Asthma – Symptoms, types and diagnosis

Article written by : Dr Sanjoy Gupta, MD, FCCP Consultant Respiratory Medicine Peerless Hospital What is Asthma? Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. The inflammation of the airway tract causes difficulty in

COVID 19 – The fight against the deadly virus continues

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital Cases of a form of pneumonia of unknown cause were first reported in the city of Wuhan, China in the month of December

Tuberculosis – The White Plague

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital We have already discussed about a severe respiratory tract & lung infection – pneumonia caused by a bacterium in a previously published article.

Rabies Vaccine

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital I still remember the story about a dog and his master, about which I had heard from my mother during early childhood. The

Tetanus toxoid vaccine

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital I heard a story about a ghostly incident which had occurred in a village where my great grandmother lived. The story goes –

Varicella or chicken pox vaccine

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital Airborne pathogenic organisms are seen to cause mild to severe infections since time immemorial. At present, we know about many airborne diseases which

Pneumococcal vaccine

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital Microorganisms are said to be the first form of life on the face of the earth. The possible existence of unseen microbial life

Story of Immunization – The First Vaccine

Article written by : Dr. Sinchan Bhattacharyya Chief Executive – Medical Admin Peerless Hospital History – Smallpox and its devastation occurred way back in the 18th century in Europe. It had affected all levels of the society

BACK PAIN – IS IT A KIDNEY STONE?

Article written by: Dr Neil Utpal Maitra Consultant Urologist Peerless Hospital and B. K. Roy Research Centre Kidney stones are a very common problem. We all know at least one person suffering from this amongst our relatives and

OSTEOPOROSIS AND BONE HEALTH – CAUSES AND PRECAUTIONS

Article written by : Dr Sudipto Mukherjee DNB (Ortho) New Delhi Consultant Orthopaedics & Traumatologist Peerless Hospital Why is bone health important? Our bones are continuously changing — new bone is made and old bone is broken