Entries by Affan Raja

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE : MALARIA

Malaria is a lethal disease caused when the female Anopheles mosquito bites and infects the human body. Yes, mosquitoes suck, literally and metaphorically. Once infected, the parasites multiply in the bloodstream and liver of that person. This parasite can then be carried by another mosquito and this way the vicious cycle of malaria starts. There […]

WHAT TO DO TO HELP HIM OUT DURING STROKE?

A stroke needs immediate medical help. But, quick thinking and intervention might help to increase a person’s chance of survival. If you have read our previous article, then you should know that strokes happen when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. So, how do you deal with someone around you who goes through […]

SUNBURN TREATMENT TIME

Did you just come back home after a long day at the beach, looking like a tomato? Is your skin itchy, painful and literally burning, especially when someone touches it? If so, commiserations! You’ve caused yourself sunburn. Now if you are amongst the careless ones, who didn’t even bother to apply sunblock, start liking yourself […]

PANIC ATTCKS: UNDER MY CONTROL

If you encounter a lion on your way to work or if a grizzly bear is coming after you; your body tends to react instinctively. The anxiety kicks in. Your heart paces up, your breathing becomes heavier, your hands ball up into tight fits, your face drenches in sweat and your legs tremble with fear. […]

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What is Collagen? Why should you know about it? The answers may be more important than you think!

You may have heard about Collagen many times from your medical specialists, beauticians, dermatologists or even cosmetics ads and products and how good it really is for your body, especially skin. Obviously, all that hearsay must have given birth to curiosity inside you to know more about Collagen and how does it really work? Well, […]