Thoracic Surgery

Pleural Empyema

by Dr. Narendra Agarwal on Feb 07, 2019
Pleural empyema is a collection of pus in the area between the lungs and the inner surface of the chest wall (pleural space). It is caused by microorganisms, usually bacteria. Empyema can develop after pneumonia (infection of the lung tissue), injury, or chest surgery. Pus in the pleural space can’t be coughed out. Instead, it needs to be drained by a needle or surgery.
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Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences

Myths and Facts About Hepatitis B

by Dr. Gourdas Choudhari on Aug 01, 2018

By Dr. Gourdas Choudhari, Director & HOD, Gastroenterology & Hepatobilliary Sciences at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon

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Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences

Adolescent Drug Use: Steps Forward

by on Aug 01, 2018

There is an increase in the availability and usage of substances by youth both recreationally and regularly on account of habituation or addiction. This enhanced attraction towards and dependence on drugs is associated with many factors.

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Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences

10 things you should know about hepatitis

by Dr. Avnish Seth on Aug 01, 2018

According to Dr. Avnish Seth, Director, Gastroenterology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute- “For the World Hepatitis Day 2018, with the theme of “Eliminate Hepatitis” the WHO has already redefined their mission.

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HAEMATOLOGY, PAEDIATRIC HAEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY & BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT

Lymphoma - A Curable Blood Cancer

by Dr.Rahul Bhargav on Jun 14, 2018

For ages now, the Diagnosis of Lymphoma has been considered a diagnosis of death. Whether it’s a patient or an attending physician, the diagnosis of Lymphoma brings a sense of fatality, with a fear that survival with the disease is just not possible.

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Gastroenterology and Hepatobiliary Sciences

10 things you should know about your liver

by Dr. Avnish Seth on Apr 18, 2017

Here are 10 things you must know for a healthy liver.

 

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Urology and Renal Transplant

Life Altering Urological Reconstructive Surgery

by Dr. Sanjay Gogoi on Dec 20, 2016

Reconstructive surgery is commonly known for cosmetic procedures. World over, there has been a steady awareness and demand for breast enlargement, nose job, face lift etc. While utility of such treatment is debatable, there is another offshoot, called reconstructive urology, which is progressively seen a steady growth.

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Nephrology and Renal Transplant

Rising Incidence of Kidney Disease in India

by Dr. Salil Jain on Dec 20, 2016

Kidney disease is a worldwide public health problem. As per estimates one in every five Indian has some form of kidney disease. The commonest causes of kidney disease worldwide are diabetes and high blood pressure. With a rapidly growing number of diabetics and hypertensives in urban India, a parallel increase in kidney disease is expected since nearly every third patient with diabetes will go on to have kidney dysfunction.

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Pulmonology Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Respiratory Allergy and Asthma

by Dr. Manoj Kumar Goel on Dec 01, 2016

The term allergy is used to describe an overreaction to substances in the environment that are harmless for most people, but induce an immune response that causes a variety of symptoms in predisposed people. The respiratory allergies mainly present with allergic rhinitis which affects nasal passages and allergic asthma which affects the airways within the lungs.

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Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Healthy Breakfast for Children

by Ms. Sandhya Pandey on Dec 01, 2016

Eating healthy breakfast gives a physiological and psychological advantage. Many cognitive studies on children tell us that if they skip breakfast-they lose focus and concentration as well as the ability to think and problem-solve. Breakfast helps improve mental performance and concentration during morning activities.

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