The first year of life is characterized by rapid developmental changes related to eating. As infants gain truncal control, they progress from sucking liquids in a supine or semi-reclined position to eating solid foods in a seated position.
Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. It may occur without symptoms, although jaundice is the major manifestation of hepatitis. In jaundice, the serum bilirubin (liver enzyme) level increases beyond 2 mg % causing yellow discolouration of the skin, mucus membrane and conjunctiva of eyes along with decreased appetite, fatigue and weakness.
An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac or cyst developed on one of the ovaries. Most women get at least one pus-filled cyst during their life. Some cysts do not pain, neither do they show any symptom. It is pretty common for a woman to be suffering from ovarian cyst without even realizing.
The ovary is one of the important parts of the female reproductive mechanism. There are two ovaries in the women’s body. Located on both sides of the uterus, ovaries are responsible for producing eggs and hormones such as estrogen and progesterone.
By Dr. Gourdas Choudhari, Director & HOD, Gastroenterology & Hepatobilliary Sciences at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon
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.
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.
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.