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Here’s How Robotic-Assisted Surgeries are Helping Indian Surgeons

Over the years, robotic-assisted surgeries (RAS) have made a significant contribution to the Indian healthcare industry. According to several surgeons, robotic-assisted surgery can provide them...

12% Increase in Cancer Cases Across India in 5 Years, Predicts Report

There will be 12 percent increase in cancer cases across the country in five years as per the National Cancer Registry Programme Report 2020,...

High Blood Sugar Increases Covid-19 Death Risk: Study

Covid-19 patients with abnormally high blood sugar are at an increased risk of severe complications and more than twice as likely to face death,...

Who Is Liable for Medical Device Injuries?

If you have been injured by a medical device, there are several different parties who may be liable for your damages. Who you file...

Weight-Loss Surgery May Help in Reducing Risk of Colorectal Cancer: Study

Researchers have found found that weight-loss surgery may reduce by over one third the risk of developing colorectal cancer. The study, published in the British...

Medicines Also Work Well as Surgeries for Heart Diseases: Study

People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow...

Study Says, Older Adults Can Go For a Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-loss or bariatric surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65. But researchers, including Indian-origin, have now found that these...

Cataract Surgery can Make People 48% Safer on Road

The ability of cataract surgery to restore sight is well known and a new study suggests that it can make people 48 per cent...

Robot Assisted Surgery is Linked to The Cost of The Equipment

Robot assisted surgery has much better postoperative outcomes, but its widespread adoption depends a lot on the reduction in the cost of the equipment,...

Deadliest Time for Many Surgery Patients isn’t When They’re on Operating Table

The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn't when they're on the operating table, it's while they're recovering in the hospital and after they...

American Scientists Design Adhesive Gel to Repair Eye Injury Without Surgery

American scientists have designed an adhesive gel that can seal wound or ulcers on the surface of the eye, thus sparing the need for...

Vatican Children’s Hospital Carries Out A Pioneering Surgery On a 30-month-old

Surgeons at the Vatican children's hospital in Rome have carried out a pioneering surgery in which a Lebanese woman's kidney and part of her liver were transplanted in...

Tips That Will Help In Recovery From Surgery

Recovery from surgeries can be tough There is a lot of care that one needs after a surgery There are some certain ways...

Indian Origin Researcher part of Team that developed Automated Robotic Drill, will perform Surgery in 2.5 minutes

New York, May 1, 2017: A computer-driven automated drill that could perform a type of complex cranial surgery 50 times faster -- decreasing the operating...

In a Rare Surgery, Doctors cure a Teenager with severe Ligament Damage through mere Stitches at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 26, 2016: In a rare surgery, doctors at city-based Safdarjung Hospital on Friday cured a teenager with severe ligament avulsion fracture...

Father of Surgery: Was Sushruta the First Plastic Surgeon in 600 B.C.?

‘Sushruta Samhita' which translates to Sushruta's compendium describes the ancient tradition of surgery in Indian medicine It not only contains the teaching regarding plastic...

First ever Penis Transplant done in USA

Patient Recovering from First US Penis Transplant A Massachusetts man is recovering from the United States' first penis transplant, and doctors in Boston say they...

Medical online startups attracting foreign patients to India

New Delhi: India, 'the pharmacy of the developing world', sees foreign patients flocking to the country due to its specialised and cost-effective medical care. This has resulted...

A person can choose his gender now: heights of quirkiness?

By Nury Vittachi New Delhi: Never has it ever been like this, but it's true when one says to be prepared for any advancement- a...

More men with breast cancer removing unaffected breast: Study

Washington: Men with breast cancer who underwent surgery to remove the unaffected breast nearly increased in 2004-2011, says a new study.  Lead researcher Ahmedin Jemal,...

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World Alzheimer's Day is observed every year on September 21. The Alzheimer's disease is seen in people especially after 65 years of age where...

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When eco-fitness enthusiast Ripu Daman Bevli started to pick trash off the streets alongside his jogging regimen, a few years ago, people would curiously...