People can not break the habit of using MOBILES and are unduly anxious about safety of ultrasound.There are no known side effects of either.But Mobiles are something they are keeping because they can not do away with it.And unnecessarily quiz, snigger aboutusg.
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Total hip replacement in India puts Elizabeth Kotso on her legs A 40 year old Nigerian Elizabeth Kotso underwent reconstructive surgery by Orthopaedic surgeon Dr.A.K.Venkatachalam at a Chennai hospital. An uncemented total Hip replacement and ankle arthrodesis was performed under one anesthesia. In April 2007, she suffered multiple injuries to her hip and knee in a road accident in which several people including children lost their lives. She was treated in Illorin, Nigeria with fixation...
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DR.SHAGUNA published a post
Avoid ornate furniture. Plain simple designs catch less dust no open books shelves or books: They are great dust catchers. Keep all clothes in closets. Never lying about room. Enclose wool cloths in plastic zipper bags. No mothballs , insect sprays or camphor. Keep closet and all doors closed. Use rubberized canvas or plastic upholstered furniture. No fabrics upholstery . Avoid toys or stuffed animals. Necessary toys should be wood, plastics or metal never fabric....
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DOC MAHAJAN published a post
Fear spent growing years in relative scarcity is the prime factor in forcing us to always keep the foot on the gas-peddle. In formative years, having lived on 'half stomachs' (small cars or cramped apartments), we sprint and build stamina to run for longer distances without looking after what we require during the course in the marathon called life. After missing our meals, running from clinic to clinic we feel like real successful and happening...
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DR.SHAGUNA published a post
THE FIRST CONTACT AND FEED: Start breastfeeding as soon as the baby shows readiness to suckle. Babies are very alert in the first hour after delivery and have a very active sucking reflex (tendency to suckle). It has been proved that the earlier a baby is breastfed, the easier it for the mother and the baby to establish regular breastfeeding. This also ensures that breastfeeding will continue for a sufficiently long period of time. PRELACTEAL...
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Dr. Goel published a post
Here is summary of what World Health Organization has discovered about prevention of cancer. Tobacco control: Tobacco is the single largest preventable cause of cancer in the world today. It causes 80-90% of all lung cancer deaths, and about 30% of all cancer deaths in developing countries, including deaths from cancer of the oral cavity, larynx, oesophagus and stomach. Correct diet: Dietary modification is another important approach to cancer prevention. There is a link between...
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DOC MAHAJAN published a post
My expereince last evening with a patient...was an eye opener.. 'Doc, would you like to tell the gender of my baby', she said in a monotone.There were no expressions in her voice.The eye contact was missing and she was quite sure of the answer. Quite contrary to her expectations I said, 'What makes you think so?'.'All doctors ',she said who examined me previously told me that this is possible after 7 months!'. Then I realized...
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Kudos to docs at AIIMS who have pulled off another miracle surgery. The patient had a broken sternum that resulted in rupture of heart tissue at two places - right atrium and pericardium. The heart was repaired while it was beating.  Has something like this been done before elsewhere in India?
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