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  • NATHEALTH announces the new Leadership Team for the year 2019-20

    Bangalore: India’s healthcare apex body NATHEALTH announced its new Leadership Team for the year today. Dr. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman, Manipal Hospitals, Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd has been elected as the President of the federation.  He succeeds Mr. Daljit Singh, President, Fortis Healthcare Limited. Dr. Sudarshan Ballal thanked the outgoing President of NATHEALTH, Mr. Daljit Singh and warmly welcomed Mr. Rajit Mehta as Senior Vice President-NATHEALTH, along with […]

    High level of Distress Affect Women Diabetic patients than men in South India

    Chennai : MV Hospital for Diabetes and Prof M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram revealed its latest research study on Diabetes related distress among patients with Type 2 – diabetes in the International Journal of Psychology and Counseling, today. The study findings highlighted that women had high levels of distress in managing diabetes as compared […]

    Columbia Asia Hospital Sarjapur Road celebrates World Kidney Day

    Columbia Asia Hospital- Sarjapur Road, celebrated World Kidney Day by felicitating the donors and transplant patients as token of gratitude. Event was inaugurated by lighting the lamp of Hope by the post-transplant Recipients and dialysis patients with our General Manager Ms. Manisha Kumar, later followed by keynote by Dr Pallavi Patri (Chief of Nephrology), Dr […]

    World Down Syndrome Day Observed At Manipal Hospitals Bangalore

    Bengaluru : In an effort to draw attention towards Down syndrome and create awareness around this genetic condition, Department of Medical Genetics at Manipal Hospitals Bangalore observed the day and conducted awareness talks. March 21 is recognised as World Down Syndrome Day by the United Nations. In India, every year, an estimated of 30000 children are born […]

    Antiepileptics increase the risk of pneumonia among persons with Alzheimer’s disease

    People with Alzheimer’s disease using antiepileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. The risk was highest in the beginning of use, but remained on an elevated level even in long-term use. The results were published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Of […]

    Quote from Dr. Venkataramana and statistics for the World Head Injury Awareness Day (20th March)

    According to a recent report from Bangalore Traffic Police, Bengaluru witnessed about 13 road accidents and 2 deaths everyday in January and February 2019. The statistics are alarming. Dr. NK Venkataramana, Founder Chairman & Chief Neurosurgeon, Brains Hospital says: Adherence to simple safety practices like wearing helmets and seatbelts and not using mobile phones while […]

    Jiva Ayurveda sets new record of highest number of patient consultations every day

    Hyderabad : Jiva Ayurveda has set a record of consulting the highest number of patients daily through its telemedicine centre. The recognition awarded by India Book of Records confirms that doctors at Jiva Ayurveda consult more than 8000 patients every day. It must be noted that the actual number of patients consulted daily is higher considering that […]

    Timely screening of pediatric heart defects can treat the condition

    New Delhi : Congenital heart defect are defects of the heart that occur due to improper development of the heart during the pregnancy. It is important to know that most cases of congenital heart defect have no known cause and can occur in any pregnancy. Another condition is blueness (cyanosis) of any sort which is a marker […]

    Free blood type tattoos to blood donors in Finland

    The Finnish Red Cross Blood Service offers free blood type tattoos to blood donors. The campaign raises interest towards blood donation and dismantles antiquated misconceptions around tattoos and blood donation. Many assume that taking a tattoo will prevent you from donating blood. This isn’t true, in fact, there is only a four- month quarantine following […]

    CYBERKNIFE a boon for ACOUSTIC NEUROMA

    New Delhi: ACOUSTIC NEUROMA is growing of tumour which is non- cancerous and its growth is slow.  Generally, it develops on the main nerve that leads to inner ear then to the brain.  Acoustic Neuroma is formed by a type of cells which is known as Schwann cell.  These cells cover most of the nerve […]