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Friday, January 19, 18, 08:01:26, 14 Hours In Health and Fitness

A life threatening condition that it is, demanding urgent medical attention, liver failure accounts for about 1 million cases per year in India. The prime culprit for this fatal disease is sought to be alcohol consumption. True to a certain degree, most people would be astonished that alcoholism causes a good number of liver failures but  even a small amount of it can be attributed to various other factors like ; Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Cirrhosis, Hemochromatosis, Malnutrition. A very cr...

Friday, January 19, 18, 07:52:07, 14 Hours In Health and Fitness

The liver is the heaviest part of our body. Not only heaviest, but also it is one of the most vital parts of our body. When someone suffers from the end-stage liver disease, liver transplant comes into the picture. But what is the difference between pediatric liver transplant and liver transplant? Pediatric liver transplant is a subset of a liver transplant which is performed on the children. Liver Transplant SurgeonA liver transplant surgeon performs the liver transplant surgery. Dr. Thom...

Thursday, January 18, 18, 08:36:34, 2 Days In Health and Fitness

A donation is the most respectable thing in the world. When it comes to organ donation, you can become the god for someone’s family. By donating an organ, you not only save the life of a person but also reduces the problem faced by the patient’s family. These days living donations are also on the rise. Nowadays, living donors account for 60 percent of the donation. Living donation decreases the wait time and saves time. Living Liver DonorsThe most common living donors are of the liv...

Thursday, January 18, 18, 08:32:58, 2 Days In Health and Fitness

Maintaining ideal weight is essential for good health. There are many illnesses associated with obesity like Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus. Some cases of obesity are due to improper diet habit and sedentary lifestyle, wherein the individual does not burn enough calories as much as one’s intake. These can be overcome by healthy diet regulation and regular moderate exercise. If not managed for a long time or in some due to insulin resistance/genetic predisposition, this can lead to severe ...

Wednesday, January 17, 18, 11:05:51, 2 Days In Health and Fitness

Cancer is the second leading cause of death. Cancer is not one disease but many disorders with widely different natural histories and responses to treatments. Some cancers, such as Hodgkin lymphoma, are curable, whereas others, such as pancreatic adenocarcinoma, are virtually always fatal. Cancer is also known as neoplasia. Neoplasia means “new growth” and a new growth is called neoplasm. Tumor is the swelling caused by inflammation, but the nowadays the term equated with neoplasm. ...

Monday, January 15, 18, 10:57:23, 4 Days In Health and Fitness

Hepatitis B is a virus that infects the liver. Hepatitis B is of two types- acute and chronic hepatitis. Most of the adults who get it for short time is called acute Hepatitis. While chronic hepatitis is for a longer duration. After some time, it can cause severe damage to the liver. So, it is important to diagnose it in the early stage. Symptoms of Hepatitis B How will you know that you are infected with HIV? Here are some of the symptoms of Hepatitis B-•    A headache&bul...

Monday, January 15, 18, 10:48:12, 4 Days In Health and Fitness

Keeping the body fit and fine is what every human wants. These days everyone is under the grip of obesity. We call fat people as obese. But do you know what is obesity? A person is obese if his/her Body Mass Index (BMI) is over 30 or more. One can define BMI as a measure of your weight to the height. Bariatric Surgery So, in order to reduce obesity, we keep doing exercise as well as dieting. But, what if you are not able to lose weight with exercise and dieting? Then you opt for Bariatric Surg...

Saturday, January 13, 18, 10:35:55, 6 Days In Health and Fitness

Keeping the body fit and fine is what every person desires. These days everyone is under the grip of obesity. We call fat people - obese. But do you know what is obesity? A person is obese only if his/her Body Mass Index (BMI) is over 30 or more. One can define BMI as a measure of your weight to your height. Bariatric Surgery So, in order to reduce obesity, we keep doing exercise as well as dieting. But, what if you are not able to lose weight with exercise and dieting? Then you opt for Bariat...

Friday, January 12, 18, 12:04:09, 1 Week In Health and Fitness

Sleeve gastrectomy is a type of bariatric surgery. In the procedure of sleeve gastrectomy stomach is reduced to about 15% from its original price, it is done by removing a large portion of stomach with greater curvature that results in sleeve or tube like structure.The procedure is concerned with reducing size of the stomach, but the stomach could show some dilatations later. The procedure is generally performed laparoscopically and is irreversible. Advantages of sleeve gast...

