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Diabetes & How to Avoid it

1 What Is Diabetes and What Are Different Types of Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a condition where concentration of glucose in blood is higher than normal A Person has Diabetes Mellitus if one of the following is present: Fasting… Continue reading...

CHRONIC OTITIS MEDIA AND OSSICULOPLASTY

Ossiculoplasty refers to the surgical process of restoring the hearing system between the tympanic membrane and oval window The aim of an Ossiculoplasty surgery is to reform the faulty ossicular chain (chain of three bones: Malleus, Incus and… Continue reading...

Depression During Pregnancy

We often hear words like postpartum depression or the baby blues, which occurs shortly after the birth of a baby, but we don't hear as much about depression that occurs during pregnancy which is termed as prenatal depression An estimated 14 to 23… Continue reading...

NUTRITIONAL TIPS AND TRICKS FOR TODDLERS

It is well known that feeding toddlers can often be challenging Between the age of 1 to 3, several developmental changes take place and toddlers tend to strive for independence and control Their growth rate slows down and along with it, their… Continue reading...

Sick Sinus Syndrome

Aster Hospital recently received its first International cardiac patient, a 35 year old Nigerian lady, banker by profession who presented with dizziness and multiple episodes of visual blackouts for the last 8 years and increasing frequency since… Continue reading...

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery

Having a cataract is a bit like having a dirty windscreen on a car It can make the view cloudy or foggy or sometimes blurry It can also cause glare from bright lights, sunshine, and on-coming headlights while driving When these problems make your… Continue reading...

5 ORAL HEALTHCARE TIPS FOR MOMS TO BE

A lot of pregnant women skip dental visits thinking that dental treatments during pregnancy can harm their babies The American Dental Association, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Pediatrics all… Continue reading...

Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colon Resection for Sigmoid Adenocarcinoma

  A 56 year old lady presented to Aster Hospital, Mankhool with change in bowel consistency with a pattern of 10 days duration and blood in motions Patient noticed her stools became loose 10 days go, this was associated with forceful passage… Continue reading...

PREGNANCY AND VEGETARIAN DIET

Pregnancy is very crucial phase of women life Its very important to have healthy and nutritious diet during pregnancy Eating healthy means you need to include all the food groups in your daily meals So that all nutrients should be received by… Continue reading...

Hiatus Hernia with Esophagitis

  A 32-year-old gentleman, presented to Aster Hospital, Mankhool with a prolonged history of heartburn, upper abdominal pain, disturbed sleep due to regurgitations for more than two years He was being treated - for 'acidity' by various… Continue reading...

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  Mr Shahadat Hussain Chowdhury, a 58 year old male with no known comorbidities like diabetes, hypertension or chest diseases presented to Aster Hospital, Mankhool with complaints of fever since two days associated with difficulty in… Continue reading...

Hypertriglyceride Induced Pancreatitis (HTGP)

Plasmapheresis: an important treatment modality option in the practice of Critical Care Medicine A 34 year old man was admitted to Aster Hospital, Mankhool with chief complaints of severe abdominal pain, vomiting multiple episodes and general… Continue reading...

Common Oral Health Threats

General lack of awareness about the importance of oral health and its severe consequences on the overall health of in an individual is the major reason why despite knowing the need, oral health is not considered priority People often assume that bad… Continue reading...