Importance of Good Oral Health

Importance of Good Oral Health

Oral health is an integral part of our general health, yet is the most neglected one. The Indian Dental Association (IDA), in a National Oral Health Survey, 2005, highlighted that 95% of the Indian population suffers from gum diseases and only 50% of the population use a toothbrush. The survey also noted that, only 2%…

IMRAD in Original Research Articles

IMRAD is nothing but the acronym used for the 4 basic sections of an original research article, namely Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion. Any original article must include these 4 essential parts. Diagrammatic representation of IMRAD is depicted in Figure 1. Each of these sections are designed to answer certain questions as described below. Introduction…

DASH it for Hypertension

Know About the DASH Plan “DASH” or the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) is an eating plan which can reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure, and also manage existing hypertension. The first DASH diet research showed that it could lower blood pressure as efficiently as the first line anti-hypertensive medications, even with…

Desktop Workers! Eat it Right!

Desktop dining has now become a common phenomenon with approximately 65% of working professionals typically having lunch at their desks on a regular basis. Pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, muffins, momos, and doughnuts are the most preferred meals of this group of busy workers who generally, in order to clock-in extra working hours, avoid extra spends and…

Health Hazards of Being a Medical Writer

Being a medical writer has a lot of allure, particularly if you are having a flexible work schedule, competitive salary package, and assured growth as a professional. However, having these advantages doesn’t insulate you from some of the hazards that you may face as a medical writer. Medical writing, being a sedentary job, requires sitting…