New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Surinder Rawat, a physical education teacher who had rheumatoid arthritis, got a new lease of life after doctors here performed a replacement surgery on both her knees using a new technology, a doctor said Tuesday. Rawat, 68, who suffered knee pain for over four years, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, a condition where the joint cartilage between the bones of the knee gradually wears away, degrades the lining of the joints and causes swelling that is painful and can lead to joint deformity in the affected joints. Rawat wanted to walk without a walking stick
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Newly-appointed Minister of State for Health Santosh Chowdhary Tuesday said she will try and fulfil the government's plans for the sector as part of her new mandate.
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A US hospital has announced that it is looking for kids for the world's first paediatric hand transplant program. Boston Children's Hospital said in a statement on its website that the research-based program will offer bi-lateral hand transplants for children living without two functioning hands, reported Xinhua. Potential subjects for the hand transplant program will be children who are over 10 and "in good overall health" but have been missing both hands for one or more years, the hospital said
London, June 18 (IANS) A US study has suggested expectant women drinking from plastic bottles could be increasing their unborn child's chances of developing cancer later in life. Researchers at the the University of Illinois, who conducted their study on mice, showed how exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical commonly found in plastic water bottles and soup cans, in the womb could increase prostate cancer risk, Daily Express reported
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) To make the country polio-free, the central government has asked all the border states to step up thier vaccination efforts to cover all the children entering the country, a Tripura minister said Tuesday. "Following a World Health Organisation advisory, the (central) government has asked all the border states of the country to carry out non-stop polio vaccination among the children entering the country," Tripura Health Minister Tapan Chakraborty told
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For young or old, a visit to a dentist was seen as a painful experience.
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Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) With the introduction of sophisticated techniques in cancer detection and therapy like PET-CT scan, preventive oncology has become a critical part of modern healthcare, said West Bengal Governor M.K.Narayanan here Monday.
Guwahati, June 17 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday announced compensation of Rs.5 lakh each to the three people who tested HIV-positive after receiving blood from a state-run hospital, and said the government would bear the expenses for their treatment. The Assam government had already instituted a one-man inquiry commission by the state's Additional Chief Secretary P.P. Varma into the incident
Los Angeles, June 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a variant of a major painkiller receptor that enables scientists to perform experiments previously deemed difficult or impossible, says a study. An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a variant of the mu opioid receptor that has several advantages when it comes to experimentation
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