Mental illness due to diseases of the hormonal system: it can happen!

Mental health concerns – due to diseases of the hormonal system: it can happen!

  Introduction Certain diseases of the endocrine (hormonal) system are associated with mental illness or psychiatric manifestations. There is growing evidence in recent years on this phenomenon, including its effect on the patient’s quality of life; however, the pathogenic mechanism of development of these symptoms is incompletely understood. Thus, patients with endocrine disorders are more…

Reasons to Consider Annual Medical Examination

Certain headaches, muscle pains or simple flu are often neglected especially if you are too busy dealing with more important things in life. However, experts say that these petty things could be indications of a more serious health condition. Thus, an annual medical examination is necessary. Annual medical exams are now readily available through Diagnostics…

All you Need to Know About the Zika Virus

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus as being a global public health emergency. The organization has observed an explosive spread of the dreaded virus across the world which is spread by mosquitoes. The Aedes Aegypti mosquito which transfers chikungunya and dengue is the same that transfers the Zika virus. India is considered…

The Perfect Diet for Diabetics

Home to more than 65 million diagnosed diabetics, India is seeing a disturbing rise in type-2 diabetes cases. Recent reports have pointed out that there is an alarming increase in the cases of obesity among South Asians. This is something that is driven as much by diet, lifestyle and demographic transitions along with sedentary habits…