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  • Eye care: 5 Habits to Add to Your List of New Year’s Resolutions

    Kochi : 2023 is here and as we compile our new year’s resolutions, eyecare is not likely to make the list. Increasing cases of progressive diseases like age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) has become a concern. AMD is caused by the loss of tissue in the macula and affects the central vision. […]

    Aster Medcity is Gearing up for the Heart and Lung Transplant

    Aster Medcity, Kochi Signed MOU with Kauvery Hospital Chennai to conduct heart and lung transplants in the hospital Kochi : Aster Medcity Kochi ties up with  Kauvery hospital Chennai, a unit of Kauvery group of hospitals to improve heart and lung transplants in South India. Through this association with Kauvery Hospital, Medcity will have access […]

    Five organ transplants at the same time, KIMSHEALTH creates history

    Thiruvananthapuram : KIMSHEALTH creates history in the field of organ transplant by transplanting  organs of a brain-dead person in three patients simultaneously. KIMSHEALTH Trivandrum also achieved the milestone by becoming the only hospital in Kerala to perform two multi-organ transplants at the same time. It was a 24-hour-long effort of around 100 healthcare professionals, including […]

    A Tale of Two States: Successful Heart Transplant at Medica unites Tripura and Bengal

    ~Opening doors to advanced clinical care for neighbouring states~ Mumbai/Kolkata : As a first step towards opening the excellent clinical care for neighbouring states, Medica Group of Hospitals, the largest private hospital chain in Eastern India, conducted Tripura’s first successful Heart Transplant and cured Mr. Ranjit Roy, a 44-year-old shopkeeper from Barjala, Sepahijala, Tripura with […]

    Nasal Vaccines – What you need to know

    Authored by Dr. Swati Rajagopal, Consultant – Infectious Disease & Travel Medicine, Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore As the world once again braces itself for the new wave of Covid-19 virus, nasal vaccines have now offered a sniffing hope to the people. Developed by Bharat Biotech and approved by the Government of India, these vaccines are […]

    Here’s How Leukemia Stem Cell Transplant Can Trigger New Blood Cells And Help Beat Leukemia

    By Dr. Joydeep Chakrabartty, HOD & Sr. Consultant, Dept of Hematology and BMT, HCG Cancer Centre, Kolkata Leukemia or blood cancer is a cancer of the system’s blood-forming tissues, including the bone marrow and lymphatic system. There are several forms of leukemia; some conditions are common in children, while others primarily develop in adults. Leukemia […]

    All About Bone Cancer: Risk Factors, Signs And Prevention

    Dr. Vishal Kulkarni, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant at HCG Cancer Centre Hubli Cancer is a disease that results when cellular changes cause the uncontrolled growth and division of cells. The various risk factors of cancer include increasing age, heredity, exposure to certain radiations and chemicals and unhealthy lifestyle habits. Cancer is […]

    12-year-old Nigerian boy’s genital organs surgically reconstructed through very complex and rare surgeries at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road

    Bengaluru : Rare and complex multiple surgeries were successfully performed on a 12-year-old Nigerian boy who lost his external genitalia in a road accident six years ago. He was a victim of multiple body injuries and had undergone amputation of his entire penis and right testes, owing to the major accident. Since then he has been […]

    Advancements in Radiation Therapy to treat Prostate Cancer

    Dr. Sridhar PS, Radiation Oncologist, HCG Cancer Hospital, Bengaluru Radiation therapy also termed radiotherapy is a highly effective cancer treatment with a broad spectrum of uses. Radiation therapy supports to cure of cancer in patients either singly or combined with other treatments. Also, it eases symptoms, extends the survival period in more advanced forms of […]

    Know the signs and risks of Skin Cancer: Try to catch it early

    Cancer is a disorder that involves abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells that disrupts the surrounding healthy tissues and spreads across the body. While the signs vary widely and may be asymptomatic in certain cases, the most common symptoms of cancer are abnormal lumps, unexplained fevers, night sweats or unintentional weight loss. Unhealthy lifestyle is […]