Are you at risk of brain stroke? 

Identify stroke with an easy acronym F A S T, which stands for F (facial asymmetry), A (arm weakness), S (speech difficulty) and T (time to call for an ambulance )

Grow trees and plant clean air

Researchers say that if about 20- 30% of city area is covered by trees then it can reduce the particulate pollution by almost 24% ! In most Indian cities tree cover is between 7-15% and hence there is a need to increase it.

Diabetes can be managed. Here is how 

Lack of awareness about diabetes and its complications, delayed diagnosis, myths surrounding diabetes management and dependence on quacks for treatment makes diabetes detection and management difficult

Diabetes can damage  your teeth and gums  

People who have diabetes know that this disease can damage eyes, nerves, kidneys and heart. What they don't know is that diabetes can also affect their oral health. It can lead to pain and infection in teeth and gums.

Understanding the difference between heart failure and heart attack is necessary

While a heart attack is a sudden and unexpected event resulting from blockage in the arteries supplying blood to the heart muscles, heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs

It is possible to address the micro-data gap in healthcare delivery with creativity and diligence 

There are no processes in place for using data as a problem-solving aid in rural health delivery. The good news is that it can be addressed with some creativity, more diligence and lots of luck.

India needs to holistically tackle child malnutrition

It is shocking that despite losing precious segments of its population each year, discussions around its causes in the mainstream media are virtually non-existent.

The Blue Whale Challenge and how the Internet is affecting our state of mind

We must not lose sight of the far larger issue of teenage suicides in our country in the midst of the Blue Whale melodrama

Hospitals have no business making profits on medicines

Like cardiac stents, the prices of medicines, non-coronary stents, implants used in orthopedics, eyes, ears, pacemakers and all consumables such as syringes should be capped

Wellness at workplace- Sit/stand is the way forward

Switching between seated and standing postures throughout the day is not only good for energy and productivity, but for overall health

The Eman I knew...

My tryst with Eman began on January 29, 2017. 4,500 miles away, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, in a distant suburb of the historical city of Alexandria lay a woma....

India needs more multi-specialty children's hospitals: Dr Praveen Khilnani

Dr Praveen Khilnani, a pediatric intensivist and clinical director, Rainbow hospital, Delhi, talks about the idea behind setting up a children's hospital in the capital an....

This robot-assisted digital 360 degree breast thermography device may help detect breast cancer at an early stage

The new device might address all three inhibitions a woman generally have while going for a regular breast cancer screening....

Cycling may protect you against diabetes

A study published in PLOS Medicine examines the impact of cycling for commuting and recreation on the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study ....

3rd Medical Expo 2017, Lucknow is North India’s only trade show for doctors, hospitals, health care centers and clinics. This expo will showcase the la...