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Latest Angioplasty technique – A boon for renal failure patients

New Delhi, December 13, 2018: Coronary Angioplasty is a well-established treatment for blockages in the coronary arteries. When performed by an experienced operator in a center where it is routinely done, it is safe and has good long-term results. An...

Apollo hospitals creates guinness world records® by forming the largest human image of a...

-         Over 948 people participated in a human formation of the knee joint  Mumbai, December 12, 2018:  Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the leading super-specialty tertiary care hospital formed the Largest Human Image of a Human Bone and created a Guinness...

Factors responsible for increasing digestive diseases in India & How to recognize them?

By Dr. Parameshwar CM, Chief, Bengaluru Smiles is a pioneer in the field of colorectal treatment and surgery. Well, gastrointestinal problem or simply stomach related illnesses that are getting common these days. Suffering in silence is not the solution, some...

Beat the Stigma and Discrimination

By Dr. Swati Rajagopal, Consultant-Infectious Disease, Aster CMI Hospital “Know your status” was the theme of the 30th anniversary of the World Aid’s Day that is celebrate. We have made significant progress since 1988, and now three in four person’s...

Adoption of healthy lifestyle; Key to prevent lung cancer

By Dr. Kumara Swamy, Sr. Consultant & Head - Radiation Oncology, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore. Lung cancer was considered the rarest of rare diseases in the early part of the 20th century (according to medical reports in 1912). Over the years,...

Antibiotic resistance- Need for action

By  Dr. Swati Rajagopal Consultant-Infectious Disease, Aster CMI Hospital “The time may come when penicillin can be bought by anyone in the shops. There is the danger that the ignorant man may easily under-dose himself and by exposing his microbes...

14-year old helps near 300 amputees walk again!

~9th grader Veer Agrawal raises Rs.14 lacs to fund artificial limb fitment for about 300 physically challenged patients from low income families~  Mumbai, November 28, 2018: Veer Agrawal, a 9th grade student from American School of Bombay was all smiles...

Adopting whole-wheat flour bread as a staple diet can be healthy and nutritious

By Mr. Amrinder Singh, Director, Bonn Group of Industries With a plethora of modern diets vying for the attention of the health conscious consumer, people are turning to whole wheat breads as healthy foods and adopting them as their staple...

People’s participation and People’s awareness is the key for organ donation: Ashwini Kumar Choubey

New Delhi, November 27, 2018: “People’s participation and people’s awareness is the key for encouraging organ donation.” This was stated by Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare on the occasion of ‘9th Indian...

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) in Pregnant Women Increasing in India

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is marked by impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in pregnant women and poses risk for both the mother and the foetus. Long-term effects of GDM contribute to non-communicable diseases (NCD) and increases chances of Type 2...