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10 Ways to Manage Your Weight

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by: Dr. Nandini Sinha
Consultant – Dietetics, Paras Global Hospital, Darbhanga

Obesity is a chronic disease that requires long term, treatment. Even a 5-10 per cent loss from initial weight may produce marked improvement in diabetes, dyslipidemia and even sleep apnea. The ease of weight gain and difficulty in losing and …

Causes of Kidney Disease

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by: Dr. Shashi Kumar
Consultant-Nephrology

Kidney disease has acquired a status epidemic in the new era. The number of kidney patients is increasing exponentially, not only in India but also in world. Causes of kidney may be various and finding a cause for kidney disease  …

Chronic Kidney Disease – Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

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by: Dr. Shashi Kumar
Consultant-Nephrology

There is a distending rise in incidence of chronic kidney disease mainly due to increased prevalence of diabetes and hypertension. Early diagnosis is very important in CKD Patients. In early stage we can cure the disease but as the disease …

How is Urinary Tract Infection Treated

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by: Dr. Anurag Khaitan, Urology
Sr Consultant Urology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Urinary tract infection’s treatment is mainly treated with antibiotics. In every case of UTI’s the patient has to complete their course of antibiotics as prescribed, which is very important even if the symptoms have ended. The treatment of UTI’s with …

Kidney Disease and Children

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by: Dr. Kanika Kapoor
Consultant -Pediatric Nephrology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

“For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.” John Connolly, The Book of Lost Things Kidney disease in children presents in a subtle manner and is often …

Kidney Disease and Pregnancy

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by: Dr. Nupur Gupta
Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon, India

Pregnancy is a state of altered hormonal and hemodynamic milieu leading to changes in acid base, electrolyte and renal function. Even a pregnancy with normal renal function can develop urinary tract infection, acute kidney injury or trauma. Our aim as …

Kidney Failure – When Do You Need a Transplant

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by: Dr. P N Gupta
Sr. Consultant Nephrology & Transplant Physician Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Kidneys are important organs in one’s body and perform variety of functions most notably removal of toxins and metabolic wastes. Failure of the kidneys results in accumulation of these metabolic waste which creates havoc in human body. Broadly kidney failure …

Kidney Failure- Do I need a Transparent

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by: Dr. Shashi Kumar
Consultant-Nephrology

Kidney failure is a condition characterized by loss of kidney function and survival is not possible without some external support.Support includes either dialysis or kidney transplant. Most of the patients of kidney failure in India are on dialysis. Dialysis can …

Signs and Symptoms of Kidney Disease

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by: Dr. Kanika Kapoor
Consultant -Pediatric Nephrology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Kidney disease is a silent killer since often the symptoms are ignored and child presents at advanced stage of the disease. It remains undiagnosed due to ambiguity of signs and symptoms. It is important for parents to observe these signs …

Things to Know About Inherited Risk for Prostate Cancer

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by: Dr. Anurag Khaitan, Urology
Sr Consultant Urology Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon

Most of the cases of prostate cancers are not caused because of the inherited cancer genes and even most of the men who suffer from this don’t have a family history regarding this cancer. But sometimes it runs in the …

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