Breast cancer can affect men too, here’s what you need to know

Being extremely rare, male breast cancer is not among the discussion points in our lives. In many cases, the disease being undetected leads to its spreading to the lymph nodes or other areas. It develops in the small amount of breast tissue men have behind their nipples. The most common symptom is a hard, painless lump in one of the breasts

Breast cancer can affect men too, here’s what you need to knowBreast cancer, as we all know it, is usually assumed to be a worry only for women. It is true, however, men are also at risk but do not even know it. Male breast cancer is very rare and accounts for only 1% of all breast cancer cases. Despite the rare occurrence of breast cancer […]

All you need to know about osteoporosis, its symptoms, and remedies

Dr Raju Gite, an Orthopaedic, SRV Mamata Hospital, shares his expertise on Osteoporosis, its symptoms, and its treatment

All you need to know about osteoporosis, its symptoms, and remediesOsteoporosis is a disease of bones wherein, increased bone weakness can lead to broken bone, i.e., bones become so weak that they may break even from a fall or, in some rare cases, from sneezing or bumps. The bone tissue renews itself, and a healthy bone replaces the old, damaged bone, and the body maintains […]

Gadget hygiene for children

Gadget hygiene for childrenThough technology is a boon, many children are slowly getting addicted to it. Gadget hygiene, like physical hygiene or emotional hygiene, is very important for the family to prevent its misuse. Following are some ways to keep a tab on the wrong use of technology. Give a cell phone, do not gift it Whenever a […]

Fat Injection Procedure: Here’s what you should need to know

Dr Viral Desai, a celebrity cosmetic surgeon, DHI India, and CPLSS, shares the procedure of Fat injection and other effects of the Fat Injection procedure

Fat Injection Procedure: Here’s what you should need to knowFat Injection procedure involves extracting excess fat cells from the patient’s abdomen, thighs, hips or elsewhere, and re-injecting them beneath the facial skin, lips, breast, buttock or anywhere else as required. The time of the fat injections varies from patient to patient. Normally, 50-60 % of the fat stay for around 5 – 6 years. […]

All you want to know about sinusitis

Dr Dillon D’Souza, a Consultant ENT & Head and Neck surgeon, Jaslok hospital , Breach Candy hospital, and Desa's hospital, shares information about sinus and how to diagnose it and what to do

All you want to know about sinusitisWhat are sinuses? The human skull is like a shell, made of thin bones containing cavities. Some of these cavities are occupied by the brain, eyes, ears, nose, while the others are air-filled spaces that communicate with the nose through tiny windows. These spaces make the headlight and cause an echo effect which gives volume […]

#InternationalEpilepsyDay: Know about the myths and facts associated with epilepsy

Epilepsy or seizures is one of the most common neurological disorders in India, with a prevalence of 5 per 1000 people; translating into a burden of more than 5 million cases. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide

#InternationalEpilepsyDay: Know about the myths and facts associated with epilepsyEpilepsy is one of the oldest disorders of the brain, affecting more than 60 million people worldwide. It has no age, racial, or geographical boundaries. It’s sudden and dramatic appearance has mystified mankind since a long time, no wonder it is surrounded by prejudices and myths. Seizures, sometimes called ‘fits’ or ‘attacks’ can be frightening […]

Understanding Down syndrome and therapies to manage it

Although the disorder level varies for different people, the condition lasts a lifetime. The impact of the disorder is seen in behavioural and physical issues like poor attention span, slow learning ability and impulsive behaviour

Understanding Down syndrome and therapies to manage itDown syndrome is a congenital disorder that causes intellectual disability and physical abnormalities like a flat face, small head and ear, a short neck and poor muscle activity. Cause This disorder is caused by a variance in the number of chromosomes. Normally, a person has 46 chromosomes. People with Down syndrome have been found to […]

How accurate are fitness tracking devices?

Dr Zakia Khan, an Interventional Cardiologist, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares her views on the modern fitness devices and talks about how precise these devices and its data are

How accurate are fitness tracking devices?Whether you’re a gym nut or just enjoy a casual run around your local park on a Saturday morning, everyone wants a fitness tracker.With new fitness trends emerging almost every day, the one that dominantly stands out is the tracking devices that monitor total burnt calories as well as one’s heart rate. A heart rate […]

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accident

Dr Shweta Manohar, Head of Emergency and Trauma, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, explains why it is crucial to undergo a medical check-up post-accident

#RoadSafetyWeek: Importance of emergency care post an accidentEvery year January 11 to 17, ‘Road Safety Week’ is observed, and it focuses on interventions made year-on-year to bring down road traffic accidents. The theme for this year is ‘Sadak Suraksha , Jeevan Raksha’. Generally, the first observation following a road traffic accident (RTA), especially, a -impact one, is that the motorists and pedestrians, […]

#WorldCancerDay: Ovarian cancer, its signs and knowing its treatment options

Ovarian cancer is any cancerous growth arising from the ovary. Posing as a clinical challenge it is the fifth most common cause of cancer deaths in women

#WorldCancerDay: Ovarian cancer, its signs and knowing its treatment optionsOvarian cancer is one of the most ferocious gynaecologic cancers with a high death rate. Age-Specific Incidence Rate for this cancer showed an increased risk after 35 years with a peak in between 55-64 years. When to suspect ovarian cancer clinical challenge The early stage of ovarian cancer may show few symptoms (pain in lower […]
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