Squint Treatment for Children And Adults

Squint is a condition in which there is a misalignment of the eyes. In other words the eyes do not look in the same direction. Both the eyes may not focus on the object one is looking at. One eye maybe looking to focus on the object while the other eye is turned inwards, outward,…

What is the neonatal intensive care unit?

  Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is an intensive care unit that specializes in the care of ill and premature newborn infants. The term neonatal comes from the word neo – meaning “new,” and natal – “pertaining to birth.” It is also known as the intensive care nursery (ICN). Sometimes newborn babies need intensive medical…

Psychological And Physical Health Benefits Of Listening To Music

Music is the essence of life. Music is a universal language that everyone understands. Music is a piece of art that goes straight away to the heart and touches the soul. Almost everyone has a habit of plugging their headphones and listen to the music while driving, jogging, walking, running etc. Music helps in reducing…

What are the common types of Hand Surgery

Our hands help us to write, eat, perform actions, earn a living, draw art and do a host of other activities. They require sensation and movement in the joints to perform their work. Sometimes due to an injury or infection it may get sore or numb and a feeling of needles or pin may arise….

How to improve your sleep naturally

A good night’s rest is something we all crave, but given the flawed lifestyles and many pressures on people, it can be difficult to achieve. Before you resort to medications to ensure sleep, here are some things to try to boost your sleep cycle naturally.   Go to bed at the same time each night…

Top 10 Ways to Dissolve Kidney Stones Naturally Without Surgery

Surgery for kidney stones like most surgical procedures can cause complications and involve long recuperation periods. You want to save your health and the cost and effort for surgical removal of kidney stones. Here are some of the top ways to eliminate kidney stones naturally, so that you don’t have to go for surgery. Naturally…

Common Mental Health Issues in Women

Does the gender of the person have any connection with mental health issues? This question can baffle many people. However, the fact is that women, more than men, tend to have mental health issues. Recent studies have shown that more than 30% of women experience some kind of mental health issues. We shall look at…

What Are the Symptoms of Liver Disease?

The liver helps remove toxic substances from the body, and so it is vital to the functioning of the body. Some of the symptoms of liver disease that you need to watch out for include the following. Swelling of the abdomen For serious diseases such as cirrhosis, the swelling of the abdomen is one of…

PAEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (PICU)

The Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at Manipal Hospital is a multidisciplinary advanced intensive care unit. The PICU is a referral centre for children with multidisciplinary problems with varying grades of severity from all over the country. The ICU is run by a team of professional Paediatric Intensivists with more than a decade of experience in…

Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery

The process of reconstructing or repairing an injured part of the body (or for any cosmetic reason) by transfer of tissue is known as plastic surgery. Plastic surgery has two branches – cosmetic surgery and reconstructive plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery is a procedure to improve the aesthetic appearance of a person. Reconstructive plastic surgery is…

Best Of Manipal Hospitals

Rheumatology Rheumatology is a sub-specialty of medicine dealing with diagnosis and treatment of diseases predominantly affecting the joints and connective tissues. Various auto-immune disorders affecting multiple organ systems also fall under its purview. Overview The Department of Rheumatology at Manipal Hospitals is the pioneer in its field and is well known all over India. It…

Everything You Need To Know About No Shave November

No Shave November, is an annual event that includes growing facial hair during the month of November in order to raise awareness about various cancers, primarily prostate and testicular cancer in men. “Movember,” is a term coined by a group of young men in Adelaide, Australia, which later went on to become a nationwide phenomenon….