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Organ donation: Mumbai No. 1 city in Maharashtra

One single organ and tissue donor can save or improve the lives of more than eight people, helping to restore eyesight, damaged tissues or vital functions. Organ transplantation gives thousands of children and adults each year a renewed chance at living full and active lives. Organ donations in Maharashtra Mumbai – 64 Pune – 49 […]

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Mumbai witnesses its first foreign cadaver donation

Mumbai has witnessed five cadaver donations, so far this month. This means that 25 organ donations have occurred until now, this year. Speaking about the organ donation, a spokesperson from Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, stated, “The donor, Ruk Bahadur was rushed to Apollo Hospitals on March 10, with a severe head injury, despite efforts the […]

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Hospital trains bikers on life support skills to help accident victims

Hospital trains bikers on life support skills to help accident victims

Many different bikers attended the workshop. These bikers, every month or on weekends, go on a bike ride and witness many road accidents. Many times bikers lose their lives in road accidents. But, lacking knowledge about how to help a road accident victim, they just become a helpless spectator. A workshop was arranged to train […]

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Apollo Hospital and RTO Mumbai create awareness on organ donation

Apollo Hospital and RTO Mumbai create awareness on organ donation

There are many people in the country who are still waiting for the vital organs and yet there are people in the country who are not aware about organ donation. Civil society groups and the government are trying to create awareness regarding organ donation and it is crucial to make people understand the importance of […]

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Apollo Hospitals treats 22 underprivileged children free of cost for cardiac ailments

Apollo Hospitals treats 22 underprivileged children free of cost for cardiac ailments

When Apollo Hospitals in Navi Mumbai launched its first tertiary care multi-speciality hospital, it committed to treat around 66 paediatric cardiac patients from underprivileged families at no cost. One of the recent cases treated by the hospital in Navi Mumbai is that of an 11 month old baby, Harsh Tamboli. When the infant experienced repeated […]

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Maha: 13-months-old baby boy undergoes liver transplant

Maha: 13-months-old baby boy undergoes liver transplant

Ram Mistry was diagnosed with end stage liver disease due to a rare congenital condition called Biliary Atresia, which progressed to advanced liver cirrhosis within months of his birth. The parents of the baby, Ishani and Pritesh Mistry are based in Gujarat. Finding a team familiar with who help in transplanting organs for small babies […]

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Apollo Hospitals in Chennai performs Asia’s first-of-it’s kind Pancreas Kidney transplant

Apollo Hospitals in Chennai attained an applaudable feat by performing a very interesting operation on January 25. What makes the case interesting is that, while most simultaneous Pancreas-Kidney transplants are performed from organs harvested from the same cadaveric donor, this case highlights the need to adapt to other strategies to help patients when the allocation […]

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Immunonutrition need of the hour, stress nutritionists at international clinical nutrition conference

Immunonutrition need of the hour, stress nutritionists at international clinical nutrition conference

Today at the international clinical nutrition 2017, a conference of nutritionists, said that the need of immunonutrition should be stressed and its importance was widely discussed by nutritionists gathered here from across the globe. The two day conference in which is taking place in Mumbai, with nutritionists from different parts of the globe debating about […]

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