India to Increase Public Health Spending to 2.5% of GDP: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI:India is set to increase its public health spending to 2.5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi… Read more..

Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital Brings in New Treatment for Parkinson's in India

MUMBAI:Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in collaboration with Parkinson's Center of Excellence, Kings College, London, launch the revolutionary new modality for the treatment of Parkinson's for… Read more..

Apollo Hospitals Completes more than 50,000 Cardiac Surgeries

CHENNAI:Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, has completed more than 50,000 cardiac surgeries. This includes 22,300 beating heart surgeries since the inception of the Beating Heart Surgery Programme… Read more..

Natural Cartilage of Joints can be Regenerated and Need not be Replaced: Experts

MUMBAI:With advances in cartilage regeneration and restoration technologies, it will be made possible to repair defective knee, hip, ankle and shoulder joints rather than being… Read more..

Narayana Health City Partners with JIPMER to Conduct Multi-organ Transplant

BENGALURU:Narayana Health City collaborated with JIPMER, Pondicherry to harvest hands for Karnataka’s first hand donation. The patient, a 22 year old male from Anekal, was… Read more..

Lasmiditan May Be Effective as Acute Migraine Treatment

LAS VEGAS:Lasmiditan was found to be more effective compared with placebo in eliminating pain and other symptoms associated with headache in individuals with migraine, in… Read more..

New Technique Developed by Indian Doctors to Improve Treatment of Ptosis

MUMBAI:A new study published in the top American Journal ‘Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’, published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, has shown that outcomes… Read more..

Oral Therapy for Suicidal Bipolar Depression Gets Breakthrough Designation

NeuroRx announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to NRX-101 for the treatment of severe bipolar depression with acute… Read more..

Hepatitis C Treatments Ok for Injection Drug Users

SAN FRANCISCO:Most people who inject illicit drugs can complete treatment for hepatitis C and achieve a cure using direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy, even if they… Read more..

Nanotechnology Effective for Treating Acute Kidney Injury

NEW YORK:A new technique using DNA origami nanostructures may help treat and prevent acute kidney injury, researchers say.Acute kidney injury is a condition in which… Read more..

72-year-old Woman Uundergoes Rare Surgery

HOSHIARPUR:Naranjan Kaur (72), has undergone a successful rare reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) at a hospital in Hoshiarpur, recently.She was suffering from severe pain for the… Read more..

Coimbatore: Doctors Remove 33.5 Kg Ovarian Tumor, Eye World Record

COIMBATORE:Doctors at a Coimbatore based hospital have successfully removed an ovarian tumor weighing 33.5kgs. The patient, Vasantha, is an agricultural laborer from Ooty. She ignored… Read more..