Friday, January 12, 18, 11:55:19, 1 Week In Health and Fitness

Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) is performed on people who have obesity. It is performed by a specialised bariatric surgeon. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with : a gastric band removal of a portion of the stomach (sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch) resecting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch (gastric bypass surgery) Bariatric surgery should be conside...

Wednesday, January 10, 18, 11:48:03, 1 Week In Health and Fitness

Uterine fibroids is perhaps the most common tumor in women. Uterine fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyoma. They are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus. Most women have no symptoms while others may have painful or heavy periods. If large enough, they may push on the bladder causing a frequent need to urinate. They may also cause pain during sex or lower back pain. A woman can have one uterine fibroid or man...

Saturday, January 6, 18, 07:35:21, 2 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Diseases of the gastrointestinal diseases is known as gastrointestinal disease and  it includes diseases of: oesophagus stomach small intestine large intestine rectum and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver gallbladder pancreas. Oesophageal diseases Oesophageal diseases include a number of disorders affecting the oesophagus. The most common oesophageal disease is gastroesophageal reflux disease, which in chronic forms result in changes to the&...

Thursday, January 4, 18, 08:29:57, 2 Weeks In Health and Fitness

What are uterine fibroid? Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous or benign tumors found in the female reproductive system located in the uterus. They are primarily made up of same smooth muscle tissues as the uterine wall. They grow in a single form or in clusters too. They range in different sizes and are found in the different locations of the uterus. Diagnosis, symptoms and treatment : Pelvic exam and an Ultrasound exam are the most convenient and inexpensive method. MRI and CT scan are a...

Thursday, January 4, 18, 08:21:20, 2 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Liver diseases / hepatic disease is a type of damage to the liver. There are more than a 100 different kinds of liver diseases.Symptoms may include jaundice and weight loss. Some of the most common liver diseases are: Fascioliasis Hepatitis Alcoholic liver diseases Fatty liver diseases Hereditary diseases Cirrhosis Primary liver cancer Budd-Chiari syndrome Liver disease can occure through several mechanism. It is usually believed that liver disease is mainly caused through alcohol ...

Tuesday, January 2, 18, 11:54:52, 2 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Bone marrow as the term somewhat explains is the spongy tissue inside few bones, such as the hip and thigh. It contains immature cells, called stem cells. The stem cells can develop into red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body, white blood cells, which fight infections, and platelets, which help the blood to clot. A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that replaces a person's diseased bone marrow cells. Bone marrow transplantation is performed for patients with certain&nbs...

Tuesday, January 2, 18, 11:16:18, 2 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Allograft quite simply put means replacing a diseased  liver with a healthy one from a donor. It’s a complex procedure which requires precision and meticulous, systematic steps and impeccable care of the donor organ. TNo wonder then, the liver transplant surgeon should have a proven record, aand affiliated to well-known hospitals which are avant garde in terms of technology. There are 3 types of liver transplant : 1.Paediatric transplant 2.Liver donor transplant 3.Cadaveric transpla...

Thursday, December 28, 17, 14:40:33, 3 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Bariatric surgery is different from Cosmetic surgery in many ways : Cosmetic surgery or liposuction is a procedure through which fat is removed from different parts of the body. It makes use of a suction device which is inserted through small incisions made on the desired part of the body. Bariatric surgery isunlike cosmetic surgery as it’s performed on the stomach or the intestine. It is meant for obese people and mainly works by reducing the appetite. In other words, cosmetic surg...

Wednesday, December 27, 17, 13:13:38, 3 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Bone marrow is a spongy, fatty tissue present in our bones in immature form. It is responsible for creating red blood cells which carry oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, white blood cells which are responsible for fighting against infection and platelets which are responsible for the formation of clots. A bone marrow transplant in children is carried out to cure many diseases and types of cancer. It is a medical procedure to replace bone marrow which has been destroyed or damaged b...

Saturday, December 23, 17, 08:09:14, 4 Weeks In Health and Fitness

Bone marrow is a spongy tissue found inside of our bones; it has immature cells called stem cells. It is responsible for creating RBC, WBC, and platelets which are crucial components of blood. A bone marrow transplant is carried out to cure many diseases; it is a procedure to replace the faulty bone marrow with a healthy one. The new and healthy bone marrow will ensure patient's recovery. A bone marrow transplant is performed in two ways- with patient’s own healthy stem cells, if ava...

