Dr. Ritika Shanmugam on Is your shampoo causing hair loss? Watch out for these ingredients | Healthshots
Dr. Ritika Shanmugam, Consultant – Dermatology and Cosmetology, Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram, underscores that hair loss can stem from various causes, encompassing stress, diet, and even hair care products like shampoos. Some shampoos might contain elements that contribute to hair loss. Dr. Shanmugam advises that while a certain degree of hair loss during washing is normal, the excessive loss should be a concern. She suggests opting for shampoos with moisturising components like aloe vera and coconut oil to promote healthier hair. Read this article to know more.
Dr. Shankar V on Sowing Seeds of Connection: Manipal Hospitals Malleshwaram's Special Tree Planting Activity on Independence Day
On the occasion of Independence Day, Manipal Hospitals Malleshwaram organised a special Tree Plantation Program at a BBMP Park near the hospital. This event, part of the hospital's Neighborhood Connect program, was attended by senior citizens who planted saplings. Actor Nagabhushana N S and Dr. Shankar V from Manipal Hospitals were the chief guests. Read the article to know more.
Dr. Sangeetha Rao on Red and watery eyes? Don’t take it easy
Conjunctivitis is a highly contagious disease that presents with symptoms like red and watery eyes. Dr. Sangeetha Rao, Consultant - Ophthalmology, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur and Malleshwaram, speaks about why the city has seen a sudden surge in cases of this condition in recent times. Read the article to know more.
Dr. Prashant P N and Dr. Basavaraj Kuntoji on 127 fall sick due to contaminated water in city | Hindustan Times - Print and Online | Hindustan Times
127 people, of which 88 were children, recently fell ill owing to consuming contaminated water that was supplied by a water tanker supply service. Dr. Basavaraj Kuntoji, Consultant - Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospitals Malleshwaram, shares some advice on how to prevent water-borne illnesses.
Dr. Dinesh V Kamath on Throat trouble? Blame the extreme weather | Bangalore Mirror
Dr. Dinesh V Kamath, Consultant - Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram, highlights the impact of fluctuating weather in Bengaluru on the incidence of throat infections among the population. The drastic temperature changes make people more vulnerable to throat infections caused by benign viruses or allergic pharyngitis. These infections are highly contagious and commonly present symptoms such as coughing, sore throat, runny nose, difficulty swallowing, and occasionally stomach illnesses. Check out this article for more.
Dr. Shobha N on Explained: World Brain Tumor Day: What Are The Major Risk Factors For Brain Tumor? | India Times
World Brain Tumor Day: What Are The Major Risk Factors For Brain Tumor?
Know all risk factors of brain tumours
For brain tumours, the cells in the brain grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts soon. Brain tumours have various risk factors, such as age, family history, and exposure to chemicals or radiation. However, one can prevent brain tumours by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, protecting yourself from toxic environments, limiting radiation exposure, being aware of family issues, and looking after symptoms. Dr. Shobha N, consultant in neurologist and stroke physician at Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram, explains how brain tumours can have adverse effects and lists ways to prevent them. She says early diagnosis and prompt treatment will help control the increasing brain tumour cases and prevent further complications.
Dr. Shobha N on Can Depression Trigger The Risk Of Dementia In Patients? Experts Answer | News 18 | Daily Hunt | Samachar Central | The Local Report | Tech AI.
Depression and dementia are closely related, and a patient with depression may have an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. Studies have shown that patients who have experienced early-life depression are more than twice as likely to develop dementia later on, and patients with severe depression are at a greater risk. According to Dr. Shobha N, Consultant, Neurologist, and Stroke Physician at Manipal Hospital Malleswaram, individuals with dementia may experience forgetfulness leading to memory loss, hallucinations, and delusions. Reducing depressive symptoms during young adulthood may reduce the risk of developing dementia later on, according to Dr. Gautami Nagabhirava, Senior Neuropsychiatrist, Kamineni Hospital, Hyderabad. To prevent the risk of developing dementia, it is essential to treat depression effectively and regularly screen patients for memory issues.
Dr. Ramesh B R on Zika scare: Karnataka health dept relieved as 21 pregnant women test negative for virus | Deccan Herald | Social News | TeleguStop | DajiWorld | Punjab News Express | Niharika Times | Mangalorean | Can
Topic: Zika scare: Karnataka health department relieved as 21 pregnant women test negative for virus
Doctor quoted: Dr. Ramesh B R, Consultant - Pulmonology, Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram