Soon: Cosmetic surgery OPD to start at JJ Hospital

The procedures, techniques, and principles of cosmetic surgery are entirely focused on enhancing a patient’s appearance. Many people apart from the models and actresses opt for the same. Now, a cosmetic OPD will be soon started at Sir JJ Group of Hospitals

Soon: Cosmetic surgery OPD to start at JJ HospitalSince many years, the cosmetic surgery department of Sir JJ Group of Hospitals is catering to the needs of the patients by helping them undergo cosmetic surgeries. Now, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals will soon start a cosmetic OPD by next week. Doctor’s claim it to be the first cosmetic outpatient department (OPD) in Maharashtra. […]

‘7 in 10 newborns not tested for hearing loss,’ reveals survey

Research shows that children identified with hearing loss who get early intervention can develop language (spoken and/or signed) skills on par with their peers with normal hearing. The earlier a child is tested, diagnosed and treated for hearing loss, the greater are the chances of realising his/her full potential

‘7 in 10 newborns not tested for hearing loss,’ reveals surveyThe Cochlear India survey was conducted with First Moms Club in the lead up to World Hearing Day (March 03) to find out how much Indian mothers knew about hearing loss in children. These findings showed that while mothers are well aware of the need to detect hearing loss  in early childhood, they are not […]

Eating ‘ultra-processed’ foods linked to increased cancer risk

The results published in the British Medical Journal showed that if the proportion of ultra-processed food in the diet increased by 10%, then the number of cancers detected increased by 12%

Eating ‘ultra-processed’ foods linked to increased cancer riskA link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers. They classified foods including cakes, chicken nuggets and mass-produced bread as “ultra-processed”. A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such foods people ate, the greater their risk of cancer. A lot of caution is being expressed about the study, […]

Want to beat breast cancer, then burn your body fat and not just belly fat

A new study says that an overall decrease in body fat is actually key in lowering the levels of breast cancer markers. The team found that the reduction on body fat was linked to lower levels of markers associated with breast cancer, like sex hormones and leptin. A reduction in abdominal fat, however, helped reduce inflammation markers

Want to beat breast cancer, then burn your body fat and not just belly fatYou might be lamenting your lack of six pack, but it turns out a decrease in stomach fat likely won’t reduce your risk of breast cancer. A new study says that an overall decrease in body fat is actually key in lowering the levels of breast cancer markers. Published in Endocrine-Related Cancer, the research showed […]

How dietary prebiotics are linked with better sleep

Prebiotics lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, help in improving digestion, and reduce risk of obesity and result in better hormonal balance

How dietary prebiotics are linked with better sleepWhat is the first thing that comes in your mind when you hear the word bacteria? A large group of harmful microorganisms? But not every bacteria that exists is harmful. Probiotics are the bacteria that are good for our health and are found in fermented foods like yogurt, buttermilk and kimchi. On the other hand, […]

Single dads at a higher risk of premature death, suggest study

The study is not able to say that being single caused the deaths, but a lifestyle survey completed at the beginning of the study did identify a number of unhealthy lifestyle factors, like excessive drinking and poor diet

Single dads at a higher risk of premature death, suggest studyA large new study of parents in Canada found that single fathers have a higher premature mortality rate than single mothers or parents who are paired up. The study tracked more than 40,000 people for 11 years and found that single dads died soonest, and also had the least healthy lifestyles. The study, which was […]

Early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes interlinked with risk of heart disease, stroke

Adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in their 20's and 30's could be at greater risk of dying prematurely from a heart attack or stroke. Published in journal Diabetologia, the study adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting earlier onset type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of complications compared with later onset

Early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes interlinked with risk of heart disease, strokeThe age at which someone is diagnosed with diabetes has been linked to a progression in cardiometabolic risk factors. The younger the age at the time of diagnosis, the more likely the people are to be obese, have higher levels of “bad” cholesterol, and experience faster deterioration of their blood sugar control. It was associated […]

Soon: Mental health lessons to be included in school syllabus

With an aim to create awareness amongst the school students of standard VIII, IX, X, the central government is considering to include mental health lessons in school syllabus. The concerned officials have been asked to give suggestions regarding the same. In future, along with other subjects, the students will be educated on mental health

Soon: Mental health lessons to be included in school syllabusSchool students are a vulnerable population. They are in a period of their lives that is crucial for their mental health development. Children will be taught how to handle stress, depression and so on. For which, the central government is considering to include mental health lessons in school syllabus. Prakash Javadekar, Union Human Resource Development Minister […]

International Women’s Day: ‘One Rupee Clinic’ to provide medical check-ups for women

Women usually tend to neglect their health as they are more involved in balancing their career and home life. For this reason, Mumbai’s ‘One Rupee Clinic’ have decided to provide check-ups for an affordable rate. This will help them take care of their well-being, by letting them know if they have any underlying health problems

International Women’s Day: ‘One Rupee Clinic’ to provide medical check-ups for womenOn March 08, ‘One Rupee Clinic’ will conduct free medical check-up for women at 15 railway stations in Mumbai. The check-up will be conducted at stations such as Dadar, Wadala, Kurla, Sion, Vikhroli, Byculla, Vashi, Titwala and so on. In this health camp, blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid and blood test CBC will be checked. Speaking […]

Medical breakthrough: Diabetes has five types not just two, reveals study

Most diabetes cases are split into two groups: type one and type two. A new study including nearly 15,000 diabetic patients suggests this decades-old distinction only tells part of the story. A new report divides diabetes mellitus into five separate conditions. The advancement could improve patient care. Because each group has different causes and complication risks

Medical breakthrough: Diabetes has five types not just two, reveals studyScientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form. Diabetes, or uncontrolled blood sugar levels, is normally split into type 1 and type 2. But researchers in Sweden and Finland think the more complicated picture they have uncovered will usher in an era of personalised medicine for diabetes. Experts […]