is Meningitis? Meningitis is inflammation of the brain and spinal cord membranes, caused by an infection. It is life-threatening blood …

Ovarian Cancer

What is Ovarian Cancer?

As described in an earlier article, cancer is a disease of abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to another body parts…

What is Psychosis?

What is Psychosis? Psychosis is a severe mental disorder in which a person perceives their surroundings differently. People experiencing psy…

Bipolar

What is Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder is a mental illness marked by extreme shifts in mood ranging from mania (high) to depression (low…

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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is a progressive movement disorder which is chronic in nature. It is a nervous …

Dementia

What is Dementia?

What is Dementia? Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere your daily life. It is…

Progeria

What is Progeria?

Ageing is a pretty controlled process but in the case of progeria, it is neither controlled nor well-executed. Although it is a very rare ty…

Apraxia

What is Apraxia?

Our brain is a very complex organ which has so many parts and portions, all having vital roles. One such portion is Posterior Parietal Corte…

Anxiety

What is Anxiety Disorder?

You mistakenly kept your hand over a burning stove, in no time, your brain sent a signal to pull back your hand. Another case, you sense anx…

Personality Disorder

What is Personality Disorder?

What is Personality Disorder? Personality Disorder is a mental disorder. It causes a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking. In many cases,…

Louis Wain Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, or behaves. When it is active it causes hallucinations, …

Anorexia

Anorexia – An eating disorder

What is Anorexia? Anorexia is an eating disorder that is characterized by low weight. An anorexic person consumes only limited quantity of f…

What is Bone Cancer?

Biology says every living organism is a form of well designed and structured cells. In the context of a human body, every part that healthil…

Downs Syndrome Day

World Downs Syndrome Day

Internationally, 21st March is recognised as the world downs syndrome day and 2017 marks it’s 12th anniversary. It was recognized by m…

Facts to know about Depression

Depression is the most talked-about disorder. But is also the most misunderstood and misjudged disorder. Here we bring you four of many fact…

What is Stuttering?

“Everything seems normal till you start talking. The minute you start talking, you get stuck and you don’t know why. Right from …

Four Main Types of Leukemia

There is a wide range of types of leukemia. However, the major division is between its acute and chronic forms. Both acute and chronic leuke…

5 most common cancer types

Cancer Types Cancer is a name given to a wide group of diseases. Mostly, the name of cancer type is related to the area it has developed in.…

What is Depression ?

What is depression? Depression is one of the leading disorders today. It is a common but serious mood disorder. A person feels sad along wit…

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