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Lighting up your innards for incision-less surgery


June 27th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) If only doctors could operate without ever having to cut through your tissues or even diagnosing cancer, simply by seeing tumours inside with a tool as ... Read more...

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New valve implant brings hope to cardiac patients


February 29th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) In a cheering development for heart patients, a new technique to implant an artificial valve by a catheter instead of a surgery has been successfully ... Read more...

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No more surgery, Big B fine


February 18th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has shown signs of improvement, and doctors at the Seven Hills Hospital Friday decided against another surgery on the megastar."The surgery was supposed ... Read more...

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Amitabh likely to undergo another surgery?


February 17th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is still in pain. Within a week of undergoing two abdominal surgeries, the megastar is likely to go under the knife for his ... Read more...

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New angiography technique a boon for many


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) At 55, Ratnesh Shah was suffering from frequent chest pain and was advised a coronary angiography -- which involves opening up blocked vessels. Unfortunately, both his ... Read more...

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Surgeon pioneers gallbladder removal through belly button


December 30th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) Santiago Horgan, a robotic surgery expert, pioneered the removal of a diseased gallbladder through a patient's belly button in 60 minutes, reports a study.It took Horgan ... Read more...

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Woman’s changing facial features helped diagnose tumour


September 1st, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A look in the mirror started giving nightmares to Renu Sharma. Her lips were growing bigger, facial features were getting distorted, eyes were bulging out ... Read more...

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Heart saved through the wrist


March 13th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Mar 13 (IANS) Paul Hope, who suffered a major heart attack in mid-February, was administered life-saving angioplasty through an incision in his wrist. Traditionally the procedure is performed through ... Read more...

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Improved autopsy techniques ‘could make faith groups happy too’


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): UK scientists have come up with a cost-effective and easy-to-use non-surgical autopsy technique, which could revolutionize the conventional post-mortem process of opening up the body to determine a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Local anesthetic derived from algae ‘effectively blocks pain in surgical patients’


February 24th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Surgical patients might soon benefit from a long-acting local anesthetic, thanks to researchers in the United States and Chile.In a randomised, double-blind trial, patients had significantly less postoperative ... Read more...

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Brain tumour treated with minimal invasive surgery


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Deweshwar Kumar, 77, had lost all hope after a sudden loss of consciousness was attributed to a large blood clot in his brain. Chances of ... Read more...

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Help at hand for men with enlarged breasts


February 4th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Men sweat it out in the gym for a V-shaped torso and muscularity, but many are stumped when it comes to dealing with gynecomestia, or ... Read more...

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New surgery technique to be showcased at cardiology meet


February 4th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 3 (IANS) A new surgery procedure called Minimum Invasive Cardiac Surgery (MICS) that reduced the incision size by more than half will be showcased at the three-day international conference on ... Read more...

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Minimally invasive procedure ‘helpful to reanimate facial paralysis’


January 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): A new study reports a procedure involving only one small incision and no major modifications that appears helpful in reanimating the lower face after paralysis."The primary goal of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, take a lunch break to get sterilized in secret!


December 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Women are these days opting for secret 'lunch hour breaks', where instead of the usual lunch, they get themselves sterilization appointments.A private clinic claims it is the first ... Read more...

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Did Christina Aguilera opt for breast implants?


December 8th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors on the Internet are rife that actress, Christina Aguilera has opted for breast implants. The rumor was ignited by recent revelation of a ... Read more...

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Aguilera had breast implants?


December 8th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) If a scar on Christina Aguilera's armpit is anything to go by, there are chances that the singer might have resorted to plastic surgery for breast augmentation.A ... Read more...

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Did Christina Aguilera get breast implants?


December 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Christina Aguilera has once again sparked rumours of going under the knife.A scar under her arm was apparently spotted when she waved to her fans a press ... Read more...

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Lizard enzyme could let humans regrow organs, limbs


December 7th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Amputees could regenerate their limbs thanks to scientists on the verge of discovering how salamanders grow back lost legs and damaged organs.Axolotl salamanders are now going under ... Read more...

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Laser system shows promise for cataract surgery


November 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of US scientists believe laser treatment could make eye operations more safer and precise for hundreds of thousands who have cataract surgery each year.The new technique, ... Read more...

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World’s first robot-assisted pancreas transplant performed


November 4th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) Doctors have carried out the world's first robotically-assisted pancreatic transplant on a mother-of-two in Italy.The team from Pisa Hospital performed the operation on a 43-year-old woman who had ... Read more...

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Woman’s gallbladder removed through her vagina


October 7th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 07 (ANI): A 42- year-old woman has had her gallbladder removed through her vagina in a rare procedure.The procedure was done in August by a surgical team at Ohio State ... Read more...

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Rod out of skull, survivor could be normal in 10 days


September 14th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A 30-year-old clerk from Mathura whose skull was pierced by a 10-inch-rod in a road accident should be back to normal in 10 days, doctors at the ... Read more...

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Amit Shah hospitalised


August 31st, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, a key accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout, was admitted to a government hospital in Ahmedabad Tuesday evening following medical complications. Shah, who ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian doctors reveal new device to save brain stroke victims


June 9th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Canadian researchers are on the verge of perfecting a vaccum-like device to clear brain clots much faster than current clot-dissolving drugs, according to Indo-Canadian researcher Mayank Goyal. Goyal, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China’s Yangtze River 40 million years older than previously thought


June 4th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): A new research has clarified that the Yangtze River in China is 40 million years older than previously thought.A study of minerals by a team led by Durham ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Benefits of endovascular stent repair for traumatic aortic injury


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): American cardiovascular specialists have shown the benefits of endovascular stent repair over open-chest surgery for traumatic aortic injury.Royce Calhoun, a cardiothoracic surgeon and principal investigator of the research, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Underwater silk adhesive might close wounds


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Like silkworm moths, butterflies and spiders, caddisfly larvae spin silk, but they do so underwater. Now scientists are trying to make a wet adhesive out of it to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Al-Qaeda could have bombs surgically implanted in UK


February 1st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.1 (ANI): British security agency MI5 has uncovered evidence that al-Qaeda is planning to insert surgical bombs inside people for the first time and send them over to the country.Security services ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Animals really do feel the pain of religious slaughter


October 14th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): When calves are slaughtered according to Jewish and Muslim religious law, they really do feel the pain, that's what a new study suggests."I think our work is the ... Read more...

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Doctors in Kerala remove 4.9 kg uterus from woman


October 7th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi (Kerala), Oct 7 (IANS) A team of doctors in Kochi in Kerala Wednesday claimed to have created a world record by surgically removing the largest uterus - weighing 4.9 kg - ... Read more...

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Common pain cream may protect heart from damage during an attack


September 15th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cincinnati has revealed that a common pain cream, if rubbed on the skin during a heart attack, may ... Read more...

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Novel minimally invasive surgery for treating spinal cancer patients


September 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Doctors at Toronto Western Hospital have come up with a new minimally invasive, outpatient spine surgical procedure for treating cancer that has spread to the spine.It is believed ... Read more...

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New ‘touch-feely’ robots detect cancer 40pc better than humans


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): Canadian researchers have developed a new 'touch-feely' robot that is capable of detecting tougher tumour tissue with 40pct more accuracy than a human.Surgeons have developed new minimally invasive ... Read more...

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Injured Pietersen ruled out of Ashes (Lead)


July 22nd, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the rest of the Ashes series against Australia following an operation on his Achilles tendon Wednesday, the team doctor ... Read more...

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