‘The future of surgery is endoscopy and the future of endoscopy is Endoscopic Ultrasound’

At 21st Mumbai Live Conference starting from January 5 to 7, Dr Michel Kahaleh, Chief of Endoscopy Robertwood Johnson University, Canada, discussed about Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD), a technique widely used in the western countries to dissect early stage tumours with the help of endoscopy technique

‘The future of surgery is endoscopy and the future of endoscopy is Endoscopic Ultrasound’The 21st Endoscopy 2018 Conference saw a culmination of international and national experts. Dr Michel Kahaleh, Chief of Endoscopy Robertwood Johnson University, Canada, highlighted the Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD). “The future of surgery is endoscopy and the future of endoscopy is endoscopic ultrasound,” said Dr Kahaleh. The ESD technique is widely used in the western […]

Keep reflux at ‘ARMS’ length

Do you have acid reflux? Are you dependant on drugs to treat this common health condition? Well, you need not to be dependent on drugs anymore to relieve acid reflux! In a breakthrough development in the field of medical science, surgeons from Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital Mumbai (BIDS) have come up with an effective treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), most commonly known as acid reflux

Keep reflux at ‘ARMS’ lengthAt the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference on innovative and new Endoscopy, many unique techniques were unfurled and discussed in a three day conference in Mumbai. Interestingly, one of the topics discussed was about acid reflux and a new surgical breakthrough intervention developed to solve the same. Acid reflux occurs when there is excess […]

‘ANBIG is a technique to detect gastroenterological cancers’

21st Mumbai LIVE Endoscopy Course with a theme 'The future of GI Endoscopy' started at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. The conference will be held from January 5th to 7th. In an ANBIG (Asian NBI group) Pre-conference workshop, eminent experts namely Dr Philip Chiu, Dr Yasushi Sano, Dr Rupa Banerjee and Dr Prasad Iyer briefed on vital topics

‘ANBIG is a technique to detect gastroenterological cancers’ANBIG is a technique to detect gastroenterological cancers. Endoscopy in this technique helps to treat cancers without the need for a surgery. Dr Philip Chiu, Head and professor of Gastroenterology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong discussed about the diagnosis and the classification of early gastric neoplasia. Dr Yasushi Sano, MD, PHD, Director and […]

NCD’s responsible for 58 lakhs deaths in 2016, health ministry informs Lok Sabha 

The Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that as per Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 Estimates, 61.8% of all deaths were due to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in India

NCD’s responsible for 58 lakhs deaths in 2016, health ministry informs Lok Sabha A recently released ICMR report titled “India: Health of nation’s states” says that non-communicable diseases is the leading cause of deaths in Maharashtra. The report shows that the life expectancy in the females and males has increased from 55 and 55 in 1990 to 69 and 65 in 2016 respectively. It highlights the change in […]

21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy conference kick starts in Mumbai

The Mumbai Live conference on Endoscopy kicked off at 9 am on Friday with more than 150 national and 20 international endoscopic experts

21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy conference kick starts in MumbaiThe 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 started off with a session on ANBIG procedure, a workshop about diagnosis and classification of early cancer using Endoscopy. It had multiple guest speakers like Dr Philip Chiu, Dr Yasushi Sano, Dr Rupa Banerjee and Dr Prasad Iyer. The hall was full of doctors beaming with curiosity as a […]

NCP Leader passes away due to prolonged illness

Thursday Night ended on a sad note as Vasant Davkhare, the NCP Leader, (68), breathed his last at the Bombay Hospital

NCP Leader passes away due to prolonged illnessVasant Davkhare was a renowned NCP leader. He was admitted at the hospital on November 20 and he was taking treatment The former MLC and former deputy chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council suffers from renal failure  For two months now his condition had remained critical Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Sachin Ahir, NCP leader said,Vasant Dhavkhare […]

This is how broccoli plays a role in preventing cancer

Researchers say their findings support the idea of IncRNAs as a target for cancer prevention, and they suggest that dietary intake of sulforaphane (found in broccoli) may be a feasible way to target these molecules

This is how broccoli plays a role in preventing cancerResearchers from Oregon State University (OSU) found that sulforaphane reduced the expression of long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) in prostate cancer cells, which disrupted the cells’ ability to form colonies – a hallmark of metastatic cancer. Previously believed to be “junk DNA” with no significant function, lncRNAs have increasingly emerged as key players in the development […]

Doctor dies in front of patient after working for 18 hours straight

Respiratory illness specialist Zhao Bianxiang, 43, was found without a pulse after collapsing while visiting a patient. She had started her shift the night before at 6pm and continued with her rounds without resting

Doctor dies in front of patient after working for 18 hours straightA doctor collapsed in front of her patient and tragically died after suffering a stroke at the end of an 18-hour shift. Respiratory illness specialist Zhao Bianxiang, 43, was found without a pulse after collapsing on 29th December. She was declared dead after 20 hours of rescue efforts. She died from a subarachnoid haemorrhage, which […]

Online oncology tutorial series launched by health ministry and Tata Memorial Centre  

This course is intended for physicians, gynaecologists, dentists and other healthcare professionals who are not oncologists, but can play a very crucial role in early detection and diagnosis of cancers. This will equip them with the skills and knowledge on basics of oncology to detect, diagnose and refer cancer cases early

Online oncology tutorial series launched by health ministry and Tata Memorial Centre  Preeti Sudan, Secretary, Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare today launched the country’s first digital Online Oncology Tutorial Series designed by the Tata Memorial Center in collaboration with the Health Ministry. The oncology tutorial series aim to train the doctors across the country to educate them in early detection, prevention, palliation, rehabilitation and treatment […]

Mumbai marks first heart transplant of 2018

Organ donation is a noble deed indeed. With an ex-navy officer donating his wife’s organs yesterday, it marked the first organ donation of 2018

Mumbai marks first heart transplant of 2018Organ donation can save a parent from the pain of losing a child, it prevents a child from growing up without a parent, it adds years of happiness to couples whose time together would otherwise have been cruelly cut short. It is the ultimate gift of love. One such example was set by an ex-navy […]