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Is it safe to undergo Joint replacement surgery during Covid times?

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Chronic pain in multiple joints affects 1 in 4 adults over the age of 18. By the time we get to age 65, about 2 in 5 adults are affected. According to WHO, approximately 30% of the world’s population suffers from pain. Many patients in need of joint replacement surgery are postponing their procedures because of pandemic-related concerns. Covid 19 Pandemic has ... Read More »

Understanding Blood Cancer: Symptoms and Treatment Options

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 Dr. Ranjith Kumar Hemato Oncology, American Oncology Institute, Hyderabad  In India, over 1 lakh cases of blood cancer are diagnosed each year, accounting for about 8-10% of total cancer. As per literature, India has the third-highest rate of blood cancer. September is observed as Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “the ups and downs of living with blood cancer.” It is worthwhile ... Read More »

What Is Havana Syndrome?

The world of espionage and spies is pretty intriguing and exciting. Although most of it is kept under wraps, some incidents and stories do make it out in public domain. Over the years, we have seen several cases where spies have been targeted in ways that look quite like a James Bond movie. Latest reports talk about ‘Havana Syndrome’, which ... Read More »

All you must know about Alzheimer’s Disease

Article by Dr. Sreekanta Swamy, Head of Neurology, Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar, Bangalore Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a slow and progressive brain disorder which results in the gradual worsening of memory and thinking skills, eventually resulting in an inability to do even simple things over time. It is the most common type of dementia (a group of diseases which ... Read More »

Type 2 Diabetes Cases On Rise In Youngsters Of 35-40 Age Group

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Pune: Diabetes is a silent killer and one of the most common health conditions that the majority of the population suffers from. Now, type 2 diabetes cases are alarmingly increasing among youngsters of age group 35-40. Right from a healthy diet to a proper fitness routine, a diabetic has to be cautious to stay healthy. Don’t forget to check your ... Read More »

De-group Lymphoma from Cancer to Prevent  Stigma and Promote Early Diagnosis: Doctors at  IHW Council Summit

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Fever, night sweats, fatigue enlarged glands in neck or groin area among most common symptoms. Since lymph nodes are not painful, patients delay going to doctors which delays the diagnosis. Estimated incidences of lymphoma in Indian children is between 15 to 20 per cent. Once operational, health and wellness centres under Ayushman Bharat will play an important role in raising ... Read More »

Why Your Clinic Should Consider Outsourcing Collections

Medical professionals running private practices sometimes get so busy helping their patients that they forget that they also have a business to manage. When this occurs, those same health care workers do not hesitate to hire an accountant to organize their bookkeeping and offer a few temporary solutions. Still, they might be overlooking another solution that would prove to be ... Read More »

How Many Bananas Will Kill You?

It is widely known that bananas are radioactive. But it does not mean that it will have any harmful effect on you. Bananas are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. As long as you consume bananas in moderation, it would be a healthy choice to make. Why bananas are radioactive? Natural radioactivity in food is a common phenomenon. ... Read More »

World First Aid Safety Day: First aid measures for Common Injuries

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Article by Dr. Mohammed Imran Soherwardi, Consultant – Emergency Medicine, Aster RV Hospital First aid is the immediate treatment given to the victim of an unexpected health issue, in order to save their life or keep the situation from worsening until a medical professional is able to see them. Having basic first aid skills can come handy as emergency situations ... Read More »

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