Types of kidney disease

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Nov, 2019

Types of Kidney Disease

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A Kidney disease means your kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood the way they should.  What is the importance of the Kidney and its functions? The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs situated in the back muscles (on either side of the…

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Liver Transplant in India

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Nov, 2019

Liver Transplant in India

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Transplant Surgery is a relatively newer field in medicine field. It involves replacing an old and failed organ with a new organ. The surgery in which a diseased liver in a sick patient is replaced by a healthy liver obtained from a live donor or a dead donor is called Liver Transplant. The new healthy liver performs function to maintain the patient’s life and other necessary vital chemical equilibrium in…

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World Arthritis Day

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Nov, 2019

World Arthritis Day

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It’s In Your Hands. Take Action. World Arthritis Day, October 12 World Arthritis Day (WAD) is celebrated on October 12th each year and is supported by a year-long campaign. This year’s theme “It’s in your Hands Take Action”.  The…

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Appendicitis

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Nov, 2019

Treatment for Appendicitis

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The appendix is part of the large intestine located at the right lower, part. It looks like a small finger-like organ. The inside of the appendix forms a small sac that usually opens into the large intestine. When the appendix is blocked it causes an inflammatory reaction and predisposes it to bacterial growth and infection. Appendicitis is caused because of such blockages, due to hard rock-like stool; inflammation of lymph…

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diabetes

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Nov, 2019

Symptoms of Diabetes – Endocrinology

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The most common non communicable disease affecting India today is Diabetes Mellitus. It is a metabolic disorder, in which an individual has an increased level of blood sugar. As per research, it currently affects an estimated 143 million people…

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proctoscopy sigmoidoscopy

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Nov, 2019

What is Proctoscopy? | Side Effects

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Proctoscopy is medical procedure used to examine the anal cavity, rectum, or sigmoid colon with an instrument called a proctoscope. The procedure is also known as rectoscopy.  The proctoscopy procedure is done prior to rectal surgery or conducted as part of a physical examination of a patient with haemorrhoids, rectal bleeding case, removal or monitor polyps, screening of  cancer, cause for diarrhoea or constipation or other symptoms of a rectal…

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liver disease

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Nov, 2019

Treatment of Liver diseases

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The liver is the biggest organ in the human body and is responsible for various functions. It plays a major role in metabolism and removal of harmful substances in the bloodstream, including drugs and alcohol. It stores excess nutrients…

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Bariatric Surgery

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Nov, 2019

What is Bariatric Surgery?

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Bariatric or weight loss surgery comprises of procedures like gastric bypass, gastric band etc. that are performed on people suffering with obesity.  The aim of the surgery for the patient is to achieve significant weight loss by opting for the most suitable procedure. What does bariatric surgery involve? Bariatric surgical procedures aims at weight loss by restricting the holding capacity of the stomach which causes malabsorption of nutrients or the…

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