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World Cancer Day

By Dr Mansi Khanderia, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Narayana Health City, Bangalore “The theme for this year’s World Cancer Day is “I am I will” which essentially means we as individuals should not only work towards creating awareness...

World Leprosy Day: A multipronged approach towards early detection and rehabilitation of patients can...

By  Dr Swati Rajagopal, Consultant – Infectious Diseases & Travel Medicine, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore According to the recent data recorded by World Health Organisation (WHO), India still accounts for 60% of global burden of leprosy. Despite the official claims of achieving...

The Youth Festival marks an inclusive national movement ‘Youth Against Leprosy’

 To rise against stigma and discrimination against the affected  Sasakawa - India Leprosy Foundation (SILF) organizes nationwide camps annually to raise awareness and sensitize youngsters about the fight against Leprosy and behavior change through a concerted campaign #You Are...

From Bengaluru to Kathmandu, a journey to create awareness on management of Parkinson’s disease

Bengaluru, January 19, 2019: Mr. Hari Prasad who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease,a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement, is embarkingon a 40-days road trip with his wife.He will be covering 2,600kms from Bengaluru to Kathmandu...

Importance of pancreas in the human body

By Dr. Bharath Kumar. C, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road The pancreas is an organ that is located in the abdominal region of a human body and is a part of the digestive system of the body.  It...

Urinary stone disease and management

New Delhi, January 12, 2019: Urinary stone disease is a very common problem nowadays. Urinary stone prevalence is estimated at 3% in all individuals, and it affects up to 12% of the population during their lifetime. Urinary stone recurrence...

Winter and Skin Care: Smart tips to ensure healthy skin and hair during winter

By Dr. Sushmita Dhavan, Dermatologist & Aesthetic surgeon, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore Winter is here! Though the days are sunny and nights cold, it is the low humidity which makes our skin go dry. It is a nightmare for most...

Food for thought: Responding to the needs of food safety in the country

By Mr. Amit Chopra, Managing Director and VP/ GM India and Middle East, Thermo Fisher Scientific. What is your opinion on food safety in India? We have had numerous instances of food adulteration and contamination  Food is an essential part...

Drop in Temperature Ups Perils of Heart Attack; Elderly More at Risk

 Factors such as drop in body temperature, lower level of Vitamin D in the body and an increase of blood viscosity may heighten the risk of cardiovascular diseases during the winter season. The risk of heart attacks is high...

Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute’s 9th International Yoga Conference –Yoga as Therapy – Scope, Evidence and...

Conglomeration of Ministers, Gurus, top researchers, experts and policy makers from various countries are attending the conference in Lonavala from 27 -30 December 2018  Lonavala, December 29, 2018: Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute's 'International yoga conference – Yoga as Therapy - Scope, Evidence and...