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Organ donors need to know outcomes of surgery: Court


August 19th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Organ donors need to be fully informed about all possible outcomes of a transplant which they are likely to experience after surgery, the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Decide soon on woman’s liver transplant plea, court asks government


June 15th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the central government to decide, within one week, the plea of 62-year-old woman, awaiting a liver transplant, challenging the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh couple create new record for arthritic surgery


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) One year ago, 94-year-old S.N. Bhatt of Chattisgarh's Bhilai steel township became the oldest man to undergo knee replacement surgery in both his knees. Now, ... Read more...

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Awareness is key to prevent thalassemia


May 6th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With more than 10,000 thalassemic children being born in India every year, experts believe that the largely incurable blood disorder can be easily prevented through ... Read more...

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May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day


May 4th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The simple task of washing hands is a potential lifesaver -- and to put this point across, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will observe May ... Read more...

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Cancer survivors celebrate Christmas, life


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Magic show, stand-up comedy acts and gifts, it was the "best ever" party for 12-year-old Gurnoor Singh as he celebrated Christmas and life, ironically inside ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis, the next big health worry for India (Oct 20 is World Osteoporosis Day)


October 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) It is expected to affect 36 million Indians by 2013 but osteoporosis - a disease associated with brittle bones, fractures and painful recovery - remains ... Read more...

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Fancy a tattoo? Beware of hepatitis virus (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A pair of wings on the back, a butterfly on the ankle or simply a pair of initials on the hand - beautifully designed tattoos ... Read more...

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Court orders guidelines to protect nurses


July 20th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to frame guidelines to protect and safeguard the interests of nurses working in various hospitals. "Slavery and ... Read more...

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Iraqi woman undergoes hip replacement in Delhi


July 6th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) For years Asmaa Fanar Mohammed could barely walk, squat or sit in one position for long. The excruciating pain was a part of her life. ... Read more...

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Court serves notice in nurse’s certificate case


May 12th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issue notice to the union government, the Delhi government and Indraprastha Apollo Hospital over a petition seeking the release of ... Read more...

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Knee replacement surgery performed on 92-year-old


April 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In a rare operation, a team of doctors here successfully replaced the knees of a 92-year-old man who was unable to walk after arthritis deformed ... Read more...

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Women becoming more susceptible to heart diseases: Expert


February 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Changing lifestyle, stress and a poor metabolic profile are making young and middle-aged women more susceptible to heart diseases, a cardiology expert said here Saturday."Women were earlier ... Read more...

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Raja, aides sent to custody for five days, DMK backs its man (Roundup)


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja and two of his aides will spend the next five days in the custody of the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Raja, aides in five-day police custody (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja and two of his aides were sent to five-day custody by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Talwar stable after surgery, say doctors


January 28th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Rajesh Talwar, the father of murdered teenager Arushi Talwar, is now stable after undergoing surgery at the Indraprastha Apollo hospital in the capital, hospital authorities said Friday. ... Read more...

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Talwar stable, attacker blames emotions for the assault (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A day after being attacked outside a Ghaziabad court, murdered teenager Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar was stable even though doctors were unable to give details of his ... Read more...

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Rajesh Talwar in ICU, may be unable to work again (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Rajesh Talwar, father of murdered teen Aarushi, was admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospital with multiple injuries Tuesday after a grievous attack on ... Read more...

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Exercise, healthy diet can combat diabetes: Experts (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 14th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With the largest number of diabetes patients in the world, India needs to promote a healthier lifestyle among its citizens if it has any chance of battling ... Read more...

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Jasola-Apollo Metro Station foot overbridge now open


October 31st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A pedestrian overbridge connecting the Jasola-Apollo Metro station and the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in south Delhi was opened to public Sunday."This will help both the residents ... Read more...

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272-kg Iraqi man operated in Delhi


September 30th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) An Iraqi man weighing 272 kg was operated for weight loss at Delhi's Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, doctors said Thursday.Abdulhameed Radhi Jasim, 41, underwent a laparoscopic weight ... Read more...

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Campaign to treat vascular diseases launched


August 7th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) A low-cost screening programme to mark the 'National Vascular Week' and spread awareness regarding vascular diseases in the country has been launched by Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals. The screening ... Read more...

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He carried eight-inch-long leather belt in his chest for 4 years


July 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In a rare surgery performed in Apollo hospital here, an eight-inch-long leather belt was removed from the chest of a young man after it had lain there ... Read more...

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Hepatitis on rise in India due to ignorance: Experts


July 16th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) World Hepatitis Day was observed in Delhi Friday with doctors stating that lack of awareness was the cause for increasing spread of the virus in India. "The overriding ... Read more...

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Delhi University to pay compensation to radiation victims


April 30th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi University (DU) will pay compensation to the six people affected by the radioactive material sourced to it and found in the scrap market of Mayapuri ... Read more...

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Man exposed to radiation dies, another critical


April 27th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A 35-year-old man died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), 19 days after he was exposed to radioactive material in the scrap market of ... Read more...

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Myapuri residents tested for radiation exposure


April 16th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Thirteen people underwent medical examinations at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS) in New Delhi Friday to check whether they have been exposed ... Read more...

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Delhi Police to buy radiation meters


April 16th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) After having been caught unprepared during the radio-active Cobalt 60 exposure in the capital that affected seven people, the Delhi Police is now procuring sophisticated devices to ... Read more...

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Fresh radiation source found; hospitalised victims to be discharged soon (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Nearly a week after the first source of radiation was found in a scrap market in west Delhi's Mayapuri area, another Cobalt 60 source was found and ... Read more...

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Fresh radiation source discovered in Mayapuri


April 14th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Nearly a week after the first source of radiation was discovered in a scrap market in west Delhi's Mayapuri area, another source containing Cobalt 60 ... Read more...

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Condition of four radiation victims improves, two still critical


April 12th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The condition of four of the six people who suffered severe burns after being exposed to radioactive material Cobalt 60 at a scrap market here is showing ... Read more...

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Kidney transplant patients must avoid public gatherings


January 6th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) As Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Wednesday resigned as general secretary of the party on health grounds, doctors here said that people who have undergone a kidney ... Read more...

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Indian surgeons, Australian aid give Iraqi boy new life


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Undertaking a rare and complicated brain surgery, doctors at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi have saved the life of a 14-year-old Iraqi student. The expensive surgery ... Read more...

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Winter chill brings on increase in swine flu cases


November 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) With the winter chill now in the air, swine flu cases in the national capital have recorded a sudden jump in the past two days. Doctors Thursday ... Read more...

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Preventive measures can help diabetics avoid brain stroke, heart attacks


November 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of World Diabetes Day Saturday, experts and NGOs here urged diabetics to take preventive measures to safeguard themselves against brain strokes and heart attacks. "In ... Read more...

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