One of the most painful procedures that patients dread is a knee replacement surgery. Dr Smarajit Chakrabarty, a renowned orthopaedic surgeon practising in New Delhi answers some frequently asked questions about the
On Monday, a 25-year-old woman from Panvel shocked medical professionals by naturally giving birth to conjoined twins who were joined below the torso. She did so at her home and didn’t seek medical assistance at a
In a landmark surgery in the UAE, a hospital carried out a kidney transfer and transplant from a deceased donor from Saudi Arabia to a 23-year-old woman patient from Abu Dhabi. The surgery was done at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical
As you wait patiently for the doctor to tell you and your loved ones about your illness, hoping against hope that everything is alright, the doctor speaks but you don’t understand a single word! Packed with
Doctors in a city hospital claim to have performed a rare ‘limb-salvage’ surgery to avoid amputating the left leg of a 13-year-old Nigerian girl suffering from bone cancer. Mariam underwent surgery at the Nova Specialty
A recent study suggests that hospitals actually make more money when they make surgical mistakes. It turns out that when a hospital makes a surgical mistake insurers pay for the longer stays and extra care that patients need to
Doctors at a New Delhi hospital have been able to bring substantial improvement in the eyesight of a 26-year-old acid attack victim by performing a unique procedure, hospital authorities said on Friday. The woman, a school
Seventeen-year-old conjoined twins Saba and Farah welcomed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that did away with the option of a surgery to separate them and directed the state government to grant the family Rs.5 000 per
Any kind of skin injury including acne, cuts, or scrapes can at times leave a permanent scar on your skin. In some instances, that scar can grow excessively, becoming a large, lumpy growth, called a keloid, or a hypertrophic
‘All Abhishek wanted was to fit into his T-shirts. But his huge chest prevented him from buying them. He brought XXL T-shirts but they were unusually big for him,’ they said. ‘His classmates pinched his chest and made
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For a 45-year-old resident of South Africa, it was a relief when a hospital in Mumbai agreed to operate on a large lump in her left breast which she had been living with for the last
24 year old Priya, a nursing staff by profession first noticed a swelling in her neck about 4 years back. The swelling, initially small in size, started increasing gradually and alarmed she met a doctor, who ran some tests.
Dabangg 2 star Salman Khan will be leaving again for the US soon, to get treated for trigeminal neuralgia, a condition that the star first experienced while shooting for his film Partner. While he underwent a treatment for it in
Being diagnosed with the dreaded disease - cancer - can flood you with emotions that can be hard to deal with. Many questions run through your mind. What next? Am I going to die? Is there any treatment? Can it be cured? Your