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Vaccines For Adults

Vaccines For Adults

What are the vaccines  and which vaccines should be considered for adults  for adults?

What are vaccines?

A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease.

What are the constituents of vaccine?

A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and … Read more

bariatric surgery

Bariatric Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery


What is Weight Loss Surgery?

 

Weight loss surgery also called Bariatric surgery – includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. These surgeries should be done in selected candidates with evaluation of risk and benefits. Even the the surgery is successfully done patient … Read more

Folic acid in Pregnancy

Folic Acid Supplement in Pregnancy

 Folic acid for Pregnancy


Why nutrition during pregnancy is important?

Nutrition during pregnancy is important for healthy growth of the fetus and maternal health.This is ultimately important for a safe delivery.Food during pregnancy should contain vitamins and minerals including folic acid and calcium. Total energy requirement also increases in pregnancy.If … Read more

Glycemic index

Glycemic Index

Know about Glycemic Index

What is Glycemic Index ?

Glycemic Index (GI) is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels. foods with high GI digest and absorbe quickly. The rate of blood sugar  rise is higher. This increases the insulin … Read more

zika virus in pregnancy

Zika virus infection and fertility

What is Zika virus?

Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavi virus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys through a network that monitored yellow fever. It was later identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have … Read more

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