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  • Alzheimer’s Care during Covid-19 Outbreak

    World Alzheimer’s Day on 21st September 2020 Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder of uncertain cause that primarily affects older adults and is the most common cause of dementia. The most common and earliest clinical manifestation of AD is selective memory loss. In early stages, memory impairment may be mild. The pattern of memory loss […]

    Keto diet could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

    Hyderabad: A new study done in the United States revealed that diet has a direct connection with Alzheimer’s instances in the population. It is also stated that eating healthy, low calorie food could help fight the fungi in the gut and reduces the risk of dementia among senior citizens. On the eve of World Alzheimer’s […]

    NMPB: On Mission Mode to Promote Medicinal Plants

    Photos by Suresh Unnithan (Source pninews.com) “Mother Earth’s medicine chest is full of healing herbs of incomparable worth…”  These are the words of Robin Rose Bennet, a devout herbalist of international repute from US about medicinal plants. In fact, the knowledge of medicinal plants dates back to the Vedic period. In the sacred scriptures Rigveda […]

    Vikrant Singh Rajput fights for life; saved by doctors through urgent surgery at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute

    New Delhi: A team of doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI) at Okhla in Delhi worked tirelessly to transport, treat & save the life of a 3 months old baby through an urgent surgical intervention here recently. The baby – named Vikrant Singh Rajput – was suffering from a number of Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) for which […]

    Androgen Deprivation Therapy to treat advanced Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is a common malignancy seen worldwide which is highly treatable in the early stages. The incidence has risen in recent decades, mainly fueled by more widespread use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, although prostate cancer mortality rates have remained relatively static over that time period. A man’s risk of prostate cancer is affected […]

    Understanding and coping with migraine pain

    Article by Dr. Sreekanta Swamy, Head of Neurology, Aster RV Hospital A migraine can affect people across all ages ranging from young children to the elderly population. According to research, women are three times more likely to be affected by migraine than men. However many people do not seek proper diagnosis of migraine. This is […]

    Three Telugusappointed Honorary Board Members of three autonomous national bodies fordisabled by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.

    Hyderabad: Dr.G Veda Prakash, Orthopedic Surgeon; Dr. Nandini Bandikatla, a Consultant Child Psychologist; Kasinadh Lakkaraju, an entrepreneur, all three city-based professionals-cum-social workers, two doctors and a software consultant appointed as member in three different Union Government bodies.  Besides being professional in their chosen and respective fields, all these three are members of ‘SAKSHAM’ Samadrishti, Kshamata […]

    Doctors remove 3 kg tumor from man’s face after 11 hours of surgery

    Panipat – A 3Kg massive tumor, equal to the size of an adult human head, was successfully removed from the face of a 37-year old man at Max Hospital Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi. The marathon life-saving surgery that took 11 hours involved the removal of the patient’s jaw and cheekbone and reconstruction of his face and […]

    Asia Pacific Health and Finance Ministers Commit to Building Stronger Health Systems

    New Delhi: Building on the learnings from the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Ministers of Health and Finance from Asia Pacific countries, including from the WHO South-East Asia Region have committed to build and finance resilient health systems with Universal Health Coverage at the centre of it. ‘For every dollar invested in universal health coverage, the return […]

    Doctors at BLK Hospital Become World’s First to Remove Ruptured Hydatid Cyst using Cryoprobe

    NEW DELHI: In a first-ever recorded medical procedure of its kind, doctors at BLK Hospital removed a ruptured Hydatid cyst from the right lung of Ruhi-Un-Nisa, a 45-year-old woman from Srinagar, without conducting an open chest surgery. The cyst, formed by the larvae of tapeworms, was excised piecemeal by freezing it using a cryoprobe. The patient showed initial […]