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, […]

World No Tobacco Day: Myths and facts about smoking

World No Tobacco Day: Myths and facts about smoking

Dr. Sanketh Kontne, Consultant Medical Oncologist, HCG Cancer Center Vizag Tobacco is a harmful product which is a major risk factor for many diseases especially cancer. Tobacco and also the smoke from burning it contain numerous toxic chemicals which affect every organ of our body. Nicotine is the main chemical in tobacco which makes it addictive to […]

Oral Cancer- Facts & Myth Buster

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mehta,Senior Surgical Oncologist, HCG NCHRI Cancer Care Centre Nagpur Oral cancer is a critical and deadly disease that is affecting millions of people.Oral cancer refers to cancer developing in the oral cavity (mouth) and the oropharynx (throat). The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates that one in the country dies every hour from […]

“Prevention and Self Care of Arthritis Key to Bring Down Healthcare Burden During Pandemic”: Expert

“Prevention and Self Care of Arthritis Key to Bring Down Healthcare Burden During Pandemic”: Expert

Bengaluru, May 28 2021: “With prevalence higher than that of diabetes or cancer, arthritis has emerged as one of the widely spreading diseases in India, currently affecting nearly 200 million or about 15% of the population. Preventive measures and proper self-care are important for the country to bring down the burden from the disease, and […]

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 […]

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