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MIC-KEY BUTTON- LONG TERM ASSISTED FEEDING IN CHILDREN

“Occasionally, we come across babies who need assistance in feeding. Either their swallowing mechanism is challenged, and often the food particles, as well as the saliva, enter the windpipe resulting in repeated episodes of pneumonia needing countless hospitalization and morbidity,” according to Dr. Subhasish Saha, consultant, Department of Paediatrics, CMRI, CK Birla Hospitals Kolkata...

The Health Times Edition with Times of India

The Health Times, an initiative of CK Birla Hospitals is a mini-encyclopedia of common and not so common ailments. It has information – in layman’s language – on symptoms, treatment modalities and tips on preventive care. Envisioned as a series, the current issue covers subjects including flu, heart care, diabetes, some cancers, fitness and well-being. Do not miss to preserve these pages, they would form an authentic compendium of medical...

BODY POSTURE

Computers, mobile or cell phones are nowadays an integral part of modern telecommunications in every individual life. We won’t be able to fully understand the impacts and effects that these phones and devices have on us for years to come; we can already see that they are going to be a public health issue. The poor posture we adopt as we stare at our phones or computer’s increases the stress...

A session at Durgapur by Dr. Dhiman Kahali

Dr. Dhiman Kahali addressed a gathering of 600 retired people in Durgapur and highlighted that to live for 90-100 years need not just be a dream, but can be achieved easily provided one seriously follows some lifestyle measures. And these lifestyle modification measures are not too difficult either. One should not smoke or use any tobacco products like pan masala, khaini, jarda, guraku etc,. Even one cigarette causes lot...

ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM DIABETIC FOOT?

Diabetes can cause nerve damage that reduces sensation in your feet. So, you may have an injury without even knowing it, and these may get infected. Diabetes also causes peripheral vascular disease and reduces blood flow in your legs and feet, making it harder for cuts or sores to heal and a small infection can become very serious. As a result of decreased blood flow to the foot, the patient...