Friday, January 21, 2022


Obese with hernia: What’s the way out?

Hernia recurrence is more likely in obese patients.

High stress levels leading to high prevalence of NCDs in Telangana and AP

These states particularly have a higher prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD) like hypertension, digestive diseases, diabetes, and neurological diseases as compared to the National Average Prevalence Rate of these diseases.

Experts sound alarm over hypertension amid Covid-19 pandemic

In India almost 30 per cent of adults have hypertension, and an alarmingly high number are unaware of their condition.

Headache most common health ailment among urban Indians: Survey

The survey monitored 15,133 households in 34 towns across four zones.

No bigger motivation for quitting tobacco than current health crisis

Oral cancer can be detected early in the pre-cancerous stage through regular screening.

Timing, patient selection important factors for new antibody cocktail: Dr Nageshwar Reddy

AIG Hospitals chairman Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, said the real-world evidence of this monoclonal antibodies is yet to be established but the clinical studies published in peer-reviewed journals are encouraging

Hyderabad hospital successfully performs high risk deliveries

Dr Pranathi treated an expecting mother, who was infected with Covid twice and the patient was taken for a cesarean

Home monitoring important to deal with hypertension: Expert

World Hypertension Day is observed on May 17 every year to create awareness about high blood pressure and cardiovascular diseases among the public, and this year, the theme is “Measure blood pressure accurately, control it and live longer”

The impact of Covid-19 on high blood pressure

People with diabetes, hypertension, heart conditions, and other co-morbidities fall continue to into the high-risk category and may encounter serious complications, if infected.

BP pills may cause skin cancers in elderly

Long-term intake of antihypertensive medications called thiazide diuretics, including hydrochlorothiazide, are linked with higher rates of non-melanoma and melanoma -- the two major types of skin cancers, reported.

Food fortification, a potent way to fight hidden hunger

Fortified rice, wheat flour, and double fortified salt are the key substances that aim to tackle anemia and micro nutrient deficiencies in India because a large population of adolescents and women in reproductive age groups are anaemic.

Cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes on the rise in India, warns report

From an age wise perspective, the younger generation is unhealthier in comparison to the older generation.

Pregnancy complications increase risk of heart disease in women

The study also provided guidance on how to manage heart health during menopause, after pregnancy complications, and during other conditions such as breast cancer and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

Cancer screening campaign in Nizamabad

Hyderabad: Grace Cancer Foundation and Indur Cancer Hospital in partnership with the State government are organising a first-of-its-kind year-long Comprehensive Cancer Screening Campaign covering...

Dell, Health Ministry launch app for non-communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as hypertension, stroke, diabetes, and heart disease account for 63 per cent mortality in India.

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