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    Manipal Hospitals Bangalore launches the 'Give Way, Save a Life' Campaign on World Ambulance Day

    Manipal Hospitals Bangalore launches the Give Way, Save a Life Campaign on World Ambulance Day

    Bengaluru: On the occasion of 'World Ambulance Day', Manipal Hospitals unveiled 'Give Way Save a Life' Campaign to educate and sensitise citizens on the concept of giving way to an ambulance in their daily lives. This initiative was flagged off by Mr. Ravi Malimath Justice, High Court of Karnataka ...

    Stem cell therapy may treat leading cause of blindness

    Stem cell therapy may treat leading cause of blindness

    A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has made advances towards creating stem cell-derived retinal cells to treat a leading cause of blindness. According to scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI) in the US, tiny tube-like protrusions called primary cilia on cells of the retinal ...

    Eye surgery under torchlight: NHRC issues notice

    Eye surgery under torchlight: NHRC issues notice

    The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh government over 32 patients reportedly being operated for eye ailments under torchlight at a primary health centre in Unnao district. Taking suo motu cognisance of the case, the NHRC has issued the notice to the ...

    Decoded: Where voice recognition occurs in our brain

    Decoded: Where voice recognition occurs in our brain

    Scientists have identified a tiny region of our brain that not only allow us to recognise voices, but also helps us differentiate voices. The research, from Max Planck Institute in Germany, revealed that the posterior superior temporal gyrus (STG) in our brain is responsible for voice ...

    Cataract surgery on 32 patients in torch light in UP; CMO suspended

    Cataract surgery on 32 patients in torch light in UP; CMO suspended

    The district administration on Tuesday suspended the chief medical officer after reports surfaced that 32 cataract patients were operated upon in torch light for want of steady electricity supply at a state-run facility in Unnao. "Taking a serious note of the matter, the Uttar Pradesh ...

    Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger!

    Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger!

    Eating one to two servings of salad with spinach, lettuce and kale daily may keep your brain 11 years younger as well as prevent dementia, according to a study. The study found that people who ate at least one serving of green, leafy vegetables a day had a slower rate of decline on tests ...

    70% of Dialysis Population in India Male, Women Denied Right to Healthcare when it comes to

    70% of Dialysis Population in India Male, Women Denied Right to Healthcare when it comes to Dialysis

    Hyderabad : NephroPlus, India's largest dialysis network through a clinical research conducted across their 128 centers have found only 30% of the dialysis population in India are women and have been able to receive the life-saving dialysis treatment. A large US dialysis data registry puts ...

    High blood sugar in pregnancy ups heart risk in babies: study

    High blood sugar in pregnancy ups heart risk in babies: study

    Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, a study claims."We found that in women who develop diabetes during pregnancy, we can measure risk for having a child with congenital heart disease by looking at their glucose values during the first trimester ...

    Nearly 40 per cent cancer deaths preventable: study

    Nearly 40 per cent cancer deaths preventable: study

    Nearly 40 per cent of cancer- related deaths are preventable, mostly through lifestyle changes, an Australian study has found.Researchers from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Australia examined eight groups of "modifiable" risk factors that international research bodies have declared ...

    New 'black box' recorder can measure surgeons' proficiency

    New black box recorder can measure surgeons proficiency

    US scientists have developed a novel recorder similar in concept to a black box on an airplane that can be used to objectively measure surgeons' proficiency in robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery.Creating a sustainable, objective method for evaluating surgeon proficiency and standardising ...

    62yr old suffering from Subdural Hematoma that caused his brain to shift to one side, treated ...

    62yr old suffering from Subdural Hematoma that caused his brain to shift to one side, treated successfully at SL Raheja Hospital

    Mahim, Mumbai: A 62yr old male, an Accountant by profession, had always been a fairly active person; however, he had been complaining of mild Sinusitis, dull headache, and positional Vertigo. He was under the treatment of a local ENT physician. He was diagnosed with Sinusitis and the headaches were ...

    Cause of many fever-related illnesses unknown: Medical Experts

    Cause of many fever-related illnesses unknown: Medical Experts

    Among other eminent speakers at the conference were Elizabeth Ashley, Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, University College Hospital, London and Sunil Bhandari from the Royal college of Physicians of Edinburgh.Similarly, age-related problems, in particular dementia, are now getting acknowledged ...

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