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Indian-American surgeon to bring low-cost heart therapy to India


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American artificial heart surgeon, is set to introduce a unique low-cost "triple heart therapy" in India to help patients ... Read more...

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Are you an expensive surgeon, Rajesh Khanna asked (Lead, with correction in second para)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "I hope you are not a very expensive heart surgeon, I may need your services some day!"This was Rajesh Khanna's prayer to cardiac surgeon Mukesh ... Read more...

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Shatrugan Sinha undergoes bypass surgery, recovering


July 18th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrugan Sinha, who was hospitalised after a breathing problem, has undergone bypass surgery. His doctor says he is "on road to a speedy ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth survives tumor size of a cricket ball


April 27th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) It was a life-saving miracle for 22-year-old Kashmiri youth Majid Khan, who was operated upon at a hospital here for a tumor the size of ... Read more...

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Vijay Amritraj inspires brave-hearts of Mumbai Marathon


January 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) A 70-strong contingent of heart patients from the renowned Asian Heart Institute (AHI) will join 39,000 fit runners Sunday at the high-profile 9th Standard Chartered ... Read more...

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Cardiac surgeon dies minutes after patient’s surgery


June 30th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian cardiac surgeon has died minutes after he completed a complicated operation on an elderly patient at a clinic near Milan.Before the operation, Vincenzo ... Read more...

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‘Give healthcare tax cuts, boost India’s medical tourism’


June 12th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) An Indian American doctor has suggested that India offer special tax exemptions to its healthcare industry to capitalise on a potentially $100 billion opportunity offered by ... Read more...

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Stanford announces partnership with India’s Jaslok Hospital


March 30th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) Stanford Medical Centre, an Ivy League institution in San Francisco, and Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai have signed an MoU to study possibilities of ... Read more...

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Hospitals, public hail health tax roll back


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The roll back of the proposed five percent service tax for private hospitals was Tuesday welcomed with open arms by health institutions and the ... Read more...

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First robotic double valve surgery done in Chennai


March 4th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) A team of cardiac surgeons at the Chettinad Health City here has performed what is claimed to be the world's first simultaneous replacement of two heart ... Read more...

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Diseased heart valve replaced through small hole in the leg


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Physicians in the US have implanted a new investigational heart valve in a patient through a small puncture hole in the leg.Dale Wilber, 69-year-old retiree from Arkansas, had ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy used to save man’s leg


January 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Fifty five-year-old Bhadwan Dass from Haryana, a diabetic, was close to losing his leg due to gangrene. But a hospital on Delhi's outskirts has used stem cell ... Read more...

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PM’s heart surgeon Panda escapes unhurt in accident (Second Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) Eminent cardiac surgeon Ramakant Panda, who had last year conducted heart surgery on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was involved in a minor road accident in eastern ... Read more...

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PM’s heart surgeon Panda injured in car accident (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) Cardiac surgeon Ramakant Panda, who had last year conducted a heart surgery on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was Monday injured in a road accident while on a ... Read more...

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PM’s heart surgeon Ramakant Panda injured in accident


December 27th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) Eminent cardiac surgeon Ramakant Panda, who had last year conducted a heart surgery on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, was injured in a road accident in eastern Assam's ... Read more...

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The humble butter is a casualty of brand war (Comment)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Animesh Banerjee Butter has been around almost since the inception of civility. The records reveal that butter originated during the Mesopotamian civilization, between 9000 and 8000 BC. It was initially prepared ... Read more...

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Kryptonite superglue speeds up recovery in heart patients post surgery


October 25th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): New research has shown that using a cutting-edge Kryptonite superglue can improve the recovery of heart patients recovering from open-chest surgery."It has properties like natural bone and allows ... Read more...

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Women can escape heart disease, if they are regular to dentist


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Women, who pay regular visits to dentist, can curb their visits to cardiac surgeon, as a new study states that if a woman takes proper dental care, she's ... Read more...

