Monthly Archives: February 2021

  1. Age-related Macular Degeneration(AMD): Leading Cause Of Vision Loss In Older Americans

    Age-related Macular Degeneration

    Age-related Macular Degeneration(AMD) is a common eye condition among people of age above 50 years that causes blurred or reduced central vision. It occurs due to thinning of the macula; part of the retina responsible for clear vision in the direct line of sight.

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  2. Chickenpox: Everything About The Pervasive Infection

    chicken pox

    The occurrence of chickenpox(varicella) has now declined sharply over the last 15 years after the introduction of varicella vaccine and some immunization recommendations. This chickenpox used to be very common in the United States during the early 1990s. You must have heard about this, which usually happens with every human. Now the vaccine has become successful in handling the virus. Thus more than 3.5 million chickenpox cases, 9,000 hospitalizations, and 100 deaths were prevented.

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  3. Can You Live With Just One Functioning Kidney?

    can you live with one kidney

    Most people are born with two functioning kidneys, although you need just one to lead a normal, healthy life. If you have only one kidney due to any reason, it's essential you take good care of it as you don’t have another kidney if this one stops working. Irrespective of whether you have one or two kidneys, you should have a healthy lifestyle. Eat a nutritious diet, exercise daily, limit smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse, etc. But people with a single kidney should necessarily follow these tips in addition to getting frequent checkups to ensure their kidney is in good condition. 

     

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