Fallopian Tube Blockage: What are the remedies?

Fallopian Tube Blockage: What are the remedies? [By Dr. Sujoy Dasgupta] What is Fallopian Tube(s)? Fallopian tubes (commonly called “the tubes”) are the structures that are connected to the both sides of the uterus. Inside the tube, the sperms and the egg meet (“fertilization”) to form the embryo, which then travels down the tubes into the uterus and then the pregnancy starts. Tubal factor accounts for 20-25% cases of female infertility. It’s more common in secondary infertility (women who conceived earlier). What are the reasons for tubal blockage? Often, the…

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Growing  Demand of SMAS [By Tinku Rajeev Gupta] Technology led healthcare space is transforming rapidly with innovative solutions, mostly by the start-ups in India. Techminence Medicare Pvt. Ltd. has rightly been rated by India Fund Fest as one of the “42 most fund able start-ups  2017”. The company is surging ahead with a vision to provide accessible healthcare for all, customer satisfaction and to ensure availability of help needed during the golden hour of medical need through their Smart Medical Alert Systems (SMAS). The Company is registered with the Department…

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BHCC – The Light of Hope in Afghan Healthcare

BHCC – The Light of Hope in Afghan Healthcare    [By Tinku Rajeev Gupta] Blossom Health Care Centre (BHCC) located in Kabul, Afghanistan is spreading its wings and is all set to revolutionise the Afghan healthcare sector. BHCC is one of the premiere private hospitals of Afghanistan. Established in 2004 the hospital has now two branches in Kabul. The first branch has 30 beds with ICU and Surgery rooms. The new branch is housed in a multi storied building in a central location in Kabul. Under the able guidance of…

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Thalassemia: Now a Benchmark Disability in PG Medical Course

Thalassemia: now a Benchmark Disability in PG Medical Course [By Tinku Rajeev Gupta] In a significant development Thalassemia has been included as a Benchmark Disability for admissions into Post Graduate Medical Courses by the Medical Council of India. This is the outcome of a  five month old struggle of 22 year old Rohan Jobanputra who is suffering from Thalassemia major. Rohan having cleared the National Eligibility Entrance Test for Post Graduate Courses in Medical had been appealing for issuance of a Disability Certificate from the competent authorities for admission in…

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Bengali New Year Greetings!

Bengali New Year Greetings! Dear  Patrons, Wish you and your family members a very happy and prosperous Nababarsha (new year) . May God bless each one of you with good health, wisdom, success, happiness and progress in the years 1425 to come. Health is Wealth. Success, happiness and progress follow when health I is taken care of adequately. Our humble initiatives of ensuring good health for all took the shape in our online health magazine which you have greatly liked since its inception. We therefore take this opportunity to thank…

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Top 5 Medical Tourism Destinations in the World

Top 5 Medical Tourism Destinations in the World [Bharat Jha] Medical tourism where patients struggling to afford or find the right treatment at home head overseas is booming, with many countries jostling to offer high-quality health care at a good price.  here are the top 5 medical tourism destinations around the world: India India boasts of large number of Medical Tourists every year approximately 10 lakhs and Bangladesh forms the major portion of it. It has top Corporate Hospitals Good Number of good Medical Tourism facilitators to take care of…

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Dental Surgery – The Important yet most Important

  Dental Surgery: The Important yet most Important [By Dr Utshab Bhattacharjya] Yes the field which caters to the health of humans, the field which is one among the most sophisticated and demanding  fields in western countries, is the field which is going neglected in this region. Yes this is Dental Surgery. One among  the most important  cause of this is lack of awareness among common man. Second reason is dental surgery involves surgical or non surgical operations which are so costly that many people cannot afford it. The condition…

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Fight Against Thalassemia

Fight Against Thalassemia [By Mrs. Tinku Rajeev Gupta] Thalassemia has been one of the major challenges which is underlying the already inadequately developed Health care facilities in the war ravaged country of Afghanistan. Illiteracy, social set up, lack of awareness, non availability of blood and many other factors are posing a great challenge to health workers who have been working to fight thalassemia. There is little support from the government and hence social workers like Mr Najm  U Saqib has been trying hard to spread awareness about thalassemia and bring…

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Prolonged use of antacids harms kidneys: Doctors

Prolonged use of antacids harms kidneys: Doctors Rupali  Mukherjee, Mumbai Recent global studies suggesting that the prolonged use of widely prescribed anti-acidity pills to treat “gas” and heartburn might be linked to long-term kidney damage, acute renal disease and chronic kidney disease have sparked fresh debate in the medical community here.  Though a few initial reports about the association of these drugs — also called PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) — with kidney disease have been published in reputed international medical journals over the last couple of years, it is only…

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Bangladeshi doctors take new approach to stroke treatment

Bangladeshi doctors take new approach to stroke treatment [Sastha Bangla] Amid the rising brain stroke rates, the National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital for the first time in Bangladesh brought the treatment to restore blood flow by dissolving the blood clot causing the stroke without cutting the skull open. Dr Sirajee Shafiqul Islam, an associate professor at the institute and one of the specialists of the hospital’s Neurointervention Team, told UNB that in developed countries, an alteplase (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator) injection is pushed into patient’s vein in the arm…

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