Saturday, December 23, 17, 07:57:43, 4 Weeks In Health and Fitness

A bariatric surgery is done for weight loss by restricting the amount of food in the stomach. The basic principle behind the bariatric surgery is to reduce the amount of food intake by reducing the size of the stomach. The bariatric surgery is the ultimate option when the patient has exhausted all other alternatives for weight loss. A bariatric surgeon will recommend the surgery only when exercise and diet regimen isn’t working for a patient. Types of bariatric surgery : The surger...

Wednesday, December 20, 17, 08:47:45, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

Hepatitis B is a life-threatening viral infection that infects the liver causing acute and chronic liver diseases. It is caused by Hepatitis B virus, a double-stranded DNA virus which replicates by reverse transcriptase. Hepatitis B is the most prevalent among all other types of Hepatitis. Causes: Hepatitis B is caused by the Hepatitis B virus which can spread through contact of blood and bodily fluids of an infected person. Sharing of personal items such as razors, toothbrush and medical n...

Wednesday, December 20, 17, 08:27:37, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

In a world full of health conscious individuals, it is extremely important to put your best foot forward and take care of your physical health. This can often involve engaging in procedures that assist you in doing so, while simultaneously improving your appearance and treating the core issue of the illness.Obesity Obesity is a medical condition that is characterized by having excessive body fat to such an extent that it may have a negative impact on the health of the individual. It occurs when...

Friday, December 15, 17, 07:34:32, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

The Gastric part of the human body is vast thereby more and more succumbing to diseases. The diseases may vary from the part of the organ which is affected. Starting from the mouth till the rectum; the gastrointestinal diseases can affect organs such as the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, small and large intestine, liver, pancreas, and rectum. A specialist doctor known to resolve and help the gastro diseases is called as Gastroenterologist. The article covers few important gastro diseases, the...

Tuesday, December 12, 17, 11:25:24, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

A liver transplant is crucial in a condition where liver fails to carry out its functions normally. Also known as hepatic transplantation, where a surgery is carry out to remove the part of a liver or the entire liver. A donor living or deceased with the best match is tested and used for the transplant surgery. Liver transplant is the desperate remedy for chronic liver diseases with long term complications and for sudden onset of liver diseases failing at regular functioning of removal of ...

Monday, December 11, 17, 12:18:09, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

The liver is the second largest organ in the body and plays a major role in bodily functions. It processes everything you drink and eat. The liver converts food and liquid into energy and nutrients for the body, filtering harmful food items. One such item is alcohol, which after moderate level can cause liver failure. Liver failure is a life-threatening condition where the only cure is a transplant. Liver failure can occur gradually and over many years. The damage is beyond repair and the liver...

Saturday, December 9, 17, 10:26:21, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

What Is a Bone Marrow Transplant? A bone marrow transplant is a restorative methodology performed to supplant bone marrow that has been harmed or pulverized by illness, contamination, or chemotherapy. This methodology includes transplanting blood foundational micro-organisms, which go deep down marrow where they deliver fresh recruits cells and advance development of new marrow. Bone marrow is the springy, greasy tissue inside your bones. It makes the accompanying parts of the blood: &b...

Saturday, December 9, 17, 08:02:12, 1 Month In Health and Fitness

Types of Bone Marrow Transplant Bone marrow is a spongy, fatty tissue found in our bones. It is responsible for creating red blood cells which carry oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, white blood cells which are responsible for fighting against infection and finally, platelets which are responsible for the formation of clots. A bone marrow transplant is carried out to cure many diseases and types of cancer. It is a medical procedure to replace bone marrow which has been destroyed o...

Friday, December 8, 17, 12:09:28, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Bariatric Surgery? It is a branch of medicine or surgery which encourages weight loss by adjusting or altering the anatomy of digestive system and thus restricting the amount of that is eaten and digested. In layman’s term it is commonly called as the “WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY”What is Cosmetic Surgery? It is a branch of medicine that modifies the look of a physical feature, defect or irregularities.Now let us discuss some major differencesBariatric Surgery1. It is a weight...

Wednesday, December 6, 17, 09:27:35, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Liver transplant is conducted when the condition is severe or chronic, and all the other options have been exhausted. Patients with acute or chronic liver failure undergo this surgery. Fortunately, most of the surgeries have a high success rate. Many kids who undergo this surgery live a normal and healthy life. A proper long-term care with medications and regular follow-up for liver functioning is suggested. If surgery is the only option given by hepatobiliary surgeon, following are some import...

