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  • Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) patient helps raise awareness on kidney disease

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  : Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the UAE’s largest healthcare network organized various events across Abu Dhabi to provide a platform for Yousef Al Naqbi, a kidney transplant patient to share his experience with kidney failure. The events helped raise awareness on kidney disease, risks, prevention and the co-existence with […]

    Can High protein diets damage your Kidneys ?

     Dr. D Divakar, Consultant Nephrologist, Fortis Malar Hospital  –            In this era of social media dominance, especially of Instagram, people are increasingly prone to diet and fitness advertisements. Personal instructors and top models provide tips on how to lose weight and stay fit; sometimes selling magical packages of workout along with diets that can change […]

    Abbott introduces new digital service in India as part of its global a:care program

    Mumbai: The global healthcare company Abbott today announced the launch of its new digital health service in India as part of its global a:care program. The a:care platform from Abbott’s pharmaceuticals business provides doctors and consumers with services and information to help people achieve better health. India is the first country in which Abbott launched […]

    Painkillers during pregnancy does not up asthma risk in children: Study

    Taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy does not increase the risk of asthma in children, according to a study of almost five lakh women. The research, which used preion data on painkillers, supports earlier findings that women taking paracetamol during pregnancy are more likely to have children who develop asthma. However, it also suggests […]

    Sakra World Hospital Launches One-of-its kind Shoulder Care Centre

    Bengaluru : Sakra World Hospital launches its Shoulder Centre in Bangalore today.  This centre is a one-of-its-kind dedicated specialized shoulder care centre in Karnataka and will offer advanced state of the art surgeries for shoulder and upper limb. Sakra Shoulder Centre is equipped with highly specialized team and will cater to sports injuries from various sporting […]

    Chatbot AVY ready to offer more services to Avivo Group’s patients in second phase

    Dubai : Avivo Group, one of the fastest growing healthcare service providers in the GCC, is all set to launch the second phase of its artificial intelligence-powered chatbot ‘AVY’ that will help eliminate the waiting time of patients at the group’s clinics and hospitals. The ‘Patients’ Journey Enrichment Phase’, as the group generally calls the second […]

    Acoustic Neuroma Treated With Cyberknife

    Dr. Aditya Gupta, Director, Neurosurgery, Agrim Institute for Neuro sciences, Artemis Hospital.     WHAT IS ACOUSTIC NEUROMA   Acoustic Neuroma which is also known as vestibular schwannoma, is a benign tumour which is non cancerous and usually grows slow. It develops on the main nerve that leads from inner ear to brain. The branches […]

    Manipal Hospitals, Bengaluru performs Karnataka’s 1st Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty procedure and launches the Obesity & Metabolic Clinic

    Bengaluru : In a bid to address the rising obesity issues, Manipal Hospitals today unveiled the “Obesity & Metabolic Clinic”. The Department of Medical Gastroenterology at Manipal Hospitals Bengaluru also conducted a deep dive Live Workshop on Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG)- a new, safe and effective treatment option for obesity. Obesity is a medical condition that occurs […]

    1 in 20 Indians Affected by a Rare Disease: ORDI

    New Delhi  : The Organization for Rare Diseases India (ORDI), a not for profit organization committed to addressing the challenges of the rare disease community in India, today announced Race for 7, a multi-city run/walk to raise funds and awareness for rare disease patients in India. Race for 7, a first of its kind event for rare diseases in […]

    Cell therapy may replace need for kidney transplants: Scientists

    Regenerating damaged tissues using therapeutic cells may prove to be a promising new approach to treat chronic kidney disease, scientists said. Researchers from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) in the US found that harnessing the unique properties of human amniotic fluid-derived stem cells could potentially help recover organ function in a pre-clinical […]