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Saturday, 24 August 2019

Columns News

  • Understanding liver cirrhosis: what you should know

    Columns |  Views | 0 Comment | 16 Aug, 2019

    There has been a paradigm shift in the dynamics of liver diseases in India in the last few years. Estimates indicate that these diseases affect 1 in 5 Indians and are the tenth most common ...Read more

  • Growing diagnostics market in India

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Ravi Gaur | 0 Comment | 14 Aug, 2019

    The diagnostic market in India is around Rs 75000 crore market divided into two parts -- private and government. Out of this Rs 75000 crore, Pathology and radiology in private sector is abo...Read more

  • Artificial Intelligence is driving the transformation in Healthcare

    Columns |  Views | By Vikram Venkateshwaran | 0 Comment | 13 Aug, 2019

    The future of healthcare in India will be determined by Artificial intelligence (AI). AI has the potential to enhance the capacity to process & store large amounts of data in an intelli...Read more

  • Day-time and Night-time Hypertension

    Columns |  Views | By Dr M.Vishwanathan | 0 Comment | 12 Aug, 2019

    Hypertension is a major contributor to cardiovascular diseases and controlling blood pressure (BP) by appropriate antihypertensive therapy is important to prevent it. The timing and amplitu...Read more

  • Genetics of Head and Neck Cancers

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Vidya Veldore | 0 Comment | 30 Jul, 2019

    Head and Neck Cancers refer to a group of cancers inside the mouth, nose and throat. The cancer types included in head and neck cancers are lip and oral cavity (upper palate, lower palate, ...Read more

  • Intense planning key to successful hospital refurbishment projects

    Columns |  Views | By Praful Gupta | 0 Comment | 26 Jul, 2019

    In the increasingly competitive healthcare landscape, continuous facility improvements are imperative for not just patient satisfaction but also to attract and retain top medical talent. Ev...Read more

  • Understanding what it means to be on the Ventilator

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Sanjith Saseedharan | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2019

    When the patient is unable to breathe well, the doctors would put the patient on a ventilator which will assist in his/her breathing. At times, the ventilator has to be used inside operatio...Read more

  • Tips to protect your child from viral infections

    Columns |  Views | By Dr Ravi Gaur | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2019

    A viral illness in children is any condition caused by a virus. The word ‘virus’ has its origins in Latin and means ‘poison’ or ‘toxin’. There many virus...Read more

  • 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