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Anemia in women is a major concern – Here’s a list of foods to prevent it

By Dr. Shafalika SB, Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur Anaemia continues to be the major public health hazard in India. Though this nutritional deficiency disorder can affect anyone but more prevalent in children, pregnant women and women in the child bearing age. In India, anaemia is one of the major causes for most of the maternal death. It is not only...

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Essential Nutrition; ‘Dos And Don’ts’ For People With Kidney Cancer

~ Mrs. Apeksha Ekbote, MSc, RD, Chief Dietician, NephroPlus ~ As rightly said, a healthy diet is important for every individual. However, for those who are suffering from Kidney cancer, a healthy diet plays a vital role. Having a nutritional and healthy meal pattern after treatment of kidney cancer can help a patient feel better and regain his/her strength. Having said that, many cancer treatments...

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What To Expect When You Begin Dialysis?

Spokesperson: Dr.Prashant C Dheerendra, Consultant Nephrologist, Apollo Dialysis clinics, Bangalore Nearly one lakh patients undergo dialysis regularly in India, with a growing demand of 31% annually. The numbers of dialysis centers and patients requiring dialysis is increasing on a yearly basis. Dialysis is a life-saving medical treatment for patients suffering from chronic kidney disease or kidney failure. It performs a vital task in replacing some...

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Healing Diseases through spirituality

By: Dr. PriyaKaul, Spiritual life coach and a healer In our life, we face many highs and lows, ups and downs - emotionally and physically. The physical issues can be managed but the emotional problems are a bigger challenge to tackle. We suffer at times and at times we succeed. We accept all these issues as karma or fate. The reality is often different. Our...

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Facts & Myths associated with COVID19 vaccination

By Doctor L Sanjay, Internal Medicine Department, Apollo Spectra Hospital Kondapur Hyderabad: The announcement of the roll out of the much-anticipated vaccine for COVID-19 was welcomed with mixed feelings by the global community. While the quick development of the vaccine in less than a year into the pandemic is no mean feat and celebrates the potential of the health industry in the face of a...

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Lower the risk of genetically occurring blood cancer with change in diet

By Ms. Pavithra Raj, Chief Dietician, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur Having a nutritious and balanced diet is the most important way to keep ourselves healthy. This will support and boost our immunity. A healthy lifestyle always helps in building a healthy and immunized body. In specific to our diet, a well-balanced diet may help in reducing the risk of dealing with life threatening diseases...

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Over 80 % Of Childhood Cancers Are Curable

Dr. Parinitha Gutha Senior Consultant Paediatric Oncology/Hematology American Oncology Institute, Hyderabad Children’s Cancers are rare compared to those in adults. Worldwide, around 3 lakh children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer every year and 80% of them live in developing countries. As infectious diseases are becoming more controlled in children, cancer is emerging to be the leading cause of death after accidental deaths. The good...

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New Trends in Healthcare Industry in 2021

In 2020, in a very short period, COVID-19 became an unparalleled disruption to all areas of the healthcare industry. But thankfully, the world is now recovering from the damage. With the New Year, and COVID-19 vaccine we are all hoping for better days ahead. Although there has been slow adaptation of digital tools in the healthcare industry in the past, to recover from the losses...

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Can Probiotics Help In Improving Nutrient Absorption For Malnourished People?

Living in a country like India which is home to one fifth of the world’s population, we cannot help but worry about the state of health and nutrition in the country. The recent National Nutrition survey conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare was an eye opener. It showed that despite economic growth during the last few years in India, 14% of India’s...

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World Epilepsy Day 2021 8th February 2021

Dr. Sita Jayalakshmi Consultant Neurologist Kims Hospitals, Secunderabad Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of consciousness. Seizure signs and symptoms may include: Temporary confusion, A staring spell, Uncontrollable jerking movements of the arms and legs, loss of consciousness or awareness and psychic symptoms. About 1...