Respiratory Issues Haunt

Respiratory Issues Haunt

The students in schools located in dense areas like T. Nagar have a higher chance of contracting respiratory disorders.  This was revealed, from 204 students each from a Govt.school in T. Nagar and the Kendriya Vidayala School on IIT campus in Adayar, all aged between 14-17 years, over 6 months, survey by the Institute of Community Medicine, Madras Medical College. The common respiratory disorders are asthma, upper respiratory tract inflammation of nasal, sinus, throat and tracheal airways and reduction in growth…

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Solar Rooftops In Chandigarh

Solar Rooftops In Chandigarh

Chandigarh is soon making solar roof top plants mandatory for all houses and buildings occupying more than 100 sq.yards in the first of its kind clean energy drive in the country.  Houses on plots of 100-500 Sq. Yards- to install 1 KW solar plant 500-1000 Sq. yards- to set up solar roof tops of 1 KW 1000-3000 Sq. Yards – to set up 2 KW solar plant > 3000 Sq. yards – to install 3 KW solar…

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Cholesterol And Health

Cholesterol And Health

Cholesterol like oil is insoluble in blood and therefore it needs to be carried from one part to other part of the body.  These carriers are called lipoproteins fat (lipid) +protein.  This is of two types. Low density (LDL) and High density (HDL). LDL Bad cholesterol – It helps to form plaques in the blood vessels, that are hard and makes the vessel thicker and less flexible. HDL Good cholesterol – This carries the bad ones to liver for…

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