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  • Protecting your child from hand, foot and mouth disease

    By Dr. Jyothi Raghuram, Senior Consultant Paediatrics, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Hand, foot and mouth disease is a viral infection mostly common in young children. It is a highly contagious infection characterized by a rash on the hands and feet and sores in the mouth. This common infection floats around during the winter and does not have a specific […]

    Max Hospital Vaishali organises dance session for cancer survivors

    Ghaziabad: To raise awareness and unite all to fight against the most deadly disease, cancer, Max Hospital Vaishali organised an event ‘Saathi 2018’ on Sunday. Over 200 cancer survivors took part in the event. The highlights of the event featured participation of all the cancer survivors in Dance, soulful vocal musical performance, keyboard charisma and dazzling […]

    Drop in Temperature Ups Perils of Heart Attack; Elderly More at Risk

    Ghaziabad : Temperatures in the city drops abysmally in winters and this can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, especially in elderly people. Several factors such as drop in body temperature, lower level of vitamin D in the body and an increase of blood viscosity may heighten the risk of cardiovascular diseases during the winter season. […]

    Non-malignant tumors mostly misdiagnosed – better treatment available with cyberknife

    –      Dr Aditya Gupta, Director, Neurosurgery, Agrim institute for neurosciences, Artemis Hospital Rahul age 42 years had noticed pain in his right shoulder for over one year, but neglecting it thinking it to be a minor issue. It came to his notice only when the symptoms were persistent and troubling his daily activities and he observed the […]

    Winter woes for Children

    Dr.Ankur Sethi MD Paediatrics , Atlanta Hospital, Ghaziabad The winter season brings a nip and chill in the air and the onset of various woes associated with it. The cold air gets heavier leading to greater hanging of these pollutants at the breathing height. The viruses in this changing weather happily proliferate and add to […]

    Corneal Degeneration Now Treatable with Minimally Invasive Transplants

    Dr.Mahipal S Sachdev  Chairman, Centre for Sight Fuchs’ Dystrophy a corneal eye disease happens when the innermost layer of the corneal cells undergoes degenerative changes. Endothelium, the cell layer in the cornea responsible for maintaining appropriate amounts of fluid in the cornea and keep it clean and clear, dies off with the progression of the disease. […]

    KIMS doctors perform a rare complex cardiac surgery called the double switch operation on two children

    Hyderabad : A team of doctors at KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad successfully performed a rarecomplex cardiac surgery called ‘Double Switch Operation’ and gave a new lease of life totwo children with identical complex congenital heart disease. The procedure for both the children was done under the Aarogyasri scheme.   The first child, Muni Dimple is a […]

    Aster CMI Hospital recognized for its excellence in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery

    Bangalore : In an acknowledgement of the advanced capabilities of Aster CMI hospital and its doctors and surgeons, the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI) accredited the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery unit of Aster CMI Hospital as a first Centre of Excellence (COE) in Karnataka and recognised Dr. H V Shivaram as its Programme […]

    Ms. Arul Beulah Jasmine, Nursing Superintendent – Malathi Manipal Hospitals awarded prestigious Florence Nightingale Award 2018

    Bangalore : Its gives us immense pleasure to announce that Ms. Arul Beulah Jasmine, Nursing Superintendent – Malathi Manipal Hospitals is selected for being awarded the prestigious Florence Nightingale Award 2018. She will be receiving the award from the honorable Governor of Karnataka on 22nd December 2018.The Florence Nightingale Medal is the highest international distinction […]

    Sudden loss of vision can indicate onset of stroke

    Dr. Jaideep Bansal, HOD-Consultant, Neurology, Saroj Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi A person experiences a mini stroke also known as Transient Ischemic stroke, before suffering from a stroke. The symptoms and the underlying causes are same in both cases but not permanent in case of TIA which disappears in few minutes or hours. The patient […]