Dr. Kaushik Bharati's Profile
MSc, PhD, FRSPH (London)
Dr. Bharati is a Public Health Consultant based in New Delhi. He obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccinology from the University of Calcutta in 2001. He did his Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Immunology and Molecular view more..
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Monoplegia is the paralysis of one of the four limbs. It commonly affects the arms. It is mainly caused by cerebral palsy, but can be associated with other neurological conditions as well.
Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) is a multidimensional dynamic concept that includes physical, mental and emotional well-being, as well as optimal social functioning and interaction with the environment.
Concept of health, illness and wellness is crucial for perceiving life from a holistic viewpoint. It helps to understand the interrelationship between the three components for leading a fulfilling life.
Radiosurgery, also called Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), is a procedure that uses a beam of radiation to treat cancer of the brain, spinal cord and other parts of the body using a Gamma Knife® or CyberKnife®. Radiosurgery can be carried out by a linear accelerator (LINAC), which uses CyberKnife® or TrueBeam® radiotherapy systems. Other radiotherapy technologies include Gamma Knife® and Proton therapy.
Headaches can occur due to several causes but normal fluctuations of the female hormones, estrogen and progesterone during the menstrual cycle and perimenopause can trigger severe hormonal headaches and migraines in women.