If you have a bomb strapped to your chest, could you live comfortably with the knowledge with that it has an 87% chance of exploding? Angelina Jolie couldn’t. The globally-known actress’s much-discussed choice helped broach the topic of preventive (or prophylactic) breast removal in many countries where breast cancer awareness is still struggling to come to the light. Continue reading
Your Skin and the Sun
There’s a saying that goes ‘health before beauty’, but when it comes to skin they are pretty much the same. Here’s how you can stop summer from taking a toll on both beauty and health’s best friend, skin. Continue reading
When our evolutionary ancestors left the planet’s oceans, did they know we’d miss the water? Probably not, but the loss of fins hasn’t stopped us from splashing around ever since. After all, this Olympic sport is a fantastic summer work out. Continue reading
Over time, poor posture may be caused by habits from everyday activities such as sitting in office chairs, looking at the computer, driving, standing for long periods of time, or even sleeping. Poor posture can easily become second nature, causing or aggravating episodes of back pain and damaging spinal structures. Fortunately, the main factors affecting posture and ergonomics are completely within one’s ability to control and are not difficult to change. Continue reading
When summer sets in, swimming pools and beaches beckon. But before you take that cool, refreshing plunge, educate yourself about one of the most common causes of ear ache and how you can prevent it from ruining your fun. Continue reading
A free lifestyle disease health camp is being conducted by our network hospital, Pushpawati Shinghania Hospital and Research Institute (PSRI) in Delhi.
The health check includes:
In the recent past, hair transplant has become more recognized as a treatment option for a variety of hair loss conditions in women. This is because women have become increasingly aware of the benefits of hair transplant using newer techniques in surgical hair restoration. Continue reading
Millions of Indians undergo surgery every year. It is important for patients to be informed about the surgery being recommended. All surgeries have risks and benefits which you should familiarize yourself with before deciding whether the procedure is appropriate for you.
1. Knee replacement is a failure!
a. Total knee replacement is a highly successful operation. More than 600,000 knee replacements a year are carried out in the USA.This number is expected to reach 4 million by 2030! In India, knee replacement surgery is increasing at the rate of 15% year on year. More than 3000 a year are performed in Hyderabad alone Continue reading
Occupational Therapy is rooted in physical medicine, psychiatry, and behavioral psychology. “Occupational therapy is, as a profession concerned with promoting health and well being through engagement in occupation.“
It is an art and science of helping people to improve his/her ability to perform the task of daily living. The scientific aroma of this field which comes from medicine and rehabilitation perspectives is very well exacted in the field. But as there are individual differences habitually, physically, socially, culturally, financially, spiritually and may be more, critical thinking is essential for the occupational therapist to tailor the treatment program. It is more of skill thing with critical thinking that is mandatory to be blend with the base of respective scientific knowledge. Continue reading