Over A Cup Of Coffee

Last week Google (Google Doodle) celebrated Espresso Coffee Machine inventor Angelo Moriondo’s birth anniversary. This brought me back memories of a coffee machine in the USA. I was never much of a coffee drinker. But at the teaching hospital in Bangalore where I worked from 2006 to 2017, coffee in between surgeries was an enjoyable … Read more

“Will I Need A Colostomy After Rectal Cancer Surgery?”

A major concern for people undergoing surgery for rectal cancer is whether they will require a stoma, and whether it will be a temporary or a permanent one. This article discusses the factors that determine the need for a stoma. A stoma or ostomy (from the Greek word for “mouth” or “opening”) is an opening … Read more