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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Each year, there are an estimated 657,000 new cases of cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx, and more than 330,000 deaths. Oral cancers include the main subsites of the oral cavity, lip, pharynx, and nasopharynx. The month of April is dedicated to raising awareness about oral cancer, and at IndiCure, we are dedicated to preventing, diagnosing, and treating periodontal disease, which can help mitigate the risk of oral cancer.  In this blog, we share some important insights into oral cancer. All about Oral Cancer Oral cancer can appear on the inside of the cheeks and the gums, but anywhere in the mouth. It is a type of head and neck cancer. The common symptom of oral cancer is sores in the mouth, which often occur on the cheeks, lips, gums. If you notice any lumps, swollen places, thickenings, eroded areas, rough spots, or crusted places, then it is a cause for concern.   The symptoms are as follows: ●        Red and white patches along their mouth ●        Unexplained bleed

IndiCure Fosters the World Health Day 2021

World Health Day 2021 World Health Day is celebrated every year on the 7th of April. Global health is a very significant issue that many governments and private organizations have directed their interests and activities towards that area.   According to WHO, the theme of 2017 is building a fairer, healthier world. In this blog, we will discuss the aim of this campaign by WHO and how does IndiCure contribute to the same.   World is Unequal   We all know, COVID-19 has hit all the countries hard. But the communities which are already vulnerable have been impacted hardest. They lack access to quality health care services and are more exposed to the disease. Besides, with an effort to implement measures to contain the pandemic, these communities experience adverse consequences. Eventually, it harms our societies and economies.   All over the globe, such communities struggle to make ends meet with little daily income. They experience greater gender inequality, fewer employment oppo

Hymenoplasty: Things you need to know about Hymenoplasty

Hymenoplasty Virginity has always been a subject of taboo in many countries. It’s always a mixed message that is conveyed socially, culturally, religiously, politically, and educationally. There are a lot of opinions over a woman's sexuality before and after marriage. Few people believe that it is alright for a woman to lose her virginity before her marriage, while others believe that her marriage would hit rock-bottom if her hymen is torn before marriage. A woman's virginity is considered a virtue in many parts of the world. Due to such perceptions, many women try all the possible measures to preserve or restore their virginity like vagina tightening creams, kegel exercises, and countless others. But, did you know? There is a surgical procedure that can restore your virginity after you have been “deflowered.” It is Hymenoplasty. In this blog, we share some insights into the procedure. What is a hymen? It is a thin pinkish membrane located inside the vagina about half a

Medical Tourism in India: How Safe for Seniors Traveling Alone?

Medical Tourism in India A majority of the health conditions emerge later in life. But safe and effective medical treatment or surgical procedures are generally expensive, if you are not covered under insurance. Many people across the globe have to incur over 70% of the medical expenses during their retirement period. Due to this, an increasing number of seniors are disregarding medical treatments rather than using their hard-earned funds from their retirement accounts. Unfortunately, such decisions can have catastrophic effects on health. The health issues may worsen and eventually be more expensive to treat. Retirees and seniors are looking for effective yet affordable treatments. For many, they have opted safe healthcare services outside their countries. Medical Tourism or Medical Travel, the safe practice of traveling to another country for healthcare procedures, has become a common solution to the high cost of treatments for seniors in the West. Nowadays, many seniors have d