ataxia

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Nov, 2019

What is Ataxia?- A Neurological condition

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Ataxia is a degenerative disease of the nervous system. It is caused by damage to the cerebellum, the part of the brain that is responsible for coordinating movement. Another name for this disease is impaired coordination. It can affect people of all ages. Age of symptom-onset can vary widely, from childhood to late-adulthood. Generally it is described as a symptom of incoordination which can be associated with infections, injuries, other…

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Nutrition

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Nov, 2019

Nutrition Week 1st to 7th : Eat right

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National Nutrition Week is celebrated each year from 1st September to the 7th September to aware the people about important tips of their health and well-being. The role of your diet in life plays the most important role in…

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Spinal Cord Injury

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Nov, 2019

Spinal Cord Injury Day, 5th Sept 2019 :Living Life to the fullest

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World Spinal Cord Injury Day will take place on 5 September 2017, aims to increase awareness throughout the community. Spinal cord injury is one of the most common causes of disability incapacitating an individual to lead a normal life. This global day is an initiative of the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) to build awareness and promoting the inclusion of disability throughout the world. Spinal cord injury (SCI) and the…

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Lymphoma

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Nov, 2019

World Lymphoma Day -15th September 2019

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World Lymphoma Awareness Day (WLAD) is held on September 15 every year and is a day dedicated to raising awareness of lymphoma, an increasingly common form of cancer. Lymphoma is increasing in incidence and is a potentially life-threatening disease.…

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Kawasaki

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Nov, 2019

Kawasaki disease: A rare childhood disorder

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A recent case of Kawasaki disease was treated successfully by Dr Ankit Gupta, a Paediatrician at Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road. The 8 month year old child presented with all the symptoms of the disease as well as complication of the heart arteries, a common occurrence of the disease. With accurate medical diagnosis and treatment, Dr Ankit Gupta along with the supportive care given by paediatric ICU department, saved the child’s life. Let’s…

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Junk food

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Nov, 2019

Some health hazards of Junk food

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Good health is the necessity of living a healthy life for every one of us which needs to maintain a healthy diet and healthy habits throughout the life. However, the custom of eating junk food in many is increasing…

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brain tumor

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Nov, 2019

Brain Tumor: 8th June

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A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abnormal cells developing in the brain. They can be benign or malignant. The tumors can be primary brain tumors originating in the brain (Gliomas) itself or in tissues close to it, such as in the brain-covering membranes, cranial nerves, pituitary gland or pineal gland. Sometime tumor can be a secondary lesion from another cancer in the body and spreads to the…

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Heart Defect

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Nov, 2019

Paediatric heart surgery cures a 9 year old boy’s birth heart defect

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Tejas Ahire weighed 15kg, at the age of 1 and was diagnosed with congenital heart defect. He was a blue baby complaining of breathlessness and no weight gain. Through a camp, Dr. Suresh Joshi and team came to know about Tejas' condition. After evaluation, doctors revealed that Tejas presented with a heart condition called transposition of the great arteries, which occurs during foetal growth when the baby's heart is developing.…

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