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Osteosarcoma Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

24 August, 2017
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The most common type of bone cancer is Osteosarcoma, also known as childhood bone cancer. Osteosarcoma is also the 6th most common type of cancer found in children. Since osteosarcoma develops from osteoblasts (the cells responsible for making bones grow), osteosarcoma symptoms are seen predominantly in teenagers who are experiencing a growth spurt, especially during …

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Treatment for Kids with Cardiac Defects

7 October, 2016
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Parents of children born with cardiac defects have an inborn anxiety with the overall performance of their child since they got to know about their child’s disease. It is essential to understand that based on the initial diagnosis by the doctor, treatment alternatives will be suggested. According to an experienced cardiologist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, …

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Congenital Heart Disease – Symptoms Parents Should Look Out for in their Child

29 June, 2016
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<p>Any medical condition or defect in the heart that is developed in the womb (before the birth) that affects the normal working of the heart, is termed as Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). During first 8 to 9 weeks of pregnancy, the heart begins to...

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Symptoms & Treatment

27 June, 2016
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia is the condition where there is a presence of an abnormal opening in the diaphragm, the muscles that help in the breathing process. Children having this condition require regular checkups with an experienced pediatrician. Typically, hernia in children are congenital but can be cured. In a child having a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, …

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Whooping Cough: Prevention and Cure

3 June, 2015
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Whooping cough is a bacterial infection that affects the respiratory system. It is characterized by severe spells of cough which may end with a whooping sound.  It is a contagious disease and can spread easily through sneeze and snot. Getting immunized with vaccines like the DTaP help prevent the condition. Whooping cough is a bacterial …

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Preventing Sepsis In Babies

26 May, 2015
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A blood infection that occurs in 90-day-old infants and younger is called neonatal sepsis. With proper treatment, the child is completely cured of sepsis. However, neonatal sepsis is a major cause of infant death. So the faster the infant receives treatment, the better it is for the baby’s health. A blood infection that occurs in …

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When to see an ENT Doctor?

17 December, 2014
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An ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist is a doctor who is trained in providing medical and surgical treatment for ailments of the ears, nose, throat and related structures like the neck and head. An ENT doctor carries the expertise of diagnosis and treatment in the following seven areas: Otology or Neurotology This includes all …

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Meningitis in a newborn: treatment & prevention

14 November, 2014
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Meningitis is the inflammation of the tissues surrounding the brain and the spinal cord i.e. the central nervous system. This infection is created either by a bacteria or a virus. Since the infection lies in close proximity to vital organs, the condition is considered as a medical emergency. Watch Dr Atma Ram Bansal, a consultant …

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Lactose Intolerant Baby: Causes & Treatment

11 August, 2014
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Lactose intolerance is the inability of babies to digest lactose present in milk. Newborn babies might have lactose intolerance because the small intestine is not yet equipped to produce lactase, which helps in digesting lactose. It can be controlled by following an elimination diet until the production of lactase starts. Lactose is a form of …

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8 Ways to Prevent Cervical Cancer

8 April, 2014
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Cervical cancer is most prevalent cancers among women across the globe. Estimates suggest that more than 80% of the sexually active women acquire genital HPV by 50 years of age. Cervical cancer or cervix cancer is largely caused by human papillomavirus infection (HPV infection) and can be successfully treated only when found early. According to the …

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10 CrediMoms Share Their #DeliveryStories

5 May, 2018
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Hearing women’s stories of labor and birth can help us know what to expect and reassure us that our experiences are not unique. It goes without a shadow of a doubt that, sometimes swift, sometimes scary, delivery is an unforgettable experience! Here, parents look back on the birth of their babies and share their memories of delivery day. Below …

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Symptoms of Heart Problems in Children

14 October, 2016
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Detecting heart problems in children is little tricky, for most of the early symptoms are hardly obvious and go unnoticed.  The most common reason why people don’t catch the symptoms is the fact that we don’t speculate their kids to be suffering from any of the so-called “cardiac disorders” that happen “only” in the elderly. …

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New Mom shares her difficult Motherhood Journey

17 August, 2016
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Motherhood is the most important part of a woman’s life. It’s a miracle for which God has especially chosen women. It is a woman who keeps the baby safe for 9 months in her womb and then goes to an extra mile to ensure its health. I and my husband, Nikhil were very happy when we found …

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PPD (Postpartum Depression) – My story & Learning

12 August, 2016
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A member of the New Moms’ Club shares her experience with PPD I was a girl who was full of life until PPD struck me and I couldn’t understand what made me cry all day and night long during my japa period. I cried for the first time when I didn’t lactate for 3 days …

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How I overcame Postpartum Depression & You can too

11 August, 2016
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I had heard and read a lot about the so called “Postpartum Depression” when I was pregnant and I just laughed over it every time. I was so sure that I would never be the one to get affected as I was very confident about myself being quite a strong person. But then it hit …

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Immunisation- Should I, or shouldn’t I?

10 August, 2016
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Most parents have this recurring and nagging concern about how justified the immunisation that they subject their children to are, especially regarding their effectiveness, safety and price. Let me try and address some of the important issues, point by point. Let me begin by trying to explain how vaccines work, as plainly as possible. The human …

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When being Pregnant comes with Complications

10 August, 2016
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Being Pregnant is all about the changes that take place inside woman’s body and transform her into a mother. With Pregnancy, come lot of complications like feeling nauseous, sick, experiencing fatigue, bearing strange smells etc. My complications started way before I had even conceived. I was diagnosed with Tuberculosis of the Fallopian tube and had …

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Importance of Tracking Your Baby’s Growth

2 August, 2016
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Each baby is unique and covers developmental milestones at unique pace. However, it is important to keep a track of baby’s growth and how the vital characteristics are developing. There are certain guidelines so as to detect any potential problems that may occur, hampering the baby’s growth. Baby’s Weight is more important than Height  An …

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Post Delivery Hygiene For Mother and Baby

31 July, 2016
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Hygiene is as important for a mother and the new born. Proper post delivery hygiene for mother and baby, both, ensures that the duo does not contract any infection and stays perfectly healthy. The following parameters are to be kept in mind to ensure healthy and hygienic conditions after the delivery – Keep Baby Warm It …

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Right Time for Baby Vaccination

14 July, 2016
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Vaccination at the right time is as important as vaccinating itself. This is because vaccines work best when administered at a proper time. It is of utmost importance to follow the schedule prescribed by the baby’s pediatrician. A baby’s immunization schedule is more focused in the initial months. It is done to make the baby immune …