Articles, Healthcare

World No Tobacco Day

May 31st, 2012

World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is meant to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe. The day is further intended to draw global attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to its negative health effects.


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Urinary Incontinence in women

May 14th, 2012

In the U.S. it is estimated that at least 10 million women suffer from distressing urinary incontinence. The Asian Society of Female Urology puts the incidence of urinary incontinence in India at 12 per cent. If incontinence is so prevalent then why isn’t anybody talking about it? Studies tell us that 58 per cent of […]


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Treating Keloids

May 9th, 2012

What are Keloids? Keloids are a result of excessive formation of scar tissue at the site of injury. Although they usually occur after an injury, they are known to occur spontaneously in some patients as well. Keloids tend to occur more commonly at the site where skin overlies hard bony surfaces, most common site being the chest. […]


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Nasal Steroid Sprays: Using them Effectively

May 8th, 2012

Using Nasal Steroid Sprays Effectively Nasal steroid sprays are used for various conditions of nose. They are one of the most commonly prescribed medications by ENT doctors to treat a variety of nose problems. They are usually prescribed for: Allergic rhinitis Chronic sinusitis Fungal sinusitis Rhinitis medcamentosa Hypertrophic turbinates(muscles of nose) (Note: The above conditions […]


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DocSuggest is going to be AWSome

May 5th, 2012

We have always been committed to deliver an awesome service and on our continued pursuit to help patients find and meet the right doctors, DocSuggest is excited to launch operations in Mumbai & Delhi/NCR making the service available to patients in 4 cities including Hyderabad & Bangalore, with more than 5000 doctors to choose from […]


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How to keep your liver safe from Hepatitis

May 3rd, 2012

What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis is a primary infection of the liver by liver-invading viruses and very rarely by other organisms such as bacteria, protozoa, fungi and other parasites. Viral hepatitis is the most predominant form of Hepatitis. Hepatotropic (liver-invading) viruses are a heterogeneous group of 5 viruses, recently updated to 6, namely Hepatitis A Virus […]