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Understanding HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day 2021: Plagued by Myths and Stigma

HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, attacks the infection-fighting CD4 cells of the immune system. The loss of CD4 cells weakens the body’s defense mechanism, making it hard to fight off infections, illnesses, and certain cancers.

Top 10 tips to keep your brain healthy

Eat only real, whole, “preagricultural” foods. This includes seafood, red meat, poultry, eggs, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. I recommend avoiding all grains (wheat, corn, rice, oats, etc.) and legumes (beans, peas, lentils, hummus, soy, etc.), because they are low in nutrients and high in anti-nutrients and lectins that pose a risk to human health.

Things to keep in mind for healthy joints

Being overweight places extra strain on your weight-bearing joints, such as your knees, ankles, hips, and back. And according to the Arthritis Foundation, every pound of excess weight you carry results in an additional four pounds of extra pressure on your weight-bearing joints. By achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, you can limit the amount of stress on your joints and reduce your risk of joint damage.

8 Best Foods for a healthy gut

In order to achieve optimal absorption, a healthy immune system opens a new window, and a reduced risk of disease, it’s important to keep your gut populated with good bacteria. In addition, there are numerous foods that can help your gut stay happy and healthy.

Tips to keep kidneys healthy

Healthy kidneys will help maintain normal levels of vital nutrients in your body. Also, expels the toxins through urine and keeps minerals such as sodium and potassium in perfect balance. In individuals with compromised renal function, there is also an increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

General dentistry: The right practice to secure overall oral health hygiene

The specialization of dentists isn't confined to one particular dental care procedure and in general most of them are trained on all of the dental procedures as suggested by medical practitioners at AMRI Hospitals.

Follow these morning tips to start your day on a good note

We often begin our day in a chaotic way, rather than focusing on the productive stuff for a better outcome. Many of us wake up after multiples snoozes, rushing through morning ablutions and skip the breakfast to reach office on time.

​Common symptoms of Lung Cancer you shouldn’t ignore!

Lung cancer is a very dangerous disease. It is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in India. According to the health practitioners at AMRI Hospitals Kolkata, lung cancer is often caused by excessive smoking. However, it can be cured if it is detected early.

Cardiovascular diseases might not be ‘silent epidemics’ anymore, AI has found a way

Our heart’s health is determined by several factors including its sound, beat, function, and so on. With the growing sophistication in data, patients seek the help of physicians for a quicker and personalized interpretation of the data.

Cardiovascular diseases might not be ‘silent epidemics’ anymore, AI has found a way

Our heart’s health is determined by several factors including its sound, beat, function, and so on. With the growing sophistication in data, patients seek the help of physicians for a quicker and personalized interpretation of the data.

When is a Liver Transplant Recommended?

A healthy liver is a matter of great importance and one of the primary keys to having a healthy body. The liver is one of the most important organs of the human body and plays a crucial role in keeping your body free of toxins. Often liver-related diseases, such as cirrhosis and acute liver failure are common causes of end-stage conditions

How long can you breastfeed ?

If you breastfeed your baby for simply a couple of days, he/she will receive your foremilk or early milk. By providing certain anti-infective factors like antibodies and other types of food the baby’s brand new body expects, breastfeeding provides your baby his/her initial and best ‘immunization’. It also helps in getting the baby’s system to operate in a seamless way.

BREAST FEEDING-MYTHS & TRUTHS

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best food for a new-born baby. This is because a new born has various types of nutrient requirements, which include proteins, minerals, and vitamins. All these nutrients are present adequately in breast milk.

What is Osteoporosis and how it can be treated?

Our bones are complex living tissue comprised of a thick outer shell (known as the cortex) and a strong inner honeycomb mesh of tiny cross-members (known as the trabeculae). This structure enables our bones to be strong, lightweight and somewhat flexible. These properties are important because they allow our skeletons to support us while being able to cope with the stresses and strains that we impose upon them in the course of day-to-day life.

