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Breast-feeding nutrition: Tips for moms

As in pregnancy, what you eat while breastfeeding, is key to your baby’s nutrition So it’s important to continue making healthy choices You don't need to eat anything special while you're breastfeeding But it's a good idea for you, just like… Continue reading...

Advanced Cervical Spine Surgery

Cervical disc problems are becoming very common nowadays Traditionally, a discectomy with bone or cage followed by Anterior Plating was being used However, due to the advancement in spinal surgery, the surgery for cervical disc is now much safer… Continue reading...

Managing Diet with PCOS

PCOS is the most common endocrine disorder in women, affecting an estimated 5–10 % of women of reproductive age (Franks, 1995; Knockenhauer et al 1998; Asuncion et al 2000) Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which the ovaries… Continue reading...

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MYOPIA AND HYPERMETROPIA

Is your vision giving you trouble but you are not sure of what exactly you’re facing This blog will give you a brief idea of two common eye conditions - Myopia and Hypermetropia Both these conditions occur because light does not focus… Continue reading...

Thoracic Pedicle Screw Placement

Complicated Spinal Surgery Allows Patient To Walk Again 3 months ago, a 45-year-old Filipino male patient was diagnosed, at Aster Hospital, Mankhool, with TB spine which is a form of Tuberculosis that affects the spine Upon this diagnosis, the… Continue reading...

Maintaining Good Posture

Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right amount of muscle tension against gravity Without posture and the muscles that… Continue reading...

CRANIOTOMY FOR A BRAIN TUMOUR

A brain tumor is a collection of abnormal cells that mature in the brain and since the skull is very firm and rigid, any growth within its restricted space can cause problems  Craniotomy is the most common surgical procedure performed for a… Continue reading...

CEREBRAL ANEURYSM COILING

An Egyptian male patient aged 50 was admitted at the Emergency department in Aster Hospital, Mankhool in a drowsy state and with sudden intolerable headache and vomiting Considering his condition on admission, he was immediately taken up for an… Continue reading...

MALIGNANT GIANT PHYLLODES

Towards the closure of March 2019, a 48 year old female patient visited Dr Vanesha Varik at Aster Hospital, Mankhool with a massive tumour on her right chest wall The tumour was approximately 25cms in largest dimension which completely engulfed her… Continue reading...

DIET & NUTRITION FOR GESTATIONAL DIABETIC MOMS

What is Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that is first seen in a pregnant woman who did not have diabetes before she was pregnant Some women have more than one pregnancy affected by gestational diabetes Gestational… Continue reading...