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Heart diseases

Cardiology

Cardiovascular Diseases: Types and Prevention

Cardiovascular diseases are the biggest cause of death among people worldwide. In India too, the numbers are nothing short of scary. These conditions are caused by the disorders of the heart and blood vessels. Some of the most commonly diagnosed types of cardiovascular diseases include- coronary heart disease (heart attacks), cerebrovascular disease (stroke), raised blood […]

Cancer care center

Oncology

Everything You Need To Know About Cancer

Among many other challenges that the medical world faces today, cancer is one of the most highly feared. Across the world, the disease poses a serious threat to development, regardless of economic and social advancements of a given country. Medical estimations show worldwide almost nine million people die of cancer every year. In India, national […]

liver disease treatment

Liver care

The human liver and its multiple functions: Diseases & symptoms

One of the best healthcare hospitals in Bangalore – Fortis, we run evaluation centres for liver donors and patients at several of our branches. Treating complications that arise from most of the cases of liver disease includes enhancing and modifying diet, nutrition or transfusing clotting factors to prevent excessive bleeding. Providing effective medications to reduce […]

Epilepsy neurological disorder

Brain and Spine Care

Epilepsy: The sub-types and its causes

Epilepsy is a moderate to severe neurological disorder characterized by uncontrolled and usually violent shaking- known as seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking. These episodes can result in physical injuries, including occasionally broken bones. In epilepsy, seizures tend to recur and, as […]

orthopedics

Orthopedics

Things you need to know about Arthritis

Arthritis usually occurs in small joints of the body, such as- hands, the vertebral column and the knees. Broadly, it can be divided into four sub-types. Namely, osteoarthritis — arthritis due to wear and tear of muscles with age — and inflammatory arthritis. Medical experts say, arthritis typically begins as a dull aching pain localized […]

digestive care at fortis

Gastro Care

Gift your gut the best available healthcare from Fortis Hospitals

The Digestive Care Department at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore offers comprehensive medical and surgical care in gastroenterology. The department provides exceptional clinical expertise in all aspects of gastroenterology, including upper and lower gastrointestinal disease, pancreatic disorders and liver & hepatobiliary disorders. The highly skilled and qualified team specializes in the investigation and management of all forms […]

Oncology Care at Fortis

Oncology

Avail Complete Oncology Care at Fortis International

Defeat cancer with help from one of the best oncology care hospitals in India The World Health Organization (WHO) state that, globally, nearly 1 in 6 deaths are happening due to cancer. In the United States alone, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases and 600,920 cancer-related deaths in 2017. In India, national statistics say the estimated […]