Pompe disease : Early detection and treatment of can help patients lead a close to normal life

New Delhi. Pompe is a fatal disease is estimated to occur in 1 person born for every 40,000 live births, however till date, knowledge about this disease and its treatment in the public domain and amongst doctors is very limited. Dr Ratna Puri, Genetics Specialist, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said “it is very important to …

India on the verge of ‘Fat Explosion’

New Delhi. Contrary to the general view that India is a country of malnourished and underweight people, it is now on the cusp of a “fat explosion” with about 15 per cent of its population (20 crores) being obese and vulnerable to diabetes and a host of other serious health problems.““India has the dubious distinction of …

India has the 3rd highest number of Blood Cancer Patients in World after US & China

To Create awareness on “Blood Cancers and options of Bone Marrow Transplant in India“ a team of Doctors from Max Super Specialty Hospital Shalimarbag, New Delhi addressed the media person today. Present on the occasion were Dr R Ranga Rao HOD & Director Oncology & Dr Gaurav Dixit Associate Consultant Hematology & Bone Marrow transplant, …

Too much video gaming is harmfull for your kids

Video game addiction is increasing day by day but health experts said that it can lead to a number of physical and psychological problems. Dr. Shobhana Mittal, consultant psychiatrist at New Delhi based Cosmos Institute of Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences (CIMBS), said that video gaming stimulates the dopamine neurotransmitter pathways in the brain – …