INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Medela India, the world’s leading global producer of breast pumps and nursing accessories, hosted their fifth edition of LactoClave on 22nd November.  The topic for the discussion was ‘Pledge for Preemies’. With an aim to educate new and expecting mothers on the significance of human milk, this conclave brought together Gynaecologists, Neonatologists and Lactation consultants from leading hospitals of Delhi to share facts and insights on prenatal and postnatal care of [...]

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In an effort to help consumers live happier and healthier lives by helping them care for their heart, Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, is strengthening its heart care product offerings in India with the launch of Herbalife Niteworks to support cardiovascular health. Herbalife Nutrition now offers two products in the heart health segment in India, the other being Herbalifeline. “Sound heart health is vital for overall well-being. However, changes [...]

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In all honours, 40 preterm babies of the city, with their convocation caps on, were conferred with ‘graduation certificates’ in a bid to celebrate their success of retrieving serious complications, to face the world outside Neonatal ICU (NICU). India’s first pediatric super specialty hospital, Rainbow Children’s hospital celebrated World Prematurity Day 2017 today, with this memorable ‘NICU University Graduation Ceremony.’ Families of the preterm babies along with several expectant mothers [...]

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On the occasion of Children’s Day Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Center and Dreamz Foundation organized a program for cancer-afflicted children and desired wish of child cancer patient’s of watching movie was fulfilled. Celebration started with cake cutting by the kids at the hospital and children were give the brief about the day. They were told that Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November in India on the occasion [...]

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Association of Hospitals (AOH) is one of the oldest and trusted associations in healthcare of Mumbai. The member hospitals of AOH had recently conducted a free health check-up camps on the 4th November 2017 for the slum-dwellers, homeless and people from low income groups. Doctors from 43 member hospitals of AOH like Jaslok Hospital, Lilavati Hospital, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Bhatia Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Bombay Hospital, [...]

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The CK Birla Group, a diversified business conglomerate with a 150-year-old legacy, launched the CK Birla Hospital for Women in Gurugram, Haryana. This new venture under the Group is aimed at creating a healthcare system for women in India, which has a professional and transparent approach and lays emphasis on providing world-class service with warmth, responsiveness and sensitivity. The hospital’s state-of-the-art facilities provides women access to clinical care of international standards. The [...]

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“Delhi NCR has become a gas chamber as the air quality index has crossed the alarming state which is 30 times the World Health Organization’s safe level. Taking a step to curb the situation, Delhi Government has ordered the closure of all the schools in Delhi until Sunday. However, NGT and Delhi Government will have to take strong steps as this is just a temporary solution and Delhi kids are [...]

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A quarter of the world’s blind population is estimated to be in India, about 12 to 15 million. This is bound to increase as Diabetes is one of the leading causes for loss of vision in India. With an estimated 51 million people currently living with Diabetes, India leads the world in the prevalence of diabetes, and this is predicted to go worse by 2030. This is true that people [...]

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Sahyadri Hospitals’ recently saved the life of a 57 year old male at their Nagar Road Hospital. This is a milestone for Sahyadri Hospitals as this is the first time that a transplant was conducted at the Sahyadri Hospitals, Nagar Road branch. The liver was brought in all the way from Nagpur to Pune via air. To cover the distance from the Pune airport to Sahyadri Hospital Nagar Road branch, [...]

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In a major breakthrough, Pune based Serum Institute of India, a part of Cyrus Poonawalla Group and the world’s largest manufacturer of vaccines, today announced the unveiling of its much-awaited Rotasiilvaccine and Rabishield, Rabies monoclonal antibody. Rabishield has been developed in research partnership with Massachusetts Medical School, USA. The global launch was held today in Mumbai which was attended by Michael F Collins, MD Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Medical Schools [...]

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Trivitron Healthcare in association with NeoGen Labs hosted the 2017 Newborn Screening Symposium on October 30, 2017 in Bangalore. Newborn Screening (NBS) is a test performed on babies, normally 24 to 72 hours after birth, to identify “Inborn Errors of Metabolism”, or IEMs, and to treat them if they are identified for before they are adversely impacted. Trivitron has introduced state of the art technology in India to support NBS [...]

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Country’s first pediatric super specialty hospital, Rainbow Children’s hospital launched a 24 hour Diwali helpline to ensure immediate consultancy during this festive season. In the wake of an increasing number of firecracker-led burns and injuries reported in the city, especially amongst children, the Emergency Services Unit of the hospital announced two helpline numbers which will give round the clock assistance for parents seeking help for their children. The numbers are [...]

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With an aim to provide emotional and physical support to chronically ill patients, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre today celebrated World Hospice and Palliative Care Day by inaugurating its new Palliative Care service. Under this initiative, the hospital will provide palliative care services, pain relief treatment and counselling to in-patients and OPD patients, including cancer patients. Palliative Care, also referred to as ‘comfort care’ or ‘supportive care’ involves [...]

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Nova IVI Fertility , one of the leading chains of IVF clinics in India, has been honoured at the Advantage Healthcare India 2017 global summit as the winner of ‘Medical Value Travel Specialist Hospital’ in IVF/Infertility category. This award is a testimony of the unparalleled contribution by Nova IVI Fertility and its commitment to offer standard ised and ethical infertility treatment in the country. The award was jointly presented by the [...]

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OmniActive Health Technologies a leading natural ingredients company promoted by the Mariwala family announced the launch of Setu Wellness Solutions today. Utilizing OmniActive’s rich legacy in the nutrient extraction and delivery space, Setu offers a range of health supplements under the following categories: Heart, Liver, Digestion, Vision all of which are adversely effected by the modern lifestyle that we lead. With the rising epidemic of diabetes in India, Setu also [...]

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A pure and pristine world where we all live in harmony, and where children and adults are happy and joyful, filled with love and peace – is this possible? Or is it just the random musings of an idle mind? Well, we can get there, and the answer lies in “Hearticulture.” So, what is Hearticulture? Hearticulture is a culture, based on the heart! In general, culture defines ideas, customs, and [...]

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited, India’s one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce a big step which will bring relief to large number of cancer patients in the country for whom the drug – Bevacizumab was out of reach till today. Intas’s bevacizumab therapy is priced at Rs. 39995 for the dose strength of 400mg variant which makes it 60% less than the currently available options. Every year over [...]

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Pune based Sahyadri Hospitals’ medical team recently accomplished a never before heard of feat, successfully completing 5 liver & 1 Kidney Transplants in 6 days working tirelessly with clockwork precision. Understanding the need of hour, the expert team of doctors from Sahyadri Hospitals, operated five patients in 6 days recently, who were suffering from Wilson Disease, Cryptogenic, Liver and Kidney failure and Liver Cirrhosis. The dedicated surgeons, anaesthetists, technicians and [...]

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Another feather has been added in the cap of Pune based healthcare provider, Sahyadri Hospitals. Garnering accolades for itself this year, the chain of hospitals has been titled as, ‘ET- Best Asia Healthcare Brands 2017’. The award was received by Mr. Madhur Varma, Chief Executive Officer and Ms. Rashmi Hingorani, General Manager – Operations of Sahyadri Hospitals at Dubai. Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Madhur Varma said, “This is a testament [...]

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A person suffering from heart attack mustbe hospitalized within the golden hour or the first hour of suffering the attack, doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital Ghaziabad said today in a press conference. In a state like Uttar Pradesh where over 16.5% people die due to heart diseases every year, awareness on such life-saving measures for preventing premature death is of utmost consequence. To address the challenge of the growing incidence [...]

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