When 'Chunambu' burns

Injuries caused due to eyes getting exposed to slaked lime can damage vision and have lifelong impact. »

Under-diagnosed, unheard of

Some years ago, doctors at a private hospital in the city came across an unusual case. Four babies of a couple from Chennai died, one after the other, after a BCG vaccine shot. When the... »

Towards low-cost cardiac devices

Frontier Lifeline Hospital is collaborating with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia on a number of projects, one of which is to develop new, lost-cost cardiac devices.The... »

Man dies of swine flu in city, toll reaches 14 in T.N.

A 39-year-old man died of H1N1 (swine flu) at a private hospital in the city early on Friday morning.According to officials at the Directorate of Public Health, Nagaraj of Perambur had devel... »
The Apollo Hospitals team with the heart-double lung recipients.

Matters of the heart, and lungs

Tamil Nadu performs a record no. of cadaver organ transplants, but, heart and double lung transplants are uncommon. »
‘A birthday gift for Chennai’s 375th’
The Hindu’s ‘Friends of Chennai’ will mobilise readers to transform the city.