IMA ponders possible solutions to deal with doctor attacks

In a recent meeting of the doctors and hospital owners in Pune, some IMA members suggested very significant suggestions. Some of the key points from the discussion will be in the line of action in the near future

IMA ponders possible solutions to deal with doctor attacksThe hooligans and crowd attacking the doctor community is a thing of fear these days. Every day, in any nook or corner of India, a doctor or a nurse or any health worker, in a hospital is attacked. These attacks may be of any form, it could be verbal abuse, slapping, beating, injuring, or maybe […]

Menstrual cycle: What’s normal and what’s not

Dr Sushma Tomar, an obstetrician, and gynaecologist, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares her insights about the menstrual cycle and shares what is normal, and what is not

Menstrual cycle: What’s normal and what’s notFor a woman, her menstrual cycle is crucial, as it influences and plays a significant role in her overall health. It is a natural process that occurs in the female reproductive system. The menstrual cycle is due to monthly hormonal changes in the body that occurs from menace to menopause, each month, one ovary release […]

All you need to know about foot and ankle injuries in seasoned players

Dr Anup Khatri, a Consultant Orthopaedic, Global Hospital, Mumbai, shares his views about the common type of injuries that the seasoned player suffers and how to avoid, and treat them

All you need to know about foot and ankle injuries in seasoned playersIt is no brainer that when there are physical activities, there is a possibility of one suffering from an injury. Overuse and acute sprain and strain injuries are the common ones. An overuse injury may occur from excessive wear and tear of the body, especially in areas subject to repeated activity. The joints of the […]

How to disinfect a toothbrush effectively to avoid germs

We all have read multiple articles about cleaning our teeth properly, along with how to floss them and also why it is necessary to change our toothbrush once in a while

How to disinfect a toothbrush effectively to avoid germsBut have you ever heard about the concept of disinfecting your toothbrush? If your answer is no, then, you have come to the right place as we are going to teach you how to disinfect a toothbrush. Follow this method to properly clean your toothbrush: Swirl the bristles in antibacterial mouthwash for 30 seconds. Dissolve […]

Understanding what it means to be on the ventilator

Dr Sanjith Saseedharan, Head, Intensive Care Unit, SL Raheja Hospital, shares his insights about how ventilators in hospitals work, and how they have become an integral part of the treatment process

Understanding what it means to be on the ventilator  When the patient is unable to breathe well, the doctors put the patient on a ventilator, which assists his/her in breathing. At times, the ventilator is used inside an operation theatre to facilitate surgery. The doctor does this process by passing a small tube (Endotracheal Tube), under anaesthesia, through the mouth which connects the […]

How baldness affects men emotionally and mentally

Dr Viral Desai, a celebrity cosmetic surgeon, DHI India, and CPLSS, shares how baldness affects men emotionally as well as mentally

How baldness affects men emotionally and mentallyA statement by Hillary Clinton, “Hair is important for everyone, whether rich or poor…” Not everyone, given a choice, would want to lose hair. The emotional aspects of living with hair loss can be challenging. Certainly, hair loss affects people’s look. A receding hairline results in the person looking older than they really are. It […]

Plaque control for the elderly with physical limitations

Dr Karishma Jaradi, Aesthetic Dentist, Dentzz Dental Care Centres, shares her insights about how to care about dental treatment in the elderly with physical limitations

Plaque control for the elderly with physical limitationsOral health is not distinct from your general well-being and can have a direct link to your overall health, which is why it’s essential to develop and uphold oral care habit during any age. Maintaining oral hygiene can be difficult in old age, and as for seniors and people with disabilities that impair mobility, traditional […]

Putting together a monsoon-ready first aid box

Dr Md. Shakeel Ahmed, Head of Emergency and Trauma Department, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares how a small, handy, first-aid kit can work wonders in this monsoon

Putting together a monsoon-ready first aid boxRains bring relief from the scorching heat and bring a sense of happiness amongst children and youngsters who love the showers. This, however, is the busiest season for doctors across the country, as rains bring along viral, fungal and bacterial infections, and other diseases as well. Keeping a first-aid kit handy for monsoon is an […]

Monsoon tips for expectant mothers

Dr Mansi Jani, Center Manager, Mamma Mia, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, shares tips for the new, expectant mothers can take care of themselves during monsoon, and how to keep other ailments at bay

Monsoon tips for expectant mothersPregnancy is accompanied by an array of physical and emotional changes, ensuring that you enjoy holistic wellbeing throughout is vital. Pregnancy is considered a life stage of being low on physical exercise, although, the facts are opposite. Importantly, exercise patterns take a bigger hit during monsoon. Sitting at the window and sipping coffee can be […]

Eating disorders and its impact on our kidneys!

Dr Haresh Dodeja, a Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician Fortis Hospital Mulund & Kalyan, shares the hard impacts of eating disorders on the kidneys

Eating disorders and its impact on our kidneys!Eating disorders are often conceptualised as a result of lifestyle-related facts; however, they are serious, fatal, illnesses that cause distress and impact the overall health of an individual. Bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa are classified as a severe psychological eating disorders, which can rapidly turn life-threatening. Today we are going to discuss about eating disorder […]