Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Columns News

  • Blind spots, zig-zag lines, or seeing stars? It could be ‘The Ocular Migraine'

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Arindam Dey | 0 Comment | 15 Feb, 2019

    Flashes of light, shimmering stars and a fade to black. While this may sound like the climactic end to a sci fi movie, don’t be fooled. These are the symptoms people may experience wh...Read more

  • Better healthcare infrastructure, comprehensive planning for fighting cancer

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Vivek Belathur | 0 Comment | 12 Feb, 2019

    Cancer cases in India will multiply five times by 2025 according to a report by the World Health Organization. Even after adjusting population growth, the new cancer cases have increased by...Read more

  • A Pap Smear Test or Liquid Based Cytology for detecting cervical cancer

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Dimpy Irani | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2019

    A Pap smear test, also known as a Papanicolaou test/ Liquid Based Cytology (LBC), is a screening procedure to detect cervical cancer in women, which is caused by a sexually transm...Read more

  • Timely diagnosis can reduce lung cancer deaths

    Columns |  Features | By Dr Sandeep Sewlikar  | 0 Comment | 11 Feb, 2019

    We all know about breast cancer, oral cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, blood cancer and lung cancer. What we may not know is that the cancer type afflicting the most number of people w...Read more

  • World Leprosy Day

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Swati Rajagopal | 0 Comment | 30 Jan, 2019

    According to the recent data recorded by World Health Organisation (WHO), India still accounts for 60% of global burden of leprosy. Despite the official claims of achieving eradic...Read more

  • Kidney Disease Treatment- Kidney disorders symptoms, types, treatment

    Columns |  Features | By Mr. Vipul Jain(CEO, Advancells) | 0 Comment | 22 Jan, 2019

    Kidney Disease Treatment by Stem Cells- Kidney serves a vital function in the human body of filtering the excess of water, solutes, blood and waste products which need to be discharged from...Read more

  • What makes a Hip or Knee Transplant surgery Successful?

    Columns |  Views | By Dr. Aashish Chaudhry | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2019

    You can blame it on metal and the lack of accountability in the Indian healthcare sector, if hip or knee transplant goes wrong causing a very painful experience to the patients. Right from ...Read more

  • Evolution of Artificial Intelligence System in healthcare

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Rajeev Boudhankar | 1 Comment | 19 Dec, 2018

    Healthcare and Medicine has evolved from the primitive "magic man" to the modern "Artificial Intelligence System". However, the question whether Doctors would be replaced by the Artificial ...Read more

  • Mortality due to heart diseases increases by 50% in winter

    Columns |  Features | 0 Comment | 17 Dec, 2018

    Studies conducted in western countries have shown that the number of heart attacks and related deaths are higher in winter months. The mortality rate due to heart attacks may be as much as ...Read more

  • The developing Mental Healthcare Industry in India

    Columns |  Features | By Tanya Vasunia | 0 Comment | 13 Dec, 2018

    Historically, mental health has been shrouded in secrecy in India. The relationship with mental healthcare has been inconsistent and neglected, if not completely ignored. It is unclear if t...Read more

  • Latest Angioplasty technique - A boon for renal failure patients

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Karthik Vasudevan | 0 Comment | 12 Dec, 2018

    Coronary Angioplasty is a well-established treatment for blockages in the coronary arteries. When performed by an experienced operator in a center where it is routinely done, it is safe and...Read more

  • Alzheimer disease – the most common cause of dementia

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Vishakhadatta Mathur Kumaraswamy | 0 Comment | 11 Dec, 2018

    Alzheimer disease is a neurological disorder that causes memory loss due to early death of brain cells. It is a condition that mostly arises in old age and keeps progressing with time. It a...Read more

  • Bank on computer navigated total knee replacement surgery

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Bhushan Nariani | 0 Comment | 10 Dec, 2018

    Old age, past injuries and several other factors often leave us with lifelong sufferings. Arthritis or joint pain is one such nightmare which is too stubborn in so many cases. If a person i...Read more

  • Removing Diabetic Capital ignominy needs collective efforts

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Jagadeesh | 0 Comment | 04 Dec, 2018

    Diabetes is today among the most prevalent of the ‘lifestyle diseases’ plaguing the country today, and with all strata experiencing a rise in their living standards. Diabetes ha...Read more

  • Maintaining indoor air quality in hospitals

    Columns |  Features | By Sukhbir Sidhu | 0 Comment | 03 Dec, 2018

    Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) of a healthcare facility by definition involves a variety of factors such as thermal (temperature and relative humidity) conditions, presence of chemical components...Read more

  • Robotic Thyroidectomy: A scar free way to treat Thyroid

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Surender Kumar Dabas | 0 Comment | 26 Nov, 2018

    With the advancement of medical sciences and technology in the recent times, almost every disease in the world is curable. Cure for diseases as troublesome as thyroid is just a surgery away...Read more

  • Early signs to identify Breast Cancer

    Columns |  Features | By Dr. Tasneem Contractor | 0 Comment | 30 Oct, 2018

    Alarming facts by the Indian Council of Medical Research stated that India might record over 17 lakh new cases of cancer by 2020, of which breast cancer alone accounts for around ...Read more

  • Mission to triumph over Arthritis

    Columns |  News | By Dr Mitta Ashwin Kumar | 0 Comment | 12 Oct, 2018

    Arthritis is very common but the condition is not really understood. There are more than 100 forms of arthritis and those which occur commonly are rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psor...Read more