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By: Jayata Sharma An interview with Ms. Shubhra Thakur, Head – Health Economics and Government Affairs, Boston Scientific India Empowerment and strength come from within. At times, a little nudge from the outside helps us discover our inner value and...
By: Dr. Nalini Gupta Every eight minutes, a woman dies of cervical cancer in India, reveals the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research. Come 2020, an additional 148,624 new cases of cervical cancer will be added to the existing disease burden, each year. Primarily caused by sexually...
Women as early as 21, or even at the onset of puberty, must develop a habit of routine checkups for HPVs and traces of cervical cancer By: Dr Meeta Nakhare Deepa, 26 and a mother, recalls her experience of battling with cervical...
There is an Act that provides and protects women against sexual harassment at workplace and also provides for prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment By: Dr. Suganthi Iyer Sexual harassment results in violation of fundamentals rights of a...
The rise in young breast cancer patients is an alarming situation, needing urgent attention By: Dr. Balraj Gill Ashima (name changed), a 19-year-old student lost her mother to breast cancer a few years ago. Lately, she had been experiencing slight discomfort in...
We appear all cool and collected on the outside. But our inner selves maybe a little ruffled or sore. Even then, looking for support outside is an exercise in futility By: Dr Charu Khurana The kids have finally slept, but...
By: Dr. Jyoti Arora Every four minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in India (Cancer India Statistics report). Additionally, one in every 28 Indian women is likely to develop breast cancer during her lifetime. Specifically, in the Indian context, breast cancer is...