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  • Heart Attack Vs Cardiac Arrest
    It is not uncommon for a person with minimal medical knowledge to get confused between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. Though the two sound similar, they are very different.
  • Bidding Goodbye To Addiction
    For the last few decades, most countries in the world have been in the grip of the epidemic of Addiction. It is widely believed that trade in illicit drugs is the largest business in the world and so, the supply of drugs is not going to dry up for the epidemic to get over. What is required is for the demand to be reduced or for the addict to become and stay deaddicted.
  • Doctors Remove 11.5 kg Tumour From Man's Abdomen
    Doctors at a city hospital claimed to have removed the world's largest adrenal tumour weighing 11.5 kg from a 55-year-old patient who also suffered from type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension.
  • Price Cap On Stents Hailed By All, But Serious Concerns Remain
    The drug pricing regulator has directed that in cases of evidence of artificial stent shortage, the state governments can proceed against the manufacturers and seize their stent stocks as per the provisions of the Drug Price Control Order, 2013.
  • Why Is My Hair Falling?
    The medical term for hair loss is alopecia. Pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia), the most common type of alopecia, affects roughly one-third of men and women.
  • Tips To Prevent Bad Breath
    Bad breath or halitosis is usually due to the breakdown of proteins by bacteria somewhere in the mouth. However, there are several other possible causes in the airways, oesophagus and stomach that can also lead to bad breath. If you do not brush and floss daily, particles of food remain in the mouth, collecting bacteria, which can cause bad breath.
  • You Can Stop Snoring
    Snoring is a common condition that can affect anyone, although it occurs more frequently in men and people who are overweight. Snoring has a tendency to worsen with age. Occasional snoring is usually not very serious and is mostly a nuisance for your sleep partner. However, if you are a habitual snorer, you not only disrupt the sleep patterns of those close to you, but you also impair your own sleep quality.
  • People Suffering Mini-Strokes More Likely To Suffer Major Strokes
    People who suffer a mini-stroke -- a brief stroke-like attack -- are at a higher risk of suffering a stroke within the next few days and if not provided immediate medical care, the patient loses 1.9 million neurons, also called nerve cells, doctors said on Sunday.
  • 2 Indians Die Every Minute Due To Air Pollution: Study
    The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study.
  • Hugh Jackman Treated For Cancer Again
    Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman was recently treated again for Basal Cell Carcinoma, he tweeted, with a picture from a hospital showing a bandage on his nose. The 48-year-old actor has been treated for skin cancer four times before. On Twitter, the Wolverine actor revealed that the cancer is under control and posted a warning to wear sunscreen: "Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all's well. Looks worse w the dressing on then off! WEARSUNSCREEN (sic)."
  • Time Is Muscle: Importance of Prompt treatment
    TIME is of paramount importance in all walks of our life. In case of our heart, it becomes even more significant as it is a matter of life and death. On the very first day of my training in cardiology, I was made to recite the phrase: "Time is myocardium". We as cardiologists, are told to imbibe and follow this dictum for the rest of our lives. We are also told to stay close to the hospital, so that when a patient is in need, the treatment isn't delayed.
  • ADHD A 'Brain Disorder', Not Just Bad Behaviour: Study
    People with ADHD have slightly smaller brains than those without the condition, according to a study released Thursday which insisted it is a physical disorder and not just bad behaviour.
  • Bite-Mimicking Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise: Study
    A malaria vaccine that mimics being bitten by an infected mosquito provided up to 100 percent protection for ten weeks in a human drug trial, its makers said Wednesday.
  • The Love-Brain Connection
    Have you ever wondered, why do you behave in a certain way when you are in love? Why does your heart beat fast? Why do you get nervous when your crush approaches you? When do you feel happy when you are with the one you love? Let's find out.
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a disorder, where there is a progressive deterioration in kidney function. One in 10 persons in the general population is estimated to have some form of CKD. The exact incidence of CKD in India is not known. About 175,000 new people have kidney failure (stage V CKD) every year in India, requiring dialysis and/or kidney transplantation.

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