Saturday, December 17, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Controlling diabetes and high blood...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Controlling diabetes and high blood...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Rheumatology update 2011 _ACR__1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Rheumatology update 2011 _ACR__1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on AHA - ACS update new-2_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on AHA - ACS update new-2_1-2.mp3

Heart Patients Beware of Eating Cakes

Food of animal in origin and saturated foods contain cholesterol. 1% rise in cholesterol raises the chances of heart attack by 2%.

‘HOONG’ The Buddha Prescription

‘OM’ (Pronounced AUM) is a key universal and spiritual mantra for acquiring internal peace. Buddhists have similar seed mantra for the body, speech and the mind. Buddha-mantra incorporates the sounds, OM, AH and HUNG (pronounced in-toto as HOONG, with a soft H). The triad according to the Buddha philosophy creates a fully charged atmosphere, Fat Free and it constitutes one of the most powerful chanting in Buddhism. Because of the universality of the sounds in the mantra, anyone can benefit from them.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Cultivating Positive Thoughts

Darkness present in a room cannot be removed physically. It can only be removed by switching on the light. Darkness therefore can be defined as absence of light.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Dr KK Aggarwal in conversation with Dr Jagat Narula on Vulnerable plaque.MP3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal in conversation with Dr Jagat Narula on Vulnerable plaque.MP3

The Science of Sankalpa

Repeated encounters with any stimuli with any of the five senses can end up with long lasting memory. Once re-conditioned, the same can become embedded in to one’s consciousness and get incorporated in one’s daily life at a subconscious level.

Use of Mobile Phones Risky While Driving

Talking on a mobile phone while driving is more hazardous than operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Drunk and Drugged Driving Preventio...

Nicotine is a Gateway Drug

A new study in mice has shown that tobacco products can act as gateway drugs, opening the door to use of illicit drugs. Nicotine, makes the brain more susceptible to cocaine addiction. Lowering smoking rates in young people might help reduce cocaine abuse.

Nicotine is a Gateway Drug

A new study in mice has shown that tobacco products can act as gateway drugs, opening the door to use of illicit drugs. Nicotine, makes the brain more susceptible to cocaine addiction. Lowering smoking rates in young people might help reduce cocaine abuse.

Health is not mere absence of disease: Am I healthy?

Health is not mere absence of disease; it is a state of physical, mental, social, spiritual, environmental and financial well being. All aspects of health are not defined in allopathy. During MBBS, medical students are taught more about the physical health. Social and mental health is covered only in few lectures. Community health is a separate subject but never given its due importance. Spiritual health is not defined at all and financial health is hardly covered.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Four drugs linked to most ER elderly admissions.5 Dec_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Four drugs linked to most ER elderly admissions.5 Dec_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on ICD no use in advanced CKD. 4 Dec -_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on ICD no use in advanced CKD. 4 Dec -_1-2.mp3

#AskDrKK:Should Old people Drive?

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)
Decreased muscle strength can significantly impact driving ability. Grip strength appears to decline after age 75, although exercise can help to avoid significant loss.

Respect the dying body

Respect the dying body

Winter Exercise Tips for Asthmatics

Exercise is a common trigger for asthma and may cause symptoms in 80-90% of asthmatics. The cold dry winter air can also make breathing difficult for asthmatics, which may result in shortness of breath, wheezing, cough or chest tightness. The symptoms can occur during, just after or several hours after exercise.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Winter Asthma in Hindi

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Winter Asthma in English

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Knee Hygiene_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Knee Hygiene_1-2.mp3

An Aspirin a Day Keeps Cancer Away

A recent pooled analysis of 8 randomized studies published in The Lancet this year used the power of meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of long-term aspirin use in the reduction of cancer-related mortality. It reported a dramatic 34% reduction in overall cancer mortality after 5 years. The effects were similar and independent of dose, sex, and smoking.

An Aspirin a Day Keeps Cancer Away

A recent pooled analysis of 8 randomized studies published in The Lancet this year used the power of meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of long-term aspirin use in the reduction of cancer-related mortality. It reported a dramatic 34% reduction in overall cancer mortality after 5 years. The effects were similar and independent of dose, sex, and smoking.

Why only a few seek spiritual knowledge

Suno (hearing), samjho (listening), jano (knowing) and karo (wisdom) is the basic mantra for any learning.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on OPD MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PULMONARY_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on OPD MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE PULMONARY_1-2.mp3

Anger prone people at risk of heart failure

Individuals who are prone to anger may have a higher risk for heart failure, according to a study presented at the Heart Failure Society of America meeting.
Doctors, in a study of black and white men and women, found that high levels of anger were associated with a greater risk of developing heart failure.

