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  • First Myelofibrosis Medication for Life-threatening Blood Cancer Approved in Singapore

    Singapore  : Novartis announced today, the launch of Jakavi, the first and only approved oral medication to treat patients suffering from myelofibrosis in Singapore, and across more than 50 countries. Jakavi(R) (INC 424, ruxolitinib) is a JAK 1 and JAK 2 inhibitor for the treatment of disease-related splenomegaly and/or symptoms in adult patients with myelofibrosis, […]

    World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week to be observed from May 11-17, 2014

    Hyderabad: India has the highest number of Retinoblastoma (Rb) affected children in the world, with about 1500 new cases reported each year informed Dr. Santosh G. Honavar, while addressing a press conference here in city on the occasion of World Retinoblastoma Awareness Week. Retinoblastoma is the most common and life-threatening eye cancer in very young […]

    Enhance your face with Juvederm XC filler and turn Back the Clock…

    By Dr. Chytra V Anand, Cosmetic Dermatologist, Kosmoderma Clinics, Bangalore Ouch…that hurts! Remember saying this to your beautician, bent diligently on you to mend you unruly eyebrows or wax your arms? Then, imagine the ache and discomfort one might have to undergo while undertaking a cosmetic makeover; one that involves going under the doctor’s knife? […]

    Indian-origin scientist develops wire less pacemaker

    An Indian origin US scientist Vivek Reddy has developed the world’s first wire less pacemaker which is ten times smaller than the traditional pacemaker. The instrument has shown good results conducted on 32 patients. More than 40 lakh patients are having pacemakers the world over today with an addition of seven lakh new patients every […]

    Fortis launches India’s first Comprehensive Centre for Treatment of End-stage Heart Failure & Transplant, at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

    Chennai: Having set benchmarks in patient care with its path breaking work, Fortis has set up a world-class comprehensive centre for heart failure and heart transplant, at the Fortis Malar Hospital, in Chennai, known for over two decades for its excellence in cardiac care. The speciality centre under the leadership of Dr. K R Balakrishnan, […]

    Dr VP Choudhry, Director Hematology Division, addresses the patients on World Thalassemia day

    Gurgaon : Dr VP Choudhry, Director Hematology Division, addressing the patients in the OPD area on World Thalassemia day. Dr VP Choudhry disseminated information about the effects, reasons and treatment modalities that the patients are to follow. In Paras Hospitals all Thalassemic patients are given assistance through the Pahuja Trust. The hospital provides blood transfusion […]

    Osteoarthritic Women delay surgery more than Men

    By Dr Mahesh Kulkarni Pune  :  This Mother’s day, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital has is generating awareness about osteoarthritis. Having seen that in India women over the age of 40 are most affected by osteoarthritis and this is corroborated by the fact that women form 60% of the patients that undergo Total Knee replacement. However, it […]

    University of Strathclyde- Monitor for sunburn risk goes on sale

    A monitor developed at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow for preventing the risk of over exposure to the sun is now available for sale online. The Smartsun device, worn as a waterproof wristband, changes colour according to the amount of exposure the wearer has to UV (ultra-violet) radiation. It starts off yellow but turns […]

    Amplifon India: Now 100 Clinics Pan India

    New Delhi: Amplifon India Pvt Limited, one of the world’s largest hearing care solutions service providers have increased its footprint pan India and marked a landmark through 100 clinics. Amplifon commenced its India operations in April 2010 and since then has been reaching out to maximum number of customers through its ever increasing clinics spread […]

    New tools to help prevent the burden of rheumatic heart disease amongst children

    India:Two new studies presented at the World Heart Federation’s World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) today show the importance of collecting comprehensive patient information nationally and providing timely access to health services in tackling one of the world’s most neglected and easily prevented diseases in children, rheumatic heart disease (RHD). RHD, a chronic heart condition caused […]