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  • How Diabetes can be a driver for High blood pressure and eventually leads to Hypertension

    Hypertension or increased blood pressure may occur in Diabetics because of the impact of Diabetes on the walls of the arteries and the fluid balance. Hypertension may however co-exist as an independent risk factor along with Diabetes Mellitus. In either case, it can significantly increase the chances of developing heart conditions or conditions like stroke […]

    Is your hand pain a sign of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

     Article by Dr. Dhananjay I Bhat, Consultant – Neurosurgery, Aster RV Hospital Is there any profession that doesn’t need you to move your hands? Hand movement is involved in almost every profession. Heavy wrist movements are common across professions, ranging from the corporate working professional to working home-makers to farmers, mechanics, etc. While doing these […]

    MGM Healthcare Doctors Overcome Blood Group Barrier In Liver Transplant Surgery

    ~New technology brings hope to thousands~ Mumbai: MGM Healthcare, a leading quaternary care super-specialty hospital announced a rare feat by successfully carrying out a living donor liver transplant on a 45- year-old patient overcoming the challenge of the blood group incompatibility. The 12hr long procedure was led by Dr Thiagarajan Srinivasan, and his team of […]

    Oral Cancer: Here’s Why You Should Quit Tobacco for A Healthy Life

    By Dr. Vijay Aditya Yadaraju, Radiation Oncology, HCG Cancer Hospital, Visakhapatnam Smoking, chewing or snuffing tobacco and nicotine-based products may be perceived as ‘cool’ for some onlookers, but it is not, and these leaves in any form, be it cigarettes, cigars, snuff can play havoc with one’s health, at any age! Tobacco is a widespread […]

    Osteoporosis- The Silent Disease

    Article by Dr. JV Srinivas, Lead Consultant – Orthopedics & Joints Surgery, Aster RV Hospital Osteoporosis is a disorder in which the density of bone decreases, causing it to lose strength and become brittle. Osteoporosis causes unusually porous, collapsible bone, similar to that of a sponge. The skeleton is weakened by this condition, which leads […]

    Seven-year-old undergoes rare laparoscopic surgery for chronic pancreatitis at The CK Birla Hospital®

    In a rare occurrence worldwide, the CK Birla Hospital® in Delhi treats 7-year-old for chronic pancreatitis via complex laparoscopic surgery New Delhi : Furthering the commitment to strengthening delivery of global standards of clinical excellence, the CK Birla Hospital® recently conducted a rare laparoscopic surgery, successfully, on a seven-year-old child to treat chronic pancreatitis, which […]

    Here’s how to care for your skin post-pregnancy

    Dr. Swathi Shivakumar, Consultant Dermatologist, Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar, Bengaluru Pregnancy is a beautiful experience during which a woman nurtures and grows a baby for a period of 9 months. During this time, the body experiences many changes both internally and externally as it turns into a space of nourishment and protection for the […]

    Decoding the link between hypertension, heart diseases and stroke

    Authored by Dr. Pradeep Kumar D, Sr. Consultant – Interventional Cardiology, Aster CMI Hospital Hypertension or high blood pressure is described as the number one killer disease in the world. It occurs when the pressure of blood pushing against a person’s arteries is higher than normal. Hypertension can lead to several health concerns. It can […]

    NephroPlus calls out that Hypertension is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure

    High blood pressure (Hypertension) is a leading cause of kidney disease and kidney failure (end-stage kidney disease). 3 out of 4 patients on hemodialysis suffer from Hypertension Hypertension is not only the cause but also the consequence of CKD. Blood pressure control is influenced by the frequency of Dialysis (70% are in 2/week or less […]

    World Hypertension Day: High Blood Pressure can be controlled and prevented with accurate measurement

    According to the India Council for Medical Research, hypertension affects one out of every four adults in India, with only 10% of patients having their blood pressure under control. Managing blood pressure for 25 million people, according to the report, could prevent half a million deaths from cardiovascular disease over the next ten years. To […]