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  • 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 […]

    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 […]

    Fortis Hospital administers the first ‘antibody cocktail’ to a 72-year-old Covid patient

    Today, Fortis Hospital administered the ‘antibody cocktail’ therapy to a 72-year-old COVID positive patient at their hospital in Mohali. The patient is a diabetic with chronic kidney disease (which is being conservatively) and tested positive for COVID-19 two days ago. He was administered one dose of the cocktail intravenously. The patient is reportedly stable post […]

    Sputnik V demonstrates highest safety profile during the vaccination campaign in Serbia

    Moscow:  The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund) announces that the latest official vaccination data in Serbia confirms Sputnik V Russian coronavirus vaccine to be the safest among COVID vaccines included in country’s national portfolio. The data confirms that Sputnik V demonstrates the highest safety profile: No vaccination-related serious adverse events (SAE) […]

    “Prevention and Self Care of Arthritis Key to Bring Down Healthcare Burden During Pandemic”: Expert

    Bengaluru : “With prevalence higher than that of diabetes or cancer, arthritis has emerged as one of the widely spreading diseases in India, currently affecting nearly 200 million or about 15% of the population. Preventive measures and proper self-care are important for the country to bring down the burden from the disease, and to make a big […]

    Ahead of World Blood Cancer Day, a 23-year-old blood cancer patient makes an appeal to people to register as potential blood stem cell donors

    To mark World Blood Cancer Day, DKMS BMST Foundation India, a non-profit organization dedicated to fight against blood cancer and related disorders organized a virtual event to raise awareness on the burden of blood cancer in India. DKMS-BMST started its operations in India in 2019 with an intent to add potential blood stem cell donors […]

    Tawam Hospital Succesfully Treats 11-Year-Old Girl Diagnosed With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

    Abu Dhabi: Tawam Hospital, part of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, (SEHA), successfully treated an 11-year-old girl named Mayar who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of blood and bone marrow cancer. Dr. Anwar Salam, Group Chief Medical Officer, SEHA, said: “As part of our commitment at SEHA to provide the community with […]