Why do Women have Periods – DO I REALLY NEED THEM? : Dr Prathima Reddy

Why do Women have Periods – DO I REALLY NEED THEM? : Dr Prathima Reddy

It’s one of those days.  You are on a period –and it is heavy and painful.   You are not feeling one hundred percent and you don’t want to go into work.  But you have an important meeting and cannot possibly...
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Benefits of breastfeeding for babies and mothers

Benefits of breastfeeding for babies and mothers

For many generations now, doctors have been recommending mother’s milk as the most important food for the baby as the benefits of breast milk are manifold and go beyond providing basic nutrition. There are numerous scientific studies that establish this...
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Breast cancer risk increases by 40% in post-menopausal and overweight women

Breast cancer risk increases by 40% in post-menopausal and overweight women

Even with all the advances in medicine, cancer of the breast continues to be a dreaded illness, representing 1.6 per cent i.e. 4,00,000 of all female deaths worldwide. India’s first cancer atlas prepared by Indian Council of Medical Research confirms...
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Clinical sessions on Challenges in Women’s Health

Clinical sessions on Challenges in Women’s Health

Fortis La Femme organized a Continued Medical Education (CME) program to discuss various health challenges faced by women. The event took place on 28th April, 2017 in Bengaluru. A team of world renowned doctors including Dr Prathima Reddy MBBS, MRCOG...
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Breast Pump : How a mother can choose the right breast pump

Breast Pump : How a mother can choose the right breast pump

Every mother’s breastfeeding journey is distinct and depends on multiple factors. This very uniqueness of the breastfeeding journey makes it difficult for the new mother to seek a completely personalised guidance and support, especially when it comes to choo...
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Breast cancer among young women is rising rapidaly : Over 40 % of patients now below 50

Breast cancer among young women is rising rapidaly : Over 40 % of patients now below 50

Breast cancer is rapidly increasing among younger women in India, with more than 40% of the patients now below 50 years of age. “Till as early as 10 years back, breast cancer was largely considered a disease of elderly women....
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Self-Breast Screening alone is not enough for early detection of breast cancer

Self-Breast Screening alone is not enough for early detection of breast cancer

    Image Source : http://media2.intoday.in/ One in every eight women is affected by breast cancer. Factors like aging, obesity, having your first child after the age of 35 or not having children, presence of BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and...
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Ultrasonography : Role of  Ultrasonography in Pregnancy

Ultrasonography : Role of Ultrasonography in Pregnancy

What is Ultrasonography Ultrasonography is a safe and affordable technology that has saved millions of women from pregnancy-related complications and deaths, but has, unfortunately and more commonly, come to be seen as a tool used primarily for gender-biased ...
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Minimally invasive surgery helps change women’s life

Minimally invasive surgery helps change women’s life

  Easy, fast, painless:Minimally invasive surgery helps change women’s life  If you are a women, have been suffering from abdominal pain, heavy period and also incapable to get pregnant then the chances are more that you are suffering from fibroids...
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