Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad US Consulate joins hands with breast cancer foundation

Hyderabad US Consulate joins hands with breast cancer foundationHyderabad, Oct 4 : The United States consulate general in Hyderabad has joined hands with the Ushalakshmi Breast Cancer Foundation for greater breast cancer awareness.

The Pink Ribbon Campaign will be organised Oct 7 to mark the beginning of the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Over 10 infants die in Tirupathi hospital

Over 10 infants die in Tirupathi hospitalTirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 16 : More than ten infant died in a government hospital on Thursday in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, as parents alleged that it was due to the negligence of the hospital authorities. The infants died due to poor treatment and lack of medical infrastructure at of the S V R Ruia Government General Hospital.


Neoretina offers advanced surgery

Neoretina offers advanced surgeryHyderabad, Jan 19 - Neoretina Eye Institute, a dedicated retinal eye care hospital here, Thursday introduced advanced minimally invasive surgical services.

The services will benefit patients suffering from eye disorders like diabetes-related retina diseases, retinal detachment, vitreous haemorrhage and macular holes.


St. Jude Medical launch Accent MRI pacemaker

St. Jude Medical launch Accent MRI pacemakerHyderabad, Jan 17 - St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, Tuesday announced the launch of the Accent MRI pacemaker and a Tendril MRI lead.

The new pacemaker and lead will allow patients to undergo full-body, high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and accommodate the patients' current and future medical needs.


Woman given HIV-infected blood, to undergo fresh test

Woman given HIV-infected blood, to undergo fresh testHyderabad, Dec 14 - Health officials in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district are conducting fresh tests on a woman and her baby following allegations that the woman was given HIV-infected blood during delivery.

The blood samples were collected by the doctors of an anti-retroviral therapy centre at the government-run Nellore district headquarters hospital and sent to Chennai. The results of the report were expected in a couple of days.


Apollo Hospitals launch robot for stroke treatment

Apollo Hospitals launch robot for stroke treatmentHyderabad, Oct 29 - Apollo Hospitals, India's biggest corporate hospital chain, Saturday launched "stroke Robot" which enables real-time quality care to stroke patients in areas far away from major cities.

The RP-7 remote presence Robot is a mobile robotic platform that enables the physician to remotely monitor and guide the treatment of stroke.


Dengue kills three more in Andhra

Dengue kills three more in AndhraHyderabad, Oct 25 - Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.

Two people died in Warangal and one person died in Adilabad. According to unofficial reports, as many as 60 people have died of the vector-borne disease in the state since July.

However, the government has put the toll at a mere three.


Eight children die as junior doctors continue strike

Eight children die as junior doctors continue strikeHyderabad, May 8 - At least eight children died at a government-run hospital in Hyderabad Sunday as junior doctors continued their strike demanding a special protection force for their security, an official said.

With the junior doctors boycotting emergency services since Saturday evening, eight children died at Niloufer Hospital, the biggest government-run hospital for children in Andhra Pradesh, the official said.


Cancer, diabetes programme to be extended all over country

ghulam-nabi-azadHyderabad, Jan 12 : The Indian government plans to extend the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke to all the 650 districts of the country under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17).


Hyderabad Reports Fresh Swine Flu Case

Hyderabad Reports Fresh Swine Flu CaseSwine flu seems to be making a comeback in Hyderabad as one new case of H1N1 flu has been reported on Friday.

The new swine flu case has created panic among the residents and the government.

The new H1N1 case was from Nizamabad region where a 43-year-old person tested positive for the deadly flu on Friday.

The victim has been admitted to ICU of Government General and Chest Hospital at Erragadda.


Apollo To Set Up A Health City In AP

Sangita Reddy, executive director of Apollo Hospitals group stated that Apollo To Set Up A Health City In AP Apollo Hospitals is planning to set up 100 acres health knowledge city, at Aragonda in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, by 2012. 

C. Reddy, executive chairman of the group, shares that total land coat is estimated to be Rs 100million, which will train medical and paramedical staff, by offering 45 courses. 


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