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  • New potential Malaria treatment detected

    Scientists have discovered a new molecules that can kill the malaria parasite, paving way for effective treatment for the disease. Using ultra sophisticated computerised modelling tools, researchers were successful in identifying a type of candidate molecules toxic for the pathogen, but not for the infected human red blood cells. The most severe form of malaria […]

    BP reading above normal may up stroke risk

    People with a blood pressure level slightly above the normal reading of 120/80 may have an increased risk of stroke, a new study has warned. Blood pressure levels ranging from 120/80 to 139/89 can raise the risk of stroke by 66 per cent, according to the research. The meta-analysis looked at all of the available […]

    Ophthalmologists of Bangalore Conduct Awareness Drive for Glaucoma, a Leading Cause of Blindness

    Bangalore.: In a bid to raise awareness on Galucoma, one of the leading cause of blindness, the Bangalore Ophthalmic association, and the Karnataka Ophthalmic association, organized a Glaucoma awareness walk, where more than 300 eye doctors from the city participated. The walk, started from Freedom Park, and end at Mahatma Gandhi statue, MG road, was […]

    Global Hospitals Mumbai celebrates World Kidney Day by felicitating organ donors and recipients

    Mumbai : To increase awareness, the theme for “World Kidney Day” celebrated on 13th of March’14, this year is “Chronic Kidney Diseases and Ageing”. CKD (Chronic Kidney Diseases) can develop at any age but it becomes more common with increasing age. Global Hospitals, Mumbai, part of Global Hospitals Group, one of the fast growing chains […]

    Mortein NaturGard launches a nationwide awareness drive to combat Dengue

    Mumbai : With an aim to raise awareness and control the rising number of Dengue cases across the country, Mortein NaturGard had joined hands with NDMC, AIIMS, IMA, Rotary Blood Bank and SAHAYOG to announce a nation-wide campaign – “U & Me Against Dengue”. The 2 month long campaign, which panning across 6 cities, was […]

    Columbia Asia Hospital, Patiala, invites patients to share stories of life after kidney transplantation

    Patiala : Inspiring stories of survival against all odds; of donors offering a body organ to save a precious life; and of doctors who went all out to help the patient get another lease of life! At Columbia Asia Hospital, Patiala, it was a day when patients, donors, and doctors all came together to share […]

    School bags landing your child in deep orthopedic trouble

    Your child might be eating all right, sleeping well and will be cheerful boy ever. Yet, the unlikely trigger for your child health problems could be the school bag he carrier every day. School bags indeed have a major influence on health. Your child might be carrying uneven load which can cause back pain, major […]

    For a healthy heart and a tough spine

    Gurgaon : You have turned 40, have had a family history of cardiovascular diseases, are unable to quit smoking and lead a generally sedentary lifestyle? If the answer is yes to most of the above posed questions, it is time you start getting a regular cardiac check done, for you are carrying several risk factors […]

    Indus Health Plus ties up with METAS Adventist Hospital

    Chennai: Indus Health Plus, pioneer in preventive healthcare with an experience of over 13 years extended its reach in Gujarat by venturing into Surat in collaboration with state-of-the-art hospital METAS Adventist to offer affordable preventive health packages (PHP). The key packages on offer includesIndus Essentia, Optima and Superia which will benefit people in diagnosing the […]

    World Kidney Day on March 11, 2014 to raise awareness on kidney related health issues

    Bangalore: In its effort to infuse the culture of preventive care in our country, Manipal Hospitals put its best foot forward to raise awareness on kidney related health issues. On the occasion of World Kidney Day a campaign on “Chronic Kidney Disease and Aging” was launched by noted Kannada actor, producer – Shivraj Kumar. This […]