मित्राणि धन धान्यानि प्रजानां सम्मतानिव | जननी जन्म भूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी || While friends, riches and grains are highly honoured in this world, mother and motherland are a source of more happiness and can even surpass the joy and luxuries of heaven. As...
Dysphagia, or difficulty in swallowing food or drinking, is a cause of concern in seniors. Due to dysphagia, they may suffer from malnutrition, aspiration pneumonia and dehydration. It affects almost 15% of the older adults. Dysphagia has various causes, one...
Compared to adults, the elderly are more prone to infections and fevers. Low metabolism and low immunity make them highly susceptible to infections like viral fever, common cold and cough and even pneumonia. In fact, pneumonia happens to be...
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A urinary catheter is a hollow tube that collects urine from the bladder and fills it into a drainage bag. Urinary catheter is necessary for people who can’t empty their bladders. A full bladder puts pressure on the kidneys,...
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her book On Death and Dying, mentioned that there are five stages of grief. 1. Denial and isolation; 2. Anger; 3. Bargaining; 4. Depression; 5. Acceptance People who are grieving do not necessarily go through the stages in...
Critical illnesses in India, especially cancer treatment is an expensive process. From surgery to rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, it creates a huge financial burden on the person in availing the treatment. Here are ways one can raise funds for...
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According to statistics published by CancerIndia.org, the estimated number of people living with cancer in India are around 2.25 million, with 11,57,294 lakh cases diagnosed every year, and number of deaths registered to be 7,84,821. At times it is...
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