Dr Varuna Ashwin Mallya, MD Pathology is an Assistant Professor, Army College of Medical Sciences and Base Hospital in New Delhi. She has earlier worked at the renowned Safdurjung Hospital and the National Institute of Pathology in Delhi. Apart from having a keen eye for the diagnosing the rarest of diseases, she also has a warm heart and is a complete people's person. She loves to communicate with patients and wants to reach out to more through health.india.com.
Hypertension along with diabetes has become one of the most dreaded chronic illnesses in India. To understand the disease we first need to understand the basics of blood pressure. Our blood flows through our arteries with
When you visit your baby's doctor for the first time, he or she educates you about the vaccines your child would need. The thought of so many painful injections every few weeks/months hurting your precious baby is heart
28 year old Deepak works in an ad agency in Mumbai. One fine Sunday morning he complained of headache, severe body ache.
He also said that he had nausea and vomiting. He could barely rise up from bed.
He recorded a
When someone's detected with cancer, people assume that sooner or later, death is certain. Agreed that survival rates of some cancers aren’t very good due to the fact that they are diagnosed really late. By that time,
One of the most common tests a doctor would ask you to get is a CBC (Complete Blood Count) test. This is advised to measure the counts and concentration of various components of your blood – the red blood cells, white blood
Nine month old Nishant had just started crawling. It was a delightful experience for his parents. But over the days his mother noticed bruises around his knees. She ignored it initially thinking the baby might have hurt himself
You have your latest lipid profile reports in front of you and the doctor says it doesn't look good. You're utterly flummoxed by the numbers and the strange terms on the report like cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and lipid