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Biliary Atresia: A Primer

A rare disease that affects only babies is called Biliary Atresia...

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

People who don’t drink alcohol or drink very little could suffer from a range of liver problems, ...

Autoimmune Disease

When your body’s immune system attacks your body mistakenly, ..

Low back pain and the diagnosis of disc prolapse

When confronted with back pain and an MRI report that reads disc prolapse ..

Pre-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

Per-oral endoscopic myotomy, or (POEM) is an endoscopic surgical intervention done for esophageal motility disorders ..

Small Bowel Transplant

The small intestine is the most important part of the digestive system ..

Fatty Liver

At least 30% of the Western population estimated to have Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

Pancreas Transplant

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin (type 1 diabetes) ...

Hepatitis A: What Should Every Parent Know

Hepatitis A infections may present without any visible symptoms, especially in young kids. Though in most cases the infection would recede, in a few cases it can lead to liver damage.

Life After Diagnosing Hepatitis C Virus

Getting diagnosed with Hepatitis C infection may leave you baffled mainly when you feel you’re fit and healthy. Relax, it is true that Hepatitis C is a possible chronic liver infection but it can be dealt with revolutionary treatment which is thankfully now available.

Liver Failure – Warning Signs To Look For!

Liver is the only organ in the body performing 500 necessary functions to keep you healthy. Among which, detoxification is an important task the liver has to fulfill. But, if the liver is taxed with alcohol abuse, viral infections and intake of unhealthy food for long time – the liver may develop its own medical problems.

Liver Cirrhosis - A False Perception

Cirrhosis is a chronic liver condition causing scarring of the liver tissues. Healthy liver tissues are replaced with the scar tissues impairing the ability of normal functioning.

The right time and condition for your child's liver transplant

A surgery performed to save someone suffering from liver disease or an unhealthy liver. It is considered when one needs to undergo a complete replacement of the liver.

Your newborn has jaundice

Jaundice in newborns is not an uncommon thing. Though it may not be the best sight to see your just born baby with that sickly yellow tinge on his palm, soles and the eyes, it is not always something to get you in panic mode.

Cirrhosis in Women

Why women may be more susceptible to get cirrhosis than men, even if they don’t drink?

Paediatric Liver Transplantation

Liver diseases are increasingly being diagnosed in children due to increased awareness among primary care physicians and advancement and widespread availability of various diagnostic modalities.

Advanced Knee Arthritis

I have advanced knee arthritis. My doctor advised me knee replacement surgery. Do I require one?

This is a lingering question in the minds of a lot of elderly people with prolonged knee pain after consulting a lot of orthopedic surgeons.

Immunosuppressant Drugs

Immunosuppressant drugs are agents used to reduce the power of the body’s immune system.

Stress Urinary Incontinence

What is stress urinary incontinence?

It is the complaint of involuntary leakage of urine during coughing or sneezing or any other strain like lifting weight.

Fatty Liver

Fatty liver is a typical condition in which there is buildup of certain fats in the liver.

Urinary stones

About urinary stones

Urinary stones are very common and in hot countries like India, the incidence can be as high as 10 % of the people. And in middle eastern countries up to 25% can form stones.

Bowed Legs & Knock Knees

In bowed legs (genu varum), the knees do not touch but the feet do. In knock knees (genu valgum), the knees do touch but the ankles do not. Both of these are common in toddlers. They can also be seen in teenagers.

Marching Towards Next Level Of Infertility Treatment

Since the time world’s 1st IVF baby Louise Brown was born in the year 1978, the need for advanced infertility treatment is increasing day by day,

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

This is a chronic condition characterized by accumulation of fat in the liver.

Migraine

Migraine is one of the most common neurological illness in the world. It is underdiagnosed, under recognized and under treated.

Sports Injury

The importance of physical activity within the field of healthcare has been increasing. This has been justified by the large amount of evidence showing that regular exercise practices have beneficial effects on individuals,

Glaucoma

In short, glaucoma is a build up of pressure within the eye that causes damage to the optic nerve.

Childhood Obesity

Globally, the prevalence of childhood obesity has risen in recent years. Overweight and obesity primarily happen either due to excess calorie intake or insufficient physical activity or both.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep related breathing disorder causing a decrease or complete cessation of airflow despite the effort of breathing .

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Among the several developmental disorders in children, Autism is the most common brain disorder. According to the Indian Scale Assessment of Autism,

Living donor liver transplantation

Living donor liver transplantation: A part can save someone’s life!

Rare Liver Diseases

Apart from known liver diseases like cirrhosis, hepatitis and jaundice, there are numerous rare liver diseases too.

Hepatoblastoma in Children

A rare tumour that originates in the liver cells, Hepatoblastoma is by far the most common malignant liver tumour seen in early childhood...

Liver Cancer: What You Should Know

Cancer that starts in the liver cells is called Liver Cancer. Inside the liver, there could be several types of cancer that develop.

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