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  • Kidney Disease on rise among young Indian Population, needs awareness to curb down

      New Delhi: Kidney health is vital for overall health of an individual. The kidneys filter blood and remove waste and excess salt and water from the body. Lately, there is a rise in number of patients detected with renal ailments in the last few years. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is when the kidneys stop working as well as they should. In people […]

    World Kidney Day: Why kidney health for everyone, everywhere is a must to reduce burden

    Authored Article by Dr C Kedharnath, Senior Consultant Nephrologist, Westminster Healthcare, Chennai Due to its high prevalence, morbidity and mortality, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) has become one of the pressing public health issues in India. This is mostly because of lack of adequate accessibility to treatment owing to large number of patients below the poverty […]

    Kidney care should me made accessible to everyone, everywhere

    Authored Article by  Dr. Vidyashankar P, Lead Consultant, Nephrology, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a global epidemic. Nearly 850 million people are known to suffer from kidney diseases from varied causes, world-wide. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes about 2.4 million deaths per year and is among the top five causes of […]

    Watch your back! Long commuting hours may break your spine

    Contributed by Dr. Sai Krishna B Naidu, Consultant – Orthopedics & Sports Injuries, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road The need for money, the rush for success and the patterns of survival have probably made our lives look quite lavish from a distance but at the cost of our health. The lifestyle that is led by […]

    Kidney care should me made accessible to everyone, everywhere

    Quote from Dr. Vidyashankar P, Lead Consultant, Nephrology, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a global epidemic. Nearly 850 million people are known to suffer from kidney diseases from varied causes, world-wide. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes about 2.4 million deaths per year and is among the top five causes of deaths […]

    World Kidney Day: Foods to avoid if you have kidney disease By Mr. Satkam Divya, CEO, KlinicApp

    The bean-shaped organs, kidneys are very vital organs in your body, responsible for performing very important functions including blood filtration, hormone production, minerals balancing, and maintaining the fluid balance in your body. Unhealthy or bad kidney(s) can cause a lot of health-related problems including fluid buildup in the body, accumulation of waste in the blood, […]

    Jiva Ayurveda to offer free consultation across India during the Jiva Health Week

    Kolkata : The sixth iteration of Jiva Health Week by Jiva Ayurveda will begin across all its 80 clinics in India from March 9 to 18. Around, 10K patients are expected to benefit during the health week. Jiva Ayurveda, which has one crore successful consultations to its credit is giving free consultation, discounts on wellness products […]

    World Glaucoma Awareness Week is on March 8 – 14, 2019 and the theme for the current year is ‘B-I-G’ Beat Invisible Glaucoma

    Dr. Maramganty Vamshidhar, Regional Medical Director, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital Normally when any disease affects us, it can be classified into two. First is, we would experience symptoms, and start treatment. The other one is there wouldn’t be any symptoms and subsequently creating future problems. Glaucoma is one such eye disease that belongs to latter […]

    Organ donation at Fortis Hospitals, Bannerghatta road

    Bangalore:  A 28-year-old- man met with an accident and was declared brain dead on Tuesday at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta road. During grieving hours, the wife of deceased turned her grief into gift of life for five people by stepping forth to donate her husband’s organs and contribute towards the noble cause. A team of doctors […]

    Hormonal imbalance – indication of Pituitary gland tumors

    Patna: Improper functioning of the Pituitary gland usually results in excess or under production of hormones that leads to a formation of mass called tumor, which can be benign or malignant. Such tumors in this gland can create numerous serious medical conditions by interfering with the normal functioning of the endocrine system and pituitary gland.   […]