Self-examination of Breast Cancer Disorder- All you need to know

Cancer-the emperor of maladies, is unfortunately increasing in incidence. The causes are multifactorial. In women, breast cancer has become the most common cancer. It is estimated that worldwide over 5,08,000 women died in 2011 due to breast cancer (Global Health Estimates, WHO 2013). Although breast cancer is thought to be a disease of the developed world, almost 50% of breast cancer cases and 58% of deaths occur in less developed countries (GLOBOCAN 2008).

It’s National Doctor’s Day. Find out what keeps a doctor going

National Doctor's Day

Of course, other than the commemoration of Dr. B.C. Roy’s life, it does hold a lot of significance amongst our fraternity albeit in a metaphorical sense. It is generally considered that most of us doctors spend our lives amidst pain, anxiety, death and woes. This assumption is not absolutely false but we do have our […]

COVID 19 and women health including pregnancy

Pregnancy

2020 was put on a pedestal with similar respect as the millennial year. There was a ring to it and many believed that it would turn out to be the best year in their lives. Nobody thought that it was going to be an anticlimax. Early this year, the novel virus SARS- Cov2 started raising […]

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day This year’s theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) is, “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The Generation Equality campaign is bringing together people of every gender, age, ethnicity, race, religion, and country, to drive actions that will create the gender-equal world we all deserve.

Here’s how to handle PMS

BENGALURU : Premenstrual syndrome or more commonly known as PMS, can be mild or severe enough to affect the quality of a woman’s life. It’s important to understand what PMS actually means and how best one can manage themselves and also when to seek help. This can trouble as many as three quarters of woman […]