Osteoporosis – Women are more prone than men

Dr Ravichandra Kelkar, Consultant – Orthopedics, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal Women go through many physical, emotional and mental changes in their lifetime. Over a lifespan, a woman’s body undergoes a lot of hormonal and nutritional fluctuations. As women continue to age, there are many factors that she should be more careful and cautious about. Osteoporosis […]

Simple food to boost your mood

Simple food to boost your mood

By Pavithra N Raj, Chief Dietician, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur It is a known fact that the food has the ability to lift your mood. When feeling sad or depressed certain food can help you overcome your sadness and make you feel stress-free. However, it is important to understand that thefood that makes you […]

Get your ‘BACK on TRACK’ during COVID-19

Get your ‘BACK on TRACK’ during COVID-19

Article by Dr. Umesh Srikantha, Consultant and Head of Spine Services, Aster RV Hospital Each year, the 16th day of October is celebrated as ‘World Spine Day’ to create awareness about the burden of spinal pain and disability around the world and also to motivate people to adopt healthy routines to make their spine strong, active […]

8-year-old child travels 1500 km to receive life-saving liver transplant at Aster RV Hospital during pandemic

8-year-old child travels 1500 km to receive life-saving liver transplant at Aster RV Hospital during pandemic

Bangalore, 26 September 2020: In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Aster RV Hospital has helped 8-year-old Prerna receive a lifesaving liver transplant through their affordable liver transplant initiative for children. Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Prerna was diagnosed to have acute chronic liver failure due to auto-immune liver disease and needed a liver transplant for long-term survival. […]

Recovery tips for post bone marrow transplant

By Dr. Dr Satish Kumar A, Clinical Haematologist and Hemato-oncologist, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur Cancer, the term itself triggers anxiety, fear and a sense of disbelief to the person dealing with it. Undergoing the cancer treatment can be devastating for the patient and his family members. However, understanding the different treatment methods and coping […]

Simple Tips to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

By Dr. Vishakhadatta Mathur Kumaraswamy, Consultant Neurology, Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road Those who have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s in the family or in the friend circle know how difficult it is to care for them. For those who do not know, Alzheimer disease (AD) also commonly called as the Alzheimer’s, is a […]

Androgen Deprivation Therapy to treat advanced Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a common malignancy seen worldwide which is highly treatable in the early stages. The incidence has risen in recent decades, mainly fueled by more widespread use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, although prostate cancer mortality rates have remained relatively static over that time period. A man’s risk of prostate cancer is affected […]

Skin pigmentation? Here are few tips to manage them at home

By Dr. Sravya Chowdary Tipirneni, Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Indian skin is prone to hyperpigmentation which causes brown blotchy spots or excess tanning. Skin pigmentation is one of the biggest concerns for people who worry about their complexation. Uneven skin tone, sun spots, acne scars, melasma and dark circles can really affect […]