• People Who Live to 100 Have These Traits in Common
    [brightcove:5596869363001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. If you’re looking to live to 100, you may want to watch more than your diet. A study of people in remote Italian villages who lived past 90 found that they tended to have certain psychological traits in common, including stubbornness and…
  • Liver transplant gives new life to 37-year-old – The Indian Express
    The Indian ExpressLiver transplant gives new life to 37-year-oldThe Indian ExpressDr Bipin Vibhute,Liver transplant and Haepatobiliary Surgeon, Sahyadri Hospital, said the patient is a non-alcoholic person suffering from end stage liver cirrhosis. 0. Shares. Share. By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: December 15, 2017 2:30 ...and more »
  • He Was A Renowned Surgeon – Until A Doctor Found His Initials Burned On A Patient’s Liver – NDTV
    Mirror.co.ukHe Was A Renowned Surgeon - Until A Doctor Found His Initials Burned On A Patient's LiverNDTVSimon Bramhall worked as a liver, spleen and pancreatic surgeon for 12 years at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, West Midlands. World | © 2017 The Washington Post | Marwa Eltagouri, The Washington Post…
  • Medical care in private hospitals a costly affair – Daily News & Analysis
    Daily News & AnalysisMedical care in private hospitals a costly affairDaily News & AnalysisIn times of emergency, family of a patient admits the patient in a private hospital without a second thought about the cost. However, exorbitant bills end up burning a hole in their pockets. While a patient is…
  • HIV-positive woman who slit her throat and wrists dies – Times of India
    HIV-positive woman who slit her throat and wrists diesTimes of IndiaCoimbatore: Four days after she attempted to commit suicide by slitting her throat and wrists, a 30-year-old woman infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) succumbed to her injuries at the Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) on ...and more »
  • Surgeons battle for 16 hours to save a child – The Hindu
    The HinduSurgeons battle for 16 hours to save a childThe HinduChairman of the Senior Selection Committee M.S.K. Prasad looking at a child who has undergone heart surgery, at Andhra Hospitals in Vijayawada on Thursday. | Photo Credit: V RAJU. Special Correspondent. VIJAYAWADA, December 15, 2017 00:56 IST. Updated ...and more »
  • In UP, checklist, coaching can work wonders for maternal, newborn health – The Hindu
    The HinduIn UP, checklist, coaching can work wonders for maternal, newborn healthThe HinduWhile community and primary health centres across Uttar Pradesh achieved marked improvement in the quality of childbirth care delivered for women and newborns using a checklist and coaching intervention, the improvements haven't been sufficient to ...Coaching programme improved…
  • Couple reaches out to people with rare, terminal illnesses – The Hindu
    The HinduCouple reaches out to people with rare, terminal illnessesThe HinduLittle Aarya was his parents' pride. As he was growing, though, Shital and Vikrant Bhatkar realised something was terribly wrong: their one-and-a-half-year-old child was struggling to walk and had a bloated tummy. They went to a paediatrician who then ...and…
  • As Zika Babies Become Toddlers, Some Can’t See, Walk or Talk – New York Times
    New York TimesAs Zika Babies Become Toddlers, Some Can't See, Walk or TalkNew York TimesAs the first babies born with brain damage from the Zika epidemic become two-year-olds, the most severely affected are falling further behind in their development and will require a lifetime of care, according to a study…
  • Meghan Markle Swears This Workout Class Transformed Her Body—So I Tried It
    [brightcove:5523727483001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. What Is It: Meghan Markle’s favorite Megaformer class, an hour-long, fat-burning workout following Sebastien Lagree’s Lagree Method on his new Megaformer 3K machine. (Jennifer Aniston, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West and many more celebrities are also big fans.) Who Tried It: Julie…
  • Noted U.K. Surgeon Admits Burning His Initials Into 2 Patients’ Livers: Reports
    [brightcove:5417520356001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. A noted transplant surgeon in the U.K. this week admitted that he had burned his initials into the livers of two patients in 2013, according to multiple news outlets. Appearing in Birmingham court on Wednesday, Dr. Simon Bramhall pleaded guilty to two…
  • Every Harry Potter Fan Needs This Hogwarts-Inspired Activewear in Their Life
    [brightcove:5648110334001 default] Your spells have been answered: You can finally work out while repping your favorite Hogwarts house.  The Australian label Black Milk is releasing an activewear collection for wizards and muggles alike called Team Hogwarts. The line will include tanks, leggings, sweatshirts, and even dresses, whether you’re Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff,…
  • Hemophilia trial finds promising cure – CNN
    CNNHemophilia trial finds promising cureCNNLondon (CNN) A gene-therapy trial by London researchers has seen remarkable success in finding a long-term cure for hemophilia A. The trial, by researchers at Barts Health NHS (National Health Service) Trust and Queen Mary University of London, used ...Leap forward towards gene therapy cure for…
  • Patients with mental illness recover better in family ward, say doctors – Times of India
    Patients with mental illness recover better in family ward, say doctorsTimes of IndiaBAREILLY: When the family members of a 25-year-old graduate took him to the mental hospital here for treatment, the youth told psychiatrists that he is there for "inspecting the premises on the orders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi"…
  • Gene therapy holds out prospect of haemophilia cure – NHS Choices
    MetroGene therapy holds out prospect of haemophilia cureNHS ChoicesA trial of a new genetic therapy carried out on 9 men with severe haemophilia – a bleeding disorder – showed encouraging results. Haemophilia A is caused by a faulty gene that results in the liver not making make enough of the…
  • MIT scientists create plants that can glow – The Hindu
    The HinduMIT scientists create plants that can glowThe HinduThis technology could also be used to provide low- intensity indoor lighting, or to transform trees into self- powered streetlights, the researchers said. MIT scientists have found a way to induce plants to give off dim light by embedding specialised ...The future…
  • Surgeon Signs Initials into Patients’ Livers: What Is an ‘Argon Beam’? – Live Science
    Live ScienceSurgeon Signs Initials into Patients' Livers: What Is an 'Argon Beam'?Live ScienceA British surgeon has pleaded guilty to charges that he marked his initials into patients' organs using a medical instrument called an "argon beam coagulator," according to news reports. But what exactly is this instrument, and are its…
  • A baby was born with her heart outside her body — and survived – Chicago Tribune
    Chicago TribuneA baby was born with her heart outside her body — and survivedChicago TribuneImmediately after Vanellope Hope Wilkins was born, she was put in sterile plastic to protect her heart - which was beating outside her tiny chest. It was a moment that her parents, Dean Wilkins and Naomi…
  • Medical Marijuana’s Main Ingredient Isn’t Dangerous or Addictive, World Health Organization Report Says – Newsweek
    NewsweekMedical Marijuana's Main Ingredient Isn't Dangerous or Addictive, World Health Organization Report SaysNewsweekA top global health agency has declared the main ingredient in medical cannabis non-addictive and nontoxic, according to a new report. “In humans, CBD exhibits no effects indicative of any abuse or dependence potential,” the World Health Organization…
  • Junior doctors of Burdwan Medical College & Hospital on strike – The New Indian Express
    Junior doctors of Burdwan Medical College & Hospital on strikeThe New Indian ExpressBurdwan(WB), Dec 14 (PTI) Junior Doctors in Burdwan Medical College and Hospital today went on a strike after some of their colleagues were beaten up relatives of a patient over alleged medical negligence, police said today. Four persons…
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