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Making Minimally Invasive Surgeries Available and Affordable: A Proposal Presented to Millennium Alliance by SEESHA

The Lancet Commission on Global Health estimates the need for surgical procedures at 5,000 per 100,000 population. In rural areas, the data from the Government and other surveys shows that only about 200 surgeries are carried out per 100,000 population... Read more »

Nutrition and Immunity for Infant and Child Health Workshop

Nutrition plays a critical role in health and development of a nation. Infants and young children represent the most nutritionally vulnerable stages of the life cycle. Young children pay a life-long price from the impacts of undernutrition. Read more »

ADVATE Now Available in India for the Treatment and Prophylaxis of Hemophilia A

Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces today the launch of ADVATE (Octocog alfa - Recombinant Coagulation Factor VIII) in India for the treatment and prophylaxis of bleeding in patients with hemophilia A. Read more »

Immunotherapy for Oncological Cancer: ASCO Focus

Dr. Jamal’s DENVAX is a Dendritic Cell (DC)-based cancer immunotherapy that prevents to the recurrence of cancer after surgery, chemotherapy or radiation because the immune system will need to recognize and attack a smaller number of cancer cells, which was the main theme of the ASCO event... Read more »

Lockheed Martin Award for Innovative Easy-Position/Easy-Fix Stirrups

Dr. J. Gnanaraj recently received the DST Lockheed Martin Award for the Easy-Position / Easy-Fix Stirrups at the India Innovation Growth Program. It is a simple device that adds great value and has the potential for replacing the standard stirrups in all the operating rooms... Read more »

India’s first successful implant of HeartMate 3™ LVAD with Full MagLev™

Patients no longer need to travel abroad for HeartMate 3™, the world’s first commercially approved fully magnetically-levitated left ventricular assist device (LVAD), proven to show high survival rates in advanced heart failure patients... Read more »

Dr. Jamal Khan’s Cancer Immunotherapy Makes a Mark

Given the challenges faced by millions of cancer patients, Delhi based Dr. Jamal Khan, MBBS MD; The Denvax Clinic provides a ray of hope for innumerable patients... Read more »

Diabetes – Wake Up Before It Strikes You

Lifespan-world’s largest chain of Diabetes & Cardiometabolic clinics assessed the nationwide awareness of diabetes using the Diabetes Knowledge Index to map the... Read more »

Metropolis Healthcare Presents Alarming Findings of PLAC Test

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Cardiovascular disease emerged as India’s top killer around the mid-1980s and ever since, it has been a growing threat. According to the recent WHO data, one in 3 Indians succumb to cardiovascular diseases and an increasing number of... Read more »

Spine Surgery’s Gen-NEXT ACMISST-2015 Conference

ACMISST is a platform for spine surgeons to know the various developments in spine surgery and advancement in spine health technologies. The conference is jointly hosted by... Read more »

Glenmark launches Teneligliptin – an advanced Diabetes treatment at significantly affordable cost in India

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, the research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company today announced the pan-India launch of Teneligliptin in the city of Bengaluru. Teneligliptin, a new third generation oral anti-diabetic agent is used for... Read more »

ISANSYS Wireless Patient Monitoring Platform Demonstrates Promise of Digital Healthcare in Indian Hospitals

Isansys Lifecare Ltd, the provider of complete real-time physiological patient data services and systems, today announces the results of a collaborative pilot study, with a leading medical centre in India, based on its first generation Patient Status Engine. Read more »

Metropolis Healthcare cautions against self-medication for flu like symptoms

We are witnessing a surge in Swine Flu cases across India. Though contagious, there is no reason to panic if individuals visit a doctor as soon as they notice any symptoms that indicate Swine Flu infection. Local civic bodies have taken the right measure to curb the spread of the disease by spreading... Read more »

Metropolis Optimizes Cervical Cancer Screening: Combines Latest Technology with Cost Effective Reflex Strategy

Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among women in India, with approximately 1.32 lakh new cases of cervical cancer being diagnosed and about 74,000 deaths every year. Cervical cancer is predominantly caused by... Read more »

Metropolis Healthcare launches Oncomet

Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, The Pathology Specialists, launched Oncomet, a specialized division in Oncology Diagnosis in order to make cancer testing affordable and accessible for the Indian population. Oncomet will offer more than... Read more »

CAP in Diabetes Education in Collaboration with Maharashtra University for the First Time in India

Press Release Merck Serono kicks off its Capacity Advancement Program in partnership with Directorate of Medical Education& Research and Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. Maharashtra government to Undergraduates medical education policies and Syllabus to focus on Diabetes with the support of Merck Serono. In the month of World Heart Day,...  Read more »

Bloodless Heart Surgery with Safety and Innovative Devices

Complex Interventional Cardiology procedure is performed skillfully by his team in state-of-the-art Cath-Labs with high-tech cardio devices and latest Stent technology. Dr. Merchant’s vision is to Save Human Hearts and hence, human lives by treating them non–surgically. Read more »

Surgical Pathology Unit at Metropolis Healthcare Receives the CAP Accreditation

Surgical Pathology unit at Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, a leading multinational chain of diagnostic centers received The College of American Pathologists Accreditation. Quality in surgical pathology may be defined as accurate, timely, and complete reports. Read more »

Launch of Virtual Skin Clinic at the 5th National Conference of Indian Society of Teledermatology (INSTED)

Press Release Chennai, 24th August, 2014: Virtual Skin Clinic is an online skin care consultation platform launched by Indian Society of Teledermatology (INSTED). This unique clinic connects dermatologists with patients from various parts of the world for consulting and second opinion. A best choice to reach dermatology experts globally as...  Read more »

New Arm Rehabilitation Device for Stroke Patients Developed

Orthometrix acquires exclusive worldwide rights from Encore Path to market the Tailwind™ Arm Rehabilitation device developed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore NAPLES, FL, JULY 8, 2014 — ORTHOMETRIX, INC. announced today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with ENCORE PATH, INC. to market, sell and service worldwide the...  Read more »
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