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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

The medical term for high blood pressure is hypertension. Blood pressure is the force with which the blood pushes...

Stroke

is the loss of brain function due to a sudden disturbance in the blood supply to the brain. As a result of the...

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

is a condition where the patient is unable to breathe out fully. There is limited airflow, which is the result...

What your body may be trying to tell you

Abnormally dry skin? Change in hair colour or shape of your nails? Even simple changes in the body may signify an...

Cancer - Understanding the Role of Chemotherapy

By Dr. Kriti Mittal MD, MS Hematology and Medical Oncology It is important to understand the role of chemotherapy in...

Diabetic Complications - Nephropathy - Kidney

The function of the kidney is to rid the body of toxins and to purify the blood. Diabetes can reduce the kidney’s...

Diabetes and travel - Carry a doctor's note

Despite being insulin-dependent, Jayesh Shah (54) continues to globe-trot for work. All it needs is a little extra...

Types of Arthritis

Different types of arthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) OA is the most common type of arthritis. It involves wear and...

Diabetic complications – Foot Ulcers

What is it Diabetic patients are at a high risk of developing many foot problems. Even simple foot problems can...

Diabetic Neuropathy

What is it Prolonged diabetes mellitus damages the nerves. This malfunction of the nerves is called diabetic...

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