All of us know that prevention is better than cure and its importance cannot be overemphasized. However, not every disease is preventable and screening provides us with the second best option of catching them early. Although there are various definitions for screening it can simply be summed up as detecting disease early in asymptomatic (those without any symptoms) individuals.
Specialised care for children's bone and joint problems - does your hospital provide this?
Medical care of a child is different from that
Medical care of a child is different from that of an adult, and no one knows this as well as a Paediatrician (Child specialist). Similarly, the Orthopaedic care of a child is different from that of an adult.
Chronic Kidney Disease: An Emerging Epidemic
The current era of sedentary lifestyle is coupled with an exponential growth of lifestyle diseases like Diabetes Mellitus and high Blood Pressure, but very few people have heard of Chronic kidney disease as a public health menace. The numbers are simply frightening in 2005.
Congenital means which can be traced to birth. Congenital heart diseases (CHDs) are commonest form of birth defects. These are heart defects a baby is born with. These conditions affect the structure and function of the heart.