Category Archives: Health

Ignoring Early Hair Fall in Young Age, a Leading Cause of Mental Illness

~ Psychosocial Impact of Alopecia Is Greater In Women Than Men: Study~ Mumbai:  Dr. Debraj Shome, a renowned Cosmetic Surgeon, Co-Founder, and Dr. Rinky Kapoor, Dermatologist at The Esthetic Clinics conducted a questionnaire-based study on patients visiting at the different cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, and Bangalore. The study has been published in the journal of Dermatological Reviews, about alopecia’s (Hair fall) impact ... Read More »

Understanding Hemophilia: Causes, risk and treatment

Authored by Dr. Stallin Ramprakash, Consultant – Paediatric Haematology, Oncology & BMT, Aster CMI Hospital Imagine you have a minor cut and the bleeding does not stop. This can happen to those people with Hemophilia. It is an inherited bleeding disorder where the body lacks the ability to make blood clots, a process needed to stop bleeding. This can lead ... Read More »

Warning signs of a brain tumor one must not ignore

Brain tumor is an abnormal growth of the brain cells. The extra growth inside the brain can exert pressure on the skull, causing life-threatening complications. However, not all brain tumors are malignant. Some can be non-cancerous, benign or harmless masses of cancerous cells that mainly target the structural tissue of the brain. It can start either in the brain, or ... Read More »

The role of radiation therapy in cancer treatment

Treatments for cancer care have grown multi-fold across the globe, and regardless of the types of cancer and their severity, there is hope for recovering from the same. For a layperson, terms like surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation may sound familiar. But there are a lot of scientific and medical decisions that go into administering these treatments. Radiation is a common, ... Read More »

What you need to know about Non-Hodgin’s Lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, also known as NHL, is a cancer that starts in the white blood cells in the lymphatic system. White blood cells are responsible for shielding the body from germs and is critical to the immune system. When cancer cells start multiplying in these lymphocytes, the tumours can spread throughout the body, eventually attacking every organ. NHL is a ... Read More »