TB is short for Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or tuberculosis. It’s a type of bacteria attacks the lungs, but it can affect any part of the body, like the kidneys, the spine, or the brain. India continues to share the highest global...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itqeavCeI9w Sarcopenia is a syndrome characterized by a progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength. With this condition, there is a risk of disability, which impacts the quality of life. Sarcopenia is mainly age-related and is more common in older adults,...
In India, Osteoarthritis is the second most common rheumatologic problems and one of the persistent joint disease. According to surveys, 20 percent of patients belong to the age group of 45 to 50 years. As we age, the protective...
You may have heard about organ transplant and the success rate of it, however, what comes to the mind is the financial aspect of the entire surgery and the procedure. Imagining someone in the need of organ transplant and...
Bone scan A small dose of radioactive substance is injected in the bloodstream. It gathers in the bones and is detected by a scanner through nuclear imaging. This test is very sensitive and can find small metastasis that an X-ray...
Menopause is a common rite of passage for all women. Once they hit 50, their biological clock slows down and they don’t experience monthly periods. Menopause is defined as an absence of periods for over 12 months. While it may...
What is Chemotherapy? Chemotherapy is a widely used method for treating cancer. It involves the administration of drugs either orally or intravenously to prevent cancer cells from growing and dividing. The administration and effectiveness, both depend on the stage of...
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. There are various ways the doctors treat cancer, often combining more than one treatment method. Here are a few types of cancer treatments.
When cells divide abnormally, they can form a lump of tissue, replacing healthy tissue. Such growth in the bone is called bone tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors are not cancerous. There are various advanced ways to treat bone tumor. Take a look.
Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation is external beam radiation, that involves a machine that directs high energy beam radiation for nearly all types...

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