Gyaan is ASHA Lectures' project to bring you up-to-date, relevant, and above all, easy to understand articles on a variety of health topics. Gyaan is the Hindi word for knowledge and that is what we hope you will gain from this site. Here you will find articles our Clinical Authors have written on topics relevant to the people assisted by our program as well as the wider Australian community. 

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Healthy Eating


Which One, Rice or Roti?


Diabetes: So What Is It Really?

Diabetes: How to diagnose and treat it

Diabetes: What problems does it cause?

Diabetes: Research

The Doctorial LifeHacks

Diwali vs Your Digestive System



Infections During Pregnancy

Journey of a Lifetime - In 40 Weeks

Pregnancy and Health: Let's Focus on Exercise!

Your Baby's Movements in Pregnancy

Non-Communicable Diseases

Arthritis: A Real Pain in the Neck

Chest pain – How to know if it is due to the heart?