Aesthetics Advice

I have some very good advice for all considering using aesthetic medicine to improve their appearance, whether it be anti wrinkle injections, fillers, natural alternatives ect. Look at this process as improvement not change. Try to look like your younger self, but not somebody else. When going to a consultation, bring a photo of your younger self – mid to late 20’s and aim for that sort of improvement as wanting to look like somebody else is to high an

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Herculean Task of Saving a 23 Weeks Premature Baby

Babies delivered at the gestational age of 23-24 weeks are considered to have borderline survival potentials their organs are extremely immature. The NICU team at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital is used to such challenges, having managed to discharge babies as small as 550 grams (26 weeks of gestation). The Case:  Mrs. & Mr. Kujur, are residents of Tarapur, Palghar. The mother, Sunita, a 35-years-old woman with premature onset of labour after 23 weeks of pregnancy was referred to Nanavati Hospital. The

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The MUST ASK Question Before Laparoscopic Surgery

Before proceeding for Laparoscopic surgery, one should know what is it? Why it is necessary to have this surgery? What is Laparoscopic surgery? Laparoscopy is also known as a diagnostic laparoscopy. It is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It is a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure. Only small incisions are made. Why it is performed? Laparoscopy is generally used to identify and diagnose the source of abdominal or pelvic pain. Doctor suggest you when

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Arthritis Leads to Cardiac Problems

Arthritis is a commonly heard disease, but many don’t know that inflammatory conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and lupus can put you in danger of cardiovascular diseases. Research says that arthritis increases 60% chances of its patients dying of heart problems than those who don’t have arthritis. It has been seen that arthritis patients are 2-3 times more prone to develop blood clots leading to myocardial infarction (heart attack) or cardiovascular diseases. Also, there is an increased risk of atrial

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Chest Pain in Kids: Is it Common?

When a child complains of chest pain, the first thought is “Would it be heart issue?” usually the answer is no. Heart attacks are extremely rare in children, but there can be other reasons for chest pain like irritated chest muscles or inflammation of the heart lining. What you can do if the child complains of chest pain: It is not unusual for parents to be worried when the child complains of chest pain; however, it is unlikely that something

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Preparing for a Cosmetic Surgery

Most common perception about cosmetic surgery is that it is a surgical procedure that will improve a person’s external features. However, that is not always the case. There are some candidates who need the surgery because of an accident or to cover up burns. Whatever the reason is, preparation is most important. As a matter of fact, it is important to be prepared prior to any type of surgery. When getting a cosmetic surgery done, the most important thing to

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Natural Blood Thinners

It is a well-known fact that thick blood is a root cause of heart diseases. When the blood gets thick, there is a greater chance for clotting and inflammation of internal organs. This problem is usually tackled with the use of blood thinners. It has been proved that aspirin is helpful during a heart attack. Cardiologists suggest that people who are at high risk of heart attack can avoid the take risk by taking low-dose of aspirin (blood thinners) every

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Future of Cancer Treatment: A guide to new medicines and surgical techniques

Cancer is not a new disease and has distressed people throughout the world since a very long time. Some of the earliest evidence of human bone cancer dates back to 1600 B.C. when it was found in mummies in primordial Egypt and in ancient manuscript. At present, it is the second leading cause of death on the planet after the cardiovascular diseases. However, millions of cancer affected people have been able to extend their life owing to early detection and

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List of Top Cancer Treatment Hospitals in India: NewsLover

India is becoming a popular destination for the medical tourists, given the relatively low costs and high quality treatment in the private hospitals. Especially for cancer treatment, the country boasts of some of the best cancer treatments hospitals in the world. They offer medical expertise combined with latest technology to render patients all the possible opportunities to overcome the disease and lead a normal life again. Here is the list of top five cancer hospitals in the country. Tata Memorial

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Hernia

A hernia is a gap or space in the strong tissue that holds muscles in place. A hernia occurs when the inside layers of the abdominal muscle have weakened, resulting in a bulge or tear. In the same way that an inner tube pushes through a damaged tyre, the inner lining of the abdomen pushes through the weakened area of the abdominal wall to form a small balloon like sac. This will cause a loop of intestine or abdominal tissue

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12 Early Symptoms of Cancer in Men By Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital

