Dr. Sasidharan, A Gifted Pediatrician and a Gem of a Person

Dr. Sasidharan C. K Child specialist in Calicut

Calicut, the core of the Malabar region. The place that gifted many talented people to the world, may it be in any field. From Vasco Da Gama’s entry to the overcoming of the deadly Nipah, Calicut is known for many. Dr. Sasidharan, whose name is a buzz all over Kerala also comes from this historic place. In Calicut, people with no idea about this talented physician will be very less. That much is the popularity this great physician has achieved. This article is about Dr. Sasidharan, a talented physician.

Dr. Sasidharan is a well-known pediatrician in Calicut. His sincerity and commitment in this field have earned him terrific fame in Calicut. He is currently working as a pediatrician at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut. He started a clinic in Meledath Colony, Chakkorathukulam, Calicut and gained a huge positive response from people. This is another reason for his success. Starting a clinic and making it a success i…

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How to Deal OverWeight and Habits for Healthy Weight Loss

“Eat to live, don’t live to eat”- Many of us will be familiar with this proverb, isn’t it? Yes, it is a fact. The majority of us are now living to eat delicious food. The great revolution in technology has changed everything, even in the case of food. Hence, modern life delivers many versatile food items. How many of you can even imagine a life without fast food? Tough, right? Many of us know these fast food consumption in excess can lead to serious health problems. But even knowing that, we are having those. That itself proves these food items have conquered humanity at the present.

Overconsumption of fast food can lead to headaches, depression, dental distress, heart disease, shortness of breath, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, weight gain, etc. One of the main health issues due to overconsumption is weight gain. According to the World Health Organization, in 2016, 1.9 billion adults were suffering from overweight and of these, 650 million were obese. In…

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Diabetes: Types, Risks, and Treatments

Diabetes is a condition of blood glucose commonly called blood sugar, that is rapidly increasing in our body and maintains this high level over a prolonged period. Blood glucose is the main source of energy in the human body that is usually absorbed from the food we consume. A hormone called Insulin that is made by Pancreas helps the glucose get into the cells. This glucose is transformed into energy. And this is why we are able to do things.

When our body doesn’t make or use of insulin, blood glucose increases in the blood and remain unused. An excessive amount of glucose in our blood causes serious health problems. It causes reduce energy level and low energy leads us to laziness and weakness at the first level. It can severely damage kidneys, eyes, nervous system and other body parts. Also, it can double the chances of heart attack and stroke.

Types of Diabetes

There are mainly two types of Diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. Type 1 …

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World’s First Malaria Vaccine Launched in Africa

As we all know, Malaria is one of the most leading killer diseases in the world. According to the World Health Organisation, nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of Malaria and it claims more than 435,000 lives globally every year. And in India, it is fewer than one million cases reported every year. There was no permanent medicine that doctors in the world can suggest for malaria.

The vaccine has been launched in Malawi, a landlocked country in southeast Africa after a long concerted effort over 30 years.

RTS, S/AS01, the world’s first and to date malaria vaccine also known as Mosquirix that has been shown to provide partial protection of malaria in young children. The vaccine can be used to prevent about four in ten malaria cases by acting against Plasmodium Falciparum, the most parasite globally and the most prevalent in the African continent. Malawi is the first country in Africa where RTS, S is to be made available to children up to…

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8 Benefits of Drinking Water Every Day

Life began in the water. There will be nothing on the earth if no such a magical compound called water exist. That’s why we search for the possibility of life on other planets by searching for water. We cannot imagine life without water. 71 per cent of our earth's surface is covered with water, that tells louder the importance of this blue compound for living things.

According to the ancient Indian medical science, Water is the Universal Medicine. And now, water is the only compound in the earth that has been given a universal status by WHO(World Health Organisation).

As considered to human beings, 60 per cent of our body consumes water and of course, our blood is 90 per cent of the same. Even though there is no such universally accepted quantity of water to consume daily, it is always better to drink more water in the day time compared to night.  The main point always a doctor says is "stay hydrated and stay healthy".

Here are some benefits of…

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