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ENT Patient – Ms. Saraswati Khatua
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ENT Patient – Ms. Saraswati Khatua

Let us read about our satisfied patient Ms. Saraswati Khatua. She was admitted to B.P. Poddar Hospital in the month of November 2022. She was diagnosed with a tumor in her nose. Her tumor was successfully removed and she is now absolutely fine. Let us know more about tumor. A tumor is a solid mass...

CABG Patient- Mr. Balaram Das
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CABG Patient- Mr. Balaram Das

Let us read about our satisfied patient Mr. Balaram Das. He was admitted to B.P. Poddar Hospital three months back. He was suffering from recurrent chest pain which was exacerbated during strenuous activities. After Doctor visit, he was advised Angiography where he was diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease. Treatment of CAD includes either PTCA (Percutaneous...

World Leprosy Day
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World Leprosy Day

What is Leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic, progressive bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae. It primarily affects the nerves of the extremities, the skin, the lining of the nose, and the upper respiratory tract. Leprosy is also known as Hansen’s disease. Hansen’s disease produces skin ulcers, nerve damage, and muscle weakness. If it isn’t...

What is Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
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What is Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)

It is a flexible, tube-like instrument known as an endoscope which is used in the minimally invasive treatment known as Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) to remove precancerous and cancerous regions from the Gastro Intestinal (GI) tract. The term “submucosal” refers to the procedure’s focus on tumors that are under the GI tract’s lining (mucosa). These...

 National Pollution Control Day
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 National Pollution Control Day

Every year, National Pollution Control Day is celebrated on December 2 to commemorate and honor those who died in the Bhopal gas disaster. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy took place in 1984 on the nights of December 1-2. Methyl isocyanate, popularly known as MIC is a deadly gas that caused several fatalities. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy...

 World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
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 World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

Every year, World COPD Day is held to increase public awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and to educate people worldwide about this respiratory disorder. A global group called GOLD- Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease launched in 2002 which brings together medical professionals from many nations to organize public awareness campaigns regarding...

World Diabetes Day 2022
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World Diabetes Day 2022

Diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. Your body breaks down most of the food you eat into sugar (glucose) and releases it into your bloodstream. When your blood sugar goes up, it signals your pancreas to release insulin. Insulin acts like a key to let the blood...

 World Iodine Deficiency Day
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 World Iodine Deficiency Day

Iodine is a crucial component for maintaining human health. Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) may develop if the thyroid gland is not able to operate properly. Goiters, mental impairment and even death are among the health issues IDD can cause. IDD affects millions of people each year making it a significant public health issue. The World...

 World Osteoporosis Day
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 World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Since the condition weakens bones and increases the chance of sudden, unforeseen bone fractures. If a person has osteoporosis then the bones become weaker and light in mass. The condition frequently progresses without any warning signs or discomfort and it is typically not detected until the weakening of bones result...

 World Arthritis Day
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 World Arthritis Day

Arthritis is the medical term for swelling or joint inflammation. It describes more than 100 ailments that have an impact on connective tissues, joints, and surrounding tissues. Depending on the type of arthritis, specific symptoms can vary, although stiffness and pain in the joints are typically present. Types of Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are...

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