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Know Everything About Hair Transplant

By Dr. Raghuvir Mathur, Aesthetic Medicine, Hair transplant is a procedure that uses surgery to move hair follicles from one spot in the body to another location. It is mainly used to address the following conditions: Filling of Scars. Restoring beard hair. Restoring hair at spots where there is minimal hair growth.…

The Preconception Diet – Have A Healthy Pregnancy!

By Dr. Karishma Chawla, Dietitian/Nutritionist, Before welcoming a new life into the world, you would like to make sure that your baby arrives all healthy and fit. Here are some of the items, adding which to your diet, will help you deliver a healthy baby. 1. Go Green: Veggies like Spinach, Swiss Chard…

Ovarian Cancer What Causes It And How Can It Be Treatment?

By Dr. Rahul Jawahar, General Surgery, Ovarian cancer is characterized by malignant growths in the ovaries. Usually most of these growths occur in the epithelium (outer lining) lining of the ovary. The initial stages of this cancer do not exhibit any defined symptom: The symptoms of ovarian cancer are: 1. You may…

Heart Bypass v/s Stenting: Which Is Right For You?

By Dr. Vivek Baliga B, Cardiology, Quite often you hear or may have heard that someone in your family, professional or social circle has had an heart attack or blockage and has been advised either bypass or stenting. From here begins a state of confusion, doubt, dilemma and the questions that both…

What is PIDD? What are the symptoms

By Dr. Arif Yunus, Allergy/Immunology, Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PIDD) is mainly associated with the malfunctioning of the immune system. If a part of the immune system is not functioning properly, it can cause immune deficiency diseases. While there are different types of immune deficiency diseases, PIDD is usually genetic or present at…

Stomach Ulcers – How Can They Be Treated?

By Dr. Nitin Aherrao, Gastroenterology, Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the stomach lining and the small intestine. They tend to form when the digestive juices in the stomach start to corrode the tissues of the stomach. A stomach ulcer is usually diagnosed using an endoscope, a fiber optic tube that…

Treatment by Laser To Remove Tattoo

By Dr. Ajaya Kashyap, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery, Statistics show that about one-third of the people want to remove their tattoos. However, you cannot remove a tattoo using an ointment or a cream without eroding the superficial layer of your skin. There are multiple ways to remove tattoo like Lasers, Dermabrasion or Scar Revision.…

Hydra Facial- All You Need To Know!

By Dr. Sangeeta Varma, Dermatology, Human skin, especially the upper layer of the epidermis acts as a protective barrier against the various toxins and pollutants of the environment. The skin is exposed to the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation, volatile organic compounds, particulate pollutants etc. A prolonged exposure to these pollutants can…

7 Things No One Tells You About IVF

By Dr. Arun Muthuvel, IVF Speciality, IVF has become an increasingly popular and preferred method of having a baby.However, the whole experience can be harrowing if you are unaware of these fundamentals of IVF – 1. Standard IVF is time consuming Conventionally, the IVF method is time consuming, and requires great persistence…

Erectile Dysfunction – Know Its Causes and Treatments!

By Dr. Sanjay Erande, Sexology, Erectile dysfunction is a condition wherein a man is unable to attain and/or hold an erection, thus resulting in sexual impotence. If this issue is chronic in nature, then it may lead to problems in your relationship and increase your stress levels. Erectile dysfunction can also indicate…