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  • Manipal Hospitals Expands Its Vaccine Portfolio With Sputnik V Pilot

    The hospital chain is all set to roll out Sputnik V vaccine pilot along with Covishield and Covaxin Bengaluru: Manipal Hospitals, India’s second largest multi-speciality hospital chain has been at the forefront of the vaccine drive in the country and aims to reach as many people as possible. Today, the hospital chain collaborates with Dr. […]

    Not Just Limbs and Brain, Covid-19 Now Causing Clots in Intestine too!!

    COVID related clots causing near fatal intestinal gangrene – Enter minimally invasive vascular surgery!! Mumbai: It is well known that COVID 19 causes a highly thrombogenic (clot forming) state in the body but most of our focus is on the lungs, but at the same time acute intestinal blood vessel clots are potentially incurable with […]

    Countries, health partners discuss strengthening collective response to COVID-19 in WHO South-East Asia Region

    Kolkata: The World Health Organization today convened a meeting of member countries and health partners to discuss strengthening of collective efforts to control COVID-19 spread.  “Several countries continue to experience high transmission. We are still very much in the acute phase of pandemic. We must continue to aggressively respond, using all tools at our disposal,” […]

    Bhatia Hospital gets seven ventilators from FDC

    To help combat the shortage of ICU beds with ventilators during COVID-19, Bhatia Hospital has received seven ventilators laced with Airvo machines from FDC Ltd. The donation was made as a part of the company’s CSR initiative. The donation comes at a time when it is needed the most. One of the Airvo ventilator machines […]

    Redcliffe Lifetech introduces Mucormycosis Multiplex RT-PCR Test to diagnose rapidly spreading Mucormycosis (Black Fungus)

    The leading diagnostics provider aims to aid the Government by helping them in detection of clinically relevant Mucorales species New Delhi: While India is still struggling with the second wave of Covid-19, a rare and invasive fungal infection with exceedingly high mortality Mucormycosis (commonly known as Black Fungus) has triggered an all new health challenge […]

    Risk factors of tobacco consumption leading to cancer

    Contributed by Dr. Shantling Nigudgi, Senior Consultant Radiation Oncologist, HCG Cancer Centre Kalburgi Tobacco usage is a leading cause of cancer and death. But it is important to understand that it also leads to several other diseases and can damage nearly every organ in the human body, including the lungs, heart, blood vessels, mouth, skin, […]

    Oral Cancer- Facts & Myth Buster

    Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mehta, Senior Surgical Oncologist, HCG NCHRI Cancer Care Centre Nagpur Oral cancer is a critical and deadly disease that is affecting millions of people. Oral cancer refers to cancer developing in the oral cavity (mouth) and the oropharynx (throat). The Oral Cancer Foundation estimates that one in the country dies every […]

    Fungus – a friend and a foe

    Have you ever heard the fungus can be used to cure diseases? Well, Penicillin fungi have been there all along the medical history to cure many diseases. For many years, scientists knew that certain molds killed some bacteria. However, they had to understand how to harness this antibacterial microbe. Penicillin, derived from the Penicillium fungi, […]

    Dabur launches Anu Tailam, Ayurvedic Nasal Drop

    Hyderabad:India’s leading Science-based Ayurveda Company Dabur India Ltd today announced theexpansion of its Healthcare portfolio with the launch of Dabur Anu Tailam, an Ayurvedic Nasal Drop.It is a unique blend of time-tested Ayurvedic ingredients for Rapid and Effective Relief from headache and nasal congestion. Announcing the launch,Dr. Durga Prasad, Marketing Head-Ethicals, Dabur India Ltd said:“Anu […]

    Cigarette Smoking: Risks factors, Addiction, Quitting & Treatment

    Dr. Nitish Ranjan Acharya, Consultant Surgical Oncology, HCG Panda Cancer Centre According to the WHO, 6 million people die because of tobacco smoking and an estimated 600,000 individuals lose their lives due to second-hand smoke globally each year. A recent study found that smoking is related to about 20% adult mortality around the world. It is […]