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  • Screen the Unseen: Time to Fight GI Cancer with Early Diagnosis and Treatment

    Although most people seem to be aware of common lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, etc., most of the population has never even heard about gastrointestinal (GI) cancer. The unawareness coupled with lack of screening programs have pushed the disease to be among the most prevalent kinds of cancer in India. Last year, […]

    Cure for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy has Finally Taken Shape

    New Delhi : Adult Stem Cells may have provided a way to cure Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, and raise public awareness of risks attached to the taboo disease, according to the operation held at Advancells. In a recent treatment conducted by specialists at Advancells proved to be groundbreaking in reality when a 60-year old diabetic patient visited […]

    How does aging affect the chances of conceiving?

    Dr. Sita Rajan, Senior Consultant – Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield  As the number of women standing tall in various sectors is rising with every passing year, so is the pregnancy age. With more and more women stepping out to pursue their professional interests and become self-dependent, the work-life balance is mostly coming […]

    World No Tobacco Day (“Tobacco and Lung Health”)

    New Delhi, Dr. Vineet Datta, Executive Director at Datar Cancer Genetics Ltd, says that worldwide, over 1.8 million new Lung Cancer cases are registered annually. Lung cancer occurs mostly in adults over 60 years of age and history of long-term tobacco smoking hugely increases the person’s risk of developing lung cancer. Other risk factors include […]

    What should You Expect After Gallbladder Surgery?

    Laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery or gallstones removal is also known as cholecystectomy. It removes the gallbladder through small incisions made in the abdomen. The abdomen is inflated with carbon dioxide or air to see the internal organs clearly. The surgeon inserts a laparoscope which has a camera attached on top of it. Then uses a […]

    Increasing age tends to increase the risk of Stroke

    Contributed by Dr. Advait Kulkarni Consultant Neurologist, Columbia Asia Hospital – Sarjapur Road Becoming the third leading cause of death, stroke is at the leading edge of severe, longstanding ailments. It is now a well-established knowledge that the current lifestyle patterns have only enhanced the scope of illnesses especially cardiovascular diseases following both diet and […]

    Endoscopic Surgery for Slipped Disc

    SATNAM SINGH CHHABRA,Chairman, Neuro & Spine Department, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,New Delhi Slipped disc is a common problem, which affects approximately 1% of the population at any given time. It usually affects people between the ages of 30 to 50 years. It is more common in males and frequently occurs in people whose occupation involves […]

    Doctors at BR Life Kalinga Hospital Save the Life of a 106- Year-Old

    Old age brings in both wisdom and health issues to deal with. Commonly perceived as age related problem, it becomes rather difficult for the senior citizens to manage health issues every day. Mrs. Parbati Behera, a 106-year-old from Balasore district of Odisha, was in extreme pain when she visited BR Life Kalinga Hospital with complaints […]

    DocOnline Collaborates with Okira to Provide Affordable and Accesible Healthcare

    Kolkata : DocOnline, a Hyderabad based telemedicine company has tied up with Okira Health Care Private Limited (a leading health care provider in multi-states including West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, and Chhattisgarh) to offer health cards in West Bengal. As part of this tie-up, Okira will offer Okira Health Cards on […]

    National Health Authority Inks Partnership With National Cancer Grid To Strengthen Delivery Of Cancer Services Under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY

    New Delhi : National Health Authority (NHA) and National Cancer Grid (NCG) today signed an MoU to develop uniform standards of patient care to battle cancer under Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB – PMJAY). National Cancer Grid (NCG) is an initiative of the Government of India to create a network of cancer centres, research institutes, patient groups and […]