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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Columns News

  • 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

  • World Hypertension Day: Ayurvedic herbs to fight hypertension

    Columns |  Views | By Dr. Partap Chauhan | 0 Comment | 17 May, 2019

    Hypertension (known as Rakta Gata Vata in Ayurveda) is elevated pressure of the blood in the arteries. The increase in blood pressure depends upon a person's age, sex, physical and mental a...Read more

  • High time to defeat oral cancer with timely diagnosis

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Ravi Gaur, COO, Oncquest Laboratories | 0 Comment | 14 May, 2019

    In a country where 232.4 million adults consume tobacco daily; almost 10 per cent people smoke tobacco and 29.6 per cent men and 12.8 per cent women use chewable tobacco, the increase in or...Read more

  • Antibiotic abuse in an internet-fed world

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Sanjith Saseedharan | 0 Comment | 10 May, 2019

    In a recent Italian study published in the International Journal of Medical Informatics, among 913 respondents in the lay public, 73.4% used the Internet to search for information about ant...Read more

  • Reduce passing on the faulty gene to the next generation

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Manish Banker | 0 Comment | 09 May, 2019

    India reports an average of 10,000* children born with Thalassemia major every year. The disease which is inherited is passed on to 25 % of the offspring when both the parents are carriers ...Read more

  • The Epidemic of Beta-Thalassemia is Crunching India's future

    Columns |  Views | By Neeraj Gupta | 0 Comment | 08 May, 2019

    Why a simple blood test for couples can ensure a healthy offspring Thalassemia is a common yet chronic genetic disease that is life-restricting and requires long and specialized treatment....Read more

  • Your child must not cough the childhood away

    Columns |  Features | By Dr Sunil Kumar K | 0 Comment | 07 May, 2019

    An initiative by WHO, World Asthma Day is observed yearly on May 7th, with the aim to raise awareness on the growing rise of asthma across the world. India has recently been in the limeligh...Read more

  • Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector

    Columns |  Features | By Vivek Saxena | 0 Comment | 30 Apr, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are gaining momentum in the last couple of years. The penetration is getting higher because when it is applied in an organizational context effe...Read more

  • Heat stroke cases surge with soaring temperatures

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Sunil Havannavar | 0 Comment | 23 Apr, 2019

    Heat illnesses occur due to the body's inability to cope with heat. Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures usually in combination with dehydration which leads to f...Read more

  • A novel therapy for liver failure

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Pradeep Mahajan | 0 Comment | 19 Apr, 2019

    The incidence of liver diseases is on the rise considering that there has been a widespread increase in the rates of alcohol consumption. Alcoholic liver disease is the third most common ca...Read more

  • Keep your movement game up to avoid blood clotting in your deep veins

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Krishna Chaitanya K H | 0 Comment | 17 Apr, 2019

    While information and awareness has been a boon, it has also increased the health problems that people are suffering from without even knowing about them enough. The increasing availability...Read more

  • Managing and coping with Hemophilia

    Columns |  Views | 0 Comment | 16 Apr, 2019

    Every year 17th April is recognized as World Hemophilia Day to increase awareness about hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders, as well as to improve access to care and...Read more

  • 30.4% students have abnormal BMI; 19.1% fall in the overweight & obese category: Jarma Wellness report

    Columns |  News | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2019

    India sits on a ticking health time-bomb, with one of the largest incidences of population suffering from diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and mental health issues. R...Read more

  • Everyday habits could be mounting trouble for the heart

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Naveen Chandra | 0 Comment | 04 Apr, 2019

    From a time when cardiac arrest was a rare phenomenon usually occurring due to certain specific health inconsistencies to now when heart issues have become the most common lifestyle disease...Read more

  • A revolutionary era of Intelligent drug discovery

    Columns |  Features | By Dr Amandeep Singh | 0 Comment | 02 Apr, 2019

    With 90 percent of all drug discovery programs failing, it currently takes at least a decade to identify and develop a typical drug, with the costs of this process soaring upwards of $2.5B....Read more

  • World TB Day: Need to build effective preventive and treatment methods

    Columns |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Mar, 2019

    March 24 every year is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day and is geared towards building public awareness on tuberculosis, a condition that leads to the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million peo...Read more

  • Patient Centric Approach is the new disruption

    Columns |  Features | By Anand Kumar Tiwari | 0 Comment | 20 Mar, 2019

    We all know that good health is the basic need of every human and therefore, people struggle to stay healthy and also intend to keep the members of their family healthy. Despite such strugg...Read more

  • How to heal through Aquatic therapy

    Columns |  Views | By Dr. Amit Kohli | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2019

    When it comes to women and taking care of their health, the focus has always been on weight loss. But what if you’re looking to get back in shape after pregnancy, or lower the chances...Read more