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  • A 60-Year-Old School Teacher suffering from Rare Spinal Deformity “Congenital Atlanto-Axial Malformation” Resumes Teaching after 4 months

    by Sachin Murdeshwar Mumbai: A team led by Dr. Abhay Nene, Spine Surgeon at Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central, helped a teacher by successfully performing occipito-cervical fusion (OCF), a surgery for correcting the instability of joints due to Congenital Atlanto Axial Malformation, and dislocation of first cervical Vertebra over 2nd cervical vertebra. Mrs. Amrit Kaur, a school teacher from […]

    Unattended urinary tract infection can cause serious kidney damage

    Contributed by Dr Ravish Lead consultant – urologist at Aster RV Hospital The need to stay clean and hygienic has always been stressed enough to maintain better health. Keeping our body as well as the surrounding clean is crucial to avoid many small or serious infections, this holds especially true for the intimate areas of […]

    Rare surgery performed on 11 year old boy in Gleneagles Global Hospital, Lakdi-ka-pul

    Hyderabad:  Doctors at Gleneagles Global Hospital, Lakdi-ka-pul, treated a 11 year old boy from Yemen, suffering from a hereditary disease known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). The little boy had been bed ridden for the past 5 years, as his limbs were bent into a C shape due to a defect in the gene that makes the […]

    Fortis Malar hospital performs successful bilateral lung transplantation on India’s youngest recipient

    Chennai: A team of senior doctors from Fortis Malar Hospital successfully conducted a complex bilateral lung transplantation on 13-year-old Josephine Swetha from Tambaram, Chennai. Josephine who was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension is the youngest patient in India to undergo bilateral lung transplant. This challenging procedure was performed by an expert team led by Dr. K […]

    Breathe safe this Diwali

    Contributed by Dr Srikanta J T Consultant- Paediatric Pulmonology , Aster RV Hospital.     Diwali is just round the corner, and everyone in and around is gearing to celebrate festival of light. And what Diwali is without fireworks!! Fireworks during Diwali comes with its own share of problems, particularly adults and children with respiratory […]

    Let the Diwali sparkles light up your night & not damage your eye

    Contributed by –  Dr. Kavya Nagaraj- Department- Cornea Consultant – Sankara Eye Hospital The festival of lights, Diwali, is among the most awaited and the most widely celebrated festival of the nation. Diwali is rightly synonymous with brightness and the dazzling night sky, a lot of which is credited to the crackers that we burst during […]

    Patient suffering from multiple co-morbid conditions with tumor in the bladder gets new lease of life at Columbia Asia Hospital, Sarjapur Road

    The correct diagnosis and the chosen treatment by a doctor is the most crucial phases in a person’s successful treatment and recovery and require expertise along with technologically advanced hospital. A recent case at the Columbia Asia Hospital, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru highlighted this. A 57-year-old retired professional, Mr. Mohan Rao from Hyderabad visited the hospital […]

    SEHA to host first Al Dhafra Hospitals Health Forum on October 29th and 30th in Madinat Zayed

    Abu Dhabi : Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, today announced the first ever Al Dhafra Hospitals Health Forum in Madinat Zayed. Held under the patronage of the Ruler’s Representative Court in Al Dhafra Region, the two-day event will be hosted under the theme of “Al Dhafra a Healthy […]

    Fumes from burning crackers can trigger severe respiratory concerns

    Contributed by Dr. RAMESH B R, Consultant Pulmonology, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Diwali is around the corner. While it is an auspicious and joyous festival that brings families and friends together over light, love, gifts, pictures, and sweets, it is also a festival that brings with it the specificity of burning crackers to mark the festivities. From […]

    KIMS Doctors remove 10.2 kg tumour from a patient’s abdomen

    Hyderabad: After a complex surgery, Doctors of KIMS Hospital, Secunderabad gave a new lease of life to a farmer, Mr. Srinivas from Warangal who was suffering from the abdominal cancer for the past 8 to 10 months. In the surgery that lasted for more than 6 hours, doctors successfully removed a giant tumour, weighing 10.23 […]