[12 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
What is Fatty Liver Disease? and Fatty Liver Disease Symptoms and Treatment

What is Fatty Liver?
Fatty liver is otherwise called as the fatty liver disease (FLD). This is a reversible condition which is caused by the triglyceride fat accumulation in liver cells. It is seen world wide and it has multiple causes which mainly includes excessive alcohol intake.
Progressive inflammation of the liver occurs in accumulation of fat and it is called steatohepatitis. Contribution of this condition by alcohol is called alcoholic steatosis. Fatty liver is commonly caused either by alcohol or metabolic diseases (ex.diabetes, obesity) and other causes include nutritional, …

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[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Diet rich in meat and animal products as bad as smoking

A new study has revealed that smoking, diets rich in animal products, and alcohol have the strongest correlations with cancer incidence rates.
This study is an ecological study in which incidence rates for the various types of cancer for males and females from 87 countries with high quality cancer incidence rate data as well as all 157 countries with cancer incidence rate data were compared statistically with indices for various risk modifying factors.
Dietary supply data were obtained from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Data for various periods …

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[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Michael Schumacher in critical condition after ski accident

Michael Schumacher, the seven-time Formula One champion, is in a coma and remains in a “critical” condition after striking his head in a ski accident in the French Alps on Sunday, the hospital treating him said.
The 44-year-old German was “suffering a serious brain trauma with coma on his arrival, which required an immediate neurosurgical operation”, the hospital in the southeast French city of Grenoble said in a statement yesterday.
“He remains in a critical condition.”
Schumacher had been skiing off-piste in the upmarket Meribel resort, where he reportedly has a property, when …

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[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Legandary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen shifted to ICU in a private hospital

Hospitalised after a respiratory tract infection, legendary actress Suchitra Sen was shifted to the ICU of a private hospital tonight.
“She complained of breathlessness in the evening after which she was taken to the ICU,” a source at the super-speciality Belle Vue Clinic told PTI.
The 82-year-old actress, who lives a secluded life and stays locked up inside her apartment, was admitted to the hospital on December 23 after she had respiratory troubles.
Her granddaughter actress Raima Sen, however, said she is better now.
The clinic has formed a five-member-committee led by cardiologist Dr …

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[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Kerala may become the ‘cancer capital’ of the country- Several survey reports suggest

Various surveys showed that one in every five adult in the State would be suffering from one or the other form cancer in the next five years and it was high time Keralites realised this health threat from within and chalked out meaningful ways to address the problem, former Agriculture Minister, Mullakkara Ratnakaran, MLA, has said.
Kerala is fast turning into the ‘cancer capital’ of the country, he added.
Mr. Ratnakaran was releasing the Malayalam book, Nattellu, written by the renowned Spine Surgeon, Suresh S. Pillai, on spinal disorders and …

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[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Dr Uma Sen, the Indian Doctor who devoted her life to Ghana still have no permanent resident permit

ACCRA: Hope is at hand for an Indian gynaecologist who has worked for 45 years in Ghana without a permanent residency permit and is currently being sheltered in the ward of a local hospital.
Uma Sen, 80, popularly called “Mama”, who has spent over half her life working as a specialist all over Ghana, is now being looked after by the staff of the Volta Regional Hospital at Ho, her last place of work.
“This woman deserves to be properly honoured by the country,” Joseph Teye Nuertey, regional director of the Ghana …

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[27 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Hypothyroidism is highly prevalent in urban areas than in rural areas – Indian study

The prevalence of hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone needed for the human body, is highly prevalent in Hyderabad and other cities in the country, a thyroid epidemiological multi-city study conducted by a team of doctors said. The study was supported by health care company Abbot.
The study, results of which were published in the July 2013 issue of Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, says that women, like in other cities, are three times more likely to get affected by hypothyroidism …

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[13 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
UK doctors’ negligence forced  Indian woman living in London to carry her dead fetus in womb

CHENNAI: An Indian woman in the UK was forced to carry a dead fetus in her womb for two days after doctors at the hospital ignored signs of its death and sent her back home.
Niranjana Kumaresan, a 33-year-old woman hailing from Chennai, filed a complaint with UK’s National Health Service (NHS) alleging that doctors and staff at Barnet and Chase Farm hospital in north London ignored her plea for help even after she repeatedly told them she had stopped feeling the baby’s movement and doctors themselves confirmed the baby’s …

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[13 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Top diabetic diets for Indians

Diabetes control is governed by following the right diabetic diet. What to eat and what not to eat is important for diabetes control and diabetes cure or diabetes reversal.
These are the top 15 diabetes diet tips from diabetologists and nutritionists. Even if you are pre-diabetic or borderline diabetic, or diabetes is part of your family, it is important to follow a diabetic diet to prevent diabetes.
Diabetologist, Dr. Sanjiv Bhambani with Moolchand Medcity suggests, “A diabetes diet should be high on fibre, must contain milk without cream, buttermilk, fresh seasonal …

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[13 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Superstar Rajinikanth may leave to Singapore for medical treatment

Superstar Rajinikanth, who was supposed to inaugurate the 44th International Film Festival of India ( IFFI) 2013 slated next month here, may not be able to do so apparently on health issues. A few days back there was a big buzz that Superstar Rajinikanth has been invited to be the chief guest for the inaugural function of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2013 to be held in Panaji from November 20.
We have invited Rajinikanth to inaugurate the festival on November 20. But we are not sure about his participation …

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[28 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Indian village midwife Narasamma, 93 has attended deliveries of 1,500 babies

TUMKUR: Narasamma has brought much joy into the world – at least 1,500 bundles of them. She may be unlettered, but she probably knows what many gynaecologists take years to master.
Narasamma, 93, is known as ‘Soolagitti Narasamma’ (Nurse Narasamma) in Pavagada district of Tumkur district. This is her tag and it has made her famous even in the border villages of Andhra Pradesh.
She has been at the bedside of all expectant women in these villages, and it’s under her tutelage that bawling babies would be safely delivered. And in return, …