Science behind understanding soul

In today’s era, human body can also be understood by equating it to information technology in terms of computer science.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Combined ACE inhibitor and AR blocker associated with increased risk of CVD in hemodialisys patients_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Combined ACE inhibitor and AR blocker associated with increased risk of CVD in hemodialisys patients_1-2.mp3

Even Small Blockage Can Cause Heart Attack

Smaller plaques in the coronary arteries are more dangerous than larger blockages. It is wrong to assume that larger the blockage, greater the chance of getting a heart attack.

What is the Spiritual Significance of Wedding Games?

Any wedding is a beginning of new life with new people and new kind of environment. Wedding games are one way of knowing and getting acquainted with each other in the shortest period of time. Many wedding games are played during and immediately after the marriage. The purpose of such games is to break the ice between the couple and their family, friends and relations.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Kiwi better than apple in lowering blood pressure

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but three kiwis could lower your blood pressure.

Why do we do Pradakshina?

We cannot draw a circle without a centre point. The Lord is the centre, source and essence of our lives. We go about doing our daily chores, recognizing Him as the focal point in our lives. This is the significance of pradakshina, which is a Sanskrit word meaning circumambulation or walking in a circle around the deity

Monday, November 21, 2011

#AskDrKK:Should Old Patients Drive?

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Despite a moderate decline in mental, motor, optic and auditory functions with ageing, most older people drive safely.

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Check regression of heart blockages...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Check regression of heart blockages...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Check regression of heart blockages...

Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on Varenicline go ahead in heart patients_1-2.mp3

Stay tuned with Padma Shri Awarde Dr KK Aggarwal on Varenicline go ahead in heart patients_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Do not replace Saturated Fat with R...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on COPD patients more likely to develp lung cacer_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on COPD patients more likely to develp lung cacer_1-2.mp3

All Oedema Feet Is Not Heart Failure

Swelling around the ankle called oedema feet is a common occurrence amongst the people. Quite often it is considered synonymous with heart failure. Although it is one of the commonest causes for it but there are many other causes, often treatable, causes which should be known.

Why is Gayatri Mantra one of the Main Mantras in any Pooja?

Any activity should always engage the 3 H model – of Heart, Head, and the Hand. The same has been advocated by the western scholars of today. The concept means that while doing any work one should ask the head for choices and then refer these choices to the heart to choose one and finally order the hands to do the action.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Silent heart disease

Sometimes back Late Shri K. R. Narayanan the Vice President of India went to Chennai to have his wife’s medical check-up and came back with his own bypass surgery. Many at that time were surprised after reading it. But is it not common?

Why do we pray on the day of marriage?

Addressing the spiritual needs of a person facilitates recovery from any mental stress. Religious involvement and spirituality are associated with better health outcomes. In prayer we talk to God. In meditation, GOD talks to us. Prayer is like inserting intent in the field of consciousness and meditation is akin to formatting our hard disk.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

#AskDrKK:How Long does it take for Safe Driving after Drinking?

It takes about one hour for a healthy person’s liver to get rid of half a pint of beer, lager or cider, one glass of wine or one pub measure of spirits.
12 hours: 6 pints
10 hours: 5 pints
8 hours: 4 pints
6 hours: 3 pints
4 hours: 2 pints
2 hours: 1 pint
So, if you finish drinking your sixth pint at 11 pm, you won’t be totally sober until 11 am the next day.


Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Practicing dietary habits for a few months makes all the difference_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Practicing dietary habits for a few months makes all the difference_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Children & adolscents with congenit...

COPD patients more likely to develop lung cancer

Lung cancer may be detected at an earlier stage by screening individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) early as per a report in Nov 20011 issue of European Respiratory Journal.

What are the five essential signs of marital status of a Hindu woman?

Hindu rituals define five essential signs of married woman which are

  1. Mangalsutra ( beaded yellow thread with a gold pendent)
  2. Red Sindoor of Kumkum
  3. Nose Ring
  4. Toe Ring
  5. Red Bangles.

What are the five essential signs of marital status of a Hindu woman?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Dialysis rooms to offer Pomegranate juice_1-2.mp3

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Dialysis rooms to offer Pomegranate juice_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on All kids need cholesterol tests as ...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on All kids need cholesterol tests as ...

All asthmatics should buy a Peak Expiratory Flow Rate

All asthmatics should buy a Peak Expiratory Flow Rate

Only a doctor can be a Jain and a Christian at the same time

Only a doctor can be a Jain and a Christian at the same time

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Near Fatal Asthma is Preventable in...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Near Fatal Asthma is Preventable in...

