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World Rabies Day 2016

World Rabies Day was introduced by Global Alliance for Rabies which is a non-profit organization based in USA and UK. It is an initiative backed by UN and WHO and takes place on the death anniversary of Louis Pasteur, (28 September) who developed the first...

OrganDonation

Organ Donation: Myths vs Facts

A lot of myths associate themselves with organ donation. While some of them may come close to the truth, the others are just rumors that need to be clarified in order to go ahead with the concept of organ donation. MYTH: You have an age...

Common Reasons for Heart Bypass Surgery

Common Reasons for Heart Bypass Surgery

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), commonly known as Heart Bypass Surgery, is a surgical procedure is carried out in cases where the artery blockage cannot be rectified by non-surgical procedures, namely coronary angioplasty. The decision to undertake this surgery is quite critical. Therefore, doctors take into consideration many...

Knee Replacement

Should You Get a Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee Replacement Surgery has always been associated with skepticism around the potential risk benefit ratio. This surgery has its own share of associated risks and entails a recovery and rehabilitation process. The final take on whether or not to undergo total knee replacement is both...

Common Heart Diseases

Common Heart Diseases

Heart diseases refers to a situation where the blood vessels are blocked by deposition of fat, making it difficult for blood to flow through smoothly, thus leading to heart attack or stroke. Other conditions, such as those that affect your heart’s muscle, valves or rhythm,...

Cardiovascular Disease - Does Age or Gender Matter?

Cardiovascular Diseases – Does Age or Gender Matter?

Cardiovascular diseases include a range of diseases that affect the proper functioning of the heart, like angina, myocardial infarction, rheumatic heart disease, arrhythmia, congenital heart disease, aortic aneurysms, peripheral artery disease, and venous thrombosis. While genetics may play a major part in increasing your risk factors...

Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary Angioplasty – Things You Should Know

Coronary angioplasty, also called as Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) or Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) is a non-surgical procedure carried out to widen blocked or narrowed coronary arteries from plague caused by long term accumulation of cholesterol. An experienced cardiologist from Fortis Escorts Heart Institute...