Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

That-bloated-belly-feeling

When most people reach middle age, it starts that bloated abdomen feeling. As a doctor and radiologist a good number of my patients especially women complain of a bloated belly.
This article explains the causes of this problem:
https://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/ss/slideshow-bloating-reasons

Sunday, August 18, 2019

MR-elastography

More recently functional MRI imaging of the brain is being replaced by MR elastography or MRE imaging to study changes in brain to thought.

https://speciality.medicaldialogues.in/new-mri-technique-can-capture-images-of-thinking-brain/

Google-artificial-intelligence-in-medicine

Google's masters are betting big
on making significant inroads into medical diagnosis and management.
https://www.firstpost.com/tech/science/googles-artificial-intelligence-in-hospitals-can-predict-patients-outcomes-stay-and-even-death-4539441.html

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Plastic use and health issues- a good article

The use of plastic as a container for food and drink is said to be one of the causes of excess hair fall, hypothyroidism and obesity among some of the many illnesses that are caused by plastic in daily life. Interesting read:
http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/health/Purge-the-Plague-of-Plastic/2015/10/31/article3103822.ece


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The bionic eye- an implant that can treat some forms of blindness

This may be the next big thing in the correction of certain forms of retinal diseases.

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-33612558

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Curd can do wonders for the skin and hair

https://in.lifestyle.yahoo.com/did-know-curd-could-hair-150000119.html

Yahoo health article about the benefits of applying curd to the hair and skin. I think most Indian wives already know this fact, but do they know about the precise benefits and details of how to do it? Read on.

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

3 parent babies- is this the next leap forward

Britain is in the process of legalizing 3 parent babies in a novel form of embryo transfer to counter the effect of genetic abnormalities involving the mitochondria of the actual mother. The egg (ovum) of the mother has the nucleus removed from the ovum and transferred to another ovum from a healthy woman and which has normal mitochondria which later is used for fertilization from the father to produce what is called a 3 parent baby.
There are a few such children who are healthy thanks to the 3 parent conception method.
Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30510647
Also: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28986843