The new breath – lung transplantation

Lungs are a pair of organs present in the chest and their function is to help us breathe. From every breath of air that we take in, the lungs extract the oxygen and eliminate the carbon dioxide from the body. The diseases that affect the lungs can impair their ability to do this function. When…

Apollo breast centre : a one stop clinic for breast cancer

Breast cancer in India is set to reach new heights in incidence in the next decade. It has already overtaken Cervical Cancer as the leading cancer in Indian women. In India there are 1,55,000 breast cancers diagnosed yearly which results in 76,000 deaths from this disease. Not only is the incidence of breast cancers alarming…

Liver cancers – symptoms & treatment

The liver is one of the vital organs, whose main job is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract, before passing it to the rest of the body. The liver also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs. The liver also makes proteins important for blood clotting and other functions. As all the blood in…