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  • Abbott, ITS & FOGSI join hands to raise awareness on the importance of thyroid screening in pregnant women

     Mumbai: Thyroid disorders are highly prevalent in India. Approximately 8.3 – 10.4% or 1 in 10 adults suffer from hypothyroidism, which occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones to meet the needs of the body. This condition is twice as prevalent in women as in men and the condition is common among women […]

    BLK Super Speciality Hospital comes closer to home for South Delhi Residents with a Multi Specialty Clinic

    New Delhi : With an aim to expand its world-class treatment and care, one of India’s leading healthcare providers, BLK Super Specialty Hospital today announced the opening of a multispecialty Clinic for South Delhi residents. The Clinic, located in Safdarjung Enclave, becomes operational today with a health check-up camp wherein consultations in Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Cardiology, […]

    Timely intervention can help you in preventing air-water borne diseases

    New Delhi: As monsoon had begun in India, the cases of Vector and water borne diseases are likely to see a surge. Accumulated rain water and the moisture present in the air is highly suitable ambience for mosquito breeding which may lead to various life-threatening ailments such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya. Due the weakened immune system, […]

    Men hesitant to address infertility issues fearing stigma

    Dr Deepthi Bawa, Consultant – Reproductive Medicine & IVF, Aster CMI Hospital In the last couple years there has been a significant rise in infertility rates in India. Recently doctors from AIIMS reported that 12-18 million couples are diagnosed with infertility every year. Infertility is unfortunately a sensitive topic among many people in India even […]

    11-year-old Kurdistan girl with a rare congenital spinal disorder successfully treated by Global Hospital, Mumbai

    By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai : A team led by Dr. Suresh Sankhla, HOD- Neurosurgery, successfully performed a complex microsurgical procedure on 11-year-old Savya Saman Ali, from Kurdistan, who was suffering from a rare condition called as split cord malformation. The patient presented with abnormal development of spinal curvature commonly known as scoliosis since her early […]

    Understanding the link between humidity and asthma

    Ever wondered why your asthma feels worse in Dubai’s hot summers? Blueair’s General Manager for Middle East & Africa, TR Ganesh explains how the weather plays its part – and offers some tips for asthmatics to survive the summer Stepping outside for even a few minutes can leave you feeling sticky, while your clothes often […]

    Liver problems in children: How to identify and prevent them

    Liver plays important role of metabolism, storage, detoxification besides bile excretion in the intestine for several digestive functions. Liver diseases in children have a huge spectrum of causes ranging from inborn errors of metabolism, infective and acquired etc. Around 30% of liver disorders of children in India are constituted by neonatal cholestasis (liver disorders of […]

    Eisai Presented Latest Trends of Treatment for Alzheimer’s at AAIC 2019

    TOKYO :  Eisai Co.,Ltd. announced the presentation and discussion about the treatment, including oral beta amyloid cleaving enzyme (BACE) inhibitor elenbecestat(1) research data on Alzheimer’s disease(AD), were given in the AAIC’s Focused Topic Session “Discussion of BACEi Trial Findings: Challenges and Opportunities” at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) held in Los Angeles, California, United […]

    Health Check up Camp organised to spread awareness on regular health screenings among corporate

    Delhi :  With an aim to spread awareness about the importance of regular health screenings and ill effects of sedentary lifestyle such as smoking, alcohol consumption  is very common  among corporate.  3Hcare.in India’s largest online healthcare portal has taken this initiative and has organized a health camp in more than 100+ locations pan India, including […]

    Social Media influences opinions & attitudes of majority school students: Fortis study

    Chennai : A study by the Behavioural and Mental Health department of Fortis Healthcare found that Social Media plays a pivotal role in forming opinions and attitudes among majority of the school students today. It also confirmed that as many as 78% students spend a lot of time on social media. A majority of 92% agreed that it’s […]