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  • Doctors at Paras Bliss Hospital, Panchkula Give Tips on How Jaundice at Birth can be Dealt With

    Doctors at Paras Bliss Hospital, Panchkula Give Tips on How Jaundice at Birth can be Dealt With

    Panchkula : Jaundice (clinically known as neonatal hyperbilirubinemia), is a common medical condition that may develop in newborns within the first two to five days after birth. It occurs due to high levels of bilirubin in the body (a waste product created from the breakdown of blood containing prot...

    FDA panel recommends approval for gene-altering leukemia treatment

    FDA panel recommends approval for gene-altering leukemia treatment

    A US Food and Drug Administration panel opened a new era in medicine, unanimously recommending that the agency approve the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient's own cells to fight cancer. The treatment transforms genes into what scientists call a living drug that powerful...

    Surgeons used tissue from the patient's forearm to reconstruct the tongue

    Bangalore: Doctors from Fortis Hospital, Nagarbhavi, Bangalore successfully performed a free flap surgery (reconstruct of tongue) on a 37 year old man who was diagnosed with tongue cancer. The team of doctors led by Dr. Susheen Dutt, Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon at the Fortis Hospitals Naga...

    Rubique Partners Credihealth; Introduces Collateral-Free Medical Loan Facility

    New Delhi : In its quest to make healthcare facilities easily available, Credihealth, India's leading medical assistance company, has launched a medical loan facility on its platform. It has partnered with leading banks and NBFCs – as well as leading fintech players like Rubique – for this endeavour...

    New smartphone app can help manage diabetes painlessly

    New smartphone app can help manage diabetes painlessly

    Scientists have developed a new app that uses the smartphone camera to painlessly measure blood glucose levels in diabetics, an advance that may replace the need for patients to prick their fingers several times a day. The Epic Health app, which is set to undergo clinical trials in the UK in...

    Increasing trend of IVF in India

    In recent years the prevalence of couples unable to conceive has increased drastically and over 20% of the married couples account for it. Not only is there a Image Title decline in female fertility, but a reduction in male fertility has been on a rise. Of the total couples seeking fertility treatme...

    SRCC Children’s Hospital to organize a Free Super-Specialty Health Camp for children : From 10th to ...

    SRCC Children’s Hospital to organize a Free Super-Specialty Health Camp for children : From 10th to 15th July 2017

    Mumbai: SRCC Children’s Hospital, Haji Ali Park, managed by Narayana Health, which recently began its operations will organise a free super-specialty consultation camp for children and adolescents upto 18 years of age from 10th to 15th July between 10 am to 5 pm. Paediatric Super-Specialists in hear...

    Vector borne diseases: Health Ministry review preparedness

    Vector borne diseases: Health Ministry review preparedness

    With malaria and chikungunya cases continuing to rise in the national capital, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said it would soon hold a secretary-level meet with the Delhi government on ways to combat vector-borne diseases in the city.At least 125 cases of malaria, 152 cases of chikungunya and...

    Lifestyle changes raising breast cancer risk among women in India

    Lifestyle changes raising breast cancer risk among women in India

    Bahadurgarh :  One of the major reason, as noted by medical specialists for increasing prevalence of breast cancer among women in India, is changing lifestyle. Lifestyle habits with greatest potential to trigger breast cancer were revealed by team of doctors from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shali...

    Cervical cancer- Now it’s curable

    Every year in India, approximately 123000 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed and 68000 women die from this deadly disease. Maximum numbers of cases occur in rural areas as compared to urban areas because of lack of awareness, knowledge and facilities to diagnose. Fortunately the incidence is...

    Study Settles Debate Over Head Position Following Stroke

    Study Settles Debate Over Head Position Following Stroke

    Hyderabad : Stroke or Brain Attack is the leading cause of death and disability in the world. A trial involving more than 11,000 patients has revealed sitting up or lying flat after a stroke makes no difference to their recovery.The research led by The GeorgeInstitute for Global Healthset out to dis...

    Woman's abortion plea: SC forms 7 doctor Medical Board

    The Supreme Court today constituted a medical board of seven doctors of the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata to ascertain health of a 24-week pregnant woman wanting to undergo abortion on the grounds of foetus abnormality.A vacation bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul directed the medical board t...

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