Diabetes in TB Patients is a Risk Factor, Says Study

Diabetes in TB Patients is a Risk Factor, Says Study

With November being the Diabetes awareness month, it is time for you to be aware about risk factor associated with this disease. As per the recent findings, around 44 percent of TB patients in Kerala have been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus. These new findings regarding the TB patients suffering from diabetes were published in the October edition of PLoS One journal. The study was conducted as a part of the ‘TB Operations Research Training Project’….

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IVF treatment for Cancer Patients

IVF treatment for Cancer Patients

The mental and emotional status of a person who is trying hard to have a baby but is not able to have one, cannot be understood easily by anyone. One goes through a lot of trauma. But now there are various options that are available in the field of science. One of such treatments In Vitro fertilization that is IVF. This is a process by which an egg is fertilized by a sperm outside the…

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Seychelles Teenager Afflicted With Glomerular Nephritis Puts on a Brave Face Before Surgery

Seychelles Teenager Afflicted With Glomerular Nephritis Puts on a Brave Face Before Surgery

18 year old Dylan from Seychelles is suffering from Glomerular Nephritis. Actually, if you meet him, “suffering” is the last word that will come to your mind. The teenager has been undergoing treatment at the Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Hospital where a team of global experts invited for a meet on new research trends in craniofacial biology . Dylan’s chronic kidney disease has triggered renal osteodystrophy, a bone and mineral disorder which has led to…

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I2india all set to deal with Pulmonary Disorders with their Lungflute Device

I2india all set to deal with Pulmonary Disorders with their Lungflute Device

i2india Ventures, a firm dealing in medical technological devices, has decided to expand the reach of its lung care device ‘Lung Flute’. The medical device has been designed to provide relief to patients suffering from chronic pain. The device is ideal for Indian patients because it is easy to use, low cost and drug-free. Lung Flute has been devised after a long clinical research process in India in collaboration with Medical Acoustics. It functions by…

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43 Year Old with Mirrored Organs Successfully Undergoes Gastric Bypass Surgery

43 Year Old with Mirrored Organs Successfully Undergoes Gastric Bypass Surgery

A 43-year old woman with all vital organs in opposite direction successfully underwent a complex gastric bypass surgery. Ahmedabad resident Panna Mistry was diagnosed with a rare medical condition called Situs Invertus in which her heart, lungs, stomach and liver were all in the opposite direction to that in a normal human being. Panna discovered this only a few days back just as she was preparing for a surgery for morbid obesity. Prior to the…

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Miracle Baby with Only Half a Heart Survives Four Months without Treatment

Miracle Baby with Only Half a Heart Survives Four Months without Treatment

The survival of Scarlett Dougan, a baby girl from United Kingdom with only a half developed heart, is nothing short of miracle. Scarlett was diagnosed with Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome (HRHS) – a rare medical condition where the right side of the heart is not developed – resulting in insufficient blood supply to her lungs. Most babies diagnosed with this medical aberration are unable to survive more than 3-4 weeks. But baby Scarlett has not…

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Dr. Balaji Normalized Nine Year Olds Face through Mouth Drilling

Dr. SM Balaji performed, a veteran craniofacial surgeon, performed a tough yet unique face reconstruction surgery on nine year old Suhail Khan by drilling through his mouth. Talking about his facial deformity of the patient, Dr, Balaji said “He had a condition called hypertelorism, where the distance between the eyes is around 50 mm (normal width is 30 mm) and his nose looked broad. All the structures that normally occur between the eyes are displaced….

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Success Rate of IVF is 17% High with Embryoscope’ says Study

Success Rate of IVF is 17% High with Embryoscope’ says Study

A recent study shows that Embryoscope can improve the success rate of IVF treatment by 17%. Embryoscope is an advanced incubator that allows minute by minute observation of the embryo growth and helps doctors to choose best embryo that should be embedded into uterus. Commenting on the relevance of Embryoscope in context of IVF treatments, Dr. Nandita Palshetkar, IVF consultant, Lilavati Hospital said “We normally use it for couples who have failed to conceive with…

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Non-Surgical Heart Treatment Done in Mumbai

Non-Surgical Heart Treatment Done in Mumbai

The ex-mayor of Mumbai, Mr. Dattaji Nalwade has undergone a successful non-surgical heart treatment at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. The team of cardiac specialists headed by Dr. AB Mehta performed the minimally invasive Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) on Dattaji Nalwade. TAVI is a non-surgical method of replacing aortic valve that connects the heart to the aorta and has been performed for the first time in Maharashtra. This procedure is a boon for the patients like…

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New Lease of Life for Acid Attack Victim As Help Pours In

New Lease of Life for Acid Attack Victim As Help Pours In

New Delhi. August 31, 2012. Sonali Mukherjee, a former NCC cadet and the victim of the brutal acid attack, finally has something to look forward to. The 26 year old has been offered financial respite and is all set for advanced cosmetic surgery to repair her eyesight and corrective surgery for her burnt upper body. In 2003, the then 18 year old had suffered 70% burn injuries when acid was thrown at her face and…

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