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  • On Diwali eve, youth lights up lives of four patients

    18 October, 2017 9:26 PM 51

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (PTI) A 24-year-old man gave a new lease of life to four people when his parents decided to donate his organs, including his heart, after he was declared brain dead by doctors today. Delhi resident Dharmendra Kumar suffered a severe head injury on October 12 after he fell from the terrace of his house. "After the accident, he was rushed

  • Simple Tips on How to Stay Slim This Diwali

    17 October, 2017 10:05 AM 9

    Easy to follow, these pointers will ensure you stay in control this festive season Founder of A-Tone Fitness Lounge and Bollywood celebrity trainer, Yasmin Karachiwala’s partner Anjali Chandiramani shares her tips to be fit and fine this festive season. ● Workout! Workout! Workout! We can’t stress enough how important it is to burn those calories as you consume

  • Groundnut rises on increased offtake

    16 October, 2017 9:00 AM 53

    Groundnut oil prices rose by Rs 100 per quintal in an otherwise steady wholesale oils and oilseeds market today due to increased offtake by stockists following uptick in demand from retailers. However, other edible and non-edible oils moved in a narrow range in limited deals and pegged at last levels. Traders said increased offtake by stockists, driven

  • Higher Vitamin D Dose May Boost Bone Density In Preemies

    16 October, 2017 3:51 AM 62

    Higher dosage of Vitamin D in premature and preterm infants may prevent them from rickets, researchers suggested. Rickets is a disease that leads to softening and weakening of bones in children due to Vitamin D deficiency. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations, all babies must receive routine vitamin D supplementation of 400 international

  • AIIMS neurosurgery dept has 6-month-long wait list

    16 October, 2017 3:11 AM 78

    Summary: Despite several attempts by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to reduce the long queues by starting online registration and introducing AIIMS video clinic in 2016, wherein patients can seek opinions online, patients still have to wait for long to get neurosurgery or cancer treatment. Mohammad Halim, a resident of Poornia district

  • Odisha to give Rs 500 monthly transport aid to patients with blood disorders

    13 October, 2017 4:37 PM 32

    BHUBANESWAR: The state government will provide Rs 500 per month to patients of chronic blood disorders towards their transportation cost for blood transfusion. Chief minister Naveen Patnaik made an announcement in this regard while speaking at an event to promote voluntary blood donation. Official sources said the government's move will entail annual

  • CM Naveen announces Rs 500 per month for thalassemia, temophilia and sickle cell patients

    13 October, 2017 11:02 AM 66

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 500 per month travel expenses for Thalassemia, Hemophilia & Sickle Cell patients on occasion of Voluntary Blood Donation Day. CM Patnaik said that his government is committed to ensure easy accessibility of adequate quantity of safe and quality blood to all sections of the community

  • Apollo Hospitals joins hands with Samsung to fight non communicable diseases in India

    11 October, 2017 3:37 AM 81

    The program aims at reaching out to the less-privileged communities at grassroots level. Chennai, October 10, 2017: Samsung India and Apollo Hospitals today announced their collaboration to jointly run the Samsung-Apollo technology backed Mobile Medical Care to screen large sections of our population for non-communicable diseases particularly for the under-privileged

  • World Mental Health Day 2017: Mental Health Status Among Adolescents in India; Possible Solutions

    10 October, 2017 9:31 AM 118

    New Delhi: Today is World Mental Health Day. World Mental Health is an attempt to draw attention and create awareness about mental health issues. In India, particularly, there is a dire need of awareness about mental health issues since mental health issues are still considered to be a taboo among a large fraction of the population. Mental health issues

  • Mumbai: Brain dead engineer saves lives of four

    8 October, 2017 3:16 AM 126

    The family of a Mumbai-based engineer, who was declared brain dead after he was grievously injured in a bike accident during a visit to his hometown in Pune, has given a new lease of life to four people by donating the victim's organs. On October 2, two unidentified bikers rammed into Govind Kulkarni (46), while he was taking a stroll on the service