British man holds gender change, gets pregnant ! With the news of the British man to give birth, gender transition has reached a new paradigm where medical science is testing its limits to confront the nature. The story of Hayden Cross is a peculiar example of transforming identity. Cross was born as a woman, lived…

Heart Stents Selling in India at upto 1000 % margin In spite the regulation by the government to cap heart stent prices, uncertainty looms on the final cost of the stents paid by the patients. As per the data released by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), watchdog for drugs price in India, the highest…

No More Open Skull Surgery, Neuro-navigation to Cure Brain Tumor A 35-year-old epileptic patient having a large brain tumor was cured using advanced minimally invasive Neuro-medical technique – ‘Neuro-navigation’ at a hospital in Gurgaon, India. Clearly diagnosed with brain tumor, the patient named Rahul was advised open skull surgery or craniotomy, which had serious risks…

6 Unknown Facts About Artemis Hospital in Gurgaon Artemis Hospital was established in July 2007 by Apollo Tyres Ltd, one of the leading tyre manufacturers in India. Spread across 9 acres, Artemis is a 380 bed; state-of-the-art, super-specialty hospital located in Gurgaon. Artemis is the first hospital in Gurgaon to be accredited by JCI and…

Top 6 Winter Snacks for Weight Loss Its winters and you crave for snacks in between meals adding to your daily calories intake. You usually end up binging on junk, fatty, spicy and oily food. As much as you want to control body weight, you are not able to resist fried samosas, patties, hot chocolate…

Kissing Can Cause Oral Cavities ! Cavities can also be contagious like flu. A recent research shows cavities in our mouths can be transmitted to infants, children and even adults. Kissing on mouth, sharing spoons, cups, or toothbrushes, sneezing can easily pass bacteria causing tooth cavity to the other person. Mothers or caregivers who have…

Facts you didn’t know about Apollo Hospitals Eight of the Apollo Hospitals are JCIA accredited Apollo’s 11 hospitals are NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals) accredited Apollo Hospitals in India have successfully performed many complex rare surgeries such as paediatric liver transplant on a six-and-a-half-month-old suffering from Biliary Atresia, renal transplants, Complex Hernia Surgery on…

Lesser Known Facts about BLK Hospital, New Delhi BLK Hospital is spread on five acres of land and has a capacity of 650 beds with dedicated 125 critical care beds with over 150 specialists across various super specialties. BLK Hospital has highly specialized teams of super specialists for cancer, neuro disorders, bone & joint replacements,…

Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) in India for Heart Failure Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) is an advanced treatment prescribed by the cardiologists to improve the life expectancy of heart failure patients. Commonly known as ‘bridge-to transplant’ or a ‘destination therapy,’ it is recommended to those waiting for heart transplant and facing end-stage heart failure.…

The new Surrogacy Regulation Bill draft, 2016 is witnessing much criticism from the experts, intended parents and even surrogates. Last week, the draft of Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill 2016 was cleared by the Union Cabinet and waits to be passed in the Parliament winter session. The Bill draft is confronted by experts with being…

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