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Essential tests a woman should take annually

March 9 2020 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Aparna Dhar, Lead Medical Geneticist and Genetic Counselor, CORE Diagnostics While, carrying the burden of various roles and their responsibilities – daughter, sister, wife and mother – women a lot of time forget to take care of themselves which at...

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ABSENT-MINDED CRACKING CAN LEAD TO PROBLEMS IN THE LONG RUN Dr. Ravichandra Kelkar, Consultant Orthopedics, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal

November 29 2019 , Written by Ambika

It is surprising sometimes how are small little but ignorant habits can be a cause of major health concern for our body in the longer run. One such habit that many people do almost absent-mindedly is that of cracking their knuckles. Studies have shown...

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November 5 2019 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Mohan Kumar HN, Consultant – Interventional Cardiologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road We all know that our heart is the most significant yet the most sensitive organ of our body. It goes without saying that our heart hence requires special...

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Fungal Infections of the Skin and its Resistance – A Rising Menace

September 27 2019 , Written by Ambika

Contributed by Dr Thansiha , Consultant Dermatology Venereology Leprosy , Aster RV Hospital. Skin is the one of the most abused organ of our body. The appearance of small rash is just taken lightly and usually treated by over the counter medications by...

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Self-care and Frequent movement to Thaw the Frozen Shoulder

September 19 2019 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Shankar Kurpad, Consultant Orthopedics, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur The normal shoulder is one of the most mobile joints, and permits us to place our hands where we need it, and helps us make the master of the environment that we...

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Diabetes and Pregnancy - “The Sweet Scare “

July 16 2019 , Written by Ambika

Contributed by Dr. Manjunath Malige ‘Clinical Lead and Senior Endocrinologist’ Aster RV Hospital Pregnancy can be a time of excitement and anticipation but few women may experience health problems during pregnancy. These complications can involve the...

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Sleepless nights with electric sensation in legs? Check for RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME with your expert

June 21 2019 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Anil. R, Consultant – Neurologist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal Have you ever woken up at night with the strong urge to move your legs or experienced a heaviness in your legs that has been relieved after you tried moving your legs? Well it might...

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How does aging affect the chances of conceiving?

May 30 2019 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Sita Rajan, Senior Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield As the number of women standing tall in various sectors is rising with every passing year, so is the pregnancy age. With more and more women stepping out...

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Keep your movement game up to avoid blood clotting in your deep veins

April 30 2019 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Krishna Chaitanya K H, Consultant Vascular Surgery, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal While information and awareness has been a boon, it has also increased the health problems that people are suffering from without even knowing about them enough. The...

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Managing and Coping with Hemophilia

April 17 2019 , Written by Ambika

Dr. Satish Kumar A, Consultant – Oncology, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur Every year 17th April is recognized as World Hemophilia Day to increase awareness about hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders, as well as to improve access...

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