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VIJAYAWADA, Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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. »More on geriatric AND: Andhra Pradesh, generic drugs, health, preventive medicine, vaccines, Vijayawada
HYDERABAD, Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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... »More on geriatric AND: health, lifestyle diseases, medical conditions, medical procedure/test, obesity, Western medicine
CHENNAI, Thursday, November 28, 2013
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... »More on geriatric AND: health