Dizziness and Vertigo


June 4, 2020

In general, the most common causes of dizziness are activities everyone experiences, at least as children, namely running around in circles or riding carnival attractions that spin, loop or twist. These movements cause an asymmetry in the signals that stem from the vestibular system–a sensory system situated on each side of the head in the

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Managing Pregnancy during the Coronavirus Disease


May 27, 2020

Pregnancy is a unique time full of excitement and anticipation. But for expectant mothers going through the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), worry, fear and uncertainty are shadowing this special time. Here is an excerpt by Dr MNV Pallavi, Chief Gynaecologist, Dept. of Gynaecology, Giggles by OMNI RK. Is it safe to continue prenatal check-ups?

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How to stay positive and productive during the lockdown


May 27, 2020

Trying to cope with the outbreak of Coronavirus has had huge impacts on all groups of people worldwide. For students, it is a tricky time to readjust to completing university work from home, watching lectures online and being uncertain about exams. For working professionals, it has been finding an ideal workspace to work from home

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Diabetic Foot Care


May 4, 2020

Foot and lower leg ulcers are one of the many problems caused by poorly controlled diabetes. Ulcers that do not heal can lead to amputations of toes, parts of the foot, or the lower leg. Diabetes damages blood vessels throughout the body.

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Do Not Panic


April 1, 2020

The Coronavirus infection which started in China at the beginning of this year then spread worldwide to be labelled as a Pandemic by WHO has created terrible panic in the public — both lay public and more so in the educated. Coronavirus infection is likely to kill thousands of people directly but will kill lakhs of people indirectly because of the panic situation we have created for ourselves.

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Inside an Intensive Care Unit (ICU)


March 31, 2020

Since their widespread introduction more than half a century ago, Intensive Care Units (ICUs) have become an integral part of the healthcare system.  An Intensive Care Unit (ICU), also known as an Intensive Therapy Unit or Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU) or Critical Care Unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care

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Hearing Problems in Children


March 19, 2020

Normal hearing is initially needed to understand spoken language and then, later, to produce clear speech. But many children develop hearing difficulties at birth or during infancy and the toddler years which result in consequences like speech and language difficulty, social and societal problems etc. Hence, if your child experiences hearing loss during infancy and

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What is PCOS and how can it be treated?


March 13, 2020

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder affecting approximately 1 in 10 women. Symptoms vary from woman to woman making a PCOS diagnosis difficult. Less than 50% of all women with PCOS are correctly diagnosed. According to a recent study, it can take more than two years to receive a diagnosis of PCOS. Here

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