Month: June 2021

June 4, 2021

Coronavirus variants – what do we know?

As we hear the news coming in daily about the rising numbers of COVID 19 cases, we are also hearing many things about why the cases are so high in number. Reports mention that one reason that the virus continues to spread infection and grow in numbers is due its ability to can change itself […]

Second wave of COVID-19- Why is it so bad this time?

Globally, the COVID pandemic continues to rage in different countries. Most countries have gone through this infection in different waves. Since March 2021, the number of infections in India has risen exponentially and we are now in the throes of huge second wave of the infection. Recent reports tell us that we have more than […]

June 2, 2021

COVID vaccination update

India is facing a second wave of COVID-19. There is a lot of concern regarding this as we see a large number of cases every day. The good news is that we now have the vaccines that we were waiting for. The government has rolled out vaccines for the people, and people are taking them.  […]

Generic medications

We commonly see many different brands for the same medication in the market. Some are more economically priced than others. Often we are informed that the cheaper options are generic medications. People often have queries about whether these more affordable medications are good enough and whether they should buy them. So what are these generic […]

Hair Fall

Say goodbye to hair loss! Hair fall is a worrisome symptom that concerns a lot of people. It is normal to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day– this is not noticeable. New hair normally replaces the lost hair, but this doesn’t always happen. Hair loss is more common in males. About 50% of men […]


Blood pressure (BP) is an essential metric of a person’s overall health status. When blood pressure readings rise above the normal range, it is clinically referred to as Hypertension. Hypertension can be classified based on blood pressure readings as follows: Blood pressure equal to or less than 120/80 mmHg – Normal, 120-130 mm Hg systolic […]

Obesity and weight management

Obesity is a medical condition where there is excessive accumulation of body fat. Obesity is generally assessed using body mass index, or BMI. A person with a BMI ranging between 25 to 29.99 is categorised as overweight. Someone with a BMI greater than 30 is obese. Nowadays, there is a fair bit of awareness of harmful […]


Say No to Self Medication Hear Dr. Smita on Dhani Zone – Healthy Living Self-medication refers to treating oneself with medicines, usually for common health complaints, without taking a doctor’s advice or medical supervision. People do this for one-off instances or sometimes for reasonably long periods. This leads to health consequences which are a public […]