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Oct, 2021

Experts now warn about ‘Covid toes’

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It is now known that Covid-19 survivors have to go through short and long-term complications, both psychological and physical. A recent study published in the British Journal of Dermatology has raised concerns about a condition called ‘Covid toes’ which causes inflammation in the toes and,  if untreated, causes an autoimmune disorder. Dr Wiqar Shaikh, says the Covid-19 virus is a peculiar one. It has led to some unusual symptoms and…

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Oct, 2021

World Heart Day: Wockhardt Hospital, Nagpur launches Heart Failure clinic

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Nagpur: ‘World Heart Day’ is celebrated in the month of September every year. This year, Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur is launching a dedicated “Heart Failure Clinic- Dil Dhadakne Do” for the patients suffering from heart failure. The clinic was launched in presence of the expert and highly skilled cardiac team of Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur. The team comprises of Dr. Nitin Tiwari, Sr. Consultant- Cardiology, Dr. Achyut Khandekar, Sr. Consultant- Cardiology, Dr.…

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Sep, 2021

Lifestyle changes to improve heart health in people under 40

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Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) are one of the leading causes of deaths across the globe and the most common complication is a heart attack or stroke. While medicine experts have managed to formulate several advanced procedures to treat CVDs, it is still hard to predict when one might suffer from a heart-related complication. In recent years, studies have shown that heart-related conditions are on the rise among young people. Television actor…

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Sep, 2021

Cocktail therapy is the big weapon if the third wave hits

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Keeping in mind strategies to handle the third Covid-19 wave and studies showing positive results in the use of Cocktail Antibody Therapy, the State Task Force has said it will play a key role in treatment. However, it has expressed concern over the pricing and has requested the government to make it affordable. The therapy costs around Rs 63,000 per patient. It has been seen as a replacement for plasma…

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Sep, 2021

BMC aims to conduct 60,000 Covid tests daily after Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai

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Anticipating a surge in Covid-19 cases after Ganesh Chaturthi, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has instructed ward officers to ramp up daily testing for Covid. The civic body aims to conduct around 60,000 tests daily including rapid antigen tests (RAT) for early identification of infected patients. Amid the ongoing Ganpati festival, Covid-19 tests have plummeted in the city. As per BMC data, on September 10, the civic body conducted around…

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