Bone problems women face during pregnancy

Bone problem during pregnancy is a commonly occurring problem because the growing baby in the mother’s womb needs plenty of calcium. Bone problems are especially at peak during the last three months of pregnancy. Most commonly occurring bone problems during pregnancy include joint pain, pubic pain and tailbone pain mentions AMRI Hospitals.

5 tips for healthy teeth

Your oral health should be a priority not only because it helps prevent conditions of the mouth but because it can help prevent and manage many other health issues, including certain types of cancer and diabetes. Staying on top of your dental health before any of these issues arise can go a long way in maintaining your overall health. 

Simple Tips to Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated is vital to your overall health. Water is the best way to stay hydrated, whether you’re drinking it or eating foods like fruits and vegetables that contain a high percentage of water. 

Post COVID-19 Complications - Explained

It is well-known that COVID-19-19 adversely impacts the respiratory system of patients. But did you know that it can also attack the central nervous system, and cause digestive distress to brain cells? From minor cough and cold infections to life-threatening complications, COVID-19-19 has adversely affected several lives. 

How is COVID-19 impacting the environment around us?

Over the last two years, COVID-19 has spread exponentially across the world, threatening lives of people, uprooting health infrastructure, affecting the global economy, and making a crushing impact on our environment. A year before we all witnessed some relief from constant pollution, and for once the environment has bounced back faster than we thought it could. 

Can you avoid Diabetes if it runs in your family?

You must have heard a lot about diabetes, especially if the condition runs in your family. It’s hard to rule out the potential risk of the disease coming through genes, and lifestyle factors, but inheriting ‘diabetic’ genes from one or both parents is likely to increase the risk in an individual.  Yet, it is not necessary that one may suffer from diabetes just because of family history. 

All you need to know about Delta + Variant

After the catastrophic second wave, the country is on the verge of entering a delicate phase where the risk of another wave is rising with the emergence of a new ‘Delta plus’ variant. Studies have revealed that mutations in the predominant Delta variant and its spike protein, makes the virus more transmissible and have the ability to evade the body’s immune response.

Myths and Facts about Knee Replacement Surgery

Often, the term ‘replacement surgery’ scares patients, as they get swayed by misconceptions rather than seeking the right information. In present times, knee replacement surgery is an advanced, successful, and effective method to replace the worn-out or damaged joint with an artificial implant, known as ‘prosthesis’. 

Breast Cancer: Myths and Facts

We have all heard the survivor stories; we have even seen the struggles of close ones. But how much do we really know about Breast Cancer? Some people might know that Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women. But what about the misconceptions associated with it?

Facts about Brain Stroke - World Brain Day 2021

Brain Stroke or Cerebral Stroke is one of the leading causes of preventable death. Stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), is a condition when the brain lacks in getting blood supply, damaging the brain cells. The loss of blood supply (ischemic), or excessive bleeding (hemorrhagic) into the brain tissues

Oral Cancer - Facts, Diagnosis & Treatment

Oral cancer develops in the mouth  and throat, interfering with the normal functioning of breathing, listening, chewing, swallowing, or talking. It’s one of the deadliest diseases that appears as a growth or sore inside the mouth and does not go away. Overall, the survival rate is much higher with all stages of oral cavity and pharynx cancers. 

Facts and Myths about Angioplasty Recovery

are connected to the heart. Often people get a sense of relief after a successful angioplasty, as the potential risk of having a heart attack is prevented. After undergoing angioplasty one can have several questions regarding its recovery phase. What are the Dos and Don’ts? Is it a safe and reliable treatment option?

Double Masking: How, Why, and When? - All you need to know

India's battle with a second wave of COVID-19 has turned out to be more challenging due to the risk of double and triple mutant variants that are affecting large number of the population. Observing the crisis, experts have suggested people to layer up -- wear double masks -- to prevent the spread of infection, especially from asymptomatic people.

ICU tips you shouldn't ignore!

