High-quality Health Care for Girls and Women Living with Female Genital Mutilation

KOLKATA:Girls and women who have been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) need high quality, empathetic and appropriate health care to meet their specific needs.WHO… Read more..

UK Doctors Sceptical that AI Could Replace Them: Study

LONDON:Although artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to disrupt health care, doctors in the UK are sceptical of the technology entirely replacing them, according to a… Read more..

Bullet Parts Removed from Omani Teenager’s Brain

KOCHI:Doctors at a private hospital here have removed parts of a bullet from an Omani teenagers brain and chin in an eight-hour surgery.Abdul Qader Mohammed… Read more..

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..