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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…

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…

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…

How To Prevent Deadly Blood Clots in Pregnancy?

By Dr. Rahul Manchanda, Gynaecology Women during pregnancy are more prone to blood clots. The occurrence of blood clots during pregnancy is more commonly known as DVT or deep-vein thrombosis in the medical world. Deep-vein thrombosis refers to a condition in which blood clots form in the veins of the pelvic region…

Tanned Skin – 5 Home Remedies At Your Rescue

By Dr. Rashmi Mittal, Dermatology Tanning of the skin, though desired by some, completely mars the complexion of few. In a tropical country like India, sun tanning is a serious problem, one that often times calls for medical intervention.  In fact a host of homemade remedies have also emerged to combat with…

Colon Cancer – Causes And Warning Signs

By Dr. Hardik Thakker, General Physician Colon cancer is a cancer that starts in the large intestine (colon). In most cases it begins as a non-malignant group of cells called polyps, which may turn cancerous over time. After the formation of the malignant tumors, the cancerous cells may spread to other parts of…

Health Tips For Living With Osteoarthritis!

By Dr. (Maj) Pankaj N Surange, Pain Management When you discover that you have Osteoarthritis, it might seem that the condition has taken over your life. Osteoarthritis is a very common type of arthritis, which causes swelling, pain, and reduced motion in the joints. It may take place in any joint but…

Hyperpigmentation – Derma Treatments

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, Dermatology Hyperpigmentation is a skin disorder that causes dark patches and spots all over the facial skin. Although it occurs without any symptom, it is of high cosmetic concern and can result in psychological stress. Most of the causes of hyperpigmentation are attributed to exposure to the sun’s…