Are Heart Attacks Hereditary?

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by: Dr. Anand Gopal
Associate Consultant – Cardiology Location: Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

Consequences of abnormal fat deposition in the arteries of the heart (Coronary Arteries) can be variable. As a result of gradual narrowing of arteries, some people may present symptoms of chest pain, fatigue, breathlessness or abnormal chest pulsations on exertion. …

Atrial Fibrillation Management: Who, Why and How?

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by: Dr.Narendra Kumar
Consultant Cardiologist & Electrophysiology Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common form of  heart arrhythmia faced by our global society including India. The incidence of AF increases with age (1.5% incidence for 50-59 years of age and increasing up to 23.5% in those of …

Basic information regarding Cancer ?

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by: Dr. (Prof.) Chiranjiva Khandelwal
Director-Surgical Gastroenterology & Oncology Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

The word ‘Cancer’ word frightens everybody. It is not a disease in fact it is a group of diseases. It is important to understand that when something keeps growing in body our body and if the body fails to control …

Bone Health

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by: Dr. Abhijit Dey
Chief of Trauma and Adult Reconstructive Surgery Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Bone Health is exceptionally important for all. Men and women post the age of 40 have to lay special emphasis on bone health as the risk of developing osteoporosis and suffering from bone thinning becomes higher. Women are at higher …

Can Chronic Hepatitis C be treated?

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by: Dr.Sharad Kumar Jha
Consultant- Gastroenterology Paras Global Hospital, Darbhanga

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation, sometimes leading to serious liver damage. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) spreads through contaminated blood. Liver infection which is long lasting and chronic is usually caused by Hepatitis C virus. …

Can Hepatitis C be cured

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by: Dr. Amit Mittal
Consultant Gastroenterology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Hepatitis C is a type of viral infection that attacks and harms the liver. It is considered to be one of the dangerous hepatitis virus which may lead to liver transplant also if not treated at the right time or …

Colorectal Cancer: Risk Factors and Prevention

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by: Dr. Vinay Samuel Gaikwad
Senior Consultant – Surgical Oncology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

The colon and rectum are part of the large intestine. Cancer is a disease characterized by out-of-control cell growth. According to recent studies, around 4 per 100000 people suffer from colon cancer in India. It is the 8th most common …

Diagnosis of Malaria

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by: Dr. Ashok Kumar Gupta
HOD & Consultant – Cardiology, Paras Global Hospital, Darbhanga

Malaria is one of the major health issues that India faces. According to a latest WHO report 1 in every 7 Indians faces the risk of suffering from malaria. It also states that India along with Pakistan and Ethiopia accounts …

Diet to Control Drug Addiction

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by: Dr. Sanjay Kumar Mishra
Consultant – Nutrition and Dietetics, Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

Drug addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences. It is considered a brain disease because drugs can affect the brain functioning and in certain cases they …

Dietry Therapy in Brain Tumor?

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by: Dr. Sanjeev Kumar
Consultant-Neurology Paras HMRI Hospital, Patna

If you are getting treated for brain tumor and are in the stage of post-surgery rehabilitation, it is best advised that you opt for a low carbohydrate diet. Most aggressive tumors (brain tumor cells) rely on glucose for growth & …

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