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Tuesday, 18 June 2019

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  • 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

  • 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