Risk Factors contributing to IBD

Public Awareness Initiative on IBD supported by IBD-ENC Emerging Nations Consortium and program partner AIG... View More

FAQ’s about Bariatric Surgery

Q: What is the effectiveness of weight-loss surgery A: The actual weight a patient will lose after the procedure is dependent on several factors These include: Patient's age Weight before surgery Overall condition of patient's health Surgical... View More

Myths about Bariatric Surgery

Myth: Bariatric surgery is a quick and easy fix for rapid weight loss Reality: Surgery for weight reduction is not a miracle procedure Weight loss surgery is designed to assist the morbidly obese in developing a healthier lifestyle A surgical... View More

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Q: What is Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease ( NAFLD ) A: The fat content in a normal liver is less than 5 % However when the amount of fat in the liver increases to more than 33 %, then the fatty liver becomes visible on ultrasound NAFLD is... View More


Hepatitis in lay man’s term means inflammation within the liver It can occur due to multiple causes and includes viral infections like hepatitis A, B, C and E; excessive intake of alcohol ( Alcoholic hepatitis ) or due to some triggers within the... View More