PREVENTION OF HEPATITIS B AND HEPATITIS B VACCINE
hepatitis B virus

PREVENTION OF HEPATITIS B AND HEPATITIS B VACCINE

The  best way to prevent hepatitis B infection is to get vaccinated .A person needs to be administered three injections over a period of  six-month .Combination vaccines against hepatitis A and hepatitis B are also available. Combination vaccines for the paediatric age group   that protect against HBV, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and poliovirus are …

UNDERSTANDING YOUR LIVER
LIVER FUNCTION TESTS

UNDERSTANDING YOUR LIVER

LIVER AND ITS FUNCTIONS Liver is an organ that lies on the right side of the abdominal cavity. It performs many functions that include synthesising proteins, synthesizing blood coagulation factors, processing foods and detoxification. It also plays a role in the metabolism of glucose MAINTAINING A HEALTHY LIVER To maintain a healthy liver one has …

Go an extra mile to change your lifestyle – Hypertension
Hypertension

Go an extra mile to change your lifestyle – Hypertension

By: Dr. Varsha Dalal (Consultant Pathologist at Lifeline Laboratory) When was the last time you checked out the sodium content of the biscuits that accompany your morning /evening tea. Everybody is very careful about the sugar/carbohydrate content of the processed foods available in the market due to the high prevalence and awareness of diabetes but sodium …

VITAMIN D/ Some sunshine in the day. Keeps the pains away
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VITAMIN D/ Some sunshine in the day. Keeps the pains away

Ever wondered why everybody seems to be complaining of chronic back aches lately, and that lethargy which stays around us all day long! Regular workouts and a healthy diet are top on the “MUST DO“list, but the pains don’t seem to go away! Well guys, it’s high time we go back to the basics and …

Vitamin C Tests – Lifeline Laboratory
Vitamin C Tests

Vitamin C Tests – Lifeline Laboratory

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid is a water soluble vitamin that is present abundantly in fruits and vegetables. It is a powerful antioxidant and plays an important role in maintaining healthy connective tissue and immune system. This vitamin has endless benefits affecting the entire human body.  To begin with, it greatly influences our …