Category: Health

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Knee Implants Prices Capped; Significant Reduction in Cost   

New Delhi: The Central government has capped the prices of knee implants with effect from August 16, benefitting around 1.5 crore patients in the country suffering from...

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Delay in MBBS Seats Allotment: Health Minister Denies Allegations   

Kannur: Health Minister K.K. Shailaja has refuted the allegations that the State Government had delayed the allotment of MBBS seats or fixing fees in the...

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Gorakhpur Hospital Deaths: It’s Not Tragedy But Massacre, Says Satyarthi

New Delhi: Sharply reacting to death of 30 children in a hospital in Uttar Pradesh due lack of oxygen, Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi said that it is not a tragedy,...

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Dengue Cases Rise In Delhi; 150 Chikungunya Cases Reported  

New Delhi: The number of cases of Dengue in Delhi has risen to 185 with 45 new cases of the disease reported from the capital city over the last one week, figures...

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Youth Succumbs to Injuries After Hospitals Deny Treatment

Kollam: In a tragic incident, a youth, who was seriously injured in a road accident, succumbed to his injuries in an ambulance after several hospitals denied him...

Duke electrophysiologist's Jonathan Piccini, left, and Brett Atwater photographed at Duke University Hospital on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The doctors are participating in clinical trials of two new pacemakers; the Micra, left, and the Nanotism. The Micra pacemaker is about the size of a large vitamin. It is inserted through a large catheter that is thread through a vein in the leg, and placed in the heartÕs right ventricle. It is held in place with tiny anchors. An electrode at its tip paces the heart.  
The Nanostim is skinner and longer than the Micra. It is also inserted through a catheter, However it is held in place with tiny screws, rather than anchors.

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Leadless Pacemaker: New Hope for Patients with Heart Rhythm Problem

New Delhi: When a young ophthalmologist experienced black-out spells, dizziness and a sensation of nausea, little did he realise that his heart was in trouble. His...

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HLL to Launch ‘She-Pad’ Project in Schools by August

Thiruvananthapuram: HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) in concert with the Kerala government will launch “She-Pad” initiative in State-owned schools by mid-August to...

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Study Links Rising US E-Cigarette Use to Rise in Smokers Quitting

London: A rise in the use of electronic cigarettes among American adults is linked to a significant increase in the numbers of people quitting smoking, researchers said....

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India’s First Stemless Implant Shoulder Replacement Surgery Performed  

Mumbai: In a first in the country, Global Hospitals, a multi-super specialty tertiary care hospital here, has successfully performed stemless implant shoulder...

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Stressful Experiences can Age Brain by Years: Experts

London: Stressful life experiences can age the brain by several years, new research suggests. Experts led by a team from Wisconsin University’s school of medicine and...