Patient Education

Robotic Surgery

  The new paradigm of surgery Introduction Robotic Surgery is a breakthrough surgical technique which is an effective, minimally invasive alternative to ...

Heart Disease - Prevention and Treatment

Dr. Jamshed Dalal one of India's leading cardiologists explores why today's generation is prone to heart diseases and what simple steps can be taken to reduce the chance of heart diseases. Find ...

Operate your Thyroid

  What is a thyroid gland? A thyroid gland is an endocrine gland; this means that it manufactures hormones that are released into the bloodstream,which then ac...

Trigeminal Neuralgia

What is Trigeminal Neuralgia? Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also called tic douloureux, is a chronic pain condition that causes extreme, episodic, sudden burning or shock-like pain on one side of f...

Knee Care and Joint Replacement

Dr. Vinay Joshi shares very important information about your knees, when you should go for a total knee replacement and how to maintain your health. A must read for everyone opting for a Total...

Deficiency Disorders: Boosting your immunity

Dr. Falguni Parikh explains why today's generation gets tired easily and why a healthy lifestyle is important.

Prostate Cancer

  What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate Cancer is an uncontrolled division of cells which forms a mass of tissue called tumour. These cells can cause damage to the norma...

Alcohol v/s the Liver

Liver disease affects people of all ages. One in every 12 Indians suffers from some form of liver or biliary tract disease.There are over 100 diseases of the liver, only one of which is directly relat...

Urinary Incontinence

The Specialists Dr.Anshumala Shukla-Kulkarni - M.D (O&G),FCPS,DGO Dr.Anshumala Shukla-Kulkarni has done her Fellowship in Minimally invasive surgery from Singapore and Australia. She ho...

Liver Logic

  Where is the liver located in the human body? The liver, which is the largest internal organ, is located in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, just under the...

Hepatitis C

  What is Hepatitis C? It is a viral infection of the liver that is caused by the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). The infection is spread by coming in contact with the bloo...

Epilepsy

  Is epilepsy common? Epilepsy is a common neurological condition that affects 1 in every 200 people in the community. People with epilepsy have seizures or "fits". ...

Wilson Disease

  What is Wilson disease? Wilson disease is a genetic disorder resulting in excessive accumulation of copper in the body. Normally,the liver excretes almost all of t...

Hair Transplant

Restoring the crowning glory Hair serves the most important cosmetic function in humans. Loss of hair causes significant emotional stress and loss of confidence.However, with the recent advances...

Life Beyond Epilepsy

Dr.Jayanti Mani goes behind the science to explain epilepsy, its causes, and how to live with individuals suffering this disease. Find out more about Kokilaben Hospital's Centre for Brain and Ne...

Emotional and Behavioural Problems in Childhood

Psychiatrist's at Kokilaben Hospital offer their insight into emotional and behavioural problems that maybe faced by your child. A must read for all parents with growing children

Heart Care

  What are the common cardiac/heart diseases? Heart attack  (this is the commonest cause of death in India) Heart failure Arrhyt...

Blood Ties

Sharing with another is indeed meaningful. Especially,when it can help save a life. That's the beauty of donating blood. This selfless act transcends the boundaries of caste, creed and colour to creat...

Influenza A (H1N1)

  What is Influenza A (H1N1)? 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) (previously referred to as 'new strain of swine flu') is a new strain of the influenza virus that spreads from ...

Hepatitis B

  What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is an inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis virus. People who become infected with this virus in childhood have a very...

Fatty Liver

  Facts at a Glance A fatty liver is caused by the build-up of excess fat in the cells of the liver. If fat accounts for more than 5-10% of you...

Stroke

  Brain Attack and Brain Angina Most people are aware that severe chest pain, especially after excretion may be a symptom of a heart attack or angina. Many who suffe...

Cancer

Thoracic Oncology Oesophagel Cancer Lung Cancer Mediastinal Tumours Chest Wall Tumours Pulmonnary Metastases Tumours of the Airway (Trachea and Bronchus...