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‘10% higher level of burnout among docs since 2012 survey’

Your seemingly disinterested doctor may be a part of a larger problem stalking the medical system: burnout among doctors. While medicine is seen as a coveted profession in India, a new study from a city medical college indicates that our doctors, like their western counterparts, suffer from burnout-associated symptoms such as emotional exhaustion, lack of feeling or dissatisfaction. Around 500 doctors responded to a 25-point questionnaire and came up with answers that spoke of lack of development (“My work doesn’t offer me opportunities to develop my abilities”), overload (“I overlook…

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Obstructive sleep pattern could be why your child snores at night: Docs

Recently, when Subham, 4, was brought to a city hospital with complaints of persistent mouth breathing, snoring with gasps and frequently waking up from sleep, doctors found his case to be syndromic -the boy had a large tongue, narrowed facial features, weakness of muscles and enlarged tonsils. Subham (name changed) had already developed pulmonary hypertension (elevated pressure on the right side of the heart). All these was due to Obstructive sleep Apnoea (OSA), a sleep-related breathing disorder affecting 2% to 6% children of all ages and even newborns with enlarged…

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Overuse of digital devices Triggers Early ageing: docs

immoderate use of digital gadgets, inclusive of cellular phones and drugs, can purpose “tech neck” that leads to early signs and symptoms of getting older, health experts have warned.consistent with experts, “tech neck”, which results in sagging skin, dropping jowls, and creases above the clavicle, severely influences facial seems of the man or woman by inflicting frown lines, undereye bags, and horizontal lines at the neck at the side of fat prominences. “folks who bend down constantly for lengthy hours even as using any handheld electronic tool, like smartphones, pill…

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each 5th Indian teenagers suffering from spinal illnesses: docs

  every fifth Indian in the age organization 20-30 is stricken by numerous type of spinal ailments, which until a decade ago had been commonplace among senior citizens, medical doctors have stated. according to them, there was a 60 per cent upward push in spinal problems a few of the teenagers . “extended sitting within the same posture can add a excellent amount of strain to the lower back muscle tissue and spinal discs, a slouched position can over-stretch the spinal ligaments and stress the spinal discs and motive primary…

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