• Tue, Aug 14, 2018
  • Breast cancer is the commonest of all forms of cancer and one of the major threats to health among women. Knowledge about breast cancer is necessary for the early detection, prevention and treatment....
    Consultancy corner: Some patients with breast cancer may not need chemo
    Self-breast examinationWomen should be familiar with how their breasts normally look and feel to report any change to the doctor right away.Red flag signs1. New onset nipple retraction – that is slightly turned inward or inverted.2. Nipple discharge - bloody.3. Rapid increase in size of lump.4. Thickening near the breast or underarm area 5. Change in the skin texture or enlargement of pores on the skin 6. Change of the size and shape of the breast7. Dimple in the breast8. Swelling or shrinking of the breast9. Changes in the skin – scaly, red, swollen or may have ridges If the patient identifies any of the above, immediate clinical examination is advised. Clinical examinations mammogram, breast ultrasound, MRI and biopsy.If   doctor suspects cancer may have spread to other parts of the body more Tests are required to confirm such as X-ray,...
  • Ask the Doctor: Diabetics are prone to vascular diseases Ask the Doctor: Diabetics are prone to vascular diseases

    If you have any health queries, mail them to health.dtnext@dt.co.in, and we will get them answered by specialists.

  • Fitness Mantra: Why tender coconut water is Tamannaah Bhatia’s latest obsession Fitness Mantra: Why tender coconut water is Tamannaah Bhatia’s latest obsession

    Among all the actresses who have carved a niche for themselves in the Kollywood industry, Tamannaah Bhatia probably stands out the most because she didn’t let region or language restrict her.

  • Awareness about importance of acting fast after stroke severely lacking, say doctors Awareness about importance of acting fast after stroke severely lacking, say doctors

    Acting fast in situations where it is deemed essential is something most of us fail to take seriously. However, in the case of a stroke, acting fast is the only way to ensure timely treatment and...

  • What generates pessimistic mood? What generates pessimistic mood?

    This pessimistic decision-making could continue through the day after the original stimulation.

  • Marijuana safe to treat epilepsy in kids: Study Marijuana safe to treat epilepsy in kids: Study

    The US Food and Drug Administration had recently approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) [CBD] oral solution for the treatment of seizures associated with two rare and severe forms of epilepsy --...

  • Work mails can affect health, relationships: Study Work mails can affect health, relationships: Study

    Does your boss expect you to be ever-connected on emails and work without boundaries? If so, besides causing harm to your health and well-being, it could also lead to conflict in family relationships,...

  • Are you paying attention to ‘gut’ instincts? Are you paying attention to ‘gut’ instincts?

    Experts are stressing on the need to care for the digestive system — the ‘engine’ running the body — by consuming pre and probiotic, fermented foods

  • This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria

    Compared to conventional nets, this new type of mosquito net reduced the number of cases of clinical malaria by 12 per cent.

  • Women please take note: Men too care for their partner's well-being Women please take note: Men too care for their partner's well-being

    If you think that your spouse does not care for your well-being the way you do then you may be wrong, a new study has found.