Exercises for Knee Replacement Surgeries

With increasing age and osteoarthritis, the knee joints which bear the maximum weight burden, tend to get worn out and inflamed; in some cases it is severe enough to warrant surgery where the surgeon removes the eroded parts of the bones and cartilage from the knee joint, and replaces them with prosthesis. These are usually […]

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High Risk Pregnancies

Though pregnancy is supposed to be the beginning of one of the best parts of being a mother, in some cases, this beginning can be quite stressful. For some women, the pregnancy can be a ‘high risk’ pregnancy; though it sounds scary, it’s just another term used by doctors to refer to a pregnancy that […]

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Know your Hormones

How many times do you remember someone saying …‘stop behaving hormonal’? It’s unfortunate that hormones are blamed for whacky behavior, but then the truth is that some hormones do get to your head and set your mood see-sawing like a pendulum. Hormones are basically chemicals made by specialist cells in the endocrine gland and play […]

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Consequences of Excessive Smoking and Tips to Quit Smoking

If you are a smoker, you probably know that smoking is bad for your health; and you probably have a plethora of friends and family nagging you to quit this unhealthy habit too! Every time you reach for a cigarette, you are increasing your likelihood of getting hypertension, heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, asthma, bronchitis, […]

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Facts about Bariatric Surgery

There is a saying that for every rose, there is a thorn; similarly, for every progress, the world has made, humanity has taken one step backwards by indulging in the wrong kind of lifestyle. With prosperity and food aplenty, there has been an increased surge in obesity. This refers to a body mass index (BMI) […]

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PCOS – A Common Condition in Women

PCOS, also known as polycystic ovary syndrome is an increasingly common endocrine disorder in females of reproductive age between 18 to 44 years. A recent study has shown that 18% of the females, especially those from eastern India (25.88%), suffer from PCOS. It is also one of the leading causes of infertility in females and […]

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VATS Surgical Procedure

There is no field that advancements in technology haven’t touch, surgical procedures included. The VATS surgical procedure, or more simplistically, the ‘Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery’ is one of the newer procedures used to minimize the incision size made for thoracic surgeries. It employs the use of a small video camera (thoracoscope) inserted through a small incision […]

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Common Symptoms of Cardiac Diseases

The heart is a muscular organ, the size of a man’s fist, and like any other muscle, it also requires proper blood supply and oxygen to keep the muscle pumping at an optimal level. The heart pumps blood not only to the rest of the body, but to itself too, via the coronary arteries; these […]

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A Closer Look at NIMS Medicity

There are some professions in this world that require hundred percent dedication and all the precious time that one can spare; such noble professionals can be found in hospitals, with medical staff putting in all their efforts and time to save lives and giving the best of care available at their fingertips. The NIMS Medicity, […]

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NIMS Charitable Project

The Charitable Projects of NIMS Medicity

We live in an inter-dependent world and every time we cut off someone else’s opportunities, we shrink our own horizons (Bill Clinton). This seems to be the philosophy under which the NIMS Medicity operates. In this era of commercialism, they have given back to the society in all sectors to make a significant impact on […]

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