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Aster Medcity
Aster Medcity,
Kochi , India

Aster Medcity is a 670-bed quaternary care facility with one Multispeciality Hospital owned and managed by Aster DM Healthcare, a Dubai based healthcare conglomerate founded by Azad Moopen.


 My Articles

1. What is Psoriasis? ( Health )

Psoriasis appears as scaly lesions mostly involving sites like scalp, elbows and knees. Psoriasis is not contagious. It cannot be caught from touching someone who has the condition, swimming in the same pool, sharing towels, or eating food prepared by a person with psoriasis. Treatment is concerned with control rather than cure.

2. OSTEOPOROSIS Action should be now! ( Health )

Globally one in every three women and one in twelve men over the age of 50 years suffer from Osteoporosis fractures. On World Osteoporosis Day 2017 Know all about the silent killer!

3. World Food Day ( Health )

On the occasion of World Food Day celebrated on 16 October every year Susan Itty, Clinical Nutrionist, gives a general awareness on the importance food security and agriculture. 'Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development' is the theme of World Food Day 2017.

4. An Arthritis Primer for World Arthritis Day ( Health )

On the occasion of World Arthritis Day, observed on 12 October every year, Dr. Joe Thomas, Rheumatologist, stresses the importance of early diagnosis of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases that fall under the generic term 'arthritis'.

5. Mental Health In The Workplace ( Health )

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, observed on 10 October every year, Dr. Sandhya Cherkil, Neuropsychologist, raises awareness about the importance of promoting mental health in work place. Mental Health in the workplace is the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017.

6. Power Your Heart In The Right Way ( Health )

On the occasion of World Heart Day observed on September 29, Dr. Anilkumar R, Senior Cardiologist, explains why it is essential that we take care of our heart. Let us 'share the power' of how to keep the heart healthy!

7. Alzheimer's Disease - Need A Multi-pronged Approach ( Health )

On World Alzheimer's Day, observed on Sep 21. every year, Dr. Mathew Abraham, Neurologist gives an overview of Alzheimer's, which is the most debilitating form of dementia.

8. Living on through Organ Donation ( Health )

In India, currently, less than 5,000 kidney transplants are carried out annually against an estimated requirement of over 175,000. As part of Organ Donation Day observed on August 13, Dr. Mathew Jacob, Lead Multi Organ Transplant Surgeon, stresses on the importance of organ donation and transplant.

9. Breastfeeding Guide & Tips ( Health )

Breast milk is the optimal source of nutrition for the new born baby. As part of World Breastfeeding Week observed on August 1, Dr. Jose Paul, Chief Neonatologist, stresses on the importance of Breastfeeding for babies health.

10. Understanding Hepatitis | Types, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment ( Health )

On World Hepatitis day July 28th, Hepatology and Liver Transplant Surgeon Dr. Charles Panackel provides an overview of the disease and its affects.

11. All You Need to Know About Vitiligo! ( Health )

Vitiligo is a disease in which melanocytes of the skin are destroyed causing loss of skin in the form of depigmented, or white, patches of skin in certain areas on the body. This article takes a look at the various treatment options available and the things you can do to cope up with Vitiligo.

12. World Brain Tumor Day | 8 June ( Health )

Brain tumors are not common like many other tumors in the body; but its impact is more critical. It can arise in any age group and gender. Outcome of treatment is better if detected early and treated. World Brain Tumor day is observed to promote early detection and treatment.

13. World No Tobacco Day 2017! ( Health )

Tobacco is clearly the most evident form of "slow suicide" practiced by humans. It's time for the world to say NO TOBACCO not just for a day but on all days for a better tomorrow. World No Tobacco Day 2017 comes with the theme, Tobacco - A Threat to Development.

14. World Hypertension Day - Top 10 Risks of Ignoring High Blood Pressure! ( Health )

Hypertension or High Blood Pressure is a common condition and studies in India have shown that around 30% of adults suffer from it. May 17th is World Hypertension

15. World Asthma Day! ( Health )

Asthma is an extremely common chronic respiratory disease involving the airways in the lungs. A recent study states that India has 10% of the global asthma burden worldwide and its number is rising every year. Current theme of world asthma day - Better Air, Better Breathing.

16. Alcoholic Liver Disease ( Health )

Alcohol, the word itself does not in any way hint at the destruction it can cause in taking away health, wealth and family. Derived from the Arabic word al-kuhul (kohl) to describe the fine powder used to darken the eyelids, it was only in the 1750s that it was first used in the modern sense of an intoxicating ingredient in fermented strong liquors.

17. Parkinson's Disease - An Increasingly Common Brain Disease ( Health )

Parkinson's disease, also known in India as kampavata, affects middle-aged and elderly persons mostly above the age of 50 years. It is characterised by twitching or tremors in the extremities especially hands and fingers while holding something or when carrying out any movement.

18. 'DEPRESSION : LET'S TALK' - Theme for World Health day 2017 ( Health )

WHO estimates that by 2030 Depression will contribute maximum to the disease burden of the world & has chosen "Depression:Let's Talk" as theme for this year's World Health Day celebrations on 7th Apr 2017.

19. When Sleeping Beauty is not just a fairy tale! - Kleine-Levin Sleeping disorder ( Health )

'Sleeping Beauty' syndrome or Kleine-Levin syndrome is an extraordinarily rare neurological disorder with only around 1-2 cases per million people.

20. Kidney Diseases and Diet | Dr. Vinod Kumar K ( Health )

The kidneys play a very vital role in the body. It acts as the body's filtering system. When the kidney fails, all the toxic substances and excess water builds up in the body and makes the person very sick.