Thursday, April 25, 2019

Care for the aged, now delivered at doorstep

Life for senior citizens has become more difficult over the years (“Ageing with dignity”, Feb.23). Joint families are disappearing, the younger generation’s lifestyle has...

Increasing Alcohol Dependence and Rise in the number of cases with Alcoholic Liver Disease

The number of cases of liver cirrhosis hasn’t gone down; the attention from it has taken a back seat because non-alcoholic liver cirrhosis...

‘1000 Days Initiative’ aims to bring diabetes under control in India

January 11, 2022 will mark 100 years of insulin use, when a young boy dying from diabetes was given the first insulin injection. Setting...

New techniques of Paediatrics discussed at Summer CME

After grand success of 37th WB PEDIACON 2018, the Annual state conference, West Bengal Academy of Paediatrics, (WBAP) has been organised a special conference...

Omega-3 rich diets linked to lower asthma symptoms in children: Study

A new study has found that consuming a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids is linked to fewer childhood asthma symptoms which are triggered...

Protect your Eyes when Playing Holi

Holi is just round the corner and everyone is gearing up to make the most of the riot of colors. The gulals, rang pichkaris,...

 Quality sleep is crucial to ensure good health and quality of life.

Research shows that we spend up to one-third of our lives sleeping. Sleep is a basic human need, much like eating and drinking, and...

Medical professionals, care givers along with patients walks on the ramp

Empowerment of women also means empowerment of the community. From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an exciting period of history where...

Thumb reattachment : “A joining ray of hope”

It is often said that one of the key defining traits which distinguishes mankind from animals is an opposable thumb. While many may take...

Nearly 50% cancer patients are uninsured

With healthcare expenses touted to rise in coming years, a grim reality has come to the fore as doctors believe almost 50% of cancer...
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