Landmark IVF Testing to Improve IVF Birth rate, Cost Lesser

Landmark IVF Testing to Improve IVF Birth rate, Cost Lesser

In what seems as a ray of light to thousands of infertile couples worldwide, a landmark case in IVF has come across in Oxford, London. Connor Levy is the first baby born from the revolutionary IVF test called Next Generation Sequencing. Connor was born seven weeks ago, weighing a healthy 7lb 15 oz. The baby’s ecstatic parents, Marybeth and David, feared they would never be able to start a family, having continuously tried for the…

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Brain tumors to be Treated by Landmark Technologies in India

Brain tumors to be Treated by Landmark Technologies in India

New age treatments using advanced technology are being increasingly adopted by hospitals in India. The Indian medical community is raving highly about the sophisticated machinery that has been introduced for the treatment of complex ailments like brain tumors. “Using these modern machines for radiation, we can focus on the tumour and yet protect the other portions of the brain very nicely,” Sapna Nangia, senior radiation oncologist at Apollo hospital, said. Once such technology is the…

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Nigerian Girl Cured of Spinal Deformity Using Robotic Surgery

Nigerian Girl Cured of Spinal Deformity Using Robotic Surgery

Chennai: A 14- year old, Stephanie Amata Oghenefegho, from Nigeria, was suffering from spinal deformity and her mother, Agatha Amata, popular TV host, visited Germany and England in order to find an effective solution for such deformity. Agatha Amata said, “At first, I thought my daughter was hunching and I asked her to walk erect. But only later I found that it was a deformity and through a friend, I came to know about Dr…

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World’s First Delivery Using IVF Time Lapse Successfully Accomplished

World’s First Delivery Using IVF Time Lapse Successfully Accomplished

4 June, 2013. A middle aged UK woman has successfully given birth to a baby conceived using the revolutionary IVF time lapse photography to pick the best embryo. This is the first time this complex procedure has been accomplished. The technique monitors the growth of the embryo and select one which has the maximum probability of enabling pregnancy. The mother, a clinical psychologist herself, became a proud mother to a lovely girl at a leading…

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Indian Heart Changes Bodies Across the Border

Indian Heart Changes Bodies Across the Border

24th May, 2013. Friday. Chennai. In a rare act of benevolence and compassion, a Pakistani citizen has successfully undergone a complete heart transplant in a Chennai hospital – thus getting an Indian heart. Two months ago, when he landed in India, nobody gave the poor Mohammed Zubair Ashmi a chance of surviving the transplant. The 40 year old Pakistani citizen was ailing with dilated cardiomyopathy – a unique medical condition where the heart enlarges beyond…

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Fortis Comes to the Aid of 16 month Girl with Hydrocephalus

Fortis Comes to the Aid of 16 month Girl with Hydrocephalus

New Delhi. One of the leading healthcare providers in the world, the Fortis Group, has promised to fund the treatment of 16 month old Runa Begum, suffering from Hydrocephalus. This is a rare medical disease where fluid accumulates inside the brain, causing it to swell beyond normal proportions. Runa’s head has grown to 36 inches in circumference, exerting enormous on her head, rendering her inefficient to crawl or sit upright. The news was officially conveyed…

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India’s First Seed Implant Surgery Performed at Medanta-The Medicity

India’s First Seed Implant Surgery  Performed at Medanta-The Medicity

New Delhi, Wednesday, 3rd April,2013: India is perpetually setting new standards by providing successful results in crucial medical surgeries. One such case was seen at the Medanta Cancer Institute wherein doctors have successfully performed India’s first seed implant surgery or pinhole surgery for the treatment of prostate cancer at its first stage. In order to treat prostate through pinhole surgery, around 125 radioactive Iodine seeds are permanently entrenched. The procedure was performed under the scrutiny…

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Apollo Health City Awarded as the Best Medical Tourism Facility

Apollo Health City Awarded as  the Best Medical Tourism Facility

Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, has been bestowed the prestigious award for Best Medical Tourism Facility for the second consecutive year. The award was given to Dr. Prathap C Reddy, chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group by Honorable President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee. “This award is a great inspiration and bestowed more responsibility on our shoulders. Team Apollo will continue its journey towards making India a global healthcare destination with renewed energy and vigour,” said Dr Reddy….

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3rd Successful Kidney Transplant for 65 Year Old Patient

3rd Successful Kidney Transplant for 65 Year Old Patient

It is no less than a miracle for a 65 year old patient to undergo three successful Kidney transplants during his lifetime. Such was the case of Arun Singh (name changed) who recently undergone a 3rd successful Kidney transplant surgery on 14th February this year. He underwent through first kidney operation in the year 1976 with less complications. The team of doctors who operated on Singh said that it’s not an easy task to perform…

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Miracle Baby Cured of HIV Using Standard Drugs

Miracle Baby Cured of HIV Using Standard Drugs

In an unbelievable medical episode, an infant girl from Mississippi was cured of the deadly HIV with the help of standard HIV drugs. This latest incident has promised newer insights into the eradication of the HIV disease. The groundbreaking case was reported from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson . The doctor in charge of the pathbreaking treatment was Dr. Hannah Gay, a pediatric HIV expert. This is the first time where an…

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