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Text Neck – a common ailment among smartphone addicts

By Dr. Ravichandra Kelkar, Senior Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal In this digital age, it is a common sight to see people of all ages hunched over their…

All that you need to know about junk foods!

Ms Edwina Raj, Senior Dietitian, Aster CMI hospital Junk food is the most potential element which is closely studied due to it’s high demand and consumption among all age group.…

A guide to caring for an epileptic patient

By Dr. VISHAKHADATTA MATHUR KUMARASWAMY, Consultant – Neurology, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road Epilepsy is a chronic and debilitating disorder that impacts not only those with it, but also those who…

A list of 10 superfoods that help combat high blood pressure

A list of 10 superfoods that help combat high blood pressure

Contributed by Ms. Bharathi NR, HOD Dietetics, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road Hypertension or high blood pressure is a serious health condition that can result in irreparable complications and sometimes…

MGM Healthcare performs South East Asia, Middle East & Africa’s First Biventricular Berlin Heart Implantation on 3-Year-Old-Russian boy

Chennai, July 27, 2020: MGM Healthcare has performed a complex artificial heart implant procedure for the first time in South East Asia, Middle East & Africa involving two artificial heart pumps known…

Early diagnosis and treatment can help you keep rheumatoid arthritis away

Contributed by Dr.Sangita Satyamurthy, Consultant – Rheumatology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Health is wealth, goes a wise old saying as nothing is more valuable than your own health, nothing can…

Be cautious of these monsoon diseases

Dr. Satish Kumar M G – Consultant Internal Medicine – Columbia Asia Hospital Mysore The much-awaited monsoon season is here. Providing respite from the summer heat this season is most…

Child with rare liver tumor receives new lease of life with live liver transplant during the COVID lockdown

Bangalore, 21 July 2020: In a life-saving surgery, 6-year-old Sarvesh, a child from RR Nagar received a live liver transplant from his mother recently. He was suffering from a very rare…

What happens to our body when there is a nutrition deficiency?

By Ms.Pavithra N Raj, Chief Dietician, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur Body needs various types of nutrition to keep a person healthy and fit. Nutrition can be divided into macro…

Dealing with an abnormally hyperactive and impulsive child? Here’s your parental advisory

Dealing with an abnormally hyperactive and impulsive child? Here’s your parental advisory

By Dr.Pallavi Aravind Joshi, Consultant – Psychiatrist, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Do you have a child with an inconsistent behaviour of not being still at one place? Or do you…

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