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Alex, 66, looked peaceful as he lay on the operation table at a Hospital in India and Mako a surgical robot, went into action. He had a stage-4 arthritis in both knees and had been confined to his home for many months. He finally decided to undergo a knee replacement surgery hoping to relieve pain […]

Breast Cancer: The importance of screening

Is Breast Cancer preventable? Sadly we don’t have any vaccine yet, and it’s not preventable. But with some measures, we can definitely catch the disease early, which is the key to a good outcome. However, it is important to know the risk factors. Apart from family history, your personal life choices like late or no […]

Is Hernia A Cause For Worry?

What is a Hernia? It is a condition where a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall causes an internal organ to push through the muscle or tissue that forms the wall. The resulting bulge can come and go and may or may not be painful. It can be a defect from birth or can […]

Facts about Gynaecologic Cancer

What is Gynaecologic Cancer? Cancer starts when cells grow out of control, and it can develop anywhere in the body. Gynaecologic cancers begin in a woman’s reproductive organs, in the pelvis, the area below the stomach. These are one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in women worldwide. The main five types of Gynaecologic […]

TAVR Latest Treatment For Heart Valves

With the rise in heart disease, there are many latest technology & research in cardiac treatment. Transcatheter  Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is one such technology which is becoming increasingly popular in cardiac treatment Why is TAVI / TAVR needed? Human heart has got four valves. If one of these valves is narrowed, then it is called […]

Facts About Prostate Cancer

What is Prostate Cancer? The Prostate is a gland in males that produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. Prostate Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in males. Many prostate cancers grow slowly and are confined to the prostate gland, where they may not cause serious harm. What are […]

Know All About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

What is IBD? IBD is a condition where there is inflammation inside the digestive tract. The two types of IBD are Ulcerative Colitis(inflammation with sores or ulcers, along the lining of colon and rectum) and Crohn’s Disease (inflammation of the lining of your GI tract – from oesophagus to the anus). What are the symptoms […]

Advance care for ‘birth-defect’ of heart

  What is termed a congenital heart disease (CHD)? It is a birth defect where a child is born with structural defects in the heart. The majority are simple defects like a small hole in the heart and can be closed by interventional device closure or surgery. Some may not need any active treatment. More […]