Dialysis – When Do Kidneys Need It?

By Dr. Prashant C Dheerendra, Nephrology Kidneys are a pair of organs that are located on either side of the spine, each about a size of a fist. The kidneys help in purifying blood by removing toxins, waste materials and excess fluids from the human body. Disorders and dysfunctions of the kidney…

Laser Hair Removal

By Dr. Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology Laser hair removal is a medical procedure that uses a laser – an intense, pulsating beam of light, to remove unwanted hair. During laser hair removal, a laser beam passes through the skin to an individual hair follicle. The intense heat of the laser damages…

Managing Pain After Burn Injury

By Dr. Sanjay Sharma , Pain Management Burn related injuries are often one of the most difficult types of pain to manage. This is because burns destroy skin tissue much more than a similar injury caused by cuts on the skin. The pain can be quite intense even with injuries that are…

Effect of Stress on Sex

By Dr. Nitin Sharma, Sexology Stress stemming from negative events (distress) tends to take a toll on your sex life. When you are dealing with distress, it is difficult to cope with whatever is happening on the sexual front, which is why you tend to lose focus and end up making things…

How to Manage Conflicts in Relationships

By Dr. Mehak Arora , Psychology When the honeymoon phase is over, you might realise that a relationship is a lot of work. And conflicts are unavoidable. There are two very distinct individuals involved in a relationship, and at times both of you will differ on a variety of issues. Thus, here are some…

Process And Success Rate Of IVF Through ICSI

By Dr. Kaushal Samir Kadam, IVF Speciality The full form of ICSI is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection. It is a procedure that is performed to introduce sperm cells into the egg. The process has proven to be very effective in fertilising female eggs after they have been suctioned from the female. It is…

Lifestyle To Prevent Heart Attack

By Dr. Nishith Chandra , Cardiology A heart attack is said to happen when the blood flow to a portion of the heart gets blocked. This occurs when the plaques that are formed in the arteries break open and produce blood clots which block the normal blood circulation. In India, one-fifth of…

The Affect of UV Rays on Your Eyes – How to Prevent

By Dr. Tejas D. Shah, Ophthalmology UV rays are of two types-UV-A and UV-B. Exposure to any of these UV rays can lead to eye problems. UV-A hurts central vision. Central vision is when the light entering your eyes is changed into nerve signals, by the cells which tells your brain what…

Wake Up Early – 4 Healthy Benefits

By Dr. Archana Narwani, Psychology Early to bed and early to rise, makes one healthy, wealthy and wise. We have all heard this age old adage since time immemorial. Yet, how many of us actually adhere to it? Staying up late and waking up even            later has…

Is Internet Causing Health Anxiety And Mental Stress?

By Dr. Shreya Chatterjee, Psychology Health anxiety is a form of anxiety disorder, which falls under the obsessive compulsive disorder group. People with health anxiety are likely to be worrying about health all the time and suffer from the anxiety of falling sick. This in return causes great mental stress – The…