HIV AIDS

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that can weaken the immune system, while AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a disease where the immune system is very weak due to HIV infection so that the body is susceptible to infection and various serious diseases. If left untreated, HIV can progress to AIDS.1

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Beware of Surge in COVID-19 Cases

The Covid-19 virus is still a scourge on the world, although its spread and severity are much smaller. To date, Covid-19 continues to produce new variants. Omicron EG.5, also known as Eris, is a variation of XBB.1.9.2, a sublineage of the virus that has additional mutations in its spike protein.1,2

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Mycoplasma Pneumonia: A Respiratory Infection To Watch Out For

In this past month, there was news about Mycoplasma Pneumonia, a disease that caused by bacteria (Mycoplasma pneumoniae) that attacks the human respiratory system. Currently, there is a rapid increase in cases in China. This type of bacteria can cause illnesses in varying severity, ranging from mild upper respiratory tract infections to severe atypical pneumonia. This disease can occur endemically throughout the world. 

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If You Enjoy Delaying Tasks, You Might Be A Procrastinator

Anyone familiar with the concept of procrastination? The practice of putting off tasks that need to be finished by a specified time is known as procrastination. Procrastination comes from two words in Latin, namely "pro" which means forward and "crastinus" which means belonging to tomorrow, hence, procrastination literally translates as "forward it to tomorrow" which means "do tomorrow".1

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Dehydration Can Cause “Blackout”

The El Nino phenomenon causes extreme temperature increases. This increase can have an impact on body health, including the body easily becoming dehydrated. Dehydration is a condition where the body loses more fluid than the fluid consumed so that the body cannot carry out its functions normally.1

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Recognize Post Concert Depression

Post-concert depression is a feeling of sadness, anxiety and loss that follows a musical performance. Although this sort of depression is usually not serious, if it persists, it may have major effects on day-to-day functioning.1 

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Get To Know Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a spinal disorder characterized by a sideways curvature of the spine, measuring over 10 degrees on an X-ray, resulting in an "S" or "C" shape. In many cases, this musculoskeletal condition doesn't show any symptoms. However, as one ages, the spinal curvature may potentially worsen. 1

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Melancholic Depression

Melancholic depression, which is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, emptiness, and hopelessness, is a subtype of major depressive disorder (MDD).1 Compared to other forms of depression, melancholic depression has more severe symptoms. These signs of depression can have an impact on a person's interactions with others as well as other aspects of their own lives. Melancholic depression might result in suicidal thoughts if it is not well treated.2

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The Influence of Gadgets in Children

The word "gadget," which has its roots in English, describes a small electrical device with a specific purpose. Gadgets have an element of "novelty" that sets them apart from other electronic equipment. This means that on a daily basis, gadgets seem to offer the most cutting-edge technology that makes human existence more practical. gadgets related to recent technology advancements, like computers, tablets, and smartphones.1

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Do You Know The Effects of Social Media Addiction on Mental Health?

Currently, it cannot be denied that human life is closely related to social media, making it possible for humans to share information, learn new things, get entertainment, express themselves and communicate without time and distance limits. However, behind these various benefits there is a negative impact of social media on physical health if used routinely.1

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A Happy Heart Is The Right Medicine

Everyone will definitely experience difficulties in carrying out life activities. This distress can cause a bad mood, the mind becomes stressed, and can even cause the body's immune system to decline. Therefore, feeling happy is something that needs to be done to maintain a healthy body.

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Hypertension Causes, Impacts, and How to Manage It

Hypertension, often referred to as high blood pressure, is a medical condition that is becoming a major health problem worldwide. In this article, we will explain what hypertension is, its causes, effects, and how it is managed. Understanding hypertension is an important step in maintaining heart health and reducing the risk of serious complications.

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