Vegetarian (Plant based) diets linked to lower risk of kidney diseases

Plant-based diets consist of predominantly plant foods and a low intake of animal foods Research has shown that plant-based diets are associated with lower risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and heart (cardiovascular) diseases. Studies also suggest that plant-rich diets may be associated with a lower risk of Chronic Kidney Disease. Higher adherence to … Continue reading Vegetarian (Plant based) diets linked to lower risk of kidney diseases

Common heartburn/ acidity medications linked to increased kidney disease risk

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the world today. This class of heartburn / acidity medicines includes Pantoprazole, Omeprazole, esomeprazole, rabeprazole, lansoprazole etc. Common indian brand names like pan/pan-D/rabilet/helirab/omez/ganaton contain these salts. Many research studies have established that these medications are linked to increased risk of kidney diseases. A … Continue reading Common heartburn/ acidity medications linked to increased kidney disease risk

World Kidney Day 2019 – Media Coverage, press releases

World Kidney Day 2019 - Media Coverage, Press releases World Kidney Day is celebrated across the world every year on the 2nd thursday of March. At Metro Hospital Faridabad, we organized an awareness & cultural event on March 17th 2019 to enlighten people about kidney diseases, their prevention and treatment. Organ India, an NGO involved … Continue reading World Kidney Day 2019 – Media Coverage, press releases

Kidney Disease Education- All about kidneys: Educational booklets (in English and Hindi languages)

Download this educational book "Save Your Kidneys". Cortesy: http://www.kidneyeducation.com Easy to read - aimed to provide up-to-date and practical information about kidney diseases. Simple guidelines that everyone must know to keep kidneys healthy. Simple tips on how to recognize warning signs of kidney diseases to enable an early diagnosis. Practical and detailed treatment advice for a … Continue reading Kidney Disease Education- All about kidneys: Educational booklets (in English and Hindi languages)

Eating more fibre linked to reduced risk of non-communicable diseases and death, study finds

A new study finds that eating more fibre is linked to lower risk of death and non-communicable diseases like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and colon cancer. Results suggest a 15-30% decrease in all-cause and heart disease related death when comparing people who eat the highest amount of fibre to those who eat the least. Eating … Continue reading Eating more fibre linked to reduced risk of non-communicable diseases and death, study finds

Free OPD camps in hathin village & brij chikitsa sansthan mathura #Giving back to the community

If you have much, give of your wealth; If you have little, give of your heart. - Arab Proverb Trying to do my bit for the community, for the country. Participated in free health camps in hathin village, palwal, haryana and Brij Chikitsa Sansthan, Mathura, UP.   The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself … Continue reading Free OPD camps in hathin village & brij chikitsa sansthan mathura #Giving back to the community

#Donate organs #Donate life

Observed each year on February 14th, National Donor Day (also known as National Organ Donor Day) is a day to increase awareness about organ donation and the lives that can be saved. 4th standard students from Ryan International School presented a street play (nukkad natak) at Metro Hospital Faridabad to create more awareness about organ donation. Kudos to their effort! Everybody should … Continue reading #Donate organs #Donate life

Coffee Drinkers May Have Lower Kidney Disease Risk

Coffee Drinkers May Have Lower Kidney Disease Risk Moderate coffee consumption has been suggested to be associated with lower risk for chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart vessel blockages and even lower risk of certain cancers.  In this recently published research study in American Journal of Kidney Diseases, it was found that people who drink … Continue reading Coffee Drinkers May Have Lower Kidney Disease Risk

No Evidence that Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Have Health Benefits or Improve Weight Loss

No Evidence that Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Have Health Benefits or Improve Weight Loss Growing concerns about health and quality of life have encouraged people to adapt healthy lifestyles and avoid the consumption of food rich in sugars, salt, or fat to prevent obesity and other non-communicable diseases. With increased consumer interest in reducing energy intake, food products containing nonsugar sweeteners … Continue reading No Evidence that Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Have Health Benefits or Improve Weight Loss