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VIJAYAWADA, Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Senior citizens need vaccination, say doctors

In elderly with pneumococcal bacteraemia (blood infected with bacteria), the death rate is high, according to CDC surveillance. Another city-based pulmonologist Anil Kancherla says while children are being given the vaccine that is relatively expensive (Rs 1,000 to Rs 4,000) the elderly are not being vaccinated as per requirement. »
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HYDERABAD, Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Gender-specific knee replacements to help women

Sunshine Hospitals has introduced gender-specific knee replacement surgeries, which doctors say would be suitable for women. According to hospital surgeons, knee implants specifically meant for wo... »
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CHENNAI, Thursday, November 28, 2013

For the elderly, now a CD of books on healthcare

Healthy ageing is possible with periodic health check-ups, exercise, a proper diet, abstaining from alcohol and smoking and keeping one’s weight under control, said V.S. Natarajan, a senior city-b... »
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