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  • Family Planning Association of India celebrate 26th World AIDS Day

    Family Planning Association of India celebrates the 26th anniversary of World AIDS Day. First observed in 1988, World AIDS Day was initiated by health ministers from around the world who called for a spirit of social tolerance and a greater awareness of HIV/AIDS on an international scale. Mrs. Sujatha Natarajan, President-FPA India, Mrs. Anjali Sen, […]

    India’s first minimal access transplant for lung performed successfully at global health city

    Chennai : The Lung Transplant Surgeons at Global Health City, Chennai, part of Global Hospitals Group, performed successfully India’s First successful Minimal Access Transplant for Lung on a 61 year recipient. On 24th November 2013, Mr. Raja Babu Shah underwent the minimal access transplant procedure, bringing smiles on the face of his wife and their […]

    ‘Promising’ malaria vaccine developed

    Oxford scientists have developed a novel new malaria vaccine which can protect against the deadly mosquito-borne disease. The vaccine has shown promising results in the first clinical trial to test whether it can protect people against the disease. The trial was carried out by researchers led by Professor Adrian Hill of the Jenner Institute at […]

    ICRA upgrades Fortis Healthcare’s Credit rating to highest A1+ category

    Gurgaon :Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis), announced today that The Rating Committee of ICRA, after due consideration of the latest developments at the company, has revised Fortis’ rating for short-term borrowings from [ICRA]A1to [ICRA]A1+. This is the highest credit rating accorded to a company and is reflective of Fortis’ improved liquidity profile following the sale of […]

    Children’s cardiovascular fitness declining worldwide: study

    Kids today are about 15 percent less fit from a cardiovascular standpoint than their parents were as youngsters, according to a new study which included data from 28 countries. Many kids don’t run as far or fast as their parents did, researchers said, noting that the decline in running fitness may indicate worse health in […]

    Public awareness program & interactive games marks National Epilepsy Day

    Bangalore  :  Children with epilepsy usually have multidisability like academic difficulties, behavioural problems etc. and hence require a multidisciplinary team approach consisting of pediatric neurologist, physiotherapist, child psychologist, occupational therapist and speech therapist. Parijma neurodiagnostic and rehabilitation centre which is a unique and multi-disciplinary centre for neurological disabilities has been organizing various events on the […]

    Homeo Trends Launched in the City

    Hyderabad : A new super specialty hospital ‘Homeo Trends’ was launched near Dilsukhnagar, Kothapet area in the city on Wednesday. Southern star and Attarintiki Daredi fame Pranitha inaugurated this first branch of Homeo Trends. Talking at the occasion, Pranita said Homeo Trends medical facilities will help in improving total health. “The Homeopathy has capacity to […]

    Cigna TTK Health Insurance secures license from IRDA, to shortly commence India operations

    Bangalore : Cigna TTK Health Insurance Company Limited, a joint venture between the U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna Corporation, and Indian conglomerate TTK Group, has received the regulatory – license from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on 13th November, 2013 and is set to commence its operations soon. Announcing this development, […]

    Superbugs could erase a century of medical advances

    The rise of drug-resistant superbugs could undo a century’s worth of medical advancements and render seemingly routine surgeries deadly in the very near future, UK experts have warned. Experts, including England’s chief medical officer, Dame Sally Davies, writing in The Lancet, warn that death rates from bacterial infections “might return to those of the early […]

    Narayana health launches rural cancer surveillance program

    Bangalore : Narayana Health today announced the launch of Rural ‘Cancer Surveillance Program’ in partnership with Mazumdar Shaw Medical Foundation.  The program launched by Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health and Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon will work towards creating awareness and conducting preliminary screening of Head and Neck cancers in […]