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Jul, 2022

61 percent people unaware of warning signs of stroke

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The survey revealed that though 64.4 percent of people are aware of the treatment of stroke during the window period (4.5 hours of the first stroke), around 61 per cent of people don’t know the warning signs of stroke…

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Jun, 2022

Age is just a number! Elderly patient gets treated successfully at Wockhardt Hospital, Nagpur

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Nagpur: Elderly patient gets treated successfully at Wockhardt Hospitals Nagpur by Dr. Swapna Khanzode, Consultant - Internal Medicine and Critical Care. Considering his age, this patient needed dedicated geriatric care. Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on the health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. “It comprises medical treatment as well as affectionate and…

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Jun, 2022

Check-up for Covid-19? Get full body check done, too: Experts

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As public health department, while doing door-to-door screening for the infection, could also test citizens for basic health conditions such as blood sugar, kidney, and liver function among others. They said the data from this will help the authorities come up with better healthcare plans and help arrest the spread as well as monitor high-risk patients better. Dr. Wiqar Shaikh expressed concerns about people with comorbidities not being traced and added…

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Jun, 2022

Gastro cases are on the rise, doctors blame contaminated water

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As many as 2,441 gastroenteritis cases have been reported in Mumbai since January this year, with 78 cases in the first few days this month alone, as per a BMC health department report. In 2020, the city witnessed 2,549 gastroenteritis cases and 3,110 in 2021. Officials said cases are fewer as compared to the numbers in pre-Covid days. However, the numbers are more than what was reported in the last…

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Jun, 2022

Calcific coronaries treated by new technique IVL at Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur

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A 76-year-old patient who was suffering from hypertension and diabetes for 30 years got treated by Dr. Nitin Tiwari, Senior Consultant- Cardiology. He was advised of bypass surgery and was not ready for the same. Hence Dr Tiwari advised him on Angioplasty with help of IVL (Intravascular lithotripsy). According to Dr Nitin Tiwari, “This is a path-breaking therapy which is revolutionizing the treatment of hard plaque in Coronary arteries world…

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Jun, 2022

Support group launched for joint patients at city hospital

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With an aim to bring together joint patients and their caregivers, a private hospital in the city recently launched a ‘Joint Support Group’. The objective of this initiative is to guide patients and their families about the care they need and preventive aspects of the ailment as well. This initiative will provide patients with clinical, physical, emotional, and dietary support. The launch event was attended by patients undergoing treatment under…

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