Tumor

Tethered Spinal Cord – Causes, Symptoms & Surgical Management Of It!

By Dr. Purav Patel, Neurology The tethered spinal cord is a neurological disorder that occurs when the tissue attachments within the spinal column limit the movement of the spinal cord. Due to these attachments, the spinal cord in the human body becomes stretched abnormally. Tethered spinal cord syndrome is associated closely with…

Bladder Tumour – Know Signs Of It!

By Dr. Ram Naresh Daga,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…

Tumor – Know Forms Of It!

By Dr. Ketan Dang, Oncology A tumor may be defined as an abnormal unwanted growth of tissue in any part of the body. This word need not immediately cause panicbecause the tumor may or may not cause a health threat. There are three types of tumors: Benign tumor: This is a noncancerous type of tumor. In…

Bladder Tumour – What Causes It?

By Dr. Rakesh Sharma, 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…

Bladder Tumour – Things To Know About It!

By Dr. Shalabh Agrawal, 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…

The Link Between Stress And Cancer!

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Stress is common these days due to fast-paced lifestyles and hectic work culture. However, it is essential to keep stress levels under check, as excessive stress can lead to a range of health problems. While hypertension and cardiovascular diseases are disorders that are more commonly linked with…

Addison’s Disease: Causes & Treatment

By Dr. Ravindra Chhajed, Endocrinology, Addison’s disease is a disorder caused due to significant damage in the adrenal cortex (located alongside the adrenal gland’s perimeter that helps mediate stress reaction) which leads to a deficiency in the secretion of the hormones ‘aldosterone’ (that regulates the sodium and potassium level of the…

Prevalence of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Obese and Overweight People.

By Dr.Vijay Rai, Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

Recently developed bubble technology can plant drugs deep into your tumor cells

A global team of researchers have invented a new, non-invasive and secure method to plant cancer drugs deep into your tumor cells. One of the assistant professors at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and also the lead researcher, Xu Chenjie, said that their invention is the first-of-its-kind which enables…

Keeping a check on your ‘bad cholesterol’ can help prevent tumor growth

The findings of a recent study suggest that the growth of cancerous cells can be reduced by controlling bad cholesterol. It was found that tumors use lipids to grow and use the latter as building blocks. The research was conducted to understand how tumor cells grow by scavenging low-density lipoproteins…