Are you feeling isolated and lonely especially at this time of Coronavirus? Continue reading “How to Deal With Isolation”
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced it is revising recommendations regarding blood donor eligibility. Continue reading “Coronavirus affects blood transfusion”
China reported its biggest single-day jump in novel coronavirus deaths on Thursday, as global fears deepened with more infections confirmed overseas including three Japanese evacuated from the outbreak’s epicentre.
The source of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China and the extent to which it has spread in China are not yet known, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Continue reading “Source of novel coronavirus in China not yet known”
Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. People who have sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells. Early signs and symptoms of sickle cell disease include swelling of the hands and feet; symptoms of anemia, including fatigue, or extreme tiredness; and jaundice.
Continue reading “It’s about sickle cell disease”
The Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Division of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new resource to help cardiovascular disease patients. With the new resource now in place, healthcare providers can carry out the recommendations of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF). Continue reading “New resource to improve medication adherence for cardiovascular disease patients”
One major cause of high blood pressure (hypertension) is the narrowing of the blood vessels to the extent that blood cannot flow easily through the vessels. The vessels can be narrowed by the accumulation of cholesterol along the walls of the vessels. Continue reading “Treating hypertension with natural medicine”
This is a very important question that needs an urgent answer. The answer to the question will determine our health condition. First and foremost, what is blood pressure? Continue reading “Is your blood pressure high?”
Please watch as Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse explains cough etiquette.
Dr. Rajapakse said the best way often is coughing into the elbow or sneezing into the elbow, especially if you don’t have a tissue. This decreases the number of germs that get onto the hands and decreases the risk of spreading infectious diseases to other people. Continue reading “Infectious Diseases: Teach the kids cough etiquette”