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MEDICAL TREATMENT NEWS

Does constipation become chronic in winter? Is there a link between the cold weather and metabolism?

November 30, 2022 4:30 pm

"If there is less water content than usual, the motility of the intestines is affected, and the stool becomes hard and difficult to pass through the intestines," said Dr Tehsin A. Petiwala, consultant gastroenterologist at Masina Hospital, Mumbai

Experts decode the link between monkeypox and inflammation of the heart muscles

September 14, 2022 9:31 am

Symptoms of monkeypox include swollen lymph nodes, lesions, low energy, back pain, skin rashes, fever, muscle aches, and intense headaches

IIT Dropout Series: UP boy drops out of India’s oldest engineering college; builds digital health record system

July 07, 2022 11:31 am

A shoulder injury instigated Aman Bhandula to develop a mechanism to digitally store medical histories. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, health has become a priority and touchless services are the new normal, which most likely will benefit his startup in the long run.

When patients need empathy more than medicines

August 07, 2021 4:22 pm

A takeaway from this pandemic has been that most patients need attentive listening and empathy from the health providers more than just medicines to heal

Early diagnosis, prompt treatment is key to manage endometriosis, says experts

June 28, 2021 10:32 am

As endometriosis hampers the quality of life due to constant pain, dymenorrhoea, dyspareunia, and loss of concentration and self esteem, early diagnosis and follow-ups with the doctor is indicated, recommended Dr Sushruta Mokadam

World Health Day 2021: How important are preventive checkups?

April 07, 2021 11:57 am

Often, "any dangerous conditions" do not show clear signs and symptoms until they become severe. A timely diagnosis can not only keep a check on health, but also help address any potential complications in a timely manner, experts mention

World Brain Tumour Day 2020: All you need to know about brain tumours

June 08, 2020 11:24 am

While some brain tumours need urgent surgeries, in a few cases, surgeries can be avoided with medicines.

Amid lockdown, are chemotherapy and cancer care at home the way forward?

May 28, 2020 7:03 pm

The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2, combined with an unprecedented, near-complete global lockdown, has prompted cancer patients to seek healthcare at home. This has provided a window for healthcare companies to offer home services.

A traditional Chinese therapy that heals with fire; all you need to know

May 05, 2020 9:01 pm

The therapy involves putting herbal paste on the body, followed by incorporating the physical principles of alcohol burning producing heat to stimulate acupuncture points.

Yoga complemented with medical treatment can combat cancer: PGI doc

February 05, 2015 10:05 am

When asked about the effectiveness of curcumin in curing cancer, all three experts agreed that it is effective.

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