Monday, December 4, 17, 09:21:14, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous or benign tumors found in the female reproductive system located in the uterus. They are primarily made up of same smooth muscle tissues as the uterine wall. They grow in a single form or in clusters too. They range in different sizes and are found in the different locations of the uterus. Uterine fibroids are differentiated according to the location they are found such as subserosal fibroids, intramural fibroids, and submucosal fibroids. Subserosal fibro...

Saturday, December 2, 17, 11:53:08, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Why Bariatric Surgery is different from Cosmetic surgery One question that people ask us a lot is- What’s the major difference between bariatric or weight -loss surgery and cosmetic surgery for body re-shaping or liposuction?   Both of these procedures lead to inch loss and some improvement in physical appearance – and this is the biggest similarity between the two. The rest are all dissimilarities. Both  cosmetic and bariatric procedures are called ‘surgeries&rsq...

Friday, December 1, 17, 11:03:55, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Bariatric Surgery? The Bariatric Surgery is a general surgery involving physical alteration to the stomach for people who have undergone many lifestyle changes and have used various medications for weight loss. The basic principle behind this surgery involves by reducing the size of the stomach to hold lesser food (lesser intake of food) which will help a person to lose weight and lead a normal healthy life. A bariatric surgery is suggested only when exercise and diet regimen doesn...

Tuesday, November 21, 17, 10:03:05, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Get Started While You’re Pregnant If you are still pregnant, it is normal to gain weight, but that shouldn’t mean you indulge in overeating. You will have cravings, but prudence now pays back greatly later on. Walk around the block once or twice a day. This will benefit you and the baby by getting your blood and lymph flowing and getting fresh air into your lungs. Nature Gives Weight-Loss Advantage Once the baby is born, there’s an immediate loss of 11-13 lbs. Breastfeeding ...

Tuesday, November 21, 17, 09:43:07, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

How to treat Cirrhosis : Medical Treatment and Surgical Options. Nothing can back-pedal the liver damage caused due to cirrhosis not even the treatment. However, it'll play a great deal in healing the disease and helping the problems arising due to it, to a considerable extent which usually depends on its causes and types. Self-Care at Home for Cirrhosis : Putting an end to your alcohol intake totally can help in healing at the earliest. There are medications that are hazardous to ones liver ...

Monday, November 20, 17, 10:48:14, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Cirrhosis? It is a consternation of several liver diseases typified by unusual functioning of the liver. The diseases thus tend to damage and eliminate liver  which results in inflammation.The cells which aren't eliminated proliferate so as to make up for the damaged cells.This culminates in clumps of freshly instituted liver cells through which scar tissue is then formed. Common Causes of Cirrhosis Alcohol Talking about the western world alcohol is among the usual causes of...

Monday, November 20, 17, 10:39:15, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a condition in which a woman's hormones are out of balance causing irregular menstrual cycles and difficulty getting pregnant. Hormones are chemical messengers that trigger many different processes, including growth and energy production. PCOS also may cause unwanted changes in the patient's appearance. If left treated, over time it may lead to serious health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. What is PCOS? Small cystic growths deve...

Friday, November 17, 17, 10:44:17, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Hepatitis B is a fatal and life threatening liver infection caused by the hepatitis virus(HBV),which infects 300 million people worldwide. It is a contagious disease,whose severity ranges from mild illness to severe illness.Based on the severity of the illness, Hepatitis b ,can be classified into 'Acute Hepatitis b' virus infection,that occurs within first 6 months of the exposure to the virus       and 'Chronic hepatitis b' virus infection,which occurs,when the vir...

Wednesday, November 15, 17, 08:40:21, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

What is it that makes some couples yearn for the pitter patter of little feet, while others are not so keen on starting a family? It may be that career becomes a priority or a couple is constantly having to shift base and this type of relocation without supportive in-laws or help from other sources could be a deterrent. Whatever may be the reason here are a few contraceptive options: Abstinence Also called natural family planning, abstinence means avoiding sex when the woman is most fertile. T...

Wednesday, November 15, 17, 08:30:26, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

The functioning of our digestive system affects our body on the whole and has a great impact on our daily life. A digestive disorder in that case is to be treated properly or might have extreme consequences in the long run.Here, we have five of those digestive disorders pinned down which you must know:1.Chronic constipation The irregular, incomplete or infrequent passage of bowels denotes the fact that you are constipated. A matter of concern arises when a person’s bowel movements are les...

