COPD

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Nov, 2019

Understanding COPD

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COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the name used to describe a number of conditions affecting the lungs including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. When smoke and other pollutants enter the lungs, the cilia are often paralyzed or destroyed.…

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Aids

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Nov, 2019

WHO | World AIDS Day 2017: Everybody counts

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This year the global World AIDS Day 2017 campaign which promotes the theme "Right to health", the World Health Organization will highlight the need for all 36.7 million people living with HIV and those who are vulnerable and affected by the epidemic, to reach the goal of universal health coverage. World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988,[1] is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic…

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obesity

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Nov, 2019

World Obesity Day 2017

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11TH of October is observed as the World Obesity Day every year. Obesity is a global health issue and has taken epidemic proportions. The worrying aspect of this medical issue is that it’s affecting populations worldwide. The World Obesity…

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Sight

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Nov, 2019

World Sight Day 2017

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This year the ‘Call to Action’ for World Sight Day is “Stronger Together”. This year it falls on Thursday 13th October. This day is celebrated to create awareness about vision impairment; blindness as well as sight related problems. World Sight Day highlights the importance of good vision for all people. According to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, approximately 285 million people worldwide suffer from low vision and blindness. Of these,…

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spine

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Nov, 2019

World Spine Day 2017

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The world spine day is celebrated on 16th October every year. It is a day set to create awareness about the spine and how to effectively manage spine disorder. A healthy Spine is an important aspect in our lives.…

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Burn

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Nov, 2019

General Health Tips for Diwali – Burns Management

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Diwali the most joyous festival celebrated throughout India. It calls for loads of lights, colours, burn crackers and sweets. With the coming of this fiesta, it also welcomes some unwanted accidents and health hazards at times. But this does not mean this festival can't be safe and healthy. Wockhardt hospital takes this occasion to share with you some health tips so that u and your family can have a safe,…

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heart day

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Nov, 2019

World Heart Day

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World Heart Day 2017 will be celebrated all over the world at Friday, on 29th of September. The World Heart Foundation organizes World Heart Day, an international campaign held on September 29 to inform people about cardiovascular diseases, which…

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Elderly

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Nov, 2019

Reaching out to elderly-Specialized Services by Wockhardt Hospital

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The aging process impacts every aspect of an individual’s life physical, mental and emotional including family members and caregivers. The elderly often visit hospitals for a variety of different conditions. They go from one appointment to another, seeing multiple doctors with little to no coordination of care. This can be frustrating and confusing—for both patients and their loved ones, too. That is why it’s essential to provide specialized services to…

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Urology

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Nov, 2019

Urology Awareness Week

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The aim of the week is to raise awareness of the importance of urological care and its relation to improving Quality of Life. Urology is a medical and surgical speciality which treats conditions medical conditions affecting urinary tract such…

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Alzheimer

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Nov, 2019

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

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World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia and to create an awareness of the disease of the elderly. World Alzheimer Day is on 21 September each year. What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. A neurodegenerative type of dementia, the disease starts…

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