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  • Tuesday, April, 2021| Today's Market | Current Time: 04:08:26
  • Do not ignore sleep disorder – Follow tips for a healthy sleep

    By Dr. Satish Babu, Senior Consultant, ENT, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road Vidya was excited when she got her new job after graduation and she liked her office work hours as she could log off from work at 6 pm every day. After finishing her work, she would rush home to catch her favourite series. […]

    Israeli Scientist Takes a Step Closer to Finding the Genes that Predict Healthy Aging

    Accumulation of unrepaired DNA damage has been one of the main causes of ageing which can also lead to neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s A team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has identified a set of genes that can tell whether people are heading towards healthy ageing or not.That […]

    Covid-positive women in late stage of pregnancy three times more likely to have premature baby

    The risk of fetal distress, pre-term delivery and pre-labor rupture of membranes rises with the onset of Covid-19 in the third trimester (over 28 weeks) of pregnancy BENGALURU: In later stages of pregnancy, women are at an increased risk of becoming seriously unwell with Covid-19 and are three time more likely to have a premature […]

    Prameya Health Launches Online Supportive Care Program for Parkinson’s Patients

    BENGALURU: Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative disease that affects a part of the brain called Basal Ganglia. It impacts various systems of the body like muscles and joints, walking and balance, speech and swallowing, digestive system, psychological well-being, memory issues, etc. In addition to treatment &  medications, Supportive Care is an essential component of the overall well-being […]

    Is it safe for patients on blood thinners to take Covid vaccine?

    By Dr Deepak Krishnamurthy Senior Interventional Cardiologist – Sakra World Hospital, Bengaluru With the COVID-19 vaccination drive in its full swing now, especially for elderlies and people with comorbidities, more than 40 million Indians have reportedly received at least the first dosage in the last few weeks. However, despite the guidelines issued and precautions discussed, […]

    37.4-centimeter spinal Ependymoma tumor, the largest spinal (Ependymoma) tumor recorded in the world, removed from 22-year-old patient

    Doctors at Fortis Hospital Shalimar Bagh recently performed an intensive surgery on a 22-year-old patient, removing the world’s largest recorded spinal ependymoma tumor (37.4 centimeters). The largest known spinal ependymoma tumor recorded till date has been of 28 centimeters, in this case however it was 9 centimeters larger. A team of doctors led By Dr […]

    Timely diagnosis and treatment of rare lung condition at Kokilaben Hospital saves life

    Mumbai: The timely diagnosis of a rare and life-threatening lung condition, Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) in a 42-year-old lady, Mrs. Puja Bansode allowed doctors at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) to carry out the complex surgical procedure called pulmonary thrombendarterectomy (PTE) to remove organized blood clots in the blood vessels of the lungs. Mrs. Bansode […]

    Treat Pain like a disease, not like a symptom

    Dr Amod Manocha, Senior Consultant & Head, Pain Management Services, Max Hospital, Saket Amid the COVID era, people have been conscious about their overall health and wellness. Yet there is a dire need to raise awareness about preventing lifestyle ailments that contributes a major burden on the healthcare sector in the country.  It is believed that persistent […]

    Prevalence of fatty liver condition among adolescents and young adults

    By Doctor Jagan Mohan Reddy, Surgical Gastroenterologist at Apollo Spectra Hospital Kondapur, Hyderabad Liver, the largest and heaviest internal organ of the human body, is often ignored in our healthcare regime. This one single organ impacts all aspects of our health. The liver, which is located under the lower rib cage on the right side, performs […]

    Dialysis patients in Bangalore & Chennai can now opt for Home Hemodialysis, and stay safe during COVID-19

    Bangalore: Dialysis patients can have a sigh of relief as Home Hemodialysis services launch in Bangalore & Chennai, starting 01 April, 2021.The recent spike in COVID-19 cases has been worrisome for everyone, but more so for anxiety-ridden dialysis patients, who are required to visit dialysis centres at least twice a week for their procedure.  Apollo […]