February 14, 2015
‘The entire surgical community of the country and even abroad was watching us critically.’ A first-person account of the first hand transplant in India.
February 11, 2015
Nephroplus, the dialysis service providers, is organising a ‘Dialysis Olympiad-2015’ on February 15 that will provide a platform for dialysis patients to participate in a slew of sporting activiti...
December 31, 2014
Psychiatrist Vishal Indla says Internet addicts experience apathy, depression and clouded thinking. Internet reduces the cost offering consumers greater choice and convenience. Other transactions like making payments have been made much simpler. »
December 18, 2014
A brain-injury treatment programme originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes.
Representatives with the Eisenho...
November 15, 2014
With Children’s Day just past, a look at why a child’s primary teeth are as important as adult teeth. »
November 7, 2014
With underdeveloped retinas, premature babies are at risk of contracting blindness, but detection and treatment in the first month can save them. On Friday, a group of eye specialists at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) working on ROP said there are ways to restore vision.
October 30, 2014
The rare surgical procedure was successfully performed a week after a similar attempt had ended in failure. A wire and a tiny balloon were then used to expand the blocked aortic valve to relieve the block. Just two days after the surgery, Sirisha, a resident of Injapur village, Ranga Reddy district, was discharged and later re-admitted for reassessment.
October 19, 2014
Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases facility to offer free testing to the poor. Training and essential chemical compounds called reagents would be provided by the foundation. The centre would help make a definitive diagnosis of PID. »
October 10, 2014
An Australian couple, who had biological twins from an Indian surrogate mother two years ago, abandoned one of the children and returned home with the other. The case came to light on Wednesday af...
October 7, 2014
A neuroscientist, Dr. Aldo Faisal, has created a budget device that can control a computer by tracking eye movement after stumbling on a £9.95 web camera sold with a games console — a huge saving...
February 14, 2015
In light of the first International Epilepsy Day on February 9, it is crucial to bust some myths about the neurological disorder. »
January 28, 2015
Renuka Bankulla, whose warnings of unnatural signs during Rivers’ procedure were ignored, among five other medical personnel sued by the late comedienne’s daughter Melissa »
December 19, 2014
The passing away of Australian batsman Philip Hughes in an unfortunate on-field incident has triggered a lot of soul-searching among sports medicine doctors in Hyderabad and elsewhere in India. Mo...
December 7, 2014
Investigations into the botched cataract surgeries that led to a large number of people losing their eyesight in Amritsar and Gurdaspur districts has now revealed that the accused surgeon, Vivek A...
November 14, 2014
The United Nations Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against “any forms of incentives” for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability...
November 6, 2014
Women have a higher mortality rate than men after a brain stroke. In the language of the CDC (Centre for Disease Control and Prevention) “more women than men die from stroke each year”. Six out of...
October 29, 2014
Deliveries in the emergency van have happened several times prior to Monday’s incident in Hyderabad, says 108 services medical technician. "We are completely ready for such cases," mentioned Bhumachander, who hails from Karimnagar district.
October 18, 2014
‘Children carry flu infection in their hands. In fact, schools and day care centres are transmitters of flu in community’. Influenza-infected children are the largest group to carry influenza infection. "It’s hard to make children practice good hygiene habits.
October 9, 2014
An apparently anxious and worried mother of a teenaged girl walked into a psychiatrist’s clinic in the city and discussed the symptoms her daughter had with the psychiatrist. The well-educat...
October 1, 2014
''Antenatal care is very important for health workers to detect mothers with obesity or diabetes... both specific risks during pregnancy," says Dr. Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director General at WHO. »