Migraine

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Nov, 2020

When There Is A Volcano In The Head

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Migraines are very common, and democratic, affecting the poor and famous alike but can be tackled with medication and lifestyle change. "I need you to help me with this headache I've had for a decade," a friend pleaded. "As long as you're not referring to your boss, I'm happy to try!" I shot back. He was my age, only better looking and with more hair. In his mid-twenties, he'd started…

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Nov, 2020

Covid-19 positive pregnant woman gives birth prematurely at Mira Road hospital, mother and baby discharged

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A 35-year-old woman from Mira Road beat Covid-19 and went on to successfully deliver her baby in the 7th month of her pregnancy. Both the mother and baby were discharged after the woman spent 60 days in the hospital, including 21 days in the intensive care unit (ICU) and 14 days on the ventilator. The patient was referred to Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, after she complained of fever, breathless and…

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Nov, 2020

Gall Bladder Infection with Rupture, Induced Multiorgan Failure and cardiac arrest, In 56-Year-Old Man Successfully Operated At Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road

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A team headed by Dr Imran Shaikh, Consultant GI & HPB surgeon, Wockhardt Hospital, Mira Road, saved the life of a 56-year-old man with an infection and ruptured gall bladder that led to multiorgan failure. The patient was very critical with lifesaving supports for heart and lung, underwent major life-saving surgery – Exploratory laparotomy with cholecystectomy and peritoneal lavage with drainage. The patient is discharged after 15 days and he…

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Crying good for health

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Nov, 2020

Why crying might be good for your health, according to a top psychiatrist

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From uplifting your mood to easing out pain, crying once in a blue moon can benefit you in many ways. Hear it from a psychiatrist. Have you ever come across this phrase: “No use crying over spilt milk”? But, the point is why not? What’s the harm in crying? Because we have got proof that if you’re feeling down and out, then crying can actually help you in so many…

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Nov, 2020

Doctors help septuagenarian get back his vision

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Dhansukhlal Dedhia, a resident of Mumbai developed prostate cancer earlier after which he underwent Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in May and was on chemotherapy and steroids. A septuagenarian with a large pituitary tumour underwent safe endoscopic endonasal…

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Stem Cell Therapy

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Nov, 2020

To The Manner Born – Gen Z Miqdad Khorakiwala on Stem Cell Therapy

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Miqdad Khorakiwala, the eldest son of Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala, after deep study and extensive research, conceived and wrote articles on ‘Stem Cells Passport’, ‘Stem cells & You’ and  ‘Understanding Stem Cells’, which provided clear insight into what could be described as a revolutionary addition to medical advancement. The genesis of stem cell research began when the first successful transplant was carried out by Dr. Thomas of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer…

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