7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you are

When you say healthy, it often brings to mind an image of person that exercises all the time and only eats nutritious food while avoiding junk like candy and fast food

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you areHowever, it actually demands so much more than that. Truth is, being truly healthy means that one should have a sense of ‘physical, mental, and social well-being, and the resources to live a full life.’ Of course, we don’t always think of it that way. In fact, in most cases, eating healthy and pairing it […]

Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligo

On Tuesday, June 25, the Department of Skin and Venereal Disease, B.J. Govt. Medical College, Pune observed World Vitiligo Day by organising a public awareness program under the guidance of Dr Sudhir Nanandkar, dean of Sassoon Hospital

Pune: B. J. Medical College organises event to raise awareness on vitiligoDuring this event Dr Muralidhar Tambe, Deputy dean, enlightened the audience regarding the cosmetic importance of this disease and the need for further awareness in the society about this disease. Dr Arun Kowale, spoke about the origin of this day and the history behind the celebration of this day and implored the gathered people comprising […]

#WorldVitiligoDay: Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Millions of people worldwide have vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its natural colour, resulting in patches of light skin. Although the white or light patches do not typically cause other symptoms, the condition can cause low self-esteem and depression in patients - of whom nearly half develop vitiligo before the age of 21

#WorldVitiligoDay: Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skinAlthough there is no cure for vitiligo, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there is a lot patients can do at home to make vitiligo less visible and help prevent the condition from spreading. “Many people with vitiligo do not have any other signs or symptoms and feel completely healthy,” says board-certified dermatologist […]

Here’s what your fingernails can reveal about your health

Nail art is a really nice thing to have, and any woman (or man) who frequents nail salons and spas will always be quick to prove that to you by pulling up their jazz hands and showing you the pretty colours on their fingernails. But beyond looking beautiful and nice, did you know that your nails can actually reveal clues and tell you important things about our health?

Here’s what your fingernails can reveal about your healthThat’s right. It’s often subtle, but a touch of white here and a tinge of rose there might already reveal what kind of problems you have and where you have them. Want to learn a little more? Read on to find out. Pale nails: Usually, the pink in our bodies mean healthy, and that goes […]

Shocking! How a curved nail lead to cancer diagnosis for this woman

Clubbing in the nails, which occurs when fingertips swell and cause the nail to curve downward, and in rare cases could be an early sign of lung cancer

Shocking! How a curved nail lead to cancer diagnosis for this womanMost people know to schedule an appointment with their doctor ASAP if they feel a strange lump on their breast or neck. But signs of cancer can be less obvious, too – some, like a pimple that doesn’t go away, a hoarse voice, or a ‘foreign body sensation’ in your throat, can seem completely random. […]

Woman loses her toenails after having a fish pedicure done

There are few things in the world as relaxing as a pedicure, but one woman’s experience with fish pedicures ended up leaving her less than relaxed - and without her toenails

Woman loses her toenails after having a fish pedicure doneWhen a young woman noticed her toenails started to separate from her toes, she went to the doctor and received some surprising news: the fish pedicure she had gotten months before was the likely cause. A fish pedicure involves patrons dipping their feet in a tub full of water filled with small fish called Garra […]

Nashik: Doctors remove 72 coins from man’s stomach

We have heard that a person swallows the coin by mistake and gets it removed by the doctor. But, you will be shocked to know that a 50-year-old man from Nashik, swallowed approximately 72 coins, on his own. Even, the doctors who treated him at Krishna Hospital and Critical Care Centre, Nashik, were stunned on witnessing it

Nashik: Doctors remove 72 coins from man’s stomach50-year-old, Akshay Pandit, (name changed), complained of stomach ache and was admitted to Krishna Hospital and Critical Care Centre, Nashik. After which, doctors took his x-ray and examined him with an endoscope. But, what doctors found inside him shocked them. As, instead of food, coins, nails and stones, were found inside his stomach. Dr Amit Kele, a […]

Shocking: Doctors found blades, glass pieces and coins inside his body

You must have heard about children swallowing a coin, mud and so on. But, you will be shocked to know that doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital from Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh, have performed a surgery on a man, who used to consume nails, a steel chain to tie dogs, blades, glass pieces and coins

Shocking: Doctors found blades, glass pieces and coins inside his body28-year-old, Raju Pratap, (name changed), complained of stomach ache and was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi Medical College & Hospital in Rewa. He developed a habit of swallowing metals out of depression and his family wasn’t aware of it. But when he began to experience unbearable  stomach ache. His parents saw his swollen abdomen and took him […]