Postnatal Care for Mothers

Postnatal Care

Pregnancy is a period when an expectant mother follows a careful diet and her doctor’s instructions, to make sure her baby doesn’t develop any congenital disorders. However, after childbirth, a mother tends to take less care of herself. India ranks 55th in the global list of countries with high maternal deaths. According to a survey, …


The Truth Behind Weight Loss Drugs

Weight Loss Drugs

The mantra behind weight loss is simple: ‘Eat Clean and Burn Mean! Lately, a host of weight loss drugs have flooded the market with a claim to conquer the weight loss conundrum. Some common names you may hear in India include Orlistat, No Fat Capsules, Raspberry Ketones and Green Coffee Bean. Make sure you have …


Cutting Chronic Pain from Your Life

Have you ever left a nagging ache untreated, only for it to intensify and engulf you in excruciating pain? Acute Pain, if left untreated, can lead to chronic pain. Shockingly, chronic pain debilitates more people than heart disease or cancer. If you are the subject of chronic pain, here are some steps that you can …


Virtual Reality for the Heart

Who would have thought that one day, virtual reality would be applied to surgical procedures? A term often associated with cutting-edge e-commerce logistics and state-of-the-art 3D animation technology, has become a medical marvel. Harnessing Visualisation Technology Canadian Journal of Cardiology recently published a report on a successful cardiac surgery conducted by surgeons at the Institute …


What You Should Know About Infertility Treatments

If you’ve been planning a baby for a while and haven’t been successful yet, you should know that you’re not alone. About 1 in 8 couples experience infertility and are often blindsided. Not to worry! There are various ways to overcome infertility; many fertility experts can provide excellent guidance. Here are some things that you …


World Health Day 2016: War Against Diabetes

Celebrate World Health Day this year with a campaign to “Beat Diabetes!” Did you know? Every year, World Health Day (WHD) is celebrated on the day that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was founded. It was founded in 1950 and works towards the betterment of global public health. WHD themes are assigned by identifying current world health …


Wireless Medicine: Access Anywhere and Everywhere.

WHAT IS WIRELESS MEDICINE? Nowadays, everybody is digitally connected. Smartphones, laptops and tablets have become staple members of our arsenal of must-haves. Information can be accessed at breakneck speeds from across the globe; revolutionising a phenomenon known as wireless medicine. Here are some of the newest entrants that will change the face of medical treatment …


When to Have a Breast Cancer Check?

Ladies, it’s now or never!According to Breast Cancer India, one out of every two women diagnosed with breast cancer faces death. A 50% death rate is alarming to even armchair critics! Thus, it’s high time we spread the message about ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ across the nation as well as across the globe. Risk for Breast …


Cardiac Bypass through Telemedicine App

Cardiac Bypass Telesurgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG) or Cardiac Bypass surgery, as it is commonly known, is a complex heart surgery. It re-establishes blood supply to the part of the heart muscle having impaired or nil supply due to a blockage in the coronary arteries perfusing the heart. Several advancements in this field of surgery have been …