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The Need To Re-Look At the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act (KPME Act)

Unfortunately, a lot of controversy and mistrust between the medical fraternity and the government has been generated by the introduction of the KPME act. We witnessed the unusual situation of thousands of doctors, health care workers and representatives of medical establishments taking to the streets (a very unusual situation in the medical fraternity) to request the government to reconsider the…

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Everything You Need To Know About Breast Cancer

New trends in breast cancer surgery: evolution from aggressive and mutilating treatment to conservative approach Breast cancer is currently the most common cancer among women worldwide. Surgery is usually the first line of attack against breast cancer. Today, the aesthetic satisfaction of breast cancer patients coupled with oncological safety is the goal of the modern breast surgeon. The present article…

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How To Effectively Quit Smoking Without Relapse?

It is a known fact that smoking is bad for the body, but most people fail to realize that it also affects the health of those around. Quitting smoking can really be difficult, which prompts the smokers to come up with excuses like ‘I am quitting soon’, ‘I am not addicted’, ‘smoking is cool’, ‘it helps me calm down’ and…

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Zika Virus Reaches India: All You Need To Know About The Mosquito-Borne Virus.

According to WHO’s report, “On 15 May 2017, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare-Government of India (MoHFW) reported three laboratory-confirmed cases of Zika virus disease in Bapunagar area, Ahmedabad District, Gujarat, State, India.” First case was reported in February 2016 in Ahmedabad followed by another case reported in November 2016. Recently,  a 37th week pregnant women was tested positive…

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10 Early Signs Of Lung Cancer

Approximately 40% of patients with lung cancer are diagnosed at an advanced stage, and one-third of those diagnosed have usually reached stage III. The warning signs or noticeable symptoms of lung cancer are not always present in the early stages. But if one can relate the risk factors with patient lifestyle and one or more of the below-mentioned symptoms, then…

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The Signs And Symptoms Of Stomach Cancer

An uncontrolled growth of cells is termed as a cancer. They are of different types, and one among them is stomach cancer. According to the World Health Organization, 8, 00,000 cancer-related deaths occur each year globally due to stomach cancers. It is the fourth most common cancer worldwide and is hard to diagnose and treat. Here are a few basic facts…

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10 FAQs About Cancer

Cancer is a condition in which the body’s cells begin to divide and spread into the surrounding tissues. An accumulation of cancer cells leads to the formation of a tumor which can possibly be malignant. The human body is made up of trillions of cells and cancer can start anywhere within this area. When cancer tumor develops, the cell cycle…

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7 Steps To A Fresh And Clean Skin

Our environment is polluted with dust and smoke, and many other stressors which harm our skin. The environment we are exposed to, makes our skin tone uneven, increases the aging signs, and also increasing the risk of skin cancer. Washing the face not only helps in getting a glowing skin, it also helps you to get rid off all the…

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Advanced Cytoreductive Surgery And Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC is a treatment option for people who have advanced surface spread of cancer within the abdomen. When it’s paired with HIPEC, it considerably increases life expectancy and reduces the rate of cancer recurrence. What is Cytoreductive Surgery? The surgical management of advanced ovarian, primary peritoneal, colorectal and gastric cancers has evolved from the performance of basic…

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