Hepatitis A

30

Jul, 2020

World Hepatitis Day: Don’t ignore these signs of viral hepatitis

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While we are reeling under the effects of the covid-19 pandemic, let’s not forget about viral hepatitis which can be lethal for your liver. Every year World Hepatitis Day is commemorated on 28th July to create awareness about viral hepatitis and why vaccination against it is important. But do you know why? Well, because according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), viral hepatitis B and C can affect 325 million people…

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Doctor Experience

27

Jul, 2020

THERE WILL BE AN ANSWER, LET IT BE

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Sometimes, the hardest thing to do is to do nothing. This is true for the Queen of England, and neurosurgeons with the latest technology and research at their fingertips. If this was your father, what would you do?” I asked a few members of my team in an exercise I regularly indulge in to evaluate decision-making. A 78-year-old previously healthy man had come in with a large hypertensive haemorrhage in…

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Plasma Therapy

27

Jul, 2020

Understanding Plasma Therapy

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In Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated India’s first plasma bank at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) to ease access to plasma that is being used as a trial to treat Covid-19 patients. The rising demand for plasma among the patients…

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Spinal Cord tumor

24

Jul, 2020

During lockdown, patient suffering from Intradural Spinal Cord tumor underwent surgery at Wockhardt Hospital

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The tumor size 3.5 X 1.8 X 1.8 cm compressed the nerve roots of his lumbar region in the spine and led to impending Cauda Equina Syndrome. A team headed by Dr Girish L Bhalerao, Consultant Orthopaedic Joint Replacement(Arthroplasty), Sports Medicine (Arthroscopy) & Spine Surgeon, Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, and Dr Ashwin Borkar, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, successfully removed a 40-year-old man’s spinal cord tumor with utmost surgical skills…

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Winter Skin Care

24

Jul, 2020

Natural remedies for skin in winter

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Skin lose its glow and moisture in the winters so it becomes extremely important to maintain your skin especially in this dry season. Homemade remedies are the best because they are effective and do not have any kind of…

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Face Mask

22

Jul, 2020

Taking care of your Face Mask in COVID-19

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Keep your mask on until you have finished your trip, errand or work shift. You can remove it outside, once you are away from others, or in your car on your way home. Don’t forget to bring your mask inside to be cleaned. If you wait to take your mask off until you have returned home, it may be easier to put it directly into the laundry.  What’s the best…

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Child care during covid19

20

Jul, 2020

Child care during Pandemic

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Key Tips: ·     Teach your children the importance of social distancing, hand hygiene and washing their toys often.  ·     Keep them engaged with indoor activities to stimulate their brains. ·     Good mental and physical health should be your top priority for the…

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Healthy Food Habits

17

Jul, 2020

Timely consumption of Food leads to Healthy Heart

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Eating the Right foods for a healthy heart will only show its benefits if consumed at the right time. An average human being consumes food for 16-17 hours a day. Our intestines need to ‘sleep’. If we continue eating, all that food just piles up,” Dr Ravi Gupta, Cardiologist, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Healthy diet must be eaten in accordance with the Circadian rhythm to  enhance  its nutritional benefit. The circadian…

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