Blogs – Women & Child Care

8 Things Every Woman Should Know About Their Gynaec Visits

8 Things Every Woman Should Know About Their Gynaec Visits

Q1. At what age should I have my 1st Gynaec examination? Unless there is a medical problem, you should have your first pelvic examination at age 21yrs or sooner if u begin sexual activity. Q2. When should I get my mammogram done? Women age 40yrs and older should have...

Facts about Gynaecological Cancers

Facts about Gynaecological Cancers

Gynaecologic and breast cancers account for almost 60% of all cancers in women. Cervical cancer is still the commonest cancer in India Over 1.5 lakh new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed and 75000 deaths occur every year in India Every 8 minutes a woman dies of...

7 Things You Should Know If Your Child Has Epilepsy

7 Things You Should Know If Your Child Has Epilepsy

Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder. It is a chronic condition in which the nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed. This causes seizures, which is the most common symptom of the condition. Seizures can be defined as events of altered brain...

How Eltrombopag Can Change Thrombocytopenia Treatment

How Eltrombopag Can Change Thrombocytopenia Treatment

On November 20, 2008, the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved eltrombopag tablets (Promacta ®, GlaxoSmithKline Inc.) for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) who have had an...

Everything You Need to Know About Premature Birth

Everything You Need to Know About Premature Birth

Preterm or premature birth is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a birth that occurs before 37 completed weeks of gestation. Having a preterm baby can be an extremely difficult time for a parent. This article aims to educate parents and help them deal...

Teething

Teething

1. What Can You Expect During Teething? Teething is the normal process of new teeth pushing through gums, and this process takes time. While teething you may expect increased drooling of saliva, and desire to chew, mild gum pain, slighlty swollen gums over erupting...

A Parent’s Guide: How to Manage Your Child’s Fever at Home

A Parent’s Guide: How to Manage Your Child’s Fever at Home

When your child is sick with an infection (caused either by bacteria or virus), it is common for them to have a fever. In most cases, a fever will not hurt a child and will usually go away after 72 hours (3 days). Babies younger than 6 months should see a doctor when...

Three Signs That Your Child May Have ADHD

Three Signs That Your Child May Have ADHD

It is a common mistake to group all students who are poor in studies into one category and label them as dumb, naughty or careless. Every child is born with a natural curiosity to learn about her world. However, due to certain problems, some children are not able to...

Child Dental Care Guidelines for Good Oral Hygiene  Surya Hospital

Child Dental Care Guidelines for Good Oral Hygiene Surya Hospital

Early childhood caries is a devastating form of dental decay affecting children below 5 years of age. The reason has been linked to poor oral hygiene practice, improper feeding habits, lack of parental awareness and avoiding dental visit. Poor oral health can affect...

What is Cerebral Palsy? (CP)

What is Cerebral Palsy? (CP)

Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition which is caused by damage to the developing brain that disrupts the brain’s ability to control movement and maintain posture and balance. What are the symptoms of Cerebral Palsy? Children with CP exhibit a wide variety of...

What Every Parent Needs to Know About the Flu?

What Every Parent Needs to Know About the Flu?

Children under the age of 5 are more likely to be hospitalized from influenza complications than those in other age groups. Annual flu vaccines are the best way to protect your child and family from the flu. Seasonal Flu Seasonal influenza is a contagious, but...