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  • Develop and implement strategies to prevent suicide and promote mental health

    By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia Suicide is a public health problem. An estimated 800 000 people globally lose their life to suicide every year, equating to around one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is the leading cause of death among young people aged 15-29, with people of all ages […]

    Oral Hygiene for Elderly People

    Dr. NandaKumar, Consultant, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Implantologist, Fortis Malar Hospital. What are tooth cavities? How does it affect older people? Tooth cavities are decayed or destructed tooth structure which causes pitting (holes) on the surface which may lead to food lodgement, discolouration, sensitivity pain and bad breadth in people. What are the risk […]

    Bengalis promise ‘No Hepatitis’ after 2030

    Dhaka: South-East Asian countries have made a paradigm shift in terms of Hepatitis B control, and if this trend continues, the promise to eradicate Hepatitis by the year 2030 will be well delivered, said speakers at a conference on Saturday and Sunday. “Bangladesh and few other countries in South-East Asia have already achieved Hepatitis B control. […]

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City is one of the largest hospitals in the UAE, it’s equipped with the surgical robot which allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with precision, efficiency and speed.

    Abu Dhabi: Saed Jaber Al-Kuwaiti, head of operation committee at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, confirm that the launch of the hospital is part of government of Abu Dhabi’s policy which seeks to devlop the health service to a global level, in line with Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 and SEHA vision which aims to advance health care […]

    World Heart Day, be a heart hero: Small changes, bigger impacts

    Contributed by Dr S Venkatesh, Lead Consultant – Interventional Cardiologist, Aster RV Hospital   Bangalore:  To raise awareness and control the rising number of people being affected by cardiovascular diseases, the World Heart federation founded World Heart Day in 2000. An annual initiative to spread the word about how premature mortality due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) […]

    SRCC Children’s Hospital redefines holistic pediatric care in India

    by Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai : Every year 2.4 lakh children in India are born with Congenital Heart Diseases and one-fifth of them need specialist treatment in their first year! On the occasion of World Heart Day, SRCC Children’s Hospital managed by Narayana Health announced that it will conduct 200 cardiac surgery per month for needy children under various […]

    on A right diet determines a healthy heart

    Dr. Naveen Chandra, Consultant – Interventional Cardiology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield The present-day lifestyle choices have made our most significant organ, the most vulnerable. Our heart is at the center of attack with the sedentary lifestyle so much so that heart diseases these days account for over one-third of global deaths. With heart problems affecting […]

    World Heart Day: Quotes from Medica Superspecialty Hospital

    “It is always better to eat wisely, exercise regularly, keep away from any kind of tobacco and have regular check-ups with our own doctors. Remember, the first pain is too late. It does not mean the beginning of problems but rather signals the end of tolerance. So, the best cure is not to have problem at all,” said […]

    The comfort of earphones can cost you your hearing ability Contributed by Dr. Santosh S, Consultant – ENT, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal

    Technology is the most necessary evil of our times and one such necessity currently is that of earphones/headphones. While taking early morning walk, crossing the street, boarding a metro, traveling in a bus, sipping coffee in a café or just a call in the office, throughout the day you will encounter several people listening to […]

    Fungal Infections of the Skin and its Resistance – A Rising Menace

      Contributed by Dr Thansiha, Consultant Dermatology Venereology Leprosy , Aster RV Hospital. Skin is the one of the most abused organ of our body. The appearance of small rash is just taken lightly and usually treated by over the counter medications by patients from pharmacies or by home remedies. Though every skin disease is not life threatening , […]