Peripheral Artery Disease – Symptoms and Causes

Peripheral artery disease (PAD), also known as the Peripheral Arterial Disease in simple words, is a blood circulatory problem where plaque starts to build up in the blood vessels as a result of which, blood flow to the limbs is reduced. Peripheral artery disease is quite common with people over the age of 65 but can also affect … Read more

Cardiac Ablation

What is cardiac ablation? Cardiac ablation is a procedure performed to treat heart arrhythmia — a problem associated with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. Sometimes your heart may beat too quickly, too slowly, or unevenly. These heart rhythm problems are called arrhythmias. Arrhythmias is a common problem in old adults and people with … Read more

Stomach Flu – Symptoms & Causes

Typically when a person contracts diarrhea or vomiting, they are known to be suffering from stomach flu. This stomach flu is also technically known as gastroenteritis. There are many reasons why a person might suffer from stomach flu. A viral and bacterial infection are usually the culprits. However, there are other unusual reasons why stomach … Read more

Knee replacement: How does it work?

Knee arthroplasty also known as knee replacement resurfaces a knee with the help of a surgical procedure that has been damaged by arthritis. Various types of arthritis can affect the knee joint. Osteoarthritis is one of the common occurrences. It is a degenerative joint disease that mostly affects middle-aged and older adults. It causes the … Read more

Advances in cardiac surgery and therapeutics

Over the years, novel surgeries and therapeutics has made the treatment of congenital heart disease, coronary artery diseases, valve disease and atrial fibrillation, possible. In addition, robotics has gained acceptance in cardiac surgery field. 1. Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) CHD is a structure defect of the heart and great vessels at birth. It is the … Read more

Dengue Fever & how to handle it

Dengue (pronounced as Dengee), is a mosquito-borne disease in many tropical countries. Also known as break-bone fever, the infection can lead to severe flu-like symptoms. The illness is caused by four different kinds of closely related viruses spread by Aedes Mosquitoes. Over 350 million dengue infections occur worldwide with about 90 million resulting in illness. … Read more

Does your kid need glasses?

More often than not, vision problems in children can go undetected for a long time. The reason could be that your child might not be vocal about the vision problems they might be facing in and out of the classroom, or even you might not be able to identify the early signs of any vision … Read more

Hygiene Check

Hygiene Check: How often should you clean, replace certain household items like bedding, toothbrushes, pillows, towels Your home is where you eat, sleep and spend a lot of your time in. But how hygienic is your home environment? Do you take the time out to clean and replace household items or do you lay back … Read more