Iffath Fathima

Special scar clinics for skin trauma opened in Bengaluru

Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV), used in the treatment of acute respiratory failure and provided through a facial mask, is known to leave behind unhappy scars.

30 Oct 2020

Pandemic woes: Locked at home, Bengaluru seniors at high risk of falling, fractures

The pandemic has restricted the movement of people, with many -- particularly the elderly – remaining indoors for fear of contracting Covid-19.

23 Oct 2020

PG medicos want non-Covid duty experience

Say they have not learnt anything but Covid treatment since pandemic broke out

19 Oct 2020

Karnataka to see 10 lakh Covid-positive cases by November 12

As per the current trend, Karnataka’s cases are likely to increase by 35-40%,” said Sanjeev Mysore, convener of the Jeevan Raksha project. 

19 Oct 2020

Bengaluru man who recovered from COVID-19 develops clots

Mahesh (name changed) went to the hospital with severe abdominal pain in mid-September and doctors realised he had developed blood clots in the right renal artery, following a COVID infection

16 Oct 2020

High rates force COVID dialysis patients with comorbidities to miss their sessions

People with kidney-related ailments and other comorbidities, like diabetes and hypertension, are at high risk of contracting Covid-19, making things worse.

06 Oct 2020

Post Covid, kids get diabetes too

Docs worried; virus stops body from producing insulin

04 Oct 2020

After 10-day-old maimed husky dies, activists start #AdoptDon’tShop

On Monday, a 10-day-old Siberian husky pup, named Nanuk Husky, was found dumped off a lane on Commercial Street with its hind legs cut.

30 Sep 2020

Recovered Covid patients just can’t stop eating

Obesity is the new after-effect that doctors are noticing in patients who have recovered from Covid-19.

29 Sep 2020

Home isolation key factor in COVID-19 caseload spurt in Bengaluru

Patients opting to stay home infect family, roam free; BBMP lax on checks.

28 Sep 2020

October may see surge in Covid cases

Health experts call for stringent measures to tackle spread during the festive season

27 Sep 2020

Karnataka’s Covid recovery rate up at 80.8%

While a spike in the Covid-19 cases has been a cause of concern, the cheering news is that the state has done well in the recovery rate.

27 Sep 2020

Lonely elders turn to social media 

NIMHANS study explores link between pandemic and those using gadgets for long hours 

23 Sep 2020

Medical staff too facing mental health issues

While the focus has been on the mental health issues of Covid patients, what has gone unnoticed are the issues faced by healthcare professionals treating coronavirus patients.

17 Sep 2020

After-effects show up post recovery

Dr Naresh Shetty, president of Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, said that a detailed investigation is done on each patient.

15 Sep 2020