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If you are pregnant, then it is advisable for you to get a flu shot regardless of the stage of pregnancy you have reached. There are strong evidences that suggested that pregnant women are at increased risk of developing serious complications if they get flu. A flu shot taken during the pregnancy reduces chance of getting serious complications of flu, such as pneumonia etc, it also helps protect your baby as they will continue to have some immunity to flu for the first few months of their life
People with various chronic illnesses such as Asthma, heart disease, blood disorders, kidney, and liver disorder.
Flu can occur to anyone, however, the complications can become serious or even deadly for elderly people, pregnant ladies, newborn babies, and people with certain chronic illnesses.
Elderly people have reduced immunity as the production of B and T cells in bone marrow and thymus are less, also there is a diminished function of mature lymphocytes in secondary lymphoid tissues. As a result, they do not respond to immune challenge as robustly as the young ones do.
Low blood sugar can happen to anyone. However, a severe fall in blood sugar can occur in people who are on medications such as Insulin and Sulfonylureas (such as glibenclamide, gliclazide, glipizide, glimepiride).
It is important to know whether your diabetes medication puts you at risk for Hypoglycemia.
The onset of dengue has always coincided with the end of the monsoons. This monsoon season more than 100 positive cases of dengue were reported at RxDx.
Dengue is a viral infection caused by the bite of an infected female Aedes mosquito. The symptoms of Dengue are usually high fever accompanied by rashes.
As an informed, health-savvy individual, you probably should know what the signs of breast cancer are and what you should look out for, to nip breast cancer in the bud.
The most common symptom of breast cancer is a painless lump or mass that has irregular edges. In some cases, it can be tender, soft, rounded and painful too.
Health benefits of red wine have been debated for some time now. Some believe that a glass of wine each day is good for a healthy heart while others think they are overrated.
While the internet is flooded with information that claims consumption of a moderate quantity of red wine lowers the risk of several heart diseases, the question that arises is how much is moderate.
Pediatric heart diseases includes congenital heart disease (present from birth) and Acquired heart disease (Developed after birth). They involve the walls, chambers, valves, arteries and veins of the heart.
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