Tuesday, November 14, 17, 11:47:02, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Skin cancer incidences are rising at a phenomenal rate owing to the depletion in the ozone layer during to global warming. A disease that pre-empts a serious concern, it is important that we know to it and nip the problem at the bud. The UV radiation from the sun is the predominant etiological factor followed by genetical factors and metastasis if cancer cells from a pre existing malignant condition elsewhere in the body. There are three main types of skin cancers- Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), S...

Tuesday, November 14, 17, 11:29:28, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Breast Cancer is among the most common cancers affecting women in India. It can either be benign(harmless) or a malignant type. Most commonly arising autonomously out of the cells of the breast, it can also be secondary to any other form of cancer or the vice versa both having their own unique manifestations. Time for getting alert? It's time to get alert if you see any of the following signs: Lump in the breast Abnormal change in the shape of the breast Dimpling of skin Abnormal Dischar...

Monday, November 13, 17, 09:04:37, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Do Women Need To Be Worried About Fibroids? You may have been redirected here from my previous article where you were introduced to the dreaded Miss Fibroids. We don’t like her that much, do we? But hey, you wanted to know more on how to avoid her, and you’ve come to the right place! Read on to know the severity of your fibroids, what exactly causes it, and if you need to be worried.We’ve come to know that Fibroids are muscular tumours that grow in the wall of the uterus. More...

Monday, November 13, 17, 08:49:10, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Think about the term Uterine Fibroids. Sounds like a really scary disease or some sort of tumor growth, doesn’t it? Well, you’re partially correct. It is a type of tumor, specifically the most frequently seen tumor of the female reproductive system. “Well if it’s a tumor you say, then I should be worried?”With the negative connotation associated with the word “tumor”, the most common reaction I get is all my aunties gasping in fear and telling me to rus...

Saturday, November 11, 17, 08:29:01, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

With one of my close friends losing their battle to alcoholic liver cirrhosis, I realized just how important, yet overlooked liver as an organ is, in our body. We, as human beings make sure to keep up with our exterior looks, worry about maintaining our figure and keep...

Saturday, November 11, 17, 08:22:28, 2 Months In Health and Fitness

Your doctor may find that you have uterine fibroids when you see her or him for a regular pelvic exam to check your uterus, ovaries, and vagina. The doctor can feel the fibroid with her or his fingers during an ordinary pelvic exam, as a (usually painless) lump or mass on the uterus. Although most people aren’t comfortable getting this done, it is highly advised to get regular pelvic examinations to be safe. After all, it is better to reassure your health than restrict it. The doctor...

Friday, November 10, 17, 09:02:38, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Type 2 diabetes mellitus(T2DM) is the most common form of diabetes. It accounts for approximately 95 percent of all cases. Obesity is directly associated with increased rates of obesity worldwide. T2DM leads to health problems like cardiovascular disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, amputations, impotency, cognitive decline and mortality risk from certain forms of cancer. Premature death is increased by 80 percent and life expectancy is reduced by 12 to 14 years from T2DM.Every 10 seconds...

Thursday, November 9, 17, 13:09:45, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Coronary Angioplasty? Is it performed only for the heart? Coronary Angioplasty is a non surgical procedure that is aimed at widening the clogged arteries. This medical procedure is done for many other arteries too but as the name suggest, “coronary” angioplasty is done specifically for the arteries that form crown like structure around the other arteries. When do you need to get the angioplasty done? Narrowing of blood vessels is one of the most common causes of heart ailm...

Monday, November 6, 17, 08:51:27, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Overview ACL reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — one of the major ligaments in the knee. ACL injuries most commonly occur during sudden stops and changes in direction — such as while playing sports like basketball, s...

Friday, November 3, 17, 11:54:13, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Osteoporosis, as the name suggests, is a medical condition in which the bones get porous and fragile. As a result, you become more prone to fractures, which are hard to repair. The worse part of the story is that there are no visible symptoms of osteoporosis and yo...

Friday, November 3, 17, 07:27:50, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Arthritis isn’t a single disease like typhoid! It is an umbrella term for a group of diseases that cause inflammation of joints. There are hundreds of arthritis with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis being the most common ones.  Here are how they are caused and the&n...

