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Lung Transplantation can help improve the quality of life for people suffering from end stage lung disease

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The Covid-19 pandemic has brought lung related issues to the fore-front as the virus primarily affects the lungs, however India suffers from a massive burden of respiratory conditions. In the severe stage, these can lead to lung fibrosis or scarring of the lungs, due to which the life-span and quality of life of the patient can be dramatically affected. Up ... Read More »

All you need to know about Head and Neck Cancers

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 Head and Neck is a very complex region of the body and consist of several subsites like the Oral Cavity, Oropharynx (Throat), Larynx (voicebox), Thyroid, Paranasal Sinuses, and Neck Lymph Nodes. Cancer that occurs in the Oral Cavity (mouth), throat, nose, paranasal sinuses, salivary glands, and other areas of the head and neck are considered Head and Neck cancer. Squamous ... Read More »

Do not ignore sleep disorder – Follow tips for a healthy sleep

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Vidya was excited when she got her new job after graduation and she liked her office work hours as she could log off from work at 6 pm everyday. After finishing her work, she would rush home to catch her favourite series. Although, she stays with her parents, she never had time to speak to them, let alone help in ... Read More »

Obesity can lead to serious health complications in women

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The world has seen increasing rates of obesity over the years, making this a growing epidemic that has also been witnessed in India. It is estimated that about 1.5 billion people in the world are overweight. According to the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) conducted in 2019-20, there is an increased share of obese men and women in India, ... Read More »

Reasons Why You Cannot Donate Blood

Human blood is something that is always in short supply. There are several reasons for this including the short shelf life of blood, the need to match blood types and myths associated with donating blood. Another key reason for shortage of blood is that not everyone can donate blood. You may feel that you are quite healthy, but that alone ... Read More »

Ensuring oral hygiene keeps multiple diseases at bay

Chronic health conditions create a massive burden on the health of individuals as well as the entire healthcare system. Oral hygiene is one of the most important aspects that many people ignore or are unaware about it. Routine and regular dental care not only prevents periodontal disease but also helps to  apprise the patients who are at significant risk for ... Read More »

Autism in children – Identifying the signs and tips to manage

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Watching the child grow is one of the beautiful experiences for parents. In this journey they discover many things about the baby. Parents feel happy when they see their child smile for the first time, when the baby starts crawling or even the first word it speaks. However, when any of these things get delayed or does not happen similar ... Read More »

SCREENING TO BE DONE BEFORE DONATING SPERM!!!

Donating the sperm is not a small decision to take. If a man is considering donating the sperm and wants to know more about it then this is just the right information for him. By donating the semen, a man becomes the biological father of the kid and it is completely the decision of the man whether he wants to ... Read More »

Awareness plays a major role in preventing heart diseases

Heart being one of the most vital organs of the body has a major role to play. It pumps the oxygenated blood through the arteries and receives the de-oxygenated blood through the veins. Attributing to a plethora of factors (apart from hereditary reasons) like high blood pressure, atherosclerosis (plaque build-up in the blood vessels, high blood sugar levels, high cholesterol ... Read More »

Understanding the importance of cancer testing

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 – Why annual screening and early detection holds the key to reducing the burden of cancer Cancer is the second most common killer in the world after heart diseases and accounts for approximately 9.5 million deaths each year. Globally the annual economic cost of cancer exceeds a whopping $1.16 trillion. Even though in the recent years there has been tremendous ... Read More »

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