Category Archives: Health

Debunking the myths of palliative care

The most important ideology of palliative care is to relieve pain and other stressful signs that have otherwise become a problem to those living with grave and advanced ailment. Apart from addressing agony or other signs systemically, palliative care supports coordinated complex therapeutic care—facilitating patients and relatives to understand their treatment options while each patient expresses their individual aim. In ... Read More »

Should You Eat Local Or Global Food?

With rise in international trade and commerce, a number of imported fruits, vegetables and other food items have become easily available. Some farmers have even started growing international food items at local farmlands. While such developments have definitely increased the variety of foods available to us, sometimes it makes us wonder if we should eat local food or global as ... Read More »

Abdominal pain and loss of appetite can be a sign of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (GIST)

We have all occasionally experienced abdominal pains followed by nausea or vomiting, loss of appetite or weight loss. Often, we ignore them because they turn out to be ulcers or acidity. However, sometimes these symptoms, if ignored over a long period, could be fatal. An uncommon yet serious type of cancer that appears in the gastrointestinal tract is Gastrointestinal stromal ... Read More »

Incessant rainfall. Beware of communicable diseases!

Waterborne diseases are illnesses caused by microscopic organisms like viruses and bacteria that are ingested through contaminated water or by coming in contact with feces. Polluted or dirty water is very harmful to health. It causes many serious health problems if not treated at an early stage because of presence of different harmful bacteria and germs. These diseases can be ... Read More »

Addiction or heavy substance use is common in people who die from suicide

Authored by Dr. Shradha Shejekar, Consultant Psychiatry, Aster RV Hospital An estimated 703,000 people a year take their life around the world. For every suicide, there are likely 20 other people attempting suicide and many more having serious thoughts of suicide. Millions of people suffer intense grief or are afflicted by suicidal behaviors. Each suicidal death is a serious public ... Read More »

How to Treat Skin Hyperpigmentation with Aloe Vera

For over 3,500 years, tales of “healing Aloe Vera” plants have been handed down through centuries by word of mouth. It is probably one of the most discussed, but least understood medicinal plants in history. The ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Babylonians, Indians and Chinese have all used Aloe Vera as a medicinal plant. Throughout the years Aloe Vera has ... Read More »

Respiratory infections spike among children in Bengaluru

Bengaluru/ September 6, 2022: In recent months, adults and children have headed back to normalcy, with the reopening of offices and schools. Likewise, in-person learning, sports and afterschool activities have begun in full swing. While this has given many families a bit of normalcy back in their lives, it has also created a health challenge among school going kids. Doctors ... Read More »

Stem Cell Therapy Approach On War Injury Patients

Peshmerga Army Invites Dr Pradeep Mahajan To Addressed a treatment using Stem Cell Therapy on injured wounds Mumbai: Stem cell therapy possesses both diagnostic and therapeutic potential. The use of stem cells for pain management can help with fast, safe, effective, and lasting results in terms of injuries. Dr. Pradeep Mahajan, Regenerative Medicine Researcher, StemRx Bioscience Solutions Pvt. Ltd conducted ... Read More »

Surrounded by Water With None to Drink!

This year’s floods in India caused the deaths of hundreds and the loss of homes for thousands of people. In the North-East, there were over 200 fatalities and 90+ lakh people who were impacted. The town of Silchar, Assam was submerged in water for weeks! Residents were stranded in their homes, with no electricity, or access to basic amenities like ... Read More »

Manipal Hospitals, one of India’s largest healthcare networks, opens 250-bed super specialty hospital in Baner, Pune

The nose is part of the respiratory system, which allows air enter in to our body. During breathing it filters the dirt and allergens out of air and provides smell of smell. The nostrils opens into the space behind called the nasal cavity. The nasal cavity warms and moistens the air we breathe and helps to filter out smell particles and harmful ... Read More »