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  • Ayurveda and Yoga in Russia and Response from the People

      By  Aleksei Illiuviev The Indian spiritual, physical and mental practice – Yoga – is growing in popularity across Russia. Over the last two decades, the number of Yoga practitioners has increased ten-fold to more than a million. Nearly each provincial town has at least one Yoga studio. The Russian capital alone has about 300 Yoga […]

    Leading West Michigan Interventional Cardiologists Form New Practice

    Grand Rapids, Michigan : Leading West Michigan interventional cardiologists Dr. Jihad Mustapha and Dr. Fadi Saab have partnered to launch Advanced Cardiac & Vascular Amputation Prevention Centers in Grand Rapids.   Widely known as “The Leg Savers,” they have been joined by Dr. Syed Alam, a leading vascular surgeon from Kalamazoo, and Elizabeth Sayers, physician […]

    Morality rate three times higher in Indians with diabetes compared to Indians without diabetes states MDRF CURES 2018

      By Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai : Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) has published yet another breakthrough study report focusing solely on the morality rates among Indians with and without diabetes. A brainchild of Dr. R M Anjana, ** and her team, the study- Chennai Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (CURES), reports on the mortality rates based […]

    Working in night shifts may up heart disease and cancer risk: Study

    Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found that working in night shifts increases risk of developing obesity and diabetes, which may lead to heart diseases, stroke and cancer. The research, undertaken by scientists from Washington State University (WSU) in the US, dispelled the belief that the day-night cycle of the body is driven by […]

    Ketogenic diet may improve efficacy of cancer drugs

    A ketogenic diet, which is low in carbohydrates and high in fat, may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, scientists, including one of Indian origin, have found. A study, published in the journal Nature, found a strategy to boost the tumour-killing potential of therapies targeted on the insulin-activated enzyme, phosphatidylinositol-3 kinase […]

    Eisai: Results from Two Phase 3 Clinical Trials of Chronic Constipation Treatment “GOOFICE 5mg Tablet” Published in The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    TOKYO : Eisai Co., Ltd., Eisai’s subsidiary for gastrointestinal diseases EA Pharma Co., Ltd. and Mochida Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announce that results from two phase 3 clinical trials (a 2-week double-blind placebo-controlled phase 3 trial and an open-label single-arm 52-week long-term phase 3 trial) for the bile acid transporter inhibitor “GOOFICE 5mg Tablet” (nonproprietary name: […]

    Narayana Health City Performs Karnataka’s First Double Lung Transplant

    Bengaluru : Doctors at Narayana Health City gives a new lease of life to a 28 year old young man by conducting a double lung transplant. The transplant makes Narayana Health City the first hospital in the state to successfully conduct a double lung transplant. Hailing from Thrissur, Kerala, Sudeesh MV was a construction worker […]

    Dr.V.Mohan, the First Indian To Win Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes

    Bangalore: Dr. V. Mohan, Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre and President & Chief of Diabetes Research of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been conferred the prestigious Harold Rifkin Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes Award by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).Dr. Mohan is the first Indian […]

    Doctors Day: Salute to all the medical practitioners

    Ms. Pritika Singh, CEO- Prayag Hospital and Research Centre, NOIDA A doctor leads a selfless life and seldom prioritizes his own life to accommodate his patients’ concerns. The Hippocratic Oath demands that he/she upholds specific ethical standards above anything and everything. The entire community of medical practitioners is one of its kind, whose self-sacrificing conduct […]

    Generous gesture by a family changes the lives of seven

    Bangalore: 53 year old woman gave a new lease of life for seven patients as the family agreed to donate her organs. Nirmala Bhat, wife of Vasudev Bhat from Karkala met with a road accident on June 22 and was referred to Kasturba Medical College (KMC) Hospital in Manipal. She was admitted to ICU around 1 AM the […]