Category: Doctors Speak

Myths about live donor liver transplant by Dr. Neeraj Chaudhary, Surgical Gastroenterology & Liver Transplantation, PSRI Hospital

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 Myths and facts about live donor  How will I live once they remove my whole liver out? As it is impossible to live without a liver, your surgical team will not be doing this. During liver donation in a living individual, it is not the whole liver but only a part of the liver […]


Heat related illness

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Heat related illness occurs as a result of excessive heat. Even a short period of exposure to very high heat can lead to serious problems. Heat waves that occur during summer cause very high rise in the temperature, which can last for days to weeks. This high temperature puts people at risk of developing heat […]


FATTY LIVER

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Fatty liver disease describes a range of conditions which lead to build-up of fat within liver cells. It can occur due to alcohol abuse (alcoholic steatohepatitis) or due to non-alcoholic causes (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, NAFLD). It is common and the incidence in India is increasing. Most people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease do not […]


What are generic & branded medicines

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Generic medicines are those which are sold by the names of the actual medicine salt they contain (the one which you see in the ingredient lists of the tablet strip or syrup bottle). The concern had been that big pharma companies manufacturing these under their brand name make huge profits. There are expectation, by letting […]


Know Your Liver

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The liver is the largest organ in the body. It is a wonderfully resilient and complex organ that nurtures and protects your body. The liver performs more than 500+ functions each day to keep the body healthy. Some of its major functions include: converting food into nutrients the body can use (e.g., it produces bile […]


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gut disorder. The cause is not known. Symptoms can be quite variable and include abdominal pain, bloating and sometimes bouts of diarrhea and/or constipation. Symptoms tend to come and go. There is no cure for IBS, but symptoms can often be eased with treatment. What is IBS and […]


JOINT PAIN IN COLD

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This is a common observation patients complaining that their joint pain increases in cold weather. Same is noticed when patient visits mountains from planes like Delhi. Most of the time patients are explained this is their subjective feeling. Though no firm scientific reason has been established there is one theory of barometric pressure which to […]


Eat Healthy Stay Nutritious

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Mrs. Debjani banerjee, Nutrition & Dietetics PSRI Hospital, Delhi Nutrition plays an integral part in every human being’s life. The food choices that individuals make each day affects the health in a great way. Good nutritious food is a way of leading a healthy lifestyle. Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and […]


Parenting is an Opportunity not a Punishment

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Kaustubhi Shukla Clinical Psychologist PSRI Hospital “The Child is the father of Man” remarked William Wordsworth in a poem ‘My heart Leaps Up.’ Since 1802, this phrase has appeared in many references and indicates an adult is the product of his habits, manners and behaviour that he inculcated during his childhood. It has been often […]