Paediatric Cardio-Care

Paediatric Cardio-Care Context: According to the Pediatric Cardiac Society of India (PCSI), the prevalence of congenital cardiac anomalies is one in every 100 live births; or an estimated 2,00,000 children are born with CHD every year. Only 15,000 of them receive treatment.  What is the […]

The Lumpy Skin Disease

The Lumpy Skin Disease Origin: The Lumpy Skin Disease was initially found in an outbreak in Zambia in 1929. The Lumpy Skin Disease is caused by the LSD virus (LSDV), a poxvirus of the genus capripoxvirus. The studies indicate that until the 1980’s the virus […]

What ails The Current Approach to Ayurveda

What ails The Current Approach to Ayurveda For Mains Concerns Ayurveda’s ancient treatises cannot be expected to retain relevance in their entirety. There must be a dispassionate sifting through their contents to convert them for prudent practical use. Ayurveda has been in use for over […]

Monkey Pox

Monkey Pox Context: A recent study has found that people can be infected with monkeypox without showing any of the typical or atypical symptoms. What is Monkey pox? It is a viral zoonotic disease (transmission from animals to people) known as monkeypox because it is […]