INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Monday, February 19, 2018

Celebrating the spirit of cancer survivors for three consecutive years, Pink Hope Cancer Patient Support Group along with HCG – The Specialist in Cancer Care unveiled the fourth edition of Self V Survivor Stories. As the theme changes every year, this time it is ‘Celebrating Life’ which encompasses various aspects of celebration associated with life. Self V Survivor Stories is a unique platform, a one-of-a-kind celebration for cancer survivors to [...]

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The Advanced Robotic Blade-Free Laser Cataract procedure in the Western India has been launched at Thane by the Shree Ramkrishna Netralaya here. Announcing this to news men here today Dr. Nitin Deshpande of the Netralaya a super speciality hospital said that he was happy to announce the launch of all laser free cataract sugery with world’s most advanced Lensar (USA) Technology for the first timein western India. He conducted the [...]

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Eureka Forbes supports students of the Rotract Club of HR College (RCHR) for their event ‘Vogue’ to spread the message of Safe and Healthy Drinking Water. Over 150 students from schools and colleges paint graffiti over the wall outside Atria mall (Worli) on January 26th, 2018 with a central theme of water conservation. Eureka Forbes’ flagship brand Aquaguard has been a market leader since its inception with various innovations and [...]

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A recent survey report highlighted that taxi drivers consume tobacco in various forms in order to stay awake; 35% of the drivers showed early signs of oral cancer due to tobacco consumption; and 64% of the 400 surveyed drivers consume tobacco and its products like khaini and paan masala (Source: Research study by Mishra GA et al from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai) Colgate & IDA, therefore, came together and organised [...]

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To mark the World Leprosy Day, which is on 28thJanuary 2018 Association of Hospitals (AOH) continues with their commitment to raise awareness of a disease that many people believe to be extinct. The need of the patient is to gain timely and authentic information on correct symptoms, treatment and care tips. AOH earnestly appeals to patients with relevant complaints to get prompt check-ups to ensure a healthy life and understand [...]

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Holiday Dialysis by NephroPlus is all set to enliven the spirit of dialysis patients in Bangalore in a big way. Now dialysis patients can look forward to a stress-free holiday in Goa with NephroPlus’ travel packages, customized as per the guest’s needs. All that one has to do is to submit the duration and place of holiday, Holiday Dialysis launched by NephroPlus, will manage the rest of his/her travel planning, including [...]

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Ayurveda found in Puranas, Vedas and many other ancient scriptures point towards the unpredictable periodicity of this medical system. We have references quoting that Ayurveda has descended from the creator Brahma himself. This gives a dimension of Ayurveda being a divine science which was created and formulated by the creator, learnt by Gods and sages, who in turn taught and preached Ayurveda for the benefit of mankind. Ayurveda has been [...]

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Bed ridden for last eight months and suffering for over a decade now, YM Shaikh,a Mumbai resident, was relived from his painfullong journey. An advanced hip surgery was performed at Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital that required importing a complete hip socket ( size 70) with special locking system from US.   A team of highly experienced orthopaedic surgeons led by Dr.Pradeep Bhosale performed the complicated surgery.He can now celebrate and bring [...]

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Dharma, Artha, Sukh (Kama & Moksh) are known as Pursharthas (Aims of Human Life). आयुः कामय मानेन धर्मार्थसुखसाधनम् । आयुर्वेदोपदेशेषु विधेयः परमादरः।।3।।                                       Ref A.S Su.3 To attain these ,a long and healthy life is essential.Persons desirous of long and healthy life should bestow utmost faith in the teachings of Ayurveda Ayurveda is [...]

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Mr. Amol Naikawadi, JMD Indus Health Plus says, “Indian healthcare industry is vastly evolving as it is one of the world’s leading destinations for capital investment and technologically advanced diagnostic facilities. Because of cost-effective and technologically advanced medical care, India is becoming a preferred medical tourism destination. Healthcare is one of India’s largest sectors both in terms of revenue and employment. Although, last year stakeholder outlooks have been conservative but [...]

