Patiala Archive

Thalassemia during pregnancy – timely detection, prevention and treatment

Timely diagnosis of Thalassemia will help protect you and your baby Doctors give holistic treatments plans for parents and child if diagnosed positive Patiala, 19th May, 2017: When Ankita was 12 weeks pregnant and received her blood test reports which revealed low hemoglobin and tendency towards anemia, she was devastated. Furthermore, she was diagnosed as

Increasing incidence of obesity and its implications on Mental Health

  Columbia Asia Hospitals, Patiala organizes health talks on obesity induced depression   Hospital also conducts awareness sessions among school children to educate them about health living and obesity prevention Patiala, 12th April 2017 : Even as India battles malnutrition, the country has developed another nutritional problem — obesity. The WHO defines obesity as abnormal

Regular health check-ups can keep hypertension at bay, say doctors at Columbia Asia Hospitals, Patiala

Hypertension radically multiplies risk of several diseases including cardiovascular disease, and increases risk of diabetes related complications It is a silent killer and do not exhibit specific or alarming symptoms Patiala, 31st May 2016: Hypertension is one of the most common chronic diseases. At the same time, it also the commonly ignored issue. As per

Ola celebrates its first anniversary in Patiala; scales up fleet from 50 cabs to over 200 cabs in the city

Ola has grown more than 400% since its launch in Patiala in early 2015 As part of its anniversary celebrations; Ola users in Patiala to get 100% cash back on their rides paid through Ola Money   Patiala, February 5, 2016: Ola, India’s leading mobile app for transportation, celebrates its first anniversary in Patiala. Ola launched

Swine Flu Scare in Punjab: Wash hands, avoid crowded places, boost immunity to prevent spread, say doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital, Patiala

 ·        So far, over 20 people have died due to swine flu in Punjab state, even as the virus scare spreads throughout the country   ·        Doctors also recommend vaccination for high risk groups including health workers, kids, and people with respiratory diseases   Patiala, Feb, 2015: With swine flu or H1N1 causing a renewed

Schizophrenia Patients Remain Largely Untreated in India Due To Lack of Awareness & availability of Care

In India where awareness about mental health remains low, schizophrenia is often misdiagnosed and the patient does not get the right treatment   As we observe World Mental Health Day, doctors at Columbia Asia Hospitals try to give clarity to some common myths about the disease   Patiala, 8 Oct, 2014:  Schizophrenia is a chronic,