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    Jun
    2017
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    9 common symptoms that could be because of liver disease

    Dr. Abhishek Yadav, Consultant, Dept of Gastrointestinal Surgery & Liver Transplantation “Jigar Ka Tukda” is a common aphorism in hindi to address someone who is extremely dear to us, translated to english “Jigar ” is “ Liver”, so it goes without saying how important an organ the Liver is for us. The importance can also...
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    Jun
    2017
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    brain tumour

    Basic facts about brain tumours

    Dr. Arun Oommen, Consultant Surgeon, Department of Neurosurgery Brain tumor refers to formation of abnormal cells within the brain.  There are two main types of brain tumors: cancerous(malignant) tumors and indolent(benign) tumors. Presentation may include headaches, seizures, problem with vision, vomiting, decreasing sensorium and mental changes. The headache is classically worst in the morning and relieved with vomiting. More specific problems may...
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    May
    2017
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    Lifestyle related diseases increasing at alarming rate in Kerala

    Dr. Roy J. Mukkada, Senior Consultant & Head, Dept. of Gastroenterology Fatty liver and inflammatory bowel diseases were unheard two decades ago. However, both the diseases are now widely reported in the state, particularly in Kochi. The huge increase in lifestyle related diseases such as fatty liver is contributed by a paradigm shift in the...
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    May
    2017
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    Thyroid cancer: How human race has almost won the fight against a difficult enemy

    Dr. Shawn T. Joseph, Associate Consultant, Head & Neck Surgical Oncology “It is not just curable with this surgery, but even your quality of life will be unhampered and you will live as long as you would have, if you had not developed this disease”. As I was concluding my counseling to Eliz, the 25...
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    May
    2017
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    haemorr-hoids

    All that bleeds is not haemorrhoids

    Dr. Roy J. Mukkada, Senior Consultant & Head, Dept. of Gastroenterology Inflammatory Bowel Diseases consist of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease. In recent years, we have seen a rise in Crohn’s disease throughout Kerala.These patients presents usually with loose motion, bleeding per rectum, weight loss, abdominal pain etc. In children, there may be a problem...
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    Nov
    2016
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    health-ghee

    Benefits of Ghee

    A type of clarified butter Made by heating butter and removing the water and caramelized milk solids Leaves only butter fat LACTOSE FREE – Can be used by lactose intolerant patients AIDS DIGESTION – A rich source of butyric acid, which helps maintain the integrity of your intestinal walls COLON HEALTH – Protect against damaging...
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