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Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BSE: 500124, NSE: DRREDDY, NYSE: RDY) announced today that it has launched Melphalan Hydrochloride for Injection, a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Alkeran® (melphalan hydrochloride) for Injection in the United States market approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). The Alkeran® brand and generic had U.S. sales of approximately $107 million MAT for the most recent twelve months ending in October 2017 according to [...]

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Columbia University’s Department of Health Policy & Management, announced India’s first ivy league healthcare management program for senior doctors. Better Health Systems: Global Management Program for Healthcare Executives (GMPHE) is an 11-month program that aims to build managerial and leadership skills among healthcare professionals and transform them to future business leaders who can shape better health systems in India. The program is launched in collaboration with TPL The Indian healthcare industry, which is expected [...]

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GlobalSpace Technologies launched DocExa, “an exclusive digital platform developed using AI technology to help Doctors efficiently manage their patients & other engagements”, during DigiPharmaX (Digital Pharma Excellence) Awards 2017 at Mumbai. DocExa leverages artificial intelligence, cloud & mobility technology to empower Doctor, Patients & Pharma companies for meaningful & transparent engagement. DocExa helps create a transparent engagement between the Doctor and Pharmaceutical communities, while adhering to the Government regulations and [...]

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The World Health Organization has deployed additional staff and resources to respond to a rapidly spreading among Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. WHO has released US$1.5 million from its Contingency Fund for Emergencies to help finance scaling up of health operations in Cox’s Bazar over the next six months, in efforts to respond to an outbreak that has seen more than 1,500 probable cases, including 21 deaths. “The Rohingya [...]

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Transplants – Help the Poor Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO that has been working towards assisting the lesser privileged in having equal access to organ transplantation today announced its association with Asia’s most visited online crowd funding platform Ketto. Transplants, through its programme JEET (Joint Effort to Enable Transplants), along with Ketto aims to crowd-source funds for those who are in dire need for organ transplant, and cannot afford it. India [...]

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Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Maharashtra’s first Joint Commission International (JCI), USA and NABH Accredited Hospital organized an organ donation awareness program, to create awareness of the importance of donating organs. The hospital felicitated both living donors and deceased donor families who bravely donated organs for saving lives of the needy with end stage kidney, liver and heart disease. The families of deceased donors were lauded for their selflessness in turning their moments of personal tragedy into [...]

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Representatives from Cambodia, China, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam today called for accelerated action to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by the year 2030.   The call comes amid concern over resistance of malaria parasites to antimalarial drugs, including artemisinin—the core compound of the best available antimalarial medicines. To date, resistance has been detected in five of the six GMS countries. The best [...]

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GOQii, the preventive healthcare platform, is expanding itshealthcare services to GOQii health 3.0 ecosystem. As part of the new services offerings, GOQii is introducing Smart Preventive Health Care plans and a new fitness tracker. GOQii health 3.0 consists of a suite of new offerings that will be available to all existing GOQii users in the beginning of 2018. These services will be available in India and will roll out to [...]

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To spread awareness,Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI), Mumbai Chapter organized a verysuccessful “Awarathon Mumbai 2017”on 3rd December at Worli Sea face. The Awarathon had huge participation of people that included citizens from all strata of society, medical practitioners, caregiver, corporate people, NGO, volunteers. Currently, more than 41 lakh Indians suffer from dementia, the most common being Alzheimer’s Disease, which causes gradual decrease in ability to remember and [...]

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation observed the World AIDS Day event with ‘Keep the promise’ initiative- a call to action and a reminder to world leaders that with 1 million people still dying of AIDS every year, the epidemic is far from over. This event was organised on a global scale and witnessed a series of concerts during the week leading up to World AIDS Day. In Mumbai, the event witnessed the [...]

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