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is truly an intense treatment area, causing a great deal of concern and stress for patients and families. ICU etiquette is crucial to maintaining the decorum and sanctity of the environment. Appropriate and effective communication is necessary for the recovery process, not just for the patient but also for family members.

Dengue Fever: All You Need to Know About - National Dengue Day 2021

Dengue fever, commonly known as ‘Breakbone fever’ is a vector-borne disease, transmitted through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. It is important to understand that this infection cannot be spread from person-to-person. Dengue is a tropical disease that originates from four different viruses.

COVID 19 and Asthma: Busting Myths about Asthma Management

Asthma is a chronic disease causing severe inflammation in the lungs, affecting the airways due to which a person suffers from breathing trouble. In asthma, the airways produce extra mucus, swelling up and narrowing the passage that triggers coughing, whistling sound, and shortness of breath. 

Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy in Adults

Generally, the treatment for Epilepsy doesn’t require surgical intervention, until seizures occur at a single location in the brain. Also, there are chances that a person may not be able to tolerate the side effects of medication, or anti-seizure drugs may fail to control seizures. In such cases, doctors suggest going for epilepsy surgery. 

Strengths and Abilities in Autism - World Autism Awareness Day 2021

When it comes to Autism, people often see only the challenges of the disorder and not the gifts or abilities that autistic individuals seem to possess. It is understandable that Autism is a lifelong condition, with certain challenges and characteristics associated with it are going to affect the normal routine of a person.

What causes kidney stones (and what to do)

If you’ve ever suffered from a kidney stone, you might be aware of the shooing and throbbing pain that it causes. Kidney stones can develop in anyone at any age, so understanding the do’s and don’ts is important for everyone.

Cancer Prevention: Facts about Diet and Lifestyle

Did you know that for more than 10 types of cancer, nearly 70% cases are within your control and preventable? There are many factors such as a healthy diet and lifestyle that can eliminate or reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.

Transformation in the Healthcare Sector

COVID-19 has exposed the inadequacy of the critical care infrastructure in private healthcare and the importance of spending and strengthening public healthcare. In conversation with The Week for 'India's COVID Heroes' edition, Group CEO AMRI Hospitals, Mr Rupak Barua, shared his insights on last year's healthcare scenario.

How to Nourish and Cleanse the Spleen and Liver

The spleen and the liver are two most crucial organs in your body, performing a wide range of functions, from maintaining the immune system to removing toxins, from regulating fat to producing iron, from activating enzymes to producing and excreting bile, etc.

10 Uncommon Skin Conditions

Many a times medicinal or environmental allergen factors have a significant impact on our skin, leading to lifetime skin conditions that are difficult to treat or cure.

Types of Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders in Adults

Epilepsy is a type of central nervous system disorder characterized by repeated seizures. People suffering from epilepsy experience neurological imbalance resulting in two or more episodes of unprovoked seizures.

Arrhythmia: What You Need to Know

Arrhythmia is a heart rhythm problem where heartbeats fall irregularly, sometimes falling too slowly, or too early.

Chest pain: A Warning Sign You Shouldn't Ignore

Unlike pain in other organs or other parts of the body, chest pain immediately rings warning bells in the mind.

10 common Non-Cardiac causes of chest pain

Chest Pain can be terrifying, isn’t it? The crushing, burning, or stabbing feeling instantly brings to mind the fear of having a heart attack or other cardiac conditions.

8 things you can do to prevent a stroke

Cancer and cardiovascular diseases are two of the leading causes of deaths worldwide.

Pulmonary Valve Stenosis: Causes

Pulmonary Valve Stenosis (PVS) is a rare disorder that is typically present at birth. In this condition, the narrowing pulmonary valve opening, or stenosis, restricts the blood flow from the right chamber of the heart to the pulmonary arteries.

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is often known as the “Silent Disease” as most people don’t recognize until they experience a fracture due to mild or minor injury.

