DISEASE OF THE MONTH
Disease of the Month is a segment where we investigate a different disease every month with the help of professionals who work closely with the particular diseases. What happens to the victims? What are the efforts being put into remedying it? These questions- and many more- will be answered in this series.
SEPTEMBER- DIABETES MELLITUS
Did you know that according to WHO, the number of people with diabetes increased from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014. Right now, we are 6 years ahead of 2014 and you can imagine how vastly affected the world population is by this disease. Follow this segment to find out the basic things you can do to diagnose, treat and help yourself or your loved ones.
Symptoms & Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus
With so many different types of diabetes, how do you know which one you or someone you know have? What are the next steps? What tests are you supposed to get done if you suspect yourself to be a patient of one of the different types of diabetes. Read this article to see how each type of diabetes mellitus can be diagnosed and each of their symptoms.
What is Thyroid?
Have you ever wondered what thyroid is that your neighborhood woman talks about having? Have you ever thought about why your relative keeps losing weight or another relative keeps gaining it? The simple answer to those questions is the disease thyroid and its root causes. Read this article to find out more about thyroid.
You probably know about this very common gland named thyroid that is subject to so many diseases that they are all clubbed into a singular common name- Thyroid. Thyroid may refer to a plethora of diseases like hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and more. But did you know why hypothyroidism causes weight gain or why hyperthyroidism makes you sweat so much? Maybe if you knew the root causes, you could work to prevent the effects of these diseases. Read this segment to learn more.
JULY- SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA
You'd be surprised to see how much you don't know about the most common genetic disease. Read this month's segment to delve into the intricacies of sickle call anaemia, and to learn about the amazing connection between this disease and malaria.
All the incessant talk about COVID-19 has shadowed other equally important and threatening diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis. In this segment, stay tuned and read more about this common and prevalent condition.
What is Cystic Fibrosis?
Did you know that difficulty in breathing is not just a symptom of COVID-19? There are so many things that are misunderstood as only the symptoms of COVID-19 when actually they might be the symptoms of a much more lasting, even fatal, disease. Read this article to find out more about what truly is Cystic Fibrosis and where its roots lie.
How likely are you to have Cystic Fibrosis?
Did you know that it is possible for you to have the Cystic Fibrosis gene and still be normal? You could be a carrier or not. Your future progeny may or may not have this gene and disease. Read this article to find out how likely you are to have this disease
MAY- MENTAL HEALTH
It's May, which means it's mental health awareness month!
Mental health is one of the most important aspects for having a good holistic health. A variety of psychological, emotional and environmental factors converge to impact one's mental health.
This month, stay tuned for more interesting content on Biodome!
APRIL- COVID 19
The one topic that everyone seems to be talking about nowadays is undoubtedly Covid-19. Who knew that an organism with a diameter of merely 100 nanometers could cause a worldwide lockdown, shutting down various establishments and businesses and restricting people in their homes?