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Cytoreductive Surgery performed at Jipmer

Cytoreductive Surgery performed at Jipmer

16 Mar 2017 | 6:03 PM

Puducherry, Mar 16 (UNI) In an effort to provide the state of the art health services to the underprivileged, JIPMER has moved a step forward by performing its first Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

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HCL bags Everest Group award for life sciences & healthcare IT services

HCL bags Everest Group award for life sciences & healthcare IT services

09 Mar 2017 | 2:41 PM

Noida, Mar 9 (UNI) Global IT services provider HCL Technologies (HCL) today said it has bagged Everest Group PEAK Matrix ‘Service Provider of the Year 2017’ award for its ‘Healthcare & Life–Sciences’ practice.

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MedGenome launches liquid biopsy blood test 'Oncotrack' for  cancer detection in patients

MedGenome launches liquid biopsy blood test 'Oncotrack' for cancer detection in patients

08 Mar 2017 | 11:23 AM

Mumbai, Mar 8 (UNI) MedGenome, the country's premier Genomics-based research and diagnostics company, has launched 'Oncotrack', the liquid biopsy blood test, for cancer recurrence detection and monitoring.

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Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

Lupin launches Generic Paxil CR tablets in the US

07 Mar 2017 | 3:40 PM

Mumbai,Mar 7(UNI) Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today the launch of generic Paxil CR (Paroxetin) Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.

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Lack of awareness leads to higher fatalities among cervical cancer patients : Dr Jeyarani

Lack of awareness leads to higher fatalities among cervical cancer patients : Dr Jeyarani

05 Mar 2017 | 2:30 PM

Chennai, Mar 5 (UNI) The worldwide prevalence rate of various forms of cancer, more particularly cervical cancer, among women was 2.

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Zika caused twenty-fold spike in birth defects -US study

Zika caused twenty-fold spike in birth defects -US study

03 Mar 2017 | 12:53 PM

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Mar 3(Reuters) Rates of microcephaly and certain other birth defects were 20 times higher in pregnancies affected by Zika compared with pregnancies in years before the virus arrived in the Americas, US researchers said today.

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42-year-old undergoes rare heart surgery in national capital

42-year-old undergoes rare heart surgery in national capital

02 Mar 2017 | 1:47 PM

New Delhi, Mar 2 (UNI) A rare heart surgery was performed by surgeons in the national capital on a 42-year-old patient who was rushed to hospital with acute pain in his chest and back.

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New knee replacement implant introduced in Aurangabad

New knee replacement implant introduced in Aurangabad

01 Mar 2017 | 4:36 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Mar 1 (UNI) A private hospital in the city has made available a new knee replacement implant called the Anthem Total Knee System, which is affordable and suitable for the Indian population who has smaller bones.

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New knee replacement implant introduced in Aurangabad

New knee replacement implant introduced in Aurangabad

01 Mar 2017 | 4:18 PM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Mar 1 (UNI) A private hospital in the city has made available a new knee replacement implant called the Anthem Total Knee System, which is affordable and suitable for the Indian population who has smaller bones.

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Apollo Hospital performs combined Liver Transplant, Open Heart Surgery on 5-yr-old

Apollo Hospital performs combined Liver Transplant, Open Heart Surgery on 5-yr-old

23 Feb 2017 | 6:05 PM

Hyderabad, Feb 23 (UNI) City-based specialists at Apollo Hospital here created a medical history by performing a living donor liver transplant and an open heart surgery within a span of few hours on a five year old baby girl, with multiple health problems including advanced liver cirrhosis, congenital heart defects, severe growth retardation and rickets.

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Health Ministry launches MR dual vaccination campaign as part of Universal Immunisation Prog

Health Ministry launches MR dual vaccination campaign as part of Universal Immunisation Prog

05 Feb 2017 | 5:28 PM

New Delhi, Feb 5 (UNI) In order to combat Measles and Rubella diseases affecting children till the age group of 15 years, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched Measles Rubella (MR) dual vaccination campaign in the country covering nearly 41 crore target children.

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A new Cancer drug that promotes regeneration of heart tissue

A new Cancer drug that promotes regeneration of heart tissue

04 Feb 2017 | 6:59 PM

New Delhi, Feb 4 (UNI) In an unexpected research finding that may help prevent congestive heart failure in the future, researchers have discovered that an anticancer agent in development also promotes regeneration of damaged heart muscle.

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Eating grapes could prevent Alzheimer's disease

Eating grapes could prevent Alzheimer's disease

04 Feb 2017 | 5:50 PM

New Delhi, Feb 4 (UNI) Consuming grapes twice a day for six months protects against metabolic decline in Alzheimer-related areas of the brain a study of people with early memory decline has found.

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