5 Shoulder Injury Facts You Should Know

One of the complex and unique areas of human anatomy is found in the shoulder joint, comprising the hold of muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

10 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

October has arrived, so has the time to contribute our bit in spreading a word of awareness for Breast Cancer.

Basic safety measures for everyone to be followed during COVID-19

The pandemic has made us realize once again why "prevention is better than cure".

National Nutrition Week: Nutrients are directly proportional to good health

Every year, the National Nutrition Week is observed in India from September 1 to 7.

Advice on Use of masks in context of Covid-19

This article provides an insight based on the international guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the doctors at AMRI Hospitals

Looking after physical and mental well-being during Covid-19

The current pandemic is a ground-breaking global event that has affected millions of lives across the world.

AMRI Hospitals launches ‘Concierge Services’ for comprehensive patient care

AMRI Hospitals, a premiere healthcare service provider in Eastern India, has introduced ‘Concierge Services’ for comprehensive patient care

Kidney issues and COVID-19: Mitigating the impact

It is now a proven fact that the COVID-19 virus, which has led to the ongoing global pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic: Who All Are At A Higher Risk Of Developing Severe Symptoms?

Till now the number of coronavirus cases across the world has reached over 4.81 million

COVID-19 Outbreak: How to look after your kids during the pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of distress among people.

Fact-Check: Can Coronavirus be transmitted through coins and bank notes?

The outbreak of COVID-19 has raised many concerns over the transmission of this deadly virus.

A complete guide to safe grocery shopping amid COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 is spreading fast and it sustains on various surfaces for different time periods.

Food Safety and Precaution: How to wash vegetables to prevent COVID-19

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there are over 5.5 million confirmed cases and over 3.5???

What kinds of pre-existing health conditions should patients consider as factors for higher risk amidst the COVID-19 threat?

The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading undeterred and increasing number of cases are being recorded every day.

Developing symptoms of mental illness due to lockdown? These tips are sure to help you!

Staying at home for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic is necessary

COVID-19: Important Steps to Stay Safe

Apart from various other protective measures, using the right face mask

Developing symptoms of mental illness due to lockdown? These tips are sure to help you!

Staying at home for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic is necessary

COVID-19: Important Steps to Stay Safe

Apart from various other protective measures, using the right face mask

Are children more vulnerable to Covid-19? Here's all you need to know!

The COVID-19 pandemic has already infected more than 3 million people globally

Advice for elderly and people with pre-existing health conditions to combat COVID-19

COVID-19 can affect any person, irrespective of age, pre-existing health conditions

Here’s all what heart patients need to know about COVID-19!

The outbreak of Coronavirus Pandemic has plunged the world into uncertainty and the continuous exposure

Panic in Pandemic: COVID-19 Do's and Don'ts to contain spread of virus

COVID-19 has spread quickly over the globe and has infected more than 80,000 people across 60 countries. In India

AMRI Hospitals launches pre-screening tool and AMRI Chat to Spread Awareness on COVID-19 pandemic

Backed by advanced technology and a team of leading healthcare practitioners

All you need to know about COVID-19 to stay safe and prevent the spread

Corona virus is from a family of viruses that cause various illnesses, varying from common cold to Severe

Cadaveric Kidney Transplantation at AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar

A day after kidneys from a brain dead patient were retrieved, a panel of doctors at AMRI Hospitals

AMRI Hospital launches ‘AMRI City Centre and Super Speciality Clinic’ at Bhubaneswar

One of the leading healthcare service providers in Eastern India, AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar has launched AMRI

Are you at risk of Ovarian Cancer? Know about the silent symptoms of this condition!

Ovarian Cancer is the third most commonly detected cancer among Indian women.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness: All you need to know about this medical condition

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that affects the colon or rectum.

Common cancers in women: All what you need to know to beat the risk!