Cancer is on the top of the list of killer diseases killing mankind. The disease is now becoming highly prevalent in both men as well as in women. A study has revealed that cancer is one of the most common causes of death in males. However, there is every chance that men just ignore the signs of cancer. Yes that is right! There are several indications that signal possible cancer in men. However, men are usually not very much into

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Minimally Invasive Surgery in Mumbai | Spine Surgeon- Dr Mihir Bapat’s

Today health news update Dr. Mihir Bapat now shifted from Kokilaben to Nanavati Institute as a director. He has over 14 years of experience and performed more than 1000 surgeries including all kinds of spinal pathologies from degenerative, infections and deformities to high cervical and craniovertebral anomalies and tumours. Here are the top official’s give the news: We welcome India’s leading Minimally Invasive Spine #Surgeon, Dr. Mihir Bapat, Director, #Nanavati Institute of #Spine Surgery.#MihirBapat pic.twitter.com/AiCsPpJjEV — Nanavati Hospital (@NanavatiHOSP) January

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Chronic case of hypertrophic lichen planus treated successfully with oral acitretin by Dr Rameshwar Gutte

A 48 year old otherwise healthy married male, presented with multiple highly itchy dark raised lesions over bilateral legs since 15 years. (Figure-1) Patient was treated with oral antihistamines and topical moisturizers and topical steroid –salicylic acid ointments and intralesional steroid injections by various dermatologists in past with only temporary relief. Based on history and clinical examination, differential diagnosis of hypertrophic LP and prurigo nodularis was thought. With informed consent, biopsy was taken from a fresh representative lesion. Biopsy was

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Dr Sanjeev Jain performs arguably the first Uncemented Knee Replacement in India

On 26th April, Dr Sanjeev Jain at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital performed arguably India’s first uncemented total knee replacement. This young 48 years old female was suffering from advanced degenerative osteoarthritis of the knee for 7 years. She had tried out all modalities of treatment and nothing worked for her. Longevity of knee implant is the main issue in younger patient. Uncemented technology promises to play a role here. Dictum is that Total knee replacement is a surgery usually

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Tips for Fast Recovery After Cataract Surgery

Recovery after a cataract surgery recovery is usually fast without any complications. The process should be uneventful, as long as you are in good health and have no major eye issues. The statistics reflect that most cataract surgeries done till date have been highly successful and give the patient a sharper vision. A cataract surgery usually takes about 10 minutes and it is important that the patient starts resting immediately after the surgery. The rest period should start right after

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Joint Replacement Surgery Specialist & Cost in Delhi, Mumbai, India

Knee replacement surgery in India is very popular with patients from all over the world flying to the country to get orthopaedic help from the experts. India is a popular choice of destination because they get world-class medical care at affordable costs. The key factors that draw foreign nationals to India for knee replacement surgery include: Personalised patient care High-quality treatment at low cost Clean hospitals Skilled surgery No of hidden charges However, orthopaedic surgeons say that almost 35 per cent

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How much does it Cost for a Liver Transplant in India?

Organ donation is the noblest form of charity these days. It is a life-saving deed that that can be done when while alive and even after death. Thousands of people die because of organ failures each year. Most of the deaths can be dodged with organ transplantation. However, organ donation is still a challenge and patients die while waiting for organs. What is Liver Transplantation? A liver transplantation is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of a diseased or

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Know about Pediatric Critical Care Specialist

Let’s talk about the medicine branch that deals with the care of infants, children, and adolescents, where the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18 years (in some countries like the USA, the age is up to 21 years). The branch dealing with children is known as Paediatric or pediatric. There are specialists or professionals that take care of your child when they are sick. Such specialists are known as Pediatric Critical Care Specialists. What is a Pediatric

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Side Effects and Benefits of Knee & Joint Replacement Surgery: News Lover

The knee, which is the largest joint in the human body, is also very complex. It takes a lot of stress which can be damaged as you grow old. A damaged knee joint can be extremely painful and it also causes decreased range of motion. A person with a damaged knee joint will find it difficult to go on with his/her daily chores like walking, standing, or climbing stairs. When the pain and difficulty become unbearable, a doctor may advise

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What is Triple Bypass Heart Condition?

It is important for us to know what diseases can strike us today. Knowing that you will leave your family forever can hurt, but it is always good to be prepared for the inevitable. First things first. Triple bypass heart surgery is not the same thing as open-heart surgery. Triple bypass heart surgery has to be done when the blood vessels that are too close to the heart become so clogged that they cannot function properly anymore. This type of

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