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Folic Acid, Calcium and Iron – Healthy Pregnancy

By Dr. Mohan Krishna Raut , Gynaecology Some of the most important nutrients for the health of a mother and the growth of a baby are folic acid, calcium and iron. These nutrients are discussed below: Folic Acid- Folic acid, also known as folate, is an important source of Vitamin B which…

All About Skin Warts

By Dr Rohit Goel, Dermatology Soft growths occurring on the genitals are called Genital Warts. Genital warts are infections that are sexually transmitted (STI). These are caused by certain aspects of the human papillomavirus (HPV). These growths on the skin cause discomfort, pain and itching. Even though these warts are generally not…

Misconceptions and Facts About Premature Ejaculation

By Dr Amit Joshi, Sexology Premature Ejaculation affects a large number of men across varied age groups. The condition which is characterized by decreasing or no ejaculatory control within a minute or less of vaginal penetration can have far reaching psychological consequences and can scar a man’s sexual confidence. Certain misconceptions about…

Common Dental Problems During Pregnancy

By Dr Diksha Tahilramani Batra, Dentistry Some women have dental problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, during pregnancy. The increase of hormones during pregnancy can affect the response of the body to plaque, which is the layer of germs on the teeth. It is not true that the teeth are…

Total Knee Replacement Aftercare

By Dr. Prof. Anil Arora, Orthopaedics After having a knee replacement, you may expect your lifestyle to be a lot like it was before surgery - but without the pain. In many ways, you are right, but returning to your everyday activities takes time. Being an active participant in the healing process can…

Derma Treatments For Hair Fall And Thinning

By Kaya Skin Clinic, Dermatology Shedding around 50-100 strands of hair each day is considered normal. However, this condition does not result in the thinning of hair in your scalp due to simultaneous growth of new hair. Hair loss happens once this cycle is disrupted that destroys the hair follicles and replaces…

Negative-Calorie Foods: Diet Gimmick Or Weight-Loss Aid?

By Dr. Suneet Khanna, Dietitian/Nutritionist What are negative calorie foods? The concept of consuming negative-calorie foods is catching up as a popular weight loss aid. According to sources, negative-calorie foods are certain food items which when consumed burn more calories than they contain. The theory behind calling certain foods negative-calorie is that…

Ayurvedic Treatments For Piles

By Dr. Samarth Kotasthane, Ayurveda Piles or haemorrhoids is a condition in which the rectal veins become inflamed, thus causing bleeding and swelling. Hemorrhoids are clumps or cushions of tissue which get aggregated around the anal canal and are full of blood vessels, muscle and elastic fibres. Piles can be of various…

Anti-aging Dermatology Treatments

By Dr. Atul Jain, Dermatology Anti-aging Skin care is one of the largest sectors within the medical realm. The desire to look younger and better has increased manifold as anti-aging cosmetic care is now affordable and within the reach of ordinary people. Some of the procedures that are being used effectively in…

Diet Plan In Pregnancy

By Dt Zubeda Tumbi , Dietitian/Nutritionist Pregnancy is one of the most important phases in a woman’s life and it is at this time, that proper maintenance of health is of utmost importance; not only for the mother but also for the health of the fetus. What you eat during pregnancy is…