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How to handle a broken relationship

From the chief psychiatrist, Max Healthcare, Dr Samir Parikh. Accept reality, do not be in denial. Transitions take time. When a relationship goes through the process of a break up it tends to be difficult for the couple. It is most important that one accept the reality of the situation. Even though … Keep Reading

Sleep tests on the rise

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a disease in which the upper airway partially or completely collapses, causing obstruction in breathing and restricts airflow. This causes the person to wake up and it can happen asmany as hundreds of times per night. Snoring is a common symptom of OSA. Other common … Keep Reading

Kidney Disease Treatment – Dialysis and Transplant

There is a rising incidence of chronic kidney disease that is likely to pose major prob­lems for both healthcare and the economy in future years. Data col­lated by National Kidney Founda­tion of India found that nearly 7.85 million Indians suffered from chronic kidney disease, but only 22.5 per cent could … Keep Reading

How to handle a broken relationship

From the chief psychiatrist, Max Healthcare, Dr Samir Parikh. Accept reality, do not be in denial. Transitions take time. When a relationship goes through the process of a break up it tends to be difficult for the couple. It is most important that one accept the reality of the situation. Even though transitions take their own time, denying the truth only prolongs… Keep Reading

Sleep tests on the rise

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a disease in which the upper airway partially or completely collapses, causing obstruction in breathing and restricts airflow. This causes the person to wake up and it can happen asmany as hundreds of times per night. Snoring is a common symptom of OSA. Other common signs and symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness, obesity, high blood… Keep Reading

Kidney Disease Treatment – Dialysis and Transplant

There is a rising incidence of chronic kidney disease that is likely to pose major prob­lems for both healthcare and the economy in future years. Data col­lated by National Kidney Founda­tion of India found that nearly 7.85 million Indians suffered from chronic kidney disease, but only 22.5 per cent could avail dialysis facility. Kidney disease and transplantation Dialysis and kidney… Keep Reading

Interview with Dr.Rakesh Tandon: Medical Director, PSRI Hospital, New Delhi

Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute for Liver, Renal & Digestive Diseases, New Delhi (PSRI Hospital) is an NABH, NABL and ISO-accredited superspeciality hospital for the care of patients with gastrointestinal (GI) and liver diseases and for those with kidney diseases. The rationale of keeping liver and kidney diseases is that one often affects the other. Almost all end stage chronic liver… Keep Reading

Is 30’s The New 40’s?

The ultimate goal is to teach people to take care of their health in-order to live a healthy and productive life. This especially holds true for those already diagnosed with  certain health conditions. Gone are the days when hypertension, heart diseases, diabetes, etc only affected those in their middle and old age. Fast-paced life characterised by sedentary lifestyle, hectic work… Keep Reading

Carestream Health India Launches Innovative Imager

Carestream Health has launched the Dryview Chroma Imager, which has received FDA clearance. The printer outputs grayscale and colour Dicom images from most digital modalities onto Chroma Medical Film for diagnosis and Chroma Medical Paper for use by referring physicians and patients. It eliminates the need for multiple printers and minimizes operating costs with affordable consumables and low maintenance requirements.… Keep Reading

Hinduja Hospital kicks off Diamond Jubilee celebrations

Sixty years ago, on December 10, 1951, a small OPD clinic opened in Mumbai, today it has morphed into the Hinduja Hospital. As part of its diamond jubilee celebrations, the hospital, a not-for-profit institution, organised a medical camp for senior citizens in its vicinity. The free medical camp was held in a nearby garden and included diagnostic tests and consultations… Keep Reading

EKF announces launch of new HbA1c analyser

EKF Diagnostics’ Quo- Lab is billed as a revolution in HbA1c measurement because it combines world leading accuracy with low cost, easy to use technology. It has been specifically developed to provide a point of care device that meets the needs of clinics and laboratories in countries where diabetes is an increasingly large public health issue and resources are limited.… Keep Reading

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