Neurological conditions in children

Common neurological problems in children

The brain is one of the most important and delicate organs in the human body. Neurological problems are those issues caused by a dysfunction of the brain or nervous system and result in psychological or physical symptoms depending on the area of the brain involved, leading to disorders.

The human brain begins developing when the child is in the womb and continues through infancy until adolescence. The brain cells are mostly formed before birth, although the nerve connections do not develop until later. Neurological disorders have a wide spectrum and can have various causes, complications, symptoms, and results. All neurological conditions involve the nervous system which comprises of the brain and the spine. The nervous system controls everything in the human body including movement, vision and hearing abilities. Symptoms and outcomes depend on the area of the brain that has been damaged. (more…)

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Aster DM Healthcare buys Saudi’s Sanad hospital for INR 1.6k crore

MUMBAI: In one of the largest healthcare deals in West Asia, Dubai-based Indian billionaire Dr Azad Moopen has acquired majority stake in Sanad hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for INR 1,600 crore. Aster DM Healthcare, Moopen’s company, bought the additional 57% from a Saudi partner to up total stake to 97%. In December 2011, the company had acquired 40% in the hospital.

The deal closed after the necessary clearances from Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), the body that takes foreign investment related decisions in the kingdom, came through in September.

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Botox – an anti-aging tool

Botox is one of the most “in things” these days. Loads of people swear by it and there are many who swear against it. Botox along with fillers are  considered the “holy grail” against ageing. But did you know that Botox is actually a toxin?? Sounds Strange, but yes it is. The whole  beauty of using botox in medical science is that we have been able to use its lethal effect for our benefit. (more…)

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Aster & du’s Wellness Hub Initiative

More than 2 million people reached by Aster & du’s Wellness Hub Initiative. Around 2500+ free health checks offered during Ramadan for all

During Ramadan visitors to Wellness Hub, du’s online portal, are able to access free basic health checks from Aster DM Healthcare, the leading healthcare service provider in GCC. More than 2500+ health check vouchers have been downloaded till date and around 2 million people are being reached by spreading the message of health & wellness during the holy month of Ramadan.
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