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The Benefits of Hair Transplant

By Nubello Hair Transplant & Cosmetic Surgery Center , Dermatology Well, not all of us are blessed to be Rapunzels, but there is no harm in aspiring to be one. Whatever be the quality, length, shape or form of our hair, we also seek to have a headful of them. Unfortunately, genetics…

Knee Replacement

By Dr Vishwas Madhav Thakur , General Physician Knee replacement is a surgery wherein an artificial joint is used to replace a diseased, damaged or worn out knee. This surgery is common among people who fall in the age group of 60-80, but recent trends seem to suggest that younger people are…

Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

By Dt. Farzana Chauhan , Dietitian/Nutritionist Though, cholesterol stimulates the proper functioning of cells, hormones and nerves; however, presence of too much cholesterol in the blood can do potential harm to your body. Excess amount of cholesterol in your blood can lead to a condition of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis refers to a…

Ovarian Cancer – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Kanwaljit Chahl , 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…

Birth Control Methods: Types, Effectiveness and Side Effects

By Dr Niraj Mahajan , Gynaecology Birth control is a way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Increase in awareness about birth control measures helps partners plan their childbearing in a better way. Methods of Birth Control- 1) The most effective birth control methods are intrauterine devices (IDUs) that are often ‘T’ shaped and…

All About Breast Cancer

By Dr (Mrs.) Pulkit Nandwani , Gynaecology The initial sign of breast cancer is usually an abnormal mammogram or a breast lump. Stages of breast cancer vary from early, curable breast cancer to metastatic breast cancer, which includes a number of such cancer treatments. Symptoms: Breast Cancer does not usually have any…

Treat Running Nose and Body Ache

By Dr Rajiva Gupta , General Physician If you have a runny nose and your entire body aches for no rhyme or reason, chances are, you have the common cold. Viral infection in the sinuses, upper airways, nose and throat are the main causes of common colds. While there is no cure,…

All About Male Impotency

By Dr M.S Ambekar , Sexology Male impotency is a medical condition in which a person experiences difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection. This may lead to low self-esteem or additional family tensions. But it is normal, for all men aged 30 to 70 experience erectile dysfunction at some point in…

All About Nervous Breakdown

By Dr J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas , Neurosurgery It is common to be affected by anxiety or stress on a regular basis, but it can be managed easily. Nervous breakdown occurs when stress and anxiety accumulate to such a large extent that it has a huge wrecking impact on your life.…

Bladder Tumour

By Dr Sarwar Eqbal , Urology The kidney of your body passes urine through the ureters which gets collected in the bladder. This is in turn passed through the urethra to be removed from your body. Thus the bladder is a very important organ of your body. ‘Bladder Tumor’ refers to the fibrous…