Best of East

Croissant a staple on all buffets has become a king of breakfast

There is a little deli in Jorbagh, which sells the best croissants outside of most five-star hotels. These little crescents of leavened dough in plastic pouches are a little bag of joy.

‘We consider timely decision-making processes as the key success factor’

Dr Rupali Basu, CEO, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata and CEO-Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group shares her views on the current healthcare scenario in the East, the key strengths of the Apoll

Indian youth is under rising burden of heart disease

Dr Lingaraj Nath, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, AMRI Bhubaneswar, Odisha, gives an insight about the seriousness of cardio vascular disease among the Indian youth

Pacemaker care

Dr PK Hazra, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, AMRI Dhakuria, gives an insight about the benefits of pacemakers

The path of the heart

Dr Kunal Sarkar, Head – Medica Institute of Cardiac Sciences and Senior Vice Chairman, Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata, gives an outlook about the advancements in the field of cardiology

Minimally invasive neurosurgery and endoscopic pituitary surgery

Prof GK Prusty, Neurosurgeon, The CMRI, Kolkata gives an outlook about minimally invasive neurosurgery

Fortis Kolkata performs rare mirror image heart surgery

Dextrocardia is believed to occur in approximately one out of every 12,000 people

Lower back pain made simple

Prof GK Prusty, Neurosurgeon, CMRI, Kolkata, gives an outlook on how to prevent back pain

Recurrence of enlarged prostate after surgery

A team of urologists at Columbia Asia Hospital, Kolkata give an outlook about the problems faced by patients with enlarged prostate

Brain stroke: Are we ready for it

Dr Haseeb Hassan, Consultant Neurologist, RTIICS, Kolkata, elaborates on stroke awareness

Key-hole surgery for gastrointestinal cancers

Dr Debkumar Ray, Consultant General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, AMRI Hospital, Salt Lake – Kolkata talks about ways to treat GI cancers

How to effectively handle fibroids?

Dr Shuvro Roy Choudhury, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, RTIICS, Kolkata, gives an insight about the treatments to cure fibroids

Age-related infertility

Dr Piya Roy, Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, AMRI – Mukundapur, Kolkata, elaborates on how woman’s age affects the success rates during infertility treatments

Fighting flatulence

Dr Sandip Pal, Consultant Gastroenterologist, RTIICS, Kolkata, expounds about ways to prevent excessive gas formation in digestive system

Exercising with arthritis

Research has shown that exercise is an essential tool in managing arthritis

Arthritis clinic at RTIICS

The Department of Orthopaedics at RN Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences offers comprehensive and world class orthopaedic services

The changing face of cataract surgery

Dr Kushal Kr Choudhuri, Consultant Opthalmologist, AMRI Medical Centre elaborates about cataract, its effects and surgery methods

Diabetic blindness: An epidemic in the waiting

Dr Sambuddha Ghosh, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology in West Bengal Medical Education Services, elaborates on the ocular complications caused by diabetes

Mercy Hospital launches specialised diabetes clinic

Institute of diabetes and metabolic disorders provides support to prevent and manage the complications related to diabetes

Cervical cancer and its prevention

Dr Pronab Dasgupta, Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata, gives an insight about cervical cancer and tests required to prevent it

Morbid obesity, a condition which requires treatment

Dr Om Tantia, Medical Director & Head -Dept of MAS and Bariatric Surgery, ILS Hospitals, gives an overview about bariatric surgery and its advantages

All you wanted to know about dialysis

Dr Lalit Kumar Agarwal, Consultant Nephrologist, Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital, Kolkata, elaborates on dialysis and how it is performed

Sepsis, the potential life-threatening complication

Dr SK Todi, Head of the Deptt, Crtical Care, AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata gives an outlook about sepsis and its major clinical challenge in the intensive care unit

Managing menopause

Dr Aruna Tantia, Director, GPT Healthcare (Consultant Gynaecologist & Gynae Endoscopic Surgeon- ILS Hospitals) gives a rundown on the symptoms of menospause, its effects and ways to cope with it

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