1.Why is the concept of all-day-breakfast high in demand?
Breakfast is generally not a meal that a lot of people consume at a restaurant. However, with the growing popularity of all day breakfast menus, a lot of people have started visiting food joints for this. After all who doesn’t love a pancake, waffle or hash brown at any time of the day. A lot of times, people prefer eating breakfast items like pancakes and French toast for dessert. Continue reading “Popularity of All Day Breakfast”
A 52 year gentleman with no co morbid illness, who was physically active presented with 2 weeks history of abdominal pain and vomiting. He was evaluated at another medical center for the same and given symptomatic treatment. Since his symptoms persisted, he underwent tests which showed that he had acute kidney failure (Creatinine 3.8 mg, CRP 38). He was referred to the Nephrology Department for evaluation of the same. Continue reading “The Biggest Risk Is Not Taking Any Risk”
Vaccinations are extremely important for the health and well-being of a child. Parents are often skeptical about getting their child vaccinated, which is partly due to the fact that they have very little familiarity with the devastating effects of a vaccine-preventable illness. Here are some of the key benefits to having your child vaccinated. Continue reading “Importance of Vaccination”
Newborn period refers to the first twenty-eight days of life. This period is the most challenging period of human life, since babies are born to an entirely new surrounding from a warm and quite place, i.e. the mother’s womb. There are lots of physiological changes happening during this period in the baby, which is essential for their survival. Also this period is an important time in the life of the baby and the family, since both of them face lots of changes from their routine. Continue reading “Newborn Care”
Every year 24th March is recognized as World Tuberculosis Day in order to educate and create awareness about the various facades of Tuberculosis (TB) and break the myths surrounding it. On the road to eradicating TB, we must all unite and work towards a TB-Free World. Continue reading “What You Need to know about Tuberculosis”
Timely deployment of endoscopic colonic stent for relieving acute colonic obstruction.
A 54 year old male patient was diagnosed to have cancer of recto-sigmoid region in October 2017. He underwent investigation for staging of the disease and as planned, he was thought to be a good candidate for surgical management. Continue reading “Laparoscopic Anterior Resection for Colonic Cancer”
A 48 year old female was brought to Aster Hospital’s Emergency on the evening of 20th October 2017. She was brought in the ambulance on a stretcher complaining of severe pain and deformity of her left leg with blood soaked POP slab. Continue reading “Comminuted Segmental Fracture of Left Tibia Shaft and Fibula”
Cancer in children accounts for just 1 % of the total number of cancer cases. The ‘Golden Ribbon’ which is symbolic of paediatric cancers denotes the importance in curing these cancers. Although rare, they cause much distress in the young parents and immediate family members, for obvious reasons. Unlike adult cancers, the onset can be quite rapid and dramatic. Continue reading “Childhood Cancer; Know the Warnings”
Multi nodular goiter is a relatively common thyroid disorder with a marked female preponderance. Most of these goiters weigh less than 100 grams. Glands weighing more than 500 grams are extremely unusual and often result as a consequence of ignorance, neglect, lack of inadequate medical facility, fear of undergoing surgery or due to an unusually rapid growth as in malignancy. These patients pose a specific surgical challenge and need to be managed by experienced surgeons. Continue reading “Thyroidectomy for a Massive Goiter”
The winter season leads to rampant increase in various health concerns including flu, influenza, asthma, sinusitis etc. Majority of these health conditions are caused due to the change in temperatures, poor dietary practices and limited exposure to sunlight. The first step towards ensuring good health during the winter is to be aware of the facts and distinguish the truth from false. A few of the common misconceptions about health during the winter, which we need to stop believing are; Continue reading “Winter Health Myths To Stop Believing”