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Understanding Cancer : Development, Signs, Treatment and Prevention

This is a simplified article for non-medical readers to understand the development, signs, treatment and prevention of cancers. Before going into depth, it is necessary to understnad that cancer is a non-communicable disease and hence, does not spread through air, water or clothing. Cancer cells are abnormal for 2 reasons: Uncontrolled and disorganized multiplication of cells leading […]

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Parkinson’s Disease: The Story of a Survivor

    It was July 9th, 2005. Mr Joshi woke up at 4 am. He was feeling restless and did not know what to do. He had a bad dream. All the visuals and innuendos from the acrimonious discussions and meetings that had been happening in the office of late were rushing back to him that moment […]

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    Blood Banks in Kathmandu, Nepal :Contact information

      Blood products are always on a demand in Hospitals where surgeries, Emergency cases, Adult, pediatric and Neonatal ICUs , Labor and delivery cases are being managed and conducted. Even for regular cases admitted in wards may need blood transfusions. eg. Cases of Acute ITP, Severe Anemia etc. In General, layman know blood by either Red […]

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      Speciality Hospitals in Nepal: 2016-2017

      Recently Nepal has developed a battery of sub and super-speciality hospitals claiming to provide specialized services. Here goes the list: Infectious disease Hospital Sahid Sukraraj Infectious Disease Hospital, Teku Nepal TB Center, Gatthaghar Leprosy center, Anandaban Hospital Children Hospitals Kanti Children Hospital, Maharajgunj Ishan Children and Women Hospital, Basundhara International Friendly Children Hospital, Maharajunj Siddhi […]

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      Troubles during tooth eruption

      A child’s birth brings a lot of joy to the life of parents, who leave no stones unturned to see a smile on the tiny faces. These little angels however have to pass through many phases of life, some pleasant and some harsh. The eruption of the Teeth is one such stage, where some sail […]

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      TRAUMA TO THE TEETH: Dental emergency situation in children

      Parents with young children are well versed in the situation called : EMERGENCY. Every other day  parents face situations that need urgent attention in children. Some may be simple causing alittle panic while others may lead to extended hospital stay. The dental problems in children are not emergency proof. The tooth canbe the cause of […]

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      Generic Versus Branded Medicines
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      Importance of Substitute Medicines

        Often we go searching from shop to shop for the brand while same medicine in different brand name is available in same shop. Also, we may be having option to choose a more economic syrup or tablet, but we are unaware of these facts. What are Substitute medicines? Every medicine has a generic name and […]

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        Escape the Cost of Day Care Procedures with Health Insurance

        The Indian healthcare industry has undergone a massive revamp over the last decade. A study published by the Healthcare Executive Management Program (HEMP) suggests that the Compound Annual Growth Rate of the Sector is expected to reach a massive $280 billion by 2020. This development has been driven by continuous investment from domestic and international […]

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        Angioplasty Procedure in India – Everything you need to Know!

          In medicine, the prefex “angio-” denotes blood vessels and the suffix “-plasty” refers to repair or restoration of a part of function. Angioplasty a.k.a balloon/stent angioplasty or percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) is a minimally invasive revascularization procedure to widen narrowed or obstructed blood vessels. The aim of angioplasty is to increase the vessel lumen by […]

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