sleep-apnea

Risk of heart complications increases for sleep apnoea patients post-surgery

People having surgery may be more likely to experience cardiovascular problems afterward when they have a common night-time breathing disorder known as sleep apnoea, a study suggests. Compared to patients without apnoea, people with severe apnoea were more than twice as likely to die of heart complications or experience serious cardiac events like heart attacks […]

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How back pain impacts Indian sportspersons and their careers

Indian sport is replete with stories of its women athletes who win laurels for the country. Unfortunately, due to lack of facilities and trainers, more often than not, they train under adverse conditions and suffer from injuries during crucial stages of their sporting pursuit. Case in point being World championship and Commonwealth Games gold medallist […]

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World Spinal Cord Injury Day: Majority of the cases are avoidable

Spinal Cord Injury Day (SCI) is observed on 5th September every year with the objective to spread awareness amongst the general public. Increased awareness about SCI will facilitate an inclusive life for persons with disability and promote preventive programmes to stop spinal cord injuries. This initiative taken by International Spinal Cord Society will not only […]

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Can back pain be a symptom of a mental disorder?

Youngsters neglect spinal complications, reveals report

Spine diseases carry a lot of social impact as a whole. Conglomeration of 100 patients and doctors at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital. Pune and Mumbai account for higher number of younger people neglecting spinal complications. Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital organised an event that gave a platform to the spine patient an opportunity to share their stories and […]

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85-year-old opts for spine rehabilitation to cure her back pain

85-year-old opts for spine rehabilitation to cure her back pain

For the 85-year-old Sajida Syed, back pain was the most difficult problem to handle. She had severe back pain radiating to left hip. Living a lonely life as a widow, her biggest fear was the fear of dependency, as she was diagnosed with medical conditions, known as kyphotic deformity and scoliosis. This basically meant a […]

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Friend and classmate helps in crowdfunding civil servant aspirant’s surgery

Friend and classmate helps in crowdfunding civil servant aspirant’s surgery

Students preparing for civil services in Pune have started a campaign to collect funds for the treatment of another civil service aspirant who recently met with an accident. Aapeksha Muneshwar, (25), met with an accident recently and has become bed ridden as a result of the accident. When the doctor has suggested around nine to […]

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Benefits of great posture: improved mood, memory and intelligence

The way you hold yourself when standing, sitting, or walking can define your appearance a great deal — but it can also impact several aspects of your health, from your respiratory system to your mood. In the age of sedentary living and desk jobs, recent studies have discovered that consistent poor posture can lead to […]

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