Hope floats for Sickle-sick in India

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 It is now far easier to blunt sickle cell disease As population of sickle cell poses a formidable challenge, odds have dramatically lessened in its treatment. The increasing success rate of a particular bone marrow transplant, the only treatment for the disorder, has raised hopes for sickle-sick population in India.  Swollen hands and feet; episodes… Read more »

‘DINK’ trend is putting fertility at back burner.

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Temptation for big money & high society life is spoiling urge for parenthood New Delhi:  A bizarre trend is catching up in the new age marital life of India. DINK (Double Income No Kids) is the name of a stink that is messing up with fertility. As lure of lucre is becoming be all and… Read more »

India on the verge of becoming World Capital of all NC diseases

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In National Health Conclave, healthcare leaders huddled to avert this impending crisis New Delhi: After the ignominy of failing to meet global Millennium Goals, India is faced with the grim prospect of becoming the world capital of all the Non Communicable Diseases, leading causes of mortality and morbidity globally. Healthcare leaders heaped together in 2… Read more »

Heart Rhythm problem National Conference in Delhi on Third September

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NEW-DELHI: A national level conference on issue of Heart Rhythm problems will be held in national capital New-Delhi on third september at Hotel Grand Vasant.Dr Rohit Walia organiser of the conference told that. Heart rhythm problems are common and untreated  may lead to life threatening conditions.Atrial Fibrillation( irregular fast rhythm from upper part of heart)… Read more »

P.G.I M.S. Rohtak Doctors Beneficiary of H.U.D.A Plot Allotment under Defence Quota?

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COMPLAINT TO C.M.KHATTAR Close on the wheels of defence person getting multipul residential plots in various Urban Estates of Haryana by submitting  false affadivit ,yet another scam involving some doctors of Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences , Rohtak getting residential plots from Haryana Urban Development Authority under defence quota claiming… Read more »

Up to 450% mark-up on knee implants, govt may cap prices

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New Delhi :  Just like stents, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has revealed the unrealistic trade margins enjoyed by sellers of orthopaedic (knee) implants medical devices . According to the analysis done by the NPPA, the average trade margins on some of the devices used in knee implants are as high as 449 per cent. The total… Read more »

Abolishing clinical trials on proven drugs can benefit India

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New Delhi : To speeding up the availability of new drugs, the government has proposed doing away with clinical trials for drugs that have proved their efficacy in developed markets. According to a proposed new set of rules the government suggested waiving local clinical trials for drugs that have not had any major adverse effects… Read more »

Why Twitter do-gooder Sushma Swaraj is Foreign to Kidney Warriors?

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She is allegedly deaf to chronic kidney patients’ SOS New Delhi: PM Modi waxed eloquent in USA not long ago about his cabinet colleague Shushma Swaraj’s altruist aunty role on micro blogging site Twitter. But ask those waiting for kidney transplant for years. They are miffed at her because the twitter do-gooder is allegedly lukewarm… Read more »