Articles by Binita Priyambada
Dec 01, 2019
World AIDS Day: A life-long disease that is transmitted by sex, childbirth or infected needlesThere is no cure for HIV/AIDS but a treatment is called ART is highly recommended for anyone suffering from this disease.
Nov 19, 2019
World Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Week: India has a grave need for antibiotic awarenessAMR occurs when bacteria develop the ability to defeat drugs which have been designed to kill them.
Nov 12, 2019
World Pneumonia Day: A curable disease that has become a burden on the Indian PopulacePneumonia is responsible for the death of a million people worldwide and needs immediate attention.
Nov 11, 2019
Universal practise of immunization is one of the biggest triumphs of modern medicineIn the future, vaccines will be inhaled, there is a possibility that they will be administered topically as well.
Oct 24, 2019
World Polio Day: India is not truly free from polio until it beats the vaccine derived virusIn India, there are 50 detected cases of the virus that was derived from the oral polio vaccine.
Oct 21, 2019
Osteoporosis affects an estimated 50 million Indians, but most cases go untreated, undiagnosedThere is no data to conclusively state this, it is est that over 200 million people suffer from Osteoporosis worldwide.
Sep 21, 2019
World Alzheimer’s Day 2019: When does 'forgetfulness' become 'dementia' become Alzheimer's?In India alone, more than 4 million people suffer from some sort of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.
Sep 10, 2019
Eye Donation Fortnight: India's struggle to bridge demand-supply gap for eye donation is realMore than 4.6 million cases of corneal blindness in India can be prevented with eye transplantation.
Aug 20, 2019
World Mosquito Day: Tame the menace, control the spread of life-threatening diseasesWith the progress of sci-tech that has taken place, mosquitoes take almost 2.7 million lives every year.
Aug 05, 2019
World Breastfeeding Week 2019: The special mother-child bond with innumerable benefitsBreastfeeding is a natural process of nursing the baby & should be done in the first hour after birth.