How to Control High Blood Pressure during Pregnancy?

How to Control High Blood Pressure during Pregnancy?

Hypertension or commonly known as high blood pressure is a condition in which blood pressure shoots above 140/90 mm Hg. This condition during pregnancy is especially dangerous during pregnancy as it can adversely affect the foetus as well as the mother. High blood pressure, however, can be controlled; with the right steps and activities, one can ensure the duration of pregnancy is safe for both […]

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Health Tips A New Mother Should Live By !

Health Tips A New Mother Should Live By !

With the arrival of your bundle of joy, you have entered the new phase of motherhood. Like pregnancy, which can be intimidating at first, motherhood too can be an overwhelming chapter when you’re a new mom. Your baby becomes the centre of your attention, but don’t forget that you too deserve and need much care. You too need your moments of rest and leisure that […]

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World Breastfeeding Week 2018

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

Though breastfeeding is one of the most natural behaviors to occur after childbirth, only 55% of the infants in India are exclusively breastfed. The reason for this trend is a lack of guidance, misinformation, poor maternal health, lack of time and taboos associated with breastfeeding. The World Breastfeeding Week is observed each year with a vision to encourage exclusive breastfeeding, make people aware of the […]

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World Hepatitis Day 2018 : Finding the Missing Millions !

World Hepatitis Day 2018 : Finding the Missing Millions !

Viral Hepatitis is one of the most widely prevalent diseases that not many people are aware of. Every year World Hepatitis Day is observed on 28th July to raise awareness about the disease and help encourage collaborative efforts of governments, authorities, medical fraternity and the people to help eliminate this disease. This year, the theme for the World Hepatitis Day is to find the “Missing […]

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Trending | More Medical Equipment are Making Their Way Home!

Trending | More Medical Equipment are Making Their Way Home!

The rising invasion of medical equipment in our homes over the last few years has not gone unnoticed. Thanks to the advent of patient-friendly technology, portable and fool-proof medical devices for diagnosis, analysis, drug administration, and other purposes have been made possible. The urban home-dweller these days is not technologically-challenged, and can easily operate portable medical devices with ease. Then, there is also the rising […]

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Critical Care after Cardiac Arrest: What You Should Know?

Critical Care after Cardiac Arrest: What You Should Know?

When the heart stops circulating blood in our body, resulting commonly from problems with electrical signals in the heart, it is called a cardiac arrest. The moment the heart stops pumping blood, our brain starts receiving insufficient oxygen supply, and stops working efficiently. This results in unconsciousness and unresponsiveness. While resuscitation and calling for medical help are first steps towards helping the patient regain consciousness, […]

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Why you need the Covidien EEA Prolapse stapler ?

Why you need the Covidien EEA Prolapse stapler ?

Hemorrhoids and Rectal Prolapse are commonly encountered colorectal conditions which form a considerable workload for clinicians treating colorectal pathologies. While the symptoms of Hemorrhoids and rectal prolapse can often overlap, it is imperative to diagnose and manage them appropriately to ensure better prognosis and patient comfort. Although conventional treatment and management options for these conditions have been prevalent, one of the most recent advancement in […]

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Diagnose & Treat Respiratory Ailments in Children

Diagnose & Treat Respiratory Ailments in Children

Respiratory infections are quite common among children, especially those who are in daycare or school or have siblings. While uncomplicated respiratory ailments can last up to two weeks, there are others which might require some more time to recover from. A runny nose, red eyes, sore throat, hoarseness, fever, coughing, swollen lymph nodes are some of the symptoms of uncomplicated respiratory ailments in children which […]

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Stress Incontinence – How to deal with it?

Stress Incontinence – How to deal with it?

Stress incontinence is a condition related to pelvic muscles that affect the number of men and women across the world. The presence of weak pelvic muscles puts additional pressure on the bladder during sudden and intensive physical movements such as coughing, running, sneezing or lifting heavy weights. Those who suffer from it experience involuntary urine leaks when there is a sudden pressure on the bladder. […]

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How to Perfect the Art of Suturing ?

How to Perfect the Art of Suturing	?

Suturing is a skill that requires the significant amount of practice. If done incorrectly, it can cause a serious, life-threatening infection or may leave behind an appalling scar. Medical students are therefore required to master their suturing techniques so as to be able to work proficiently with needles and tissues. After all, wound closure is one of the most common afflictions in an emergency room. […]

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