What is the need for organ transplantation? There are many diseases that affect various organs in human body (kidneys,heart,liver,lungs,pancreas and so on) ; often these diseases lead on to permanent and near complete loss of function the organ concerned , and this stage is referred to as End stage organ…
Dr. Shantanu Tandon Consultant – Ear , Nose & Throat (ENT) MS (ENT), Laryngology Fellowship (USA) Department of Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) (M) 7259651972 Causes, Symptoms and Treatments of Allergy What is an Allergy? An allergy is the response of the body’s immune system to normally harmless…
Article by: Dr Vikram Nimboor, Associate Consultant – Urology dept. The first successful living donor transplant was performed in Boston (USA) in the year 1954. Since then donors have been giving the gift of life and making a difference. This has allowed thousands of people facing kidney failure to live…
Dr Honey Ashok Senior Consultant – ENT, Head Neck Surgery & Head Neck Onco Surgery CHRONIC SINUSITIS AND RESPIRATORY HYGIENE The sinuses are air filled cavities located in the face and around the nose. The sinuses are named according to the bone in which they are located. There…
“You could set your watch by my walking into class for the lecture,” were Biju’s first words at the consultation, ‘but the last few weeks, I have been getting confused regarding time. I reach late for my classes. Sometimes I forget my way home. But my memory is otherwise fine.”…
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects a woman’s ovaries and their functioning. It is quite common and occurs in 5% to 10% of women of childbearing age, affecting all races and nationalities. Some women may not have any symptoms. It is the leading cause of infertility…
Evidence is accumulating for an important new health message: get out of your seat. Even for people who exercise regularly, spending too much time sitting may be a health risk. “Physical activity, or exercise, is a distinct health behaviour,” says Ananya Banerjee, PhD, a registered kinesiologist with the Women’s Cardiovascular…
NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25: India Inc is increasingly warming up to the concept of paternity leave, with most corporates extending the duration of such leave to male employees. While consumer goods major Godrej, in April this year, extended its paternity leave policy to 10 working days from seven earlier, IT…
When political and economic leaders of the G20 nations gather in Brisbane, they should have women like Shadhia* on their minds. Shadhia has her whole life ahead of her. But she was forced into early marriage after her parents were offered a bride price.
Have you ever been in a position at work where you’re suddenly found yourself paying your boss’ bills, picking up his or her dry cleaning, or running out each day on their behalf to fulfill a personal errand?