‘23% of heart failure patients die within a year of diagnosis’

Posted on August 10th, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

In India, 23 per cent of heart failure patients die within one year of diagnosis, a study revealed on Tuesday, adding that the country is next to Africa where the rate stands at 34 per cent.Of the total deaths, 46 per cent were due to cardiac issues, while non-cardiac causes led to 16 per cent […]

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Tongue Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Posted on July 22nd, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

This is one of several kinds of oral (mouth) cancers. Like other cancers, it happens when cells divide out of control and form a growth, or tumor. There are two types. One is called oral tongue cancer because it affects the part you can stick out. The other happens at the base of your tongue, […]

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Posted on July 17th, 2020 by Seshu Narayana

Arthritis is a common disease that causes joint pain, stiffness, immobility, and swelling.  Arthritis is actually a term for a group of over 100 diseases that affect the muscle and skeletal system, particularly the joints.  Arthritis alters the cartilage in joints.  Cartilage is a very tough, shock absorbing material that covers the ends of many of […]

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The move follows a health ministry review of diagnostic facilities in four states– Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand.The Union health ministry has decided to upgrade and modernise at least one diagnostic laboratory in each district across India to fast-track diagnosis, especially during an epidemic. These “model labs” can then be replicated across health […]

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