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Pak businessman is Delhi’s first marrow transplant case from unrelated donor


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Abdul Samad, 36-year-old businessman from Pakistan, has doctors in the national capital and a donor from Germany to thank for a fresh lease of life.A ... Read more...

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‘Ignorance takes toll on oral health’ (September 12 is World Oral Health Day)


September 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Dental health is an indicator of overall health. There are simple ways to maintain oral hygiene. Chewing sugar-free gum after a meal, for instance, can ... Read more...

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New devices warn of blackouts


September 7th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Two new devices are now available to monitor recurrent blackouts, which can cause death in 10 percent cases and injuries in 30 percent, a senior cardiologist ... Read more...

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Beware! You may be more vulnerable to hepatitis than you think (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)


July 27th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Casual one-night stands and multiple partners could be the starting points of serious health concerns. Not just for HIV, which most people are now aware ... Read more...

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Steroids can kill: Dark side of body building (Health Feature)


July 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Twenty-eight-year-old Dev Luthra desired perfect six-pack abs before his marriage. An overdose of steroids promising to tone his physique in no time led to the ... Read more...

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70 percent of childhood cancers can be cured: Experts


June 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Cure for cancers afflicting children have witnessed an improvement by around 70 percent, experts said at a seminar on childhood cancer here Thursday."The solid tumours ... Read more...

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Kokilaben hospital to hold Royal College clinical exams


June 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Mumbai-based Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH), which had been the centre for written exams of Britain's prestigious Member of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child ... Read more...

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New treatment for eye patients


May 26th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) An eye hospital in Kolkata has introduced an innovative method of 'Auto blood Conjunctival Graft Fixation' surgery for treating Pterygium patients with their blood.Pterygium is a ... Read more...

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IIM-Calcutta graduates bag Rs.2 mn in average salary


May 21st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) The fifth batch of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta's (IIM-C) Post-graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX) got placed successfully with the highest salary offered being Rs.2.8 million ... Read more...

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‘Early diagnosis can save patients with genetic disorders’


May 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Several patients, their family members and doctors Tuesday got together to observe the 6th annual International MPS (Mucopolysaccharidoses) Awareness Day, to educate people about this ... 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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Cancer rising among India’s youth


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) More youngsters are developing cancer in India, doctors said at a conference here Thursday. However, most of those affected by the disease remain ignorant about ... Read more...

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Fear of bad breath haunting millions of Indians


February 29th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Bad breath is a problem which leads to low self esteem, but what could be worse is the halitophobia, or the fear of bad breath, ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro instals equipment to handle cardiac arrests


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Thursday installed Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at two stations to provide emergency treatment if a passenger suffers a cardiac arrest."The AED is ... Read more...

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Cricket ball-size stone removed from man’s bladder (With Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A stone of the size of a cricket ball was removed from the bladder of a 52-year-old man in a rare operation for which he ... Read more...

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Indian doctors cure Iraqi’s 15-year-old ‘curse’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A gunshot wound left one of his legs motionless, forcing him to walk with a limp for more than 15 years. But thanks to Indian ... Read more...

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Cancer patients reunite, share experiences


January 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Around 40 cancer patients from India and abroad who successfully underwent bone marrow transplants here last year came together Sunday to spread the message that ... Read more...

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India to get first robotic training centre for doctors


January 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Promising a new dimension to the future of robotic surgery in the country, India will soon be getting its first training centre for the technique, ... Read more...

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Kerala hospital introduces new diagnostic tool


January 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time in south India, a hospital here has introduced 'Wireless Capsule Endoscopy', a new diagnostic tool for the non-invasive detection of small bowel ... Read more...

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Surgery in India helps Iraqi woman walk


December 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) For 32-year-old Iraqi woman Amira Hussain, life was restricted to the bed with most of her joints degenerated due to an acute form of arthritis. ... Read more...

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Dracula therapy: Fighting ageing with your own blood


November 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) For ages, blood sucking has been the preserve of vampires, but medical science has now put 'dracula therapy' to good use - to fight ageing. ... Read more...

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Surgeons conduct north India’s first cartilage transplant


November 13th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Vineet Tomar, a 21-year-old engineer from the capital, would now be able to walk again after doctors at a hospital here Sunday performed a cartilage ... Read more...

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Focus on cartilage injuries at India meet


November 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first international congress of the Indian Cartilage Society (ICS) saw surgeons from the country and abroad put the focus on cartilage injuries - a ... Read more...

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After years of silence, 5 kids have hope to hear again


September 28th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Six year-old Raunak clutches his mother's right hand and looks at her with curious eyes trying to read every word that she speaks. Having lost ... Read more...

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Indian surgeons help Nigerian woman back on her feet


September 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In the dim light of a conference room, 65-year-old Margaret Eremionkhale stood in a corner with the help of crutches, closely watching her old videos ... 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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Now, treat chronic migraine with Botox


August 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The anti-ageing drug Botox was until now an answer to your beauty concerns, but now the treatment can also benefit sufferers of chronic migraine, a neurological ... Read more...

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Will power keeping fasting Hazare in form: Doctors


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) He has not had food for a week, but Anna Hazare is apparently going strong despite weakening health. The 74-year-old anti-corruption campaigner seems to have ... 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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Indian doctors remove embedded bullet from Nigerian man


July 17th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) For around 10 years an injury mark on his thigh reminded Morufu Shuaibu of the gruesome memories of a riot in his country. The pain ... Read more...

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Three new-borns languish in Ghaziabad hospital


July 11th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 11 (IANS) Three newly-born children, including a pair or twins, are languishing in a hospital here with their mothers unable to care for them and no sign of ... 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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Suryanarayana appointed navy medical chief


June 12th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Surgeon Vice Admiral K.M. Suryanarayana, an endocrinology specialist, has taken over as the director general medical services of the Indian Navy.Suryanarayana, an alumnus of the ... Read more...

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WHO calls for dealing with multi-drug resistant microbes


April 7th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As the World Health Day is being observed Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) called for attention towards growing drug resistance in microbes due to ... Read more...

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Novel way to identify heart disease earlier during sleep found


April 5th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): New research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that a specially customised pulse oximeter attached to the finger can be used to detect changes in heart ... Read more...

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