Corona second wave: What establishments can do to take care of the safety of their employees and customers?

Dr.Angelina Mendos, Consultant- Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur The second wave of Corona infection in India has spread to unprecedented levels with the daily positive cases breaching 2 lakh. Businesses that have already taken a severe beating when the pandemic broke out in 2020face worse situation this year. The spike […]

Diabetic eye – Here is the guide to maintain your eye health

By Dr. Ajanta Chakravarty, Consultant – Ophthalmology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Sunil was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 35 years and he has been neglecting it from last 5 years. Although, doctors had asked Sunil to control his sugar level, Sunil found it hard to limit his cravingsfor sweets. Although, Sunil’s wife objected to […]

Patient with Parkinson’s undergoes DBS Surgery using directional leads, a latest technology, to improve his mobility

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur performs surgery using new technique Parkinson’s disease, a nervous disorder can affect anyone in their middle age. Identifying the condition in its initial stage and managing it well is a crucial step. The use of advanced technology in managing the condition is a boon for many patients with Parkinson’s disease. […]

Need for deworming in adults

Need for deworming in adults

By Dr.Pavithra, Consultant- Internal Medicine, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal All of us know deworming is crucial for kids and it is followed as a process. But how many of us know that deworming is equally important to adults as well?.That sudden flash of abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea could be due to the worms in the […]

Bharat Biotech and ICMR Announce Interim Results from Phase 3 trials of COVAXIN®; Demonstrates overall Interim Clinical Efficacy of 78% and 100% efficacy against Severe COVID-19 disease

Bharat Biotech and ICMR Announce Interim Results from Phase 3 trials of COVAXIN®; Demonstrates overall Interim Clinical Efficacy of 78% and 100% efficacy against Severe COVID-19 disease

The second interim results showed India’s First COVID-19 Vaccine had demonstrated strong primary efficacy against severe COVID-19 disease Hyderabad, India, April 21, 2021: Bharat Biotech, a global leader in vaccine innovation, developing vaccines for infectious diseases, announced phase 3 interim analysis results of COVAXIN®. The second interim analysis is based on accruing more than 87 symptomatic cases of […]

Myths about Oral Cancer

Contributed by Dr. Rajdeep P Guha, Head & Neck Onco Surgeon, HCG EKO Cancer CentreKolkata Head and neck cancer is a term used to define cancer that develops in the mouth, throat, nose, salivary glands, oral cancers or other areas of the head and neck. 85% of head and neck cancers are linked to tobacco use and 75% […]

Do not ignore sleep disorder – Follow tips for a healthy sleep

Do not ignore sleep disorder – Follow tips for a healthy sleep

By Dr. Satish Babu, Senior Consultant, ENT, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road Vidya was excited when she got her new job after graduation and she liked her office work hours as she could log off from work at 6 pm everyday. After finishing her work, she would rush home to catch her favourite series. Although, […]

Prameya Health Launches Online Supportive Care Program for Parkinson’s Patients

Prameya Health’s FENS Supportive Care for persons with Parkinson’s Disease, delivered online, provides key components of supportive care like Physiotherapy and Yoga, Speech Therapy, Psychological Counselling for patients and caregivers and Diet and Nutrition BENGALURU / April 9, 2021: Parkinson’s Disease is a degenerative disease that affects a part of the brain called Basal Ganglia. It […]

Increasing number of people below 40 showing symptoms of Parkinson’s: Vikram Hospital Doctors

Incidence of Parkinson’s Disease rising with increasing life expectancy Availability of PD specialists only in big cities, procedures like DBS out of reach for many, and lack of financial and care-giving support are the main challenges facing Parkinson’s patients, according to Rajeev K Gupta, celebrated author of the book “Destination Unknown – My Journey with […]

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