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10 May 2018

Shirodhara – The Ancient Rejuvenation Therapy

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‘Shirodhara’, is an ancient ayurvedic treatment that is beneficial for the body, that is considered both as a preventative and curative wonder by those practicing the science Shirodhara includes the pouring of a uniquely arranged fluid herbal oil in a constant flow over the forehead of a person for a specific timeframe of 30-40 minutes. … Continue reading “Shirodhara – The Ancient Rejuvenation Therapy”

23 Apr 2018

Delayed Speech: Can it be Autism?

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Many children present with delayed speech, poor communication, poor social interaction and other behavioural problems. This is how we diagnose children with Autism by taking lead from above clues. So the question is what autism is, how it is diagnosed, what can be done to help the child or what can happen if nothing is … Continue reading “Delayed Speech: Can it be Autism?”

07 Apr 2018

Ayurveda: A Holistic Healing System

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Developed nearly 5 millennia ago in India, Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. It functions on the premise that health and wellness depend upon the delicate balance between heart, body and the spirit. Considered by many as an alternative medical science, Ayurveda as a science is focused on promoting good health … Continue reading “Ayurveda: A Holistic Healing System”

09 Mar 2018

Losing Weight : Beating Obesity

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The World Health Organization (WHO) defines overweight and obesity as ‘abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health’. The alarming rise of obesity across the world has turned it into an epidemic of vast proportions. More than 2.6 million people across the globe die each year resulting directly or indirectly from obesity. … Continue reading “Losing Weight : Beating Obesity”

20 Feb 2018

Dealing With Exam Stress

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Exam season is inevitably associated with words like stress, tension, worries and pressures in our minds. As the exam season approaches, stress levels suddenly begin to increase. And this is not only for the students, but also for their parents, teachers, tutors, family members at large! Therefore, besides the academic workloads, exam stress could be … Continue reading “Dealing With Exam Stress”

01 Feb 2018

Cancer Awareness: Prostate Cancer

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What is Prostate Gland ?  The prostate is a gland of the male reproductive system. It is located in front of the rectum and just below the bladder, the organ that stores urine. It is about the size of a chestnut and somewhat conical in shape, and consists of a base, an apex, an anterior, … Continue reading “Cancer Awareness: Prostate Cancer”

09 Jan 2018
A Case Against Breaking News

A Case Against Breaking News

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The Indian medical fraternity was taken by shock on the cancellation of Max Hospital’s license and thuggery allegations against Fortis Memorial Research Institute. The incidents, though unfortunate and sad were met with the newly imported proverb ‘fire and fury’, by the self-righteous and the epitome of social responsibility, dictionarily referred as the ‘media’. It may … Continue reading “A Case Against Breaking News”

09 Dec 2017
Universal Health Coverage Day: December 12

Universal Health Coverage Day: December 12

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As they say, just one individual cannot survive, our survival depends on the rest of our community In December 2012, United Nations passed and adopted a resolution identifying and endorsing Universal Healthcare for all member states, identifying it as the principle priority for universal sustainable development. Since then, December 12 is commemorated as the Universal … Continue reading “Universal Health Coverage Day: December 12”

24 Nov 2017

Medical Tourism: The India Story

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India is continued to be seen by many, as a land of mendicants, snake charmers, yoga, and a population with high breeding capacity and capability. While most of this can arguably be true, India in the 21st century has moved way beyond the weirdest imaginations of both the cynics and the optimists. Breaking off the … Continue reading “Medical Tourism: The India Story”

21 Nov 2017
Cigarette Smoking: The Doorway to Hell

Cigarette Smoking: The Doorway to Hell

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“Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times” – Mark Twain Cigarette consumption in developing countries has been rising over the last three or four decades. In some developing countries, the health effects of this increase in tobacco use are already evident. The proverbial … Continue reading “Cigarette Smoking: The Doorway to Hell”