respiratory disease during pandemic

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Jul, 2020

How to Improve the Lung Function During the Pandemic

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Lungs are one of the most important organs in the body, providing oxygen for all bodily functions and keeping you healthy. Our lungs thrive on movement and physical activity. But amid lockdown, our movements have been limited. Here are a few vital tips to boost the lung health during the pandemic. India is reeling under Coronavirus.COVID-19 causes respiratory disease and in serious cases, it can lead to pneumonia, and hence, the entire country has…

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covid patient

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Jul, 2020

Not out at 64: After spending 35 days in ICU at Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, A retired cricket scorer recovers from COVID-19

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Thirty five days after a COVID positive man was admitted to hospital, the 64-year-old walked out of the hospital a recovered man. On June 12, the family of Parel resident Ramesh Parab, was running from one hospital to the other as he was gasping for breath. His oxygen saturation level had dropped to 50 per cent, where it should be between 94 to 100 per cent. With no ICU beds…

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Doctor Experience

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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