There are many types of cancer. Some of them only affect men

IIT-Bhub collaborated with AMRI Hospital to organise preventive health camp

The students, faculty, officers, staff, and their dependants were checked by a team consisting

Is cancer preventable? Here's how simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference!

Cancer prevention is all about making simple changes in your lifestyle, suggest medical practitioners at AMRI Hospital Ltd.

Here’s what you must know about cardiovascular changes associated with aging

Heart is undoubtedly one of the most important parts of the human anatomy, playing central role in the healthy working of the body.

AMRI Hospital Ltd launches ‘Happy Heart Club’ for comprehensive cardiac care

One of the premiere private healthcare providers in Eastern India, AMRI has launched the ‘Happy Heart Club’

All about angioplasty and its importance in cardiac science

Angioplasty is performed to widen a narrow coronary artery by implanting a tiny stent into the heart

All you need to know about the complexities of recovery process after heart attack!

Recovering from a heart attack can prove to be a very complex process. Once a patient returns home,

Here’s all you need to know about Cervical Cancer!

Cervical Cancer starts in the cervix, which is a narrow opening into the uterus from the vagina.

Five unnoticed symptoms that may indicate a heart problem!

Chest pain is usually the most common symptom of major

Why ‘silent heart attack’ can be a dangerous thing to tackle?

Heart attack often comes with a number of symptoms, including chest pain

Effective treatment options for Stage IV lung cancer

Stage IV is known as the most advanced stage of lung cancer, in which the disease spreads

Diagnosed with lung cancer? These effective treatment options are sure to help you!

There are two main types of lung cancer, which are responsible thousands of of fatalities

Lung cancer: There’s more to it than what you have usually heard!

Lung cancer affects the lives of millions of people worldwide.

Lung cancer care and treatment: Effective ways to diagnose this medical condition

Lung Cancer is a state of malicious tumor in the lungs, characterized by uncontrolled growth of cells in lung tissues.

Be a health-conscious host this festive season and follow these tips to stay healthy

Festive seasons come accompanied with the promise of happiness, celebrations, prosperity, affection and love.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: BEST WAYS TO PREVENT AND DETECT THIS DEADLY DISEASE

Every year, October is observed as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month by the global community

Respiratory Care Week: Teaching the Art of Breathing Fresh and Smooth

Oxygen is the most important thing one needs to be alive and energy is what keeps the body going.

World Trauma Day: Lend a hand, save a life

Trauma is one of the main causes of death across the world.

This festive season, avail AMRI Hospitals' Family First Card offering holistic healthcare privileges

One of the leading private healthcare providers in Eastern India

UNDERSTANDING ACNE: The SCOURGE OF TEENAGERS

Acne is a constant problem, which is a major concern for most people, irrespective of gender.

The Importance of Vaccines

The ongoing World immunization Week is indeed a big opportunity to promote vaccination

When does the breast milk of a mother dry up completely?

There is no maximum age, up to which a mother can produce breast milk.

How long can you breastfeed

If you breastfeed your baby for simply a couple of days, he/she will receive your foremilk or early milk.

Breast Feeding-Myths & Truths

Breast milk is undoubtedly the best food for a new-born baby. This is because a new born has various types of nutrient requirements,

AMRI Hospitals well-equipped with advanced Gastroenterology Department

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine that deals with disorders of the gastrointestinal tract - stomach, oesophagus, colon and rectum, pancreas,

AMRI Hospitals Mukundapur launches Eastern India’s first Airway Clinic

Launching Eastern India’s first Airway Clinic, AMRI Hospitals Mukundapur has officially registered its credibility

AMRI Hospitals organizes Medical Camps in IIT Bhubaneswar to support collective community welfare

AMRI hospitals is deeply committed to serving the community as much as providing leading health-care services to its patients.

AMRI Hospitals accredited with NABH for its Emergency Department

Setting new standards and achieving new milestones every year, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, has recently been accredited with the NABH

Nano Pacemaker: A Breakthrough Technology for Cardiac Pacing

A breakthrough technology to enhancing the treatment for heart patients at AMRI Hospitals, Nano pacemaker is the world’s smallest pacemaker.

