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With Bad Air Persisting, Doctors Advise Further Precautions

New Delhi: Dr KK Pandey, Senior Chest and Allergy Specialist (Pulmonologist) at Yashoda Super Speciality Hospital, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad speaking about the Bad Air Pollution in Delhi NCR has said that even healthy people can experience health impacts from polluted air including respiratory irritation or breathing difficulties during exercise or outdoor activities.

Dr Pandey said that the current situation of bad air was due to Ground-level Ozone which is formed when volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) react with the Sun's ultraviolet rays. The primary source of VOCs and NOx was mobile sources, including cars, trucks, buses, construction equipment and agricultural equipment.

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Leaving The Salt Intake Alone Is Not A Remedy Of High Blood Pressure Disease

New Delhi: On Wednesday, a health talk was organized, Senior Neurologist of Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital Kaushambi, Dr. Sumantro Chatterjee and senior cardiologist Dr Asit Khanna delivered a health talk on prevention and awareness of hypertension and brain-related stroke. Dr. P. N. Arorai, Managing Director, Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital inaugurated the health talk.

 Dr Sumanto Chatterjee said that high blood pressure can prove to be very fatal; therefore, everyone should get their regular checkup of blood pressure. One needs to keep a special eye on blood pressure after the age of 45.

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Cervical Cancer Silently Killing Indian Women In Their Prime

Despite Cervical Cancer being a highly preventable disease with a vaccine nearly 70,000 Indians died of cervical cancer last year, more than anywhere else in the world. It’s the second-most common cancer among women in the country, accounting for 23% of all cases. It’s a hidden disease, often taking 20 years to show its signs and symptoms.

We lose one mother every eight minutes, usually in their 30s or 40s, often just at the time when families need them the most. Cervical cancer occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix  grow out of control. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina

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40% Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Can Get Rid Of Medicines

New Delhi: Analysis of patients examined at a camp in Ghaziabad has revealed that arthritis patients can get rid of medicines. Yashoda Super Specialty Hospital in Kaushambi on Sunday last organised a one-day free arthritis and rheumatology consultation camp by senior Rheumatologist of Yashoda Superspeciality Hospital, Dr. Souvik Das Gupta, formerly at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

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IMA For Zero Tolerance To Violence Against Health care Providers

New Delhi: Indian Medical Association has demanded absolute end to the violent episodes taking place against the Healthcare providers. IMA has also resolved zero tolerance to any sort of violence against the fraternity. IMA has expressed serious concern about inexcusable and shameful inhuman attacks on doctors, nurses & hospital staff.

This was the opinion at the day-long seminar organized by the IMA at the New Delhi on May 26. The day-long deliberations spread over three sessions and had speakers from various fields of the society. The deliberations were inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and had Justice BN Krishna among the other speakers.