Medical Tourism is a much hyped subject these days. A look at the Medical Visas issued by the Ministry of External Affairs shows that more than 50% of the patients coming to India for medical treatment are from Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Rest of the patients are from Middle East and Africa. Very few patients from the developed world are touching down at Indian Airports
Breast Cancer Cases have been increasing in the Younger Women over the last few years. 25 Years back only 9% of the total breast cancer cases detected were in the women aged less than 40 which has now increased to 20%. This is a more than 100% increase in the incidence of breast cancer in younger women.
Chikungunya Dengue Arrive Early This Year
Chikangunya , Dengue attack Delhi NCR early in the year 2017.The Capital city has been dealing with the menace of mosquito-borne viral diseases for quite some time now and this time they seem to have struck early. A possible reason for this may be the untimely rain that Delhi experienced last week. Health experts feel that with the rise of the temperatures, the activity of the mosquitoes may fall in the coming days.
Lifestyle Diseases like Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, Heart and Kidney Disease are now being seen amongst the Indian population at a much earlier age than it was 3 decades age. The last decade of the previous century was the turning point in terms of Indian economy getting liberalized and getting integrated with the world economy