Thursday, November 2, 17, 08:23:43, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Bones are in a constant state of renewal; new bone is made and old bone is broken down. Osteoporosis occurs when the rate of creation of new bone tissue is slower than the rate of its removal. It is a disorder of the skeletal system wherein the bones become&nb...

Tuesday, October 31, 17, 09:11:01, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

A total knee replacement is a surgical procedure whereby the diseased knee joint is replaced with artificial components.  What happens in a Total Knee Replacement surgery? The knee is a hinge joint (works like the hinge of a door). The thighbone abuts the large bone of the...

Friday, October 27, 17, 08:09:08, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Urinary bladder infection: symptoms, causes and treatments A urinary bladder infection is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI), caused within the bladder due to a bacterial infection. An infection in the bladder leads to inflammation in the bladder which is also known as cystitis....

Friday, October 27, 17, 08:03:38, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Urinary tract infection: what precautions can women take? A urinary tract infection ( UTI ) is an infection that can occur in any part of the urinary system, namely, the kidneys, ureters, bladder and the urethra. A UTI can occur in both men and women; however women are...

Thursday, October 26, 17, 10:56:57, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Knee joint is one of the strongest and most essential of all the joints not only because it allows you to walk and run and jump all around but also because it functions as a hinge between the upper and the lower leg bone.  Injuries and medical conditions ...

Thursday, October 26, 17, 10:49:41, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Exercising is a healthy lifestyle, but sometimes one can get injured in the very activity of playing sports or exercising. Accidents, poor training practices, or improper gear can result in them. Some people also get hurt because they are not in shape or are overweight. Addi...

Wednesday, October 25, 17, 15:54:07, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

When 10 year old Kim was learning about blood and the circulatory system, she was unaware of the technological marvels that help save lives, where blood, stem cells or bone marrow can be taken from a healthy donor and inserted to someone whose cells are fighting deadly&...

Tuesday, October 24, 17, 09:48:10, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Out of the hundred liver diseases that could affect children, each with its own array of complications, there are certain indicators that parents can watch out for and consult their pediatric liver specialist without delay. Commonly known symptoms are:  Pale stools  Passing of blo...

Friday, October 20, 17, 10:19:34, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Would you give your liver like you would readily donate your old clothes, books or generously part with food? Certainly not! (Even if the best hepatologist in Mumbai would reassure you!) It’s not something you can buy and just discard or sell on a whim. But you&nb...

Friday, October 20, 17, 10:11:51, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Blood cancer is the type of cancer that affects the blood cells producing tissues including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. It initiates in the soft tissue of the bone called the bone marrow. Since bone marrow is responsible for producing red blood cells, white blood&n...

Tuesday, October 17, 17, 12:59:18, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

Cancer is a group of diseases in which abnormal cell growth takes place with the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Not all tumors are cancerous, though. Benign tumors stay confined and do not spread to other parts of the body. Signs and s...

Tuesday, October 17, 17, 12:18:35, 3 Months In Health and Fitness

What Is a Hysterectomy? The uterus or the womb is where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The uterine lining is the source of menstrual blood. A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman’s uterus. The surgery can be used to treat a number of chronic&n...

Tuesday, October 10, 17, 10:13:42, 4 Months In Health and Fitness

What is a Lap Band Surgery? Obesity has become a growing concern over the past decade. Medically, obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of over 30 kg/m2. Surgical options are becoming a popular alternative to exercise and dieting for weight loss. One of ...

Tuesday, October 10, 17, 10:11:11, 4 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Gastric Sleeve Surgery? Gastric Sleeve surgery or sleeve gastrectomy is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 15% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach along the greater curvature. The result is&nb...

Wednesday, October 4, 17, 09:36:56, 4 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Gastric Bypass Surgery? Gastric bypass is surgery that helps the patient lose weight by changing how the stomach and small intestine handle the food they eat. It is a surgical procedure in which the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a much larger&...

Wednesday, October 4, 17, 09:29:02, 4 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Bariatic Surgery? Bariatic Surgery or weight loss surgery includes a variety of procedures performed on people suffering from obesity. The size of the stomach is reduced through one of the following techniques:  With a gastric band (tying a band around the stomach to ...

Tuesday, October 3, 17, 13:43:52, 4 Months In Health and Fitness

What is Uterine Fibroids? The condition when there is growth of benign muscle tumors in the form of lumps on the Uterus is known as Uterine Fibroids. Doctors believe that uterine fibroids develop from the proliferation of a stem cell in the smooth muscular tissue of the&nbs...

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