Council for Higher Education of Israel Announces Study in Israel Virtual Showcase for Indian students on March 7th

New Delhi, February 26th. 2021: The global higher education sector has demonstrated resilience during the challenging period of COVID-19. In Israel, theCouncil for Higher Education together with all Israeli universities and institutes have invested significant energy to prevent the pandemic from disrupting education and to enable students to continue to engage in excellence. Efforts have been focused on […]

Obesity and its impact on the elderly

Article by Dr. Manjunath Malige, Lead Consultant – Endocrinology & Diabetes, Aster RV Hospital Immunity is generally at its peak when people are in their youth. As people age, it requires more upkeep to maintain a strong immune system as the body’s natural immunity slowly declines. Due to this the body’s capacity of fighting diseases […]

Ignoring to wear seat belt in the rear seat? – You might be at risk

Young boy suffers multiple haemorrhages in brain after an accident and gets treated in Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal Wearing seat belts is one of the traffic laws for the safety of passengers that is compulsory, but this lawhas not been implemented effectively. People in India have become more or less habitual to wearing seatbelts when […]

Kids and Catnapping– What you need to know

Kids and Catnapping– What you need to know

By Dr.SuruchiGoyal, Consultant – Paediatrics and Paediatric Endocrinology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Maria was happy that she could take time off from looking after her baby,whilst her baby slept. Her little one had a set routine of naps! 2 months into this set routine Maria noted a sudden change: her baby had shorter naps with […]

Pregnancy and Hypertension: Keep these facts in mind

Pregnancy and Hypertension: Keep these facts in mind

By Dr.MuktaNadig, Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia Asia Hospital, Hebbal Pregnancy is a delicate time for a woman. Keeping track of the health of to be mother and the foetus at this time is crucial. Ignoring the health of pregnant woman and not following the measures suggested by the doctor can lead to serious complications. Therefore, […]

Sharp Spike in Cases of Mature Cataract and Dry Eyes during Pandemic

Sharp Spike in Cases of Mature Cataract and Dry Eyes during Pandemic

Bengaluru / February 23, 2021: The ongoing pandemic has led to increased severity and morbidity in eye conditions of people in Bengaluru because of delayed treatment and lifestyle changes due to the pandemic, according to eye surgeons at Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital. The elderly people have been particularly impacted, with cases of mature cataracts going up […]

Aster RV Hospital conducts rare Transcatheter Mitral valve-in-valve implantation on 78 year old patient

Bangalore, 19 February 2021: A 78-year-old woman suffering from a faulty mitral valve in the heart recently underwent a Non-surgical Transcatheter Mitral valve-in-valve Replacement procedure (TMVR) at Aster RV Hospital, giving her a new lease of life. Previously, two such procedures have been conducted in Karnataka, making this only the third of its kind in the state. […]

Stigma around epilepsy must be eradicated to improve quality of life of patients

Stigma around epilepsy must be eradicated to improve quality of life of patients

By Dr. Keni Ravish Rajiv, Consultant, Neurologist and Epileptologist, Aster RV Hospita International Epilepsy Day is a worldwide event celebrated on the 2nd Monday of February every year is an initiative taken up by the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the International League against Epilepsy (ILAE) in order to raise awareness on epilepsy. It […]

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