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The Liver Is A Very Forgiving Organ, But Has Its Limits

Dr. KR Vasudevan, Director Liver Transplantation, PSRI Hospital talks about the major risks for a liver disease and how...
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Tuberculosis can be a Deadly Infection

With nearly 5 lakh Indians dying of tuberculosis every year, India is labeled the Tuberculosis capital of the world. Dr...
Onir talks about the Indo-Australian film on Down's Syndrome Raising the Bar

This film is about Loving and Accepting Diversity in Society

Raising the Bar, an Indo-Australian documentary, is a lively, cheerful narrative on Down syndrome and has won many...
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Patients Have The Right To Have Their Advanced Medical Directives Honoured: India SC Rules

India's Supreme Court has upheld the right to die with dignity and ruled that people have a right to refuse medical...
World Kidney Day

Women More at Risk for Kidney Diseases than Men

On World Kidney Day, Dr Jayesh Lele, National Secretary, Indian Medical Association, helps us understand why women are...
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Guard Yourself from HPV-related Warts and Cancers

Dr Gayatri Deshpande, senior gynaecologist, cautions against infection of the Human papillomavirus (HPV) transmitted...
Dr. Sarita Bhalerao speaking at the CPAA UICC Cervical Cancer symposium

India has 1 in 4 of Global Cervical Cancer Cases

On World Cancer Day, CPAA along with UICC held a mini symposium to address the 2nd most common cancer in India;...
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FDA Approves GammaCore for the Acute Treatment of Migraine Pain

ElectroCore, LLC (electroCore), a commercial-stage bioelectronic medicine company received 510(k) clearance from the U....
Breast Self Examination (BSE) is a good tool for early detection for Breast Cancer

Learn the right method for Breast Self Examination (BSE)

says Dr Geeta Kadayaprath, a Surgical Oncologist and Head of Breast Surgery at Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi...
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Air pollution is a Public Health Problem - A Leading Cause of Poor Health and Cancers

Dr Radha Goyal, Deputy Director of Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA), New Delhi, shares the research on how...

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