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Impacts of social media on our cognitive health

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Oct, 2020

World Mental Health Day: Impacts of social media on our cognitive health explained by Psychiatrist Sonal Anand

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World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 to increase awareness about mental health issues. So, here are the positive and adverse effects of social media on our mind explained by psychiatrist Sonal Anand from Wockhardt Hospital. World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10 annually to increase awareness amongst people globally against mental health problems. So, on this day, Dr Sonal Anand, Psychiatrist at Wockhardt Hospital, Mira…

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Singing cures COVID-19 related brain-damage

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Oct, 2020

Speech therapy helps music lover recover from COVID 19 associated Stroke

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A 48-yr old gentleman was successfully treated with speech therapy for COVID-19 associated stroke at Wockhardt Hospital, South Bombay. With appropriate rehabilitation therapy and a positive attitude, patients with residual neuro-deficits can also show remarkable improvement. Mr. Tirupati Swami, an avid singer, a resident of Ulhasnagar who works in Indian Oil Corporation developed fever, cough and generalized weakness and was diagnosed as COVID 19 positive on 8th August. He was admitted…

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No Keto Diet

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Oct, 2020

Not The Ke-To Good Health?

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Last week, actor Mishti Mukherjee, who was in her mid-thirties, passed away in a Bengaluru-based hospital, owing to kidney failure. The actor, who had starred in several movies, was on a keto diet, which allegedly affected her kidney function.…

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Neurosurgery

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Oct, 2020

When I Am The First Responder But Second Opinion Giver

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An arterio-venous malformation is an uncommon lesion of inappropriately formed cerebral vasculature. A rupture of these vessels often results in cerebral haemorrhage. Depending on the size and location, the nature of the bleeding could have varying results, from a severe headache to a catastrophic neurological deficit, the former being more common. A sizeable portion of patients harbouring this malformation face seizures or epileptic fits that arise out of cortical irritation…

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Its okay not to be okay - Mental Illness

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Oct, 2020

‘It’s okay not to be okay’: doctors call for immediate action to normalise mental illness

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“Why can’t we speak about mental health like the way we talk about headaches,” ask some of the leading doctors of India who say that a section of Indian society still stigmatises mental illness and raises their eyebrows whenever someone talks about it. “We still tend to maintain that mental illness stems from weakness. We are taught from childhood that weakness in any form is unacceptable. While physical illness comes…

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Ovarian Cancer

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Oct, 2020

Ovarian Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment

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Are you suffering from ovarian cancer?  Here we brief you about the causes, symptoms, risk factors, early diagnosis, and treatment of it. Read on to know more about this, and tackle it at the right time. Women, do you often encounter pelvic or abdominal pain? Are you feeling bloated? Is there a loss of appetite? Then, you must instantly consult a doctor as these could be the symptoms of ovarian cancer. Ovarian…

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