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Gogoi to be fit to travel in two weeks


September 18th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 18 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi will be fit to travel and free from all medication in nearly two weeks, eminent cardiac surgeon Ramakant Panda who performed triple ... Read more...

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Assam chief minister recovering after heart surgery (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is recovering well after major heart surgeries were performed on him at the Asian Heart Institute here, doctors Thursday said. "The chief ... Read more...

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Complicated heart surgeries performed successfully on Gogoi (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Three complicated heart surgeries were successfully carried out on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at the Asian Heart Institute here Wednesday."The chief minister ... Read more...

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Complicated heart surgery on Gogoi in Mumbai


August 4th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) A 20-member team of doctors Wednesday began a complicated double heart surgery on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at the Asian Heart Institute here. "The surgeries are progressing ... Read more...

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Gogoi to undergo two heart surgeries Wednesday


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) A 20-member team of doctors will perform two heart surgeries on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at the Asian Heart Institute here Wednesday."The surgeries ... Read more...

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Gogoi to undergo heart surgeries in Mumbai


July 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, July 30 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi left for Mumbai from New Delhi Friday for undergoing two emergency heart surgeries following blood vessel blockages detected by doctors. According to ... Read more...

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Padma awards given to Ramakrishnan, Rahman, Aamir


April 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 31 (IANS) Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Oscar winner A.R. Rahman and Bollywood actor Aamir Khan were among those conferred with the prestigious Padma awards here Wednesday by ... Read more...

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‘India needs more trained healthcare professionals’


March 1st, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) A leading Indian-American cardiac surgeon suggests a "lean healthcare" system model for India to attract larger private investments and widen its reach and says the ... Read more...

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Varanasi’s Pandit Channulal Mishra elated on receiving Padma Bhushan Award


January 26th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Jan. 26 (ANI): Renowned classical singer Pandit Channulal Mishra from Varanasi has expresses delight after receiving Padma Bhushan Award on the occasion of the country's 61st Republic Day on Tuesday."One ... Read more...

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Innovative method can glue breastbone


November 13th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) Researchers have created an innovative method which can repair the breastbone after it is broken to provide access to the heart during open-heart surgery. The technique uses a ... Read more...

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Fat hormone linked to death from sepsis identified


October 24th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): A research team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a fat hormone that might lead to death from potentially deadly blood infection.The team from St. Michael's Hospital ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans to run for healthy heart


September 25th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 25 (IANS) In just one year in her job, BPO employee Beena M, 23, has gained around eight kilograms and doctors fear she might be prone to heart-related ailments. This ... Read more...

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World’s first new DeBakey heart assist device implanted successfully


August 18th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): In a revolutionary surgery, cardiac surgeons at Heidelberg University Hospital for the first time implanted the HeartAssist 5 ventricular assist device, the modern version of the DeBakey VAD ... Read more...

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PM’s cardiac surgeon gets lifetime achievement award


July 20th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Ramakanth Panda, the Mumbai-based cardiac surgeon who conducted the bypass surgery on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh earlier this year, was given the Bank of Baroda Lifetime Achievement ... Read more...

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Doctors rebuild toddler’s heart using cow tissue


July 5th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): In an astonishing seven-hour operation, doctors have successfully rebuilt the heart of a toddler with a help of a tissue taken from cow.Jamie Goodier was diagnosed with life-threatening ... Read more...

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Septuagenarian survives, thanks to rarest of rare heart surgery


June 25th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) When 70-year-old Mumbai resident Satya Devi Gandhi suffered two successive heart attacks in Ludhiana within 24 hours this month, top doctors there and in other ... Read more...

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What better gift can a mother expect from her son: Kokilaben (Lead)


January 26th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) As Mumbai got a new 730-bedded private hospital, Dhirubhai Ambani's widow after whom the world-class healthcare facility established by Anil Ambani is named, said: "What better gift than ... Read more...

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