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Apollo Hospitals joins hands with Nobel Laureate Dr Ferid for collaborative research on heart ailments

Hyderabad, Dec 9 (UNI) Apollo Hospitals on Monday announced a joint collaboration with Nobel Laureate Dr Ferid Murad, to do extensive research on the causes for high prevalence of heart disease among Indians and suggest ways to detect early and render precise treatment.
Due to the high prevalence of heart disease in India, there is an opportunity for this collaboration between Dr. Ferid Murad and the Apollo Hospitals, to explore newer pathways for early detection and accurate treatment of heart ailments.
This joint initiative will work towards finding newer methods to provide freedom from illness and suffering in the community, Apollo Hospitals Joint Management Director Dr Sangita Reddy and Nobel Laureate Dri Ferid Murad said in a joint press conference on the occasion here, In addition to world-class medical care, the Apollo group is also a recognized leader in scientific research, it has a robust and expanding research base in all aspects of medicine.
In the cardiology. Apollo is already undertaking several research initiatives including --. the importance of baseline Troponin level as a cardiovascular risk marker,Profiling the effects of blood pressure reduction on central aortic blood pressure levels and measuring the 24-hr ambulatory blood pressure without using the traditional cuff - a novel approach first time in India.
Dr. Ferid said, I am always exploring to collaborate with institutes across the globe, this seems to be the most promising of all and I think we will find some interesting outcomes.
If we can diagnose and detect problems early, it is going to be lot more cost effective than take care of them a year later, he said my children are working on lipid disorders and predicting atherosclerosis in young, young children, the work is getting published.
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Wait for investigation by DGCA, revelations available from black box for cause of plane crash : Puri

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08 Aug 2020 | 2:28 PM

Kozhikode, Aug 8 (UNI) Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that one should not go in for any conclusions on the causes of Air India Express flight accident at Calicut International Airport in Karipur on Friday night but has to wait for the investigations by the DGCA and revelations available from the black boxes which is to be scrutinised."

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Plane accident : Puri announces compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to families of those killed

08 Aug 2020 | 2:27 PM

Kozhikode, Aug 8 (UNI) Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh each to the families of those killed in the plane accident at Calicut International airport in Karipur on Friday night.

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Rain fury: Flood-like situation throws life out of gear in Karnataka

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08 Aug 2020 | 2:09 PM

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Thunderstorm with lightning likely to occur in Telangana, AP in next 48 hrs : Met

08 Aug 2020 | 2:04 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 8 (UNI) Thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at isolated places in Telangana, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam and Rayalaseema during the next 48 hours, Meteorological Centre said on Saturday.

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