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  • Simple Carbohydrates and Complex Diseases: Processed and Junk Food Causing Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth

    Gurugram : For past many years, Rakesh (name changed), a 16-year old boy who went to a reputed school, came home to have food that he ordered online. Pizzas and colas made it easy for him to concentrate on the games and television. However, he was increasingly gaining weight and a routine check-up in school diagnosed him as a prediabetic, […]

    Cancers spread to abdominal and chest cavities can now be stopped with PIPAC

    Dr Sameer Kaul, President, bcpbf-The Cancer Foundation. What is PIPAC? Pressurized Intra peritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy (PIPAC) is a breakthrough in Cancer treatment, where chemotherapy is delivered into confined spaces in the body like abdominal cavity and chest cavity under pressure in spray form to destroy cancers which have spread there thru a simple laparoscope. The therapy […]

    Stryker launches breakthrough technology Spy-Phi to support breast cancer patients

    Delhi :  Global medical device company, Stryker announced the launch of its state-of-the art Fluorescence Imaging (FI) technology, Spy-Phi, for better outcomes and safety of patients suffering from breast cancer. The only of its’s kind technology in the world uses near-infrared fluorescence imaging during cancer surgery that allows real time, clinically significant and actionable information to […]

    Timely intervention can prevent Hepatitis from becoming an epidemic in India

    New Delhi: World Hepatitis Day is witnessed every year on 28th July to provide an opportunity to step up national and international efforts to spread awareness about Hepatitis. This year World Hepatitis day is urging all countries and partners to promote the theme ‘Invest in eliminating hepatitis “and policymakers to increase political and financial commitments for the same. […]

    Viral Hepatitis illness illustrated by Dr. Amit Gupte, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Wockhardt Hospitals

    By Sachin Murdeshwar   Mumbai: Viral Hepatitis is an illness caused to the liver by various viruses. There are mainly two types of viral hepatitis- infective (spread by contaminated food and water- Hepatitis A and E ) and blood borne ( spread by contact with contaminated blood and body fluids- Hepatitis B and C). Hepatitis […]

    TAVR Success – When Disease & Surgery both became deadly for heart patient

    Gurugram :3 months ago, when 68-year-old patient was told by the doctors that he needed a valve replacement, the only question was how can it be done. The case was presented in a press conference on New technology use in treatment of Valvular Heart Disease. Present in the conference were Dr Arvind Das – Senior […]

    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 […]

    A 22-year-old boy treated for fatty liver and donated part of his liver to his father

    by Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai:   Fatty liver is a condition caused by the accumulation of excess fat within the liver cells. It affects the 1/3rd of our population and is the leading cause of serious liver disease. It can be completely reversed with diet and exercise if detected on time but a focused effort is needed […]

    HOPCo Partners with Southeast Orthopedic Specialists of Jacksonville, Florida, to Create HOPCo Southeast Specialty Care Network, LLC

    Jacksonville, Florida:  Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo), the national leader in the delivery of musculoskeletal practice management and value-based care solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Southeast Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) of Jacksonville, Florida, to form HOPCo Southeast Specialty Care Network, LLC, a musculoskeletal-focused management services organization established to partner with other orthopedic practices, health […]

    Case Study:A timely removal of the clot from 58-year-old resident saved the leg

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: A 58-year-old resident of Mumbai named Mr. Nitin Singh (name changed), who was having heaviness and numbness of left leg for 6 months and in the last one week developed severe pain and weakness that he could not walk. He came to Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, timely and proper intervention by […]