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Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Columns News

  • Know about the uncertainty game before getting your sample tested

    Columns |  Views | By Srinivasa Prasad G B | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2019

    Often when we go to purchase fruits and vegetables, the number of items in our bag varies each time. The same weight can have difference in the number of items when taken from two different...Read more

  • Diabetic Foot Care

    Columns |  Views | 0 Comment | 08 Jul, 2019

    High blood sugar contributes to poor blood circulation. It can also damage nerves in your feet, a condition called neuropathy. Neuropathy can cause you to lose feeling in your feet, wh...Read more

  • Doctors Are Not to Blame for the Rot in Indian Healthcare

    Columns |  News | By Dr Dharminder Nagar | 0 Comment | 27 Jun, 2019

    Across the country, doctors have been striking work in recent weeks drawing our attention towards their plight in an inadequately resources healthcare system. The recent episode of an attac...Read more

  • Knowledge Upgradation of Primary level doctors can result in better healthcare outcomes

    Columns |  Views | By Savitha Kuttan | 0 Comment | 25 Jun, 2019

    If India wants to become an economic superpower, it needs to improve the state of its healthcare industry. In a country with a population of over one billion, primary physicians play a cruc...Read more

  • Government must use its second term to bring real difference in healthcare delivery

    Columns |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Jun, 2019

    An emphatic mandate from the people has given the Narendra Modi led NDA a historic second chance at the government. Most certainly, some of the last government's positive social and health ...Read more

  • How to keep common monsoon diseases at bay?

    Columns |  Features | By Dr Prashant Borade | 0 Comment | 14 Jun, 2019

    Monsoon provides you relief from the scorching heat. But, do you know that your immunity can go down during the rainy season? Every monsoon season, the risk of catching various diseases goe...Read more

  • Giving India a disease-free future through immunization

    Columns |  Views | By Dr M Udaya Kumar Maiya | 0 Comment | 10 Jun, 2019

    It has been more than five decades since vaccinations were introduced and their importance cannot be overstated. They have helped to protect the human race against infections, and even canc...Read more

  • Brain tumor can strike at any age, be Observant

    Columns |  News | By Dr. Tejus M N Rao | 0 Comment | 07 Jun, 2019

    The more knowledge we have acquired in the medical sciences; the more diseases we are coming across. While the increase in awareness has been a boon, the changing lifestyle is introducing u...Read more

  • Depression in Adolescents

    Columns |  Views | By Tejaswi Shetty | 0 Comment | 03 Jun, 2019

    Rhea is a 13 year old child studying in an IB school. When Rhea first came in for therapy she spoke about feeling empty and that nothing was making sense. She felt quite alone and didn&rsqu...Read more

  • Tobacco is hazardous to health, no matter the form

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Neelesh Reddy | 0 Comment | 31 May, 2019

    Tobaccos use, irrespective of its form, is a major avoidable risk factor for cerebrovascular as well as cardiovascular diseases. A generally floating misconception is that smoking is harmfu...Read more

  • India’s battle against tobacco addiction

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Gowri Kulkarni | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2019

    Be it Mumbai, Bangalore or Delhi; all metro cities in India have one thing in common – a large part of their population are regular smokers. Despite the government coming up with a sl...Read more

  • Don’t just keep a check on your child, HEAR them too

    Columns |  Views | By Jayanthi Krishnakumar  | 0 Comment | 30 May, 2019

    'H-h-h-hello', does your child take longer than usual to pronounce certain words? Or says 'nana' instead of banana? Sounds cute? Well, we might need to dig deeper. Considering the age of th...Read more

  • Need for the young and healthy to come forward for stem cell donation

    Columns |  Views | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2019

    The use of stems cells is the new frontier that is slowly changing the face of disease management. These ‘miracle’ human cells have the restorative and transformative abilities ...Read more

  • Understanding Hearing Loss

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Dillon Dsouza | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2019

    Ears anatomy and function Ears are the friends we have that enable us to collect and process sounds and transmit them to our brain. They also help us keep our balance and give us an idea o...Read more

  • All you need to know about Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Mangesh Kohale | 0 Comment | 27 May, 2019

    If you’ve been told that you or your loved one needs a heart surgery, then you would want to know all about it right? For most of us, what may come to our mind is an open heart s...Read more

  • Timely intervention for allergic cough is the need of the hour

    Columns |  Features | By Dr Arvind Kate | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2019

    Continuous coughing can be annoying and may rob your peace.  Moreover, if you are suffering from an allergic cough then it is essential to consult your expert immediately and get it so...Read more

  • Myopia hitting India's youth

    Columns |  Views | By Sandeep Bothra | 0 Comment | 22 May, 2019

    India is one of the world’s youngest countries – with a median age of less than 29. That translates into over well over 350 million young Indians between the ages of 10 – ...Read more

  • Reversing Hierarchies in Healthcare

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Vijay Janagama | 0 Comment | 18 May, 2019

    Nurses have always been at the sharp end of care. Despite being a prominent symbol of healthcare since the history of medical sciences, nursing profession certainly hasn’t received it...Read more