Monthly Archives: March 2012

PREVENT HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION

Following are the guidelines for preventing hospital-acquired infections: Do not visit the hospital environment unless essential. Do not use hospital toilets as far as possible. Do not sleep in the hospital corridors unless necessary. Avoid crowded OPDs in a hospital, … Continue reading

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Deep frying of potato can cause cancer

Deep frying of potato can cause cancer but soaking potatoes in water before frying can nullify these effects soaking potatoes in water before frying cuts down on the formation of the suspected carcinogen acrylamide is created when starch-rich foods are … Continue reading

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ALCOHAL & HEALTH

Quantity and Frequency of Drinking Influence Mortality Risk .Somrasa or Shiva’s drink is not beneficial for all. The susceptible may end up with complications, said Dr. K.K. Aggarwal, Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee and President, Heart … Continue reading

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NASAL ALLERGY,ASTHMA & SWIMMING POOL

Concerns have been raised that regular swimming in chlorinated indoor swimming pools may lead to asthma and nasal symptoms in children, possibly because chlorine and related products are irritating to the respiratory mucosae. These concerns have been based on epidemiologic … Continue reading

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HEALTH & CUT OPEN FRUITS

Cut open fruits and vegetables, especially watermelon, sold on the streets and sugarcane juice attract flies and other infective organisms. Though banned in the city, they are still available from many hawkers and carry health hazards. Most food–borne diseases are … Continue reading

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