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Aug, 2021

“Bariatric surgery” is an effective way to cure diabetes. – Dr. Sandeep Sabnis

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Our country has the highest rate of diabetes among obese people. Obesity is also linked to an increase in metabolic diseases. Obesity itself is scientifically a disease and it affects one's life in many adverse ways. Obesity can lead to heart attack, brain stroke, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, arthritis, liver disease, and spinal disorders along with diabetes. Obesity is the burden of extra weight on the body! We must…

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Aug, 2021

Delayed treatment leads to infants spending weeks in hospital with pneumonia

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Three-month-old Shreyas Jagdhane developed complications in the chest and had to be put on ventilator support for three weeks After spending half of his life in a hospital, a three-month-old Virar boy was successfully treated and discharged for viral pneumonia and pus in the lungs. The child had normal viral pneumonia but developed complications because of a delay in treatment. Doctors have warned that there has been a marginal increase…

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Aug, 2021

Would-be-mommas, please take it easy

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Pregnancy not only affects a woman physically but also brings changes in her psychological functioning. Mental health is of utmost importance during this period, as it is the experience of a lifetime and has an impact on the growing…

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Aug, 2021

Facial nerve paralysis cases on rising in post-Covid patients say doctors

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Coronavirus has been linked to severe neurological complications like brain fog, encephalitis, and even meningitis. Now, it is also causing temporary facial paralysis or Bell’s palsy in patients, doctors say. “Since last year, there is a drastic increase in the number of Bell’s palsy cases coming to the physiotherapy department, particularly patients with a history of covid-19 infection. In the last few months, around 3-4 post-Covid patients, both young and old, are appearing with this problem…

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Aug, 2021

Can a booster dose be more effective in curbing COVID-19?

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A 63-year-old woman succumbed to the Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 in Maharashtra recently. The woman was diabetic and vaccinated with both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. This has further raised concerns about the efficacy of vaccines against the various existing and upcoming variants. Experts believe the Delta strain was responsible for the second wave of COVID-19, which infected millions and caused thousands of deaths. Experts and health officials have…

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stress urinary incontinence

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Aug, 2021

Let’s break the barriers

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Several women suffer in silence, the discomfort, and embarrassment related to stress urinary incontinence (SUI), vaginal laxity, and the associated sexual dysfunction. They do not seek treatment, either out of ignorance or out of embarrassment, and suffer silently. The…

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Aug, 2021

Obesity is not a single illness, but it does result in 225 other illnesses: experts

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Given the available statistics, obesity has emerged as a pandemic worldwide. According to WHO statistics released in 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults over the age of 18 were overweight. Of these, over 650 million were obese. The prevalence of overweight and obesity in India is increasing faster than the world average. “Of course, obesity is a complex health problem that has emerged as a pandemic and is the second…

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