COLORECTAL CANCER: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Dr. B.S Ankit Nehra, Consultant Medical Oncology, HCG Cancer Centre, Jaipur Colorectal cancer is the fifth-most common cancer in India.  It refers to cancer of large intestine. Usual age of development of this cancer is sixty years and above. However, in developing countries including India there has been an increase in incidence among younger people. […]

9 different types of contraceptives

Article by Dr. Sunil Eshwar, Lead Consultant – Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aster RV Hospital A woman can become pregnant if a man’s sperm reaches one of her eggs (ova). Contraception aims to prevent this by keeping the egg and sperm separate, by halting egg production or by preventing implantation.  Contraception can be used to prevent […]

‘Alone in the crowd: Overcoming Loneliness of Urban Living’ addresses challenges related to urban living and loneliness

National, 14 December 2021: Renowned Mental Health Experts Dr.Samir Parikh and Kamna Chhibber have launched the book ‘Alone in the crowd: Overcoming Loneliness of Urban Living’. The book comes at a pertinent time when the loneliness of urban living has been getting highlighted prominently, especially in the context of covid era, where most of the people […]

Retinopathy – A severe ramification of diabetes

Diabetes has seen a surge in the recent past, however, the preventable blindness caused by the disease too is on the rise. Having more than normal blood sugar levels may not be a direct cause of blindness, but it does increase the chance of developing serious eye conditions like diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to […]

Post-Covid fatigue – Simple ways to deal with it

Post-Covid fatigue – Simple ways to deal with it

By Dr Hirenappa Udnur, Consultant- Pulmonologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal (A unit of Manipal Hospitals) Once a person contracts Covid infection, he/she may exhibit common symptoms like fever, cough, body ache etc. But the health issues may not end with testing negative for Covid. Many people even after recovering from Covid, experience issues like post […]

How to spot absence seizure and daydreaming in your child?

How to spot absence seizure and daydreaming in your child?

By Dr.Suruchi Goyal, Consultant – Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield (A unit of Manipal Hospitals) Aditi, a class 4 student was good at studies. She could grasp things quickly and remember them. Her teachers and parents were quite happy with her progress. However, as the mode of education became virtual, her teacher […]

Orientation on Management of paediatric Covid 19 – Recognising the symptoms helps in early treatment

Orientation on Management of paediatric Covid 19 – Recognising the symptoms helps in early treatment

Meet addressed by paediatric health experts from Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur 29 June, 2021, Bangalore/Tumakuru:The Covid 19 second wave has slowly started receding as the infection rate is decreasing in many regions. The entire nation is now preparing itself to face the third wave which is expected in another 6-8 weeks. As per the […]

Smoking and Covid 19 can overburden your lungs

Smoking and Covid 19 can overburden your lungs

By Dr Hirenappa Udnur, Consultant – Pulmonologist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal (A unit of Manipal Hospitals) The lungs were not given the importance as they ought to be until the second wave of Covid 19 surfaced. They are often taken for granted. The wellness of lungs is given priority only when any complication arises. Lungs […]

Simple ways to cope with anxiety

Simple ways to cope with anxiety

Article by Dr. Neeraj Raj B, Consultant – Psychiatrist, Aster RV Hospital Have you been suffering from repeated spells of anxiety? People with anxiety, particularly overwhelming anxiety can often get trapped in a cycle or a loop of negative thoughts. An individual may experience various different triggers that set off an anxiety attack. Situations that […]

Risk factors of tobacco consumption leading to cancer

Contributed by Dr. Shantling Nigudgi, Senior Consultant Radiation Oncologist, HCG Cancer Centre, Kalburgi Tobacco usage is a leading cause of cancer and death.But it is important to understand that it also leads to several other diseases and can damage nearly every organ in the human body, including the lungs, heart, blood vessels, mouth, skin, eyes, […]

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