Cigarette Smoking: Risks factors, Addiction, Quitting & Treatment

Dr. Nitish Ranjan Acharya, Consultant Surgical Oncology, HCG Panda Cancer Centre According to the WHO, 6 million people die because of tobacco smoking and an estimated 600,000 individuals lose their lives due to second-hand smoke globally each year. A recent study found that smoking is related to about 20% adult mortality around the world. It is […]

Fortis Hospital administers the first ‘antibody cocktail’ to a 72-year-old Covid patient

National, 30th May 2021: Today, Fortis Hospital administered the ‘antibody cocktail’ therapy to a 72-year-old COVID positive patient at their hospital in Mohali. The patient is a diabetic with chronic kidney disease (which is being conservatively) and tested positive for COVID-19 two days ago. He was administered one dose of the cocktail intravenously. The patient […]

JD Institute rolls out free COVID vaccination camp for employees above 18 years

BANGALORE, India, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As the country is reeling under its worst Coronavirus surge, Bengaluru-based JD Institute of Fashion Technology organized a vaccination drive for its employees of 18 years of age and above. The camp was rolled out at Bengaluru’s Brigade Road college campus. With the Coronavirus cases crossing the 16 lakh mark […]

CBSE, in association with DPS Nacharam, promotes art by hosting a National- level Art workshop CHITRAM on ibentos event tech platform

CHITRAM, the two-day national-level art Workshop for teachers and competition for students launched by CBSE ibentos an EventTech platform is holding virtual events amidst this pandemic from last one year and going. Also known for providing event technology to the biggest players in the industry for about a decade now. 29th April 2021 ibentos, an Event Tech […]

Diabetic eye – Here is the guide to maintain your eye health

Diabetic eye – Here is the guide to maintain your eye health

By Dr. Ajanta Chakravarty, Consultant – Ophthalmology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Sunil was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 35 years and he has been neglecting it from last 5 years. Although, doctors had asked Sunil to control his sugar level, Sunil found it hard to limit his cravingsfor sweets. Although, Sunil’s wife objected to […]

Patient with Parkinson’s undergoes DBS Surgery using directional leads, a latest technology, to improve his mobility

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur performs surgery using new technique Parkinson’s disease, a nervous disorder can affect anyone in their middle age. Identifying the condition in its initial stage and managing it well is a crucial step. The use of advanced technology in managing the condition is a boon for many patients with Parkinson’s disease. […]

Need for deworming in adults

Need for deworming in adults

By Dr. Pavithra, Consultant- Internal Medicine, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal All of us know deworming is crucial for kids and it is followed as a process. But how many of us know that deworming is equally important to adults as well?.That sudden flash of abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea could be due to the worms in […]