Deep Vein Thrombosis

How to Spot and Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis: When the Clot Thickens Lots of things can cause pain and swelling in your leg. But if your symptoms stem from a blood clot deep in your leg, it can be dangerous. Blood...
Vasectomies

March Madness Vasectomy Encourage Guys To Take One For The Team

Doctors say it all started eight years ago, when a urology clinic in Oregon ran an ad promoting the benefits of scheduling a vasectomy in March. “You go in for a little snip, snip and...
diet meal

Stay On The Diet Wagon

“80% diet, 20% exercise.” That is apparently the mantra to lose weight effectively. Basically, take in fewer calories than you burn. Full disclosure: I’ve got the recipe for Nigella Lawson’s vanilla cupcakes open in...
home care worker

Workers Who Give Care To The Homebound Often Can’t Afford To Get Their Own

For more than two decades, Celeste Thompson, 57, a home care worker in Missoula, Mont., had not had regular contact with a doctor — no annual physicals and limited sick visits. She also needed new...
Cadaveric Transplant

First Cadaveric Transplant at GRH

Youth receives kidney harvested from a brain-dead person in Tiruchi Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) on Tuesday performed its first cadaveric transplant. A kidney harvested from a brain-dead person in Tiruchi was transplanted to a 27-year-old...
soda tax

As California Weighs Soda Warning Labels, Soda Tax In Berkeley Shown To Dilute Sales

A new study of the soda tax in Berkeley, Calif., shows that residents are doing what public health experts had hoped — they’re ditching sugary drinks and opting for healthier beverages. The study, the largest to...
Medical PG seats

4000 Medical PG Seats Added, Another 1000 Likely To Be Added By Month-end

The Centre today approved 4,000 additional post-graduate seats for medical colleges across the country saying another 1,000 will be added by the month-end. These seats will be available for admissions from the 2017-18 session.Of...
cardiologist

Women in academic cardiology are significantly less likely to be full professors

The first study to evaluate sex differences in academic ranking among academic cardiologists has found that women were significantly less likely than men to be full professors, even when adjusting for factors such as...
laughter therapy

Humor May Be Antidote For Pain Of Death For Patients, Survivors

ust weeks before Christmas some years ago, Shirley Rapp and her family faced the devastating news that she had what appeared to be a terminal illness. But that didn’t stop Rapp from wanting to do...
wellness yoga

In Pursuit Of Wellness

The pursuit of wellness leads to an increase in human happiness, especially for those who provide it. Deepak Chopra is worth over $80 million. Baba Ramdev will soon be bigger than Procter & Gamble....