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  • Govt prepared to tackle any situation arising out of COVID-19, says Health Minister

    Two new positive cases of Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 have been reported in the country. One positive case has been detected in New Delhi and the other has been detected in Telangana. The person from Delhi has a travel history from Italy. The other one from Telangana has a travel history with Dubai. Further details of […]

    6-yr-old African girl gets new lease of life at KIMS Hospitals

    Hyderabad: A team of doctors at KIMS Hospitals, Secunderabad successfully performed a rare complex cardiac surgery called “Double Switch Operation” in a six-year-old girl from Sudan and gave her a new lease of life. The 6-yr-old patient, had a rare congenital heart disease called “Corrected transposition of great arteries” wherein the blood from the body […]

    Prolonged consumption of contraceptives can put you at cervical cancer risk

    Contributed by Dr. Mukta Nadig, Consutant- Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Columbia Asia Hospital Hebbal   Awareness and information about any disease is the biggest tool that we have in recent times to fight against any disease be it something as major as cancer. Cancer has continued to terrify people across the globe just by its name. Cancer has […]

    15% of All Pregnancies Are Diabetic; Rise in Teenage PCOS Responsible: Doctors

    Ghaziabad: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the leading lifestyle diseases in today’s women, right from teenagers, and has been held responsible for infertility in women. However, doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad warn that PCOS is one of the leading causes of diabetes during pregnancy that can affect the health of both mother […]

    Cancer Relapses as Stage 4 in 50-YO Man; Columbia Asia Doctors Apply Nobel-winning Therapy to Arrest Spread

    Pune: 50-year-old Anil has lost all hopes of living when the cancer that took his kidney reached stage 4 and spread to his lungs and bones. However, doctors at the Columbia Asia hospital here introduced immunotherapy to treat the disease and successfully stalled any further progress; in fact, Anil’s latest CT scan done last month […]

    10 YO Girl Chokes on Almond; Columbia Asia Doctors Remove Broken Pieces and Restore Breathing

    Pune: Poor eating habits are known to cause nutritional deficiencies in children. However, a 10-year-old girl here had a brush with serious breathing problem when she choked on an almond she was eating during playtime and was brought in the emergency department of Columbia Asia Hospital,Pune. “The child named (Sakshi)  was brought to us with […]

    Stretchable, wearable coils may make MRI, other medical tests easier on patients

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Anyone who has had a mammogram or an MRI knows how uncomfortable and awkward the tests can be. Now, Purdue University researchers have taken technology used in the defense and aerospace industries to create a novel way of doing some medical imaging. One reason the tests are uncomfortable is that they often use […]

    Support grows for technology aimed at turning bad fat to good fat, to treat millions with obesity, diabetes

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A significant investment from a Purdue University alumnus and his wife will help further develop technology aimed at treating obesity and diabetes by turning bad fat into good fat inside the body. David Campbell, a 1978 graduate from Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, and his wife, Michelle, are residents of Old Hickory, Tennessee. They […]

    Erectile dysfunction successfully treated with a penile implant surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospital, Hyderabad

    Hyderabad : A 68-year-old man from Saudi Arabia successfully underwent semi-rigid penile prosthesis implantation performed by an expert team of Urologists from Gleneagles Global Hospital, Lakdi-ka-pul, Hyderabad. The patient was diabetic and was under medication for several years. As the medical treatment failed, the doctors decided to go with an implant to treat his erectile dysfunction. […]

    Abbott launches new four-strain flu vaccine for wide protection against influenza

      By Sachin Murdeshwar MUMBAI:, the global healthcare company, recently launched a new inactivated quadrivalent vaccine for influenza, the first of its kind sub-unit vaccine offering protection against four virus strains, in India. It is the only 0.5 ml quadrivalent flu vaccine in India that has been approved for use in children below 3 years. […]