WHAT THE YOUNG GENERATION IS LOSING IN SEARCH OF THAT PERFECT SELFIE

by Vinod Kumar Think this over. What is that one common sight that you come across with unfailing regularity around you these days? Yes, people clicking selfies! You got it right. It is extremely rare to come across someone of today’s generation not doing this selfie thing, either solo or with their gang. Another question! …

Fetal Echocardiography : Do we Indians really need it? Dr. Murtaza Kamal

Congenital heart defects (CHD) have an incidence of 8/1000 live births. In India, 180,000 children are born with CHD every year. A significant proportion of infant mortality (10%) is attributed to CHD due to numerous shortcomings in the management and care provided to this group of babies. Echocardiography is the gold standard in the diagnosis …

Yoga can help build bone mass and prevent musculoskeletal problems : Dr. Raju Vaishya 

Yoga may cause back & neck pain, muscle strain, torn ligaments, or more serious injuries if practiced incorrectly Yoga is beneficial for certain spine, bone and joint problems like arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, joint pain, back & neck pain but if it is practiced incorrectly, it may cause muscle strain, torn ligaments, or more serious …

Rare Diseases : Multi-Gene Testing is a Necessity For Diagnosis Of Rare’ Diseases

Rare Disease : A disease is considered to be ‘rare’ when it affects one in about 2,000 individuals in the population. There are anywhere between 5,000 to 8,000 diseases that are considered to be ‘rare diseases’ according to WHO statistics. Although individually rare, collectively, the incidence of rare diseases could be as high as 6-8% in …

Spinal disorders can be caused by Poor posture, excessive weight and lack of physical activity 

Healthy posture and good lifestyle habits can prevent most cases of back pain and other spinal disorders With highly improved technology, spine surgery has become much safer and effective today; so have diagnostic procedures Patna. Do you know that a large number of cases of back ache and other spinal disorders such as ruptured disc …

Seat Belt Safety : Rear seat belts Can Save Life? : Dr. Yuvraj Kumar & Dr Rakesh Kumar

India 1370 road accidents happen everyday, out of which 400 result in death. As per the Annual Report published by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways in 2016, “Road accidents are now globally recognized as a serious public health problem.” Rs. 6 billion have been earmarked during 2016-17 for the remediation of road engineering defects. …

Is your waist putting you at risk of Breast Cancer? : Dr. Rohan Khandelwal

Breast cancer has been on a steady rise in India, since last decade . It is now the most common cancer in many cities and 2nd common cancer in rural areas, accounting to 25% of all female malignancies. Increased incidence of breast carcinoma has been attributed to a variety of factors including obesity, decreased breastfeeding, …