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  • Children’s Airway & Swallowing Centre (CASC), Manipal Hospitals Launches First-of-its-kind Paediatric Airway & Tracheostomy Safety Module

    The Children’s Airway & Swallowing Centre (CASC) is the only one of its kind in the whole of Asia and Africa. It is an interdisciplinary centre of excellence managing complex airway and swallowing disorders of newborns and infants for the last 2 decades. The Paediatric Airway & Tracheostomy Safety (PATS) module is an extension of […]

    Diet tips to help control body odour

    By Soumita Biswas, Chief Nutritionist, Aster RV Hospital In simple terms, body odour is the smell your body exudes when sweat comes into contact with the bacteria in your body. The odour is not a result of just sweat but the bacteria that causes the sweat to smell. The most common affected areas are the […]

    Top 10 myths and facts about brain tumour

    Dr. Shantling Nigudgi, Sr. Consultant Radiation Oncology, HCG Cancer Centre, Kalaburagi The brain, the most complex structure in the human body, is like a cornucopia of various emotions, memories, thought processes, motor skills, and senses, literally regulating every moment of our life. However, the tiniest anomaly or abnormality in this vital part of the body […]

    Thousands of Blood Cancer patients are in dire need of Matching blood stem cell Donors

    Blood stem cell transplant is often the only life-saving treatment option for blood cancer patients Only 30% patient in need of a stem cell transplant find a match in their family; the rest 70% have to find an unrelated matching donor Only five lakh Indians are registered as potential blood stem cell donors, which is […]

    A High-Risk open-heart surgery (Norwood Operation) conducted on One-hour-old newborn at Fortis Hospital

    ~ This Condition Is Rare and reported in One in Ten thousand live Births; Surgery lasted for more than 6 hours ~ ~ A High-Risk open-heart surgery (Norwood Operation) was conducted after the Fetal Echo showed a rare and critical congenital heart defect,5 Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) ~ Chennai: In an extremely rare case, […]

    Pre-term, weighing 900 gm. and a heart defect – medical science and mother’s love come together at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital to give new life to baby

    A mother had lost her 12-year old child in an accident and it was after many years that a ray of happiness broke through the shadows of sorrow when she became pregnant again at the age of 50 years. Baby Ganesh was born preterm with a low birthweight of just 900 grams and a congenital […]

    ASG Eye Hospitals expands into Mumbai with launch of world-class eye hospital at Dombivli

     ~ Opens two new facilities in Mumbai and Mysore to take number of advanced speciality eye hospitals in the ASG network to 50 ~ ~ The new facility at Dombivli is the fifth ASG Eye Hospital in Maharashtra ~ Mumbai : ASG Eye Hospitals, India’s leading eye hospital chain today opened its first facility in […]

    Importance of early treatment of brain stroke

    Authored by Dr. Sreekanta Swamy, Head of Neurology, Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar, Bangalore Stroke or paralysis is a debilitating disease of the brain. Nearly 20 million people are affected all over the world, causing 5 million deaths per year and leaving the remaining with variable disabilities.  It is more commonly seen in third world […]

    Tamil Nadu Govt. Multi – Super Speciality Hospital, Chennai performs first ever Robotic Assisted Surgery (RAS) by a State Govt. hospital in India

    Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Mr. M.K. Stalin had inaugurated the installation of Da Vinci Robotic Assisted Surgery system, and Advanced Robotic Surgery Centre at Multi Super Speciality hospital, Omandurar Estate, earlier this year Further to the installation, Dr R Vimala, Director-TN Govt. Multi Super speciality hospital and Dr L Parthasarathy, Chief anaesthetist organised an […]

    Use of Growth Hormone in Prader – Willi Syndrome

    Authored by Dr. Kavitha Bhat, Sr. Consultant – Paediatric Endocrinology, Aster CMI Hospital Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a variable and complex genetic neurobehavioral disorder resulting from abnormality on the 15th chromosome. It occurs in males and females equally. Prevalence estimates range from 1:15,000 to 1:25,000. PWS typically causes low muscle tone, short stature if not […]