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  • India Is World’s Diabetes Capital With 61 Million Diabetics, May Jump To 101 Million By 2030, According To IDF

    Mumbai: Diabetes is today recognized as a major lifestyle disease and India has become the Diabetes Capital of the world with 61 million Diabetics between 20-79 years suffering from this dreaded disease and continue to increase by the day. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that by 2030, 8.4% of India’s adult population will have […]

    HealthKartPlus expands its footprint

    Bengaluru : HealthKartPlus, India’s leading online pharmacy network and medicine application, has today announced the expansion of its drug delivery services in Bengaluru region. After successfully catering to the consumers within Delhi/NCR, the company is now ready to expand its services in other cities. Followed by Bengaluru; the service will be introduced in other metros […]

    National Hospitality awards grand gala

    Hyderabad : The first edition of its Indian Hospitality Awards 2013 at a grand gala function held at the Hyderabad International convention center, Madhapur, Hyderabad. The National Hospitality Awards 2013 function was graced by dignitaries , Chandana Khan , Special chief secretary- Andhra Pradesh Tourism , Ficci vice-chairman Mr J.A. Chowdary and Mr S.M. Shervani, […]

    World Diabetes Day’,ConvaTec And Narayana Health Launches India’s First of Its Kind ‘Advanced Wound Clinic and Limb Salvage Centre in Bangalore’

    Bangalore : India has earned the reputation of being the Diabetes Capital of the World owing to which foot diseases are rapidly rising and pose a serious threat to individuals suffering from Diabetes.  Keeping this grave concern in mind ConvaTec a leading US based multinational company in Advance Wound Management, Ostomy Care and Critical & […]

    Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India launched – Social Innovation – to create Value, Safety & Respect for women

    “Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), the apex body for all Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in the country, today launched a new CSR initiative – Social Innovation – to create Value, Safety & Respect (VSR) for women. The Social Innovation CSR initiative is an extension of FOGSI’s ‘Innovation to Implementation’ theme for 2013 […]

    Narayana Multispeciality Hospital Witnesses Increase In Diabetic Patients

    Hyderabad : On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Narayana Multispeciality Hospital Hyderabad has introduced a free screening and consultation for diabetes. The screening camp is a step towards emphasis on early diagnosis and regular screening for blood sugar levels as many people are unaware that they might have diabetes. “Being home to around 50 […]

    Scientists create ‘plastic’ blood

    Scientists have created an artificial blood substitute with a protein extracted from marine worms, rather than based on synthetic hemoglobins. Researchers led by Professor Radu Silanghi-Dumitrescu, from Babes-Bolyai University, have been testing the blood substitute in both mice and in cultured cells. Initial findings suggest that many of the adverse effects normally associated with either […]

    UNICEF fights open defecation with ‘Take the Poo to Loo’

    In an effort to raise awareness against open defecation and related health issues, UNICEF is launching a nationwide social media campaign early next month. The UNICEF drive, to be called ‘Take the Poo to Loo’, would seek to create an active front of advocacy to spread awareness about the need to stop open defecation. According […]

    Paracetamol in pregnancy may affect child development

    Long-term use of paracetamol during pregnancy may increase the risk of behavioural problems, poor gross motor skills and poor communication skills in children, a new study has warned. Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is the most commonly used medicine in pregnancy, yet there are very few studies that have investigated the possible long-term consequences for the child. The […]

    Father saves daughter with his Bone Marrow

    Bangalore : The Bone Marrow Transplant Team at Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center at NH Health City successfully treated relapsed leukemia through ‘Haploidentical Bone Marrow transplant’ on a 4-year-old girl with a new technique of in-vivo T Cell Deplation. In case of relapsed leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant is the only option where the bone marrow is […]