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

AskDrKK:Drinking and Driving

Healthy Driving

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Nothing but time sobers you up. Sleeping, coffee or taking a shower does not work.

Winter Asthma Alert

All asthmatics do not wheeze and all that wheeze is not asthma. Chronic cough may be the only symptom of asthma.
Winter Asthma Alert

What is the Significance of Haldi Ceremony?

According to Indian customs, Haldi ceremony is organized a day before the actual wedding and is held in both bride and bridegroom’s place.

The ceremony is also known as ‘Ubtan’ elsewhere in India.

What is the Significance of Haldi Ceremony?

Monday, November 14, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on 14th November World Diabets Day_1-2.mp3

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on 14th November World Diabets Day_1-2.mp3

Near fatal asthma is preventable

Assessing patient risk for fatal asthma exacerbation is important because many, if not most, asthma-related deaths are preventable if risk factors are recognized and addressed early.
Near fatal asthma is preventable

What are the Different Types of Marriages?

As per Rig Veda, there are eight types of marriages depending on which need you are trying to fulfill.

1. Brahman or arranged marriage: The parents choose the right spouse for their daughter and give her away in a wedding function.
What are the Different Types of Marriages?

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes have more risk of having d...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes have more risk of having d...

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on CABG_ PCI Guidelines Stress Collaboration_1-2.mp3

zSHARE - Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on CABG_ PCI Guidelines Stress Collaboration_1-2.mp3

#AskDrKK:If you do need to use a cellular phone urgently, take the following precaution:

(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Avoid talking on phone in congested traffic or bad weather.

Thinking differently

One should look for multiple options before taking a decision. Unless you look for options you will not be able to take the right decision as the mind gets stuck to one or two most easily available options only.

What are the 64 Qualities to be seen in a Bride?

Sometimes back, I participated in a group discussion where the panelists included a mix of Allopathy and Ayurveda doctors.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal onTarget dose of angiotensin II receptor antagonists in patients with heart failure_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal onTarget dose of angiotensin II receptor antagonists in patients with heart failure_1-2.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Foot Problems in Diabetes Patients ...

MTNL Perfect Health Mela 2011 Presents DRUM JAM SHOW

#ASKDRKK:If you do need to use a cellular phone urgently, take the following precautions:

Healthy Driving:(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Avoid intense, emotional or complicated conversations.

Tackling Binge Eating

There are five situations where people are particularly at risk for ingesting large quantities.

1. Meal stuffing

2. Snack grazing

What is the Purpose of Life?

The Four Purusharthas: Dharma, Artha, Karma and Moksha

Purusha means human being and artha means object or objective. ThusPurusharthas means objectives of a man.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Two public health policies hit back in the US.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Two public health policies hit back in the US.mp3

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes mainly linked to obesity i...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Diabetes mainly linked to obesity i...

#AskDrKK:After how long should one do a stress test after PCI or CABG ?



American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association does not recommend routine stress testing within two years of a per-cutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or five years of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), unless symptoms or events provide a reason. 

Eggs more than one per week raise the risk of diabetes

The advertisement in Indian TV “Sunday ho ya Monday, Roj Khao Ande” needs a revision as it is not based on scientific facts.

Vivah: A journey from Engagement to Marriage

Unlike in the West, where signing a prenuptial marriage agreement or contract even before a couple marries is becoming the norm, a traditional Hindu marriage (vivah) is a union of mind, body and soul of two persons. It is not simply a union of bride and bridegroom and exchange of vows and rings, but the beginning of a bond between two families and their cultures.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Concentrate with Concentration in H...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Concentrate with Concentration in E...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Concentrate with Concentration in E...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Daily dialysis is better than bi-we...

Padma Shri Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal on Daily dialysis is better than bi-we...

Padma Shri Awardee on Even watching smokers on the movie may stimulate smoking_1-2.mp3

Stay Tuned with Padma Shri Awardee on Even watching smokers on the movie may stimulate smoking_1-2.mp3

#AskDrKK :What precaution to follow If you do need to use a cellular phone urgently


(Conceptualized by Heart Care Foundation of India and Supported by Transport Department; Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

Place calls when stopped, or have a passenger dial.

It’s November: Time to get flu shot

Flu vaccine should be taken by all heart patients as death from flu is more common among people with heart diseases and diabetics than any other chronic condition.

Why most people desire that their death takes place at home

I recently came across one instance when the head of the family desired that if his mother had no chances to survive he would like to take her home and would like that she leaves her ‘prana” the last breath at home in the day time.