How to Cope with the Loss of a Pet

It’s perfectly normal to feel sad and even heartbroken if you lose a pet. Pets are often a member of the family so it makes sense that you would feel sad when they are gone. How do I know if what I am feeling is normal? Some people feel sad […]

Working Towards Earlier Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

Getting an early diagnosis for multiple sclerosis (MS) is important in ensuring better long-term outcomes and quality of life. The challenge, however, is that getting an early diagnosis for MS is challenging and diagnoses are currently made in advanced disease stages. Multiple Sclerosis. Image Credit: Lightspring/Shutterstock.com Current Diagnosis of MS […]

Sun Safety: What Should you Know?

Although spending time outdoors has many benefits including reducing stress, offering options to be physically active, and access to vitamin D, exposing skin to the harmful rays of the sun can raise the risk of skin cancer. Most types of skin cancers result from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, which […]

Mucormycosis Treatment

India is currently fighting its second wave of COVID-19 while cases of rare and often fatal fungal disease mucormycosis are beginning to soar alongside this second surge of COVID cases. The infection, which has high mortality rates, is threatening the health of those across India where many regions are already […]

The Future of Pandemics

In December 2019, a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2 ) was identified in Wuhan, China. By the 11th of March of 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. A year later, more than 2.5 million deaths worldwide have been attributed to infection of the new viral strain […]