Effects Of Smoking on Health

You are in risk of Lung Cancer

Smoking is the biggest preventable cause of lung cancer. Smoking can cause more than 4 in 5 cases of lung cancer. About 90% of lung cancers arising as a result of smoking and the risk of lung cancer increases with the high number of cigarettes smoked over time. Chemicals like tar, carcinogen, benzene, cadmium, and formaldehyde can cause leukemia, bladder cancer, cancer of cervix, stomach cancer, and many other forms of Cancer. Read more

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Typhoid Fever Symptoms and Vaccination

Typhoid is an infection that caused by the bacteria Salmonella typhimurium. The bacterium lives in the intestines and bloodstream of humans. Read more

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Symptoms and Signs of Cluster Headaches

Cluster headache is a pain that occurs one side of the head. It’s frequently described as pain that occurs around, behind, or above the eye and along the temple in cyclic patterns or clusters.

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Difference between 2D Echo and Stress Test (TMT)

TMT or Stress Test

It is very common to find the heart patients who have normal ECG. One must remember that the ECGs are taken at rest when the heart is beating at its lowest rate. In some of cases the patient would also agree that at the time of rest there is no pain in the chest, the angina symptoms would only come when they increase the heart rate, while doing some physical exertion like walking. Read more

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Rheumatic Diseases

What Are Rheumatic Diseases?

Rheumatic diseases are characterized by the inflammation that affects by connecting or supporting the structures of the body most commonly in the joints, but also sometimes the tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles. Some rheumatic diseases even affect the organs.

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Congenital and Pediatric Heart Surgery

Congenital and Pediatric Heart Surgery Service (CPHS) offers caring for patients from newborns to young adults with a comprehensive surgical program that includes complete cardiac procedure available for the treatment of heart disease and defects.

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Tread Mill Test (TMT) or Stress (TMT) Test

It determines the effect of physical stress on your heart. Stress test is done to see how well your heart responds when you are made to exercise in a controlled environment. Read more

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2D Echo Color Doppler

2D Echo is a test for heart, in which ultrasound technique is used to take heart pictures. It displays beating heart, chambers, valves and the major blood vessels of heart in cross sectional ‘slice’.

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Peripheral Angioplasty including Sub- Intimal Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a procedure in which a small, expandable tube called a catheter is inserted through an artery and guided to the place where the artery is narrowed. Read more

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Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

In Minimally invasive cardiac surgery is a non – open heart surgery, cardiothoracic surgeon (Heart Surgeon) will perform the surgery through small incisions in the right side of your chest.

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