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  • Aishwarya Trust funds 55 successful Heart Transplants

    Chennai : Heart transplant is a life saving procedure. Tamil Nadu leads the COUNTRY in organ donation because of the excellent initiatives of the Government of Tamil Nadu. However, affordability of the operation is always a problem due to the costs involved.   Aishwarya Trust, one of the leading NGOs dedicated to the cause of […]

    Alzheimer disease – the most common cause of dementia

    Dr. Vishakhadatta Mathur Kumaraswamy, Consultant – Neurology, Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield Alzheimer disease is a neurological disorder that causes memory loss due to early death of brain cells. It is a condition that mostly arises in old age and keeps progressing with time. It affects the memory, behaviors and thinking capacity of a person. Research […]

    Govt notifies commonly used medical devices as drugs

    Government has notified commonly used medical devices nebulizers, blood pressure monitors, digital thermometers and glucometers as drugs under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. It will enable the government to ensure their quality and performance. The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) will regulate the import, manufacture and sale of these devices from January 2020. The […]

    Century Hospital’s Doctors resurrect life of a young man by giving new heart with the support from Jeevandhan

    Hyderabad : Century Hospitals, leading mid-sized healthcare provider in Hyderabad has given a new lease of life to a young man by transplanting a new heart in the patient’s body with the support from Jeevandhan network. The procedure was an expensive surgery performed at no-cost to the patient’s family under the Aarogyasri scheme. Dr. I […]

    Experts discussed on new techniques for preserving natural joints

    New Delhi : The 5th International Congress of Indian Cartilage Society (ICS) concluded today in the Rajasthan capital Jaipur where specialists discussed on measures to ensure the health and longevity of human body’s natural joints for a long time with the help of cartilage regeneration and restoration. In this two-day conclave, around 200 cartilage specialists from India […]

    The Life-Changing Technology That Can Help You & Your Family Get Through This Flu Season

    As another flu season rapidly approaches, the need for fast, accurate flu testing is more important than ever. The flu, or influenza, is a highly contagious viral infection that attacks the respiratory system, and is sometimes mistaken for the common cold, making it difficult for people to receive the treatment they need. With rapid flu […]

    Shalby Hospital Bags FICCI Award for Medical Value Travel in Joint Replacements

    New Delhi  : Ahmedabad-based Shalby Hospitals has won the Medical Value Travel Specialist Hospital Award 2018 in the category of “Orthopaedics – Joint Replacement” given by FICCI during the Advantage Health Care India 2018 summit, jointly organized by the industry body FICCI and the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India. Dr. Vikram Shah, Founder & CMD, Shalby Hospitals, said: “We are honoured […]

    Make quality healthcare affordable for people: Vice President

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need for making quality healthcare affordable for the people. Addressing the convocation ceremony of AIIMS in New Delhi on Friday, Mr Naidu said, there is also a significant urban-rural divide which needs to be bridged up by providing state-of-the-art healthcare services. He also said, the curriculum in medical […]

    Consumer Seminar by Gaksung Global for Indian Customers

    Ghaziabad : One of the world’s leading organizations in the healthcare industry, GakSung Global organized a seminar to express gratitude to their customers for their support. The grand seminar of Gaksung Global held at Ghaziabad Centre, III K 128, Rakesh Marg, Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on 7th Dec 2018 was chaired by Mr. Cho Je Yun, […]

    Apomorphine, new medication for treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, launched in India

    Bengalure: In a boon to patients in the middle stages of Parkinson’s Disease, Vikram Hospital Bengaluru, in association with the UK-based specialty pharmaceutical company Britannia Pharmaceuticals, has launched Apomorphine for the first time in India. This powerful new drug stimulates the production of dopamine by nerve cells in the brain, providing quick and effective relief to […]