TB chose me as I’m strong enough to fight it: XXDR-TB survivor

TB chose me as I’m strong enough to fight it: XXDR-TB survivor

In a battle between Neeta Sawant and Extremely-Drug Resistant TB (XXDR-TB), the gritty woman emerged victorious. The 30-year-old, who suffered from tuberculosis (TB) for six years, successfully underwent a surgery to remove her left lung removal at PD Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, on May 29, 2017. The young woman went through a trial by fire to […]

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WCNR 2018: Treating Cerebral Palsy is a team game, say experts

“I really thought Cerebral Palsy (CP)  was a disease that will be cured one day. But, later found it is a condition that my daughter has to live throughout her life,” said an emotional Shobha Sachdev, mother of a 34-year-old who is suffering from CP. Shobha shared her experience as a caregiver on the second day of […]

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Mumbai: Doctors treat leukaemia survivor for rare chemotherapy side effect

Mumbai: Doctors treat leukaemia survivor for rare chemotherapy side effect

A leukaemia survivor from Kolhapur was diagnosed with an extremely rare disease called Avascular Necrosis of the Hip (AVN) that affects cancer patients during chemotherapy or as an after effect. According to her doctors at PD Hinduja, the 16-year-old girl successfully underwent cancer treatment at Tata Hospital and then referred to them for treatment of […]

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Organ donation is a right that each one of us must exercise, says Dia Mirza

  Organ donation not only gifts a life to the recipient but is the only way to honour the donor’s organ; it saves 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 […]

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‘Delayed diagnosis is a major challenge in epilepsy management’

‘Delayed diagnosis is a major challenge in epilepsy management’

As a prelude to World Epilepsy Day 2017, a city hospital organised a free check-up camp to aid those with complex epilepsy. The event witnessed the participation of 49 adults and 39 children suffering from complex epilepsy. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterised by recurrent and unprovoked seizures that lasts for 60 to 90 seconds. […]

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Identification of heart defects in mother’s womb via foetal echo

It is believed that among ever 120 children in India, one is diagnosed with a heart defect and about a third of them have serious heart defects. At a time when we speak highly about caring for our heart, doctors are looking for alternatives to avoid such late diagnosis. With ultrasound technology at its best, […]

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Mumbai doc to test eye, sugar of Ganesh devotees for free

Mumbai doc to test eye, sugar of Ganesh devotees for free

The festival season is about to arrive and many households will welcome the little ‘Bappa’ to their home. A city-based doctor is trying his bit of creating awareness and is conducting a free eye-screening for the devotees standing in the long queues outside the Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Dadar, starting from Friday August 25 to September 3. Dr […]

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Health cess in Maharashtra soon? Hints Dr Deepak Sawant at CII conclave

Health cess in Maharashtra soon? Hints Dr Deepak Sawant at CII healthcare conclave

Public health policy is a matter of discussion for each and every one of us at a certain point in time. The operating environment of healthcare providers is very important for the health care developments in the country. And the theme of the conference is based on National Health Policy – a new era in healthcare. […]

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