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  • Breastfeeding Tips For The New Age Working Moms, Striving To Strike A Balance

    Dr. LEENA.CD, Consultant – Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal   The evolution in time certainly brings with it an evolution in lifestyle and these changes can be experienced on the small everyday routine levels to larger spectrums as well. One of the many changes that are very evident these days is the change […]

    Dengue fever incidence up in India: Prevention & Information can keep your safe

    Contributed by Dr. Indira Kedlaya, Senior Consultant – Internal Medicine, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield   With the onset of summer, a serious health threat rears its head in India as is in most parts of South-east Asia every year. The cases of the vector-borne disease Dengue start trickling in as the summer season sets in […]

    New England Food Allergy Treatment Center opens Quincy (Boston) office; Dr. Margaret Vallen will lead center

    QUINCY, MA: The New England Food Allergy Treatment Center (NEFATC), based in West Hartford CT, has opened a new location in Quincy, MA, to treat patients with potentially severe food allergies.  NEFATC-West Hartford, in operation for nearly a decade, successfully desensitizes patients to common food allergens using an exciting process called oral immunotherapy (OIT). The […]

    On the Occasion of World Breastfeeding Week, Fortis Malar Hospital organizes an interactive expert based session on breastfeeding

    Chennai :  On the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week, Fortis Malar Hospital today conducted a unique session dedicated to breastfeeding and lactation at The Raintree, Anna Salai. The session comprised of audience consisting of new and expectant mothers along with their Family members. Experts in this field, Dr Jayashree Jayakrishnan, Lactation Consultant, Fortis Malar and Dr Premalatha, Consultant – Gynaecology, Fortis […]

    Sharda University celebrates ‘Oral Hygiene Day’ to spread awareness around importance of Oral Health

    New Delhi: Regular Oral Hygiene routine plays a vital role in preventing many diseases and maintaining the overall physical health. However, lack of awareness, proper information and a casual attitude, often leads to many complicated issues related to periodontal and oral health. Keeping this in mind, the Department of Periodontology, School of Dental Sciences, Sharda University […]

    Sweaty no more ! Student recovers from Hyperhidrosis

    Bangalore : Sweaty palms or hyperhidrosis is a medical condition that troubles a large number of people, making it difficult for them to function normally in day to day life. Many people suffer from social anxiety because of the fear and the stigma that this condition has around it. To save themselves of the embarrassment that […]

    Fortis Escorts Heart Institute organizes awareness session on increasing trend of cardiac ailments.

    With changing lifestyle and other socio-economic factors, there is a rapid increase in the number of patients with ischemic heart disease. Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) or commonly known as heart attack, is one of the leading deadly disease in developing countries like India. Over 20% of the population especially in the age bracket of 40-50 […]

    Monsoon Eye Care

    Dr. Ritika Sachdev, MS Addl. Director , Centre for Sight FINALLY THE RAIN GODS RELENTED. While the weather has turned pleasant, there is also a downside to it. Eye infections increase in these wet months. Monsoons can bring with them various viral & bacterial infections due to increased moisture in the air. Hence, extra eye care becomes […]

    Dengue fever prevention: Foods to eat and avoid

    Ms. Pavithra N Raj, Chief Dietician, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur  Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms typically begins three to fourteen days after infection. This may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash. When a mosquito bites a person infected with a dengue virus, […]

    Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

    Contributed by Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant –Gastroenterology, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur Hepatitis B is an infection caused by a virus that has the potential to cause severe damage to the liver. Babies born to a mother with hepatitis B have a greater than 90% chance of developing chronic hepatitis B if they are not […]