Birth defects can be corrected – Don’t ignore or delay

Birth defects can be corrected – Don’t ignore or delay

By Dr.BeenaJeysingh, Senior Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia Asia Hospital, Sarjapur Road Every year more than 1.7 million children in India are born with birth defects. Birth defects are common and are one of the major causes of infant hospitalization. They are also called as congenital abnormalities or congenital anomalies. Birth defects are the major […]

Vaginal yeast infection – Prevention is the best way to handle

Vaginal yeast infection – Prevention is the best way to handle

By Dr.MuktaNadig,Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal Not every woman is comfortable talking about her vaginal problems or the irritations she is facing. Very few women actually take care of their vagina and clean it properly on a regular basis. Vagina is naturally designed to keep itself in a good state by healthy […]

Lung Cancer, COPD & Pneumonia: the triple threat of Smoking

Article by Dr. Pavan Yadav, Consultant, Interventional Pulmonology, Aster RV Hospital Time and again the message of caution that smoking is injurious to health has been propagated over various mediums of communication. Smoking alone puts an individual at the risk of developing over 50 per cent of serious illnesses.  Some of these illnesses can be […]

Are you suffering from Vertigo? These tips can be handy

Are you suffering from Vertigo? These tips can be handy

By Dr. Jyotirmay S Hegde, Consultant-ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia Asia Hospital, Whitefield Are you feeling off-balanced or experiencing sudden feeling of dizziness or losing focus?These might be frightening sensations one can get. Though the sensation may last for onlyfew minutes, it can make people sick and limit their motion. Commonly known as vertigo,this […]

Protect yourself from both indoor and outdoor Air Pollution

By Dr. Hirenappa Udnur, Consultant- Pulmonologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal Do you know more than 90 per cent of the world is living in places where the air pollution levels exceed the levels set by the World Health Organisation? The highest burden of air pollution is on the South East Asian and Western Pacific regions. […]

Latest advancement on Radio diagnosis

Latest advancement on Radio diagnosis

Dr. Harsha Chadaga – Senior Consultant and Head of Radiology, Columbia Asia Radiology Group, Columbia Asia Hospitals Radiology has come a long way since the discovery of X-rays in 1895 and now has a central role in better diagnosis and monitoring of patient. The capabilities of medical imaging has seen rapid advancements in the last […]

Delaying vaccination due to COVID can increase the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases

By Dr. SushanthShivaswamy, Consultant, Neonatology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield The impact of COVID 19 virus has changed the way we live and work. Although, peoplenow have come to terms with the ‘new normal’, the fear of the virus had led patients to avoid hospital visits. This has led to interruption of routine vaccination visits and […]

Epilepsy can impact the quality of life

Dr. Vishakhadatta Mathur Kumaraswamy, Consultant- Neurology, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road Epilepsy, a neurological problem that affects people of all age group is the 4th largest chronic disorder globally. Characterized by unpredictable seizures, this can affect the day today life of a person leading to other health problems. With various kind of seizure types, epilepsy […]

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