Hernia Screening Clinic launched by AMRI Hospitals Mukundapur

One of the premier private healthcare providers in Eastern India, AMRI Hospitals Mukundapur has launched

1st Liver Surgery in AMRI Hospitals,Mukundapur

A 32-year-old man from Kushtia, in the neighbouring country of Bangladesh, was detected with carcinoma of the sigmoid colon in 2017.

AMRICON 2019

The flagship medical conference of AMRI Hospitals, AMRICON 2019, was inaugurated on February 23, 2019, at the Science City in Kolkata.

AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar launches first advanced trauma Centre in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: AMRI Hospitals Bhubaneswar, the largest multi-specialty Hospital of Bhubaneswar announced the launching of first of its kind Advanced Trauma Centre here today.

AMRI Hospitals commemorate World Cancer Day with an Awareness Campaign

In a bid to raise awareness and work towards a cancer-free society, 

CERVICAL CANCER

CERVICAL CANCER is the most common cancer among women specially in the rural areas in India. This affects the cervix, the mouth or opening of the uterus. More than 1.25 lakh women are affected each year, claiming an estimated 50,000 lives.

AMRI Hospital introduces artificial valve for cardiac valve implantation in Eastern India

Marking its year of many achievements in 2018, AMRI Hospitals, the leading private healthcare group, established yet another benchmark by 

AMRI Hospitals collaborates with Clair Clinic, Singapore

Leading chain of private healthcare group in Eastern India — AMRI Hospitals recently announced its collaboration with Clair Clinic, Singapore, for introducing the latest technology in....

AMRI Hospital Kolkata bags top position in The Week Hansa Survey for second time

AMRI Hospitals has bagged top slot as one of the leading multi-speciality private hospitals in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar by The Week-Hansa Best Hospital survey 2018.

2018 has been a year of achievements and success at AMRI Hospitals

Maintaining the faith of millions of people in good healthcare, AMRI Hospitals has always been on the forefront of innovation and achievements...

Calcutta Club Privilege Card

AMRI Hospitals ties up with Calcutta Club, one of the oldest elite social clubs of Kolkata, to launch a special Health Privilege Card for the city  institution that completed 110 years..

CARDIAC ISSUES IN WOMEN

Many cardiac issues are found in women. A major cardiac issue is the threat of heart disease. But becoming aware of symptoms and risks unique to women, as well as eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising, can help protect you. Heart disease is the most common cause of death for women. Some heart disease symptoms in women may be different from men....

TWIN EPIDEMIC

Diabetes Mellitus is a global epidemic and India is the second largest capital of Diabetes world. Diabetes Mellitus is defined as fasting blood sugar >/ 126 mg/ dl, PP blood sugar >/ 200 mg/dl, HbA1C >/ 6.5%, with or without excessive thirst, excessive appetite, weight loss etc. 95% of total Diabetes Mellitus cases are Type 2 patients

THE EVOLUTION OF CANCER

Over the last century, cancer has evolved from an ‘unexplained cause of death’ to a ‘reality filled with hope and despair’. Social stigma along with ignorance had conveniently hidden this nemesis from the limelight, far too long. But for the last two decades, this ignorance has given way to sudden exposure to large amount of complex scientific data.

MINIMAL ACCESS CANCER SURGERY

Minimal Access Cancer Surgery (MACS) utilizes laparoscopic camera and instruments to gain access to the operating site. The cancer and nodal clearance is much better because of better visual display. So, compared to conventional open surgery, the cure rates are either equivalent or better at times.

HEART STENT - AMRI’S TAKE

For long, majority of Indians have been under sustained intimidation with regards to the hefty expenses attached to heart stents and angioplasty. They finally have something to cheer about. A recent notification issued by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority stated that the prices of heart stents would be brought down by 85%.