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Every year, tobacco kills more than 8 million people across the world As many as 12 million deaths are due to non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that impaired lungs because of smoking are more prone to... View More

Linear Accelerator (TrueBeam®STX System) Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors and damages their DNA It is one of the effective ways to kill... View More

GERD: Lifestyle and diet modifications which can help manage the disease

Diet and Lifestyle Management Modification to manage GERD Diet and Lifestyle Management for GERD often begin with what to avoid Diet plays a major role in controlling acid reflux symptoms It’s always recommended to avoid high fat food, fried... View More

Globally, obesity is responsible for approximately 28 million deaths In India alone, over 135 million people are affected by obesity which can be attributed to the consumption of high-energy foods, sedentary lifestyle among others Obesity negatively... View More

Should all fatty liver patients be treated Summary:  Should all ultrasonography findings suggestive of fatty liver be treated What is the best intervention- therapeutics or lifestyle counselling; or can it be... View More

Chemotherapy is Painful – A Common Myth

Most cancer patients who are advised chemotherapy have this fear that chemotherapy is a painful process Many of them are not very clear whether chemotherapy is the injection or a kind of radiation We aim to clarify this myth regarding chemotherapy... View More

AIG Hospitals urges the public to follow basic precautionary measures in context with the #Coronavirus Simple measures can protect you and your loved ones Be safe Spread this video and let maximum number of people know what they can do #AIGCares... View More

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

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