Gurgaon, December 17, : Fortis Healthcare International Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortis Healthcare Ltd (Fortis Healthcare) has announced its decision to sell its 64 percent stake in Dental Corporation Holdings Ltd (DC), Australia, to Bupa, for a consideration of 270 million Australian dollars.
The deal is expected to be completed in March 2013 subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals.
Gurgaon, Dec 6 : For more than 1.5million patients in India who annually suffer from heart failure a breakthrough was announced today by Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai.
The hospital has successfully performed India's first HeartMate II LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device) implant on a 58-year-old gentleman suffering from chronic heart failure.
Gurgaon, Sep 7 - Britain-based Bourn Hall Clinic, responsible for the world's first test-tube baby in 1978, Friday opened its second hi-tech infertility treatment facility in India and announced that it will open 20 such centres in the country by 2016 investing some $50 million (Rs. 275 crore).
Bourn Hall is the world's first in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) clinic. It had opened its first clinic in India at Kochi last April.
Rohtak (Haryana), May 1 : A leading medical health institution in Haryana, not far from the national capital, is grappling with a peculiar problem - an increasing number of abandoned newborn girls who were brought there in a critical condition.
Gurgaon, March 2 : India has 2.7 billion people suffering from nutritional disorders, out of which 50 billion suffer from morbid obesity, a leading surgeon said Friday.
But unfortunately there were few centres of excellence to perform "demanding and highly technical operations" to tackle obesity, Mahendra Narwaria said here.
Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 27 : A 45-year-old mother of four got a new lease of life after doctors at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here removed a tumour weighing 22 kg from her ovary, an official said here Monday.
PGIMS director Chand Singh Dhull said that the patient, Suresh, who had come to the institute a few months ago with abdominal pain, underwent surgery by a team of doctors led by gynaecologist Savita Rani Singhal.
Faridabad, Dec 13 - A four-day-old baby girl suffering a rare disorder -- Thornwaldt's Cyst (TC) in the nasopharynx -- was successfully treated at the Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) here, a doctor said Tuesday.
The infant who was born Nov 27 with TC, an abnormality which developed during the growth of the foetus in the mother's uterus, underwent surgery Dec 1 by a team of doctors at AIMS.
Faridabad, Nov 23 - The premature triplets born in this industrial town in Haryana a month ago via in vitro fertilisation (IVF) method have gained weight and are doing well, thanks to intensive medical care, a doctor said Wednesday.
A 52-year-old woman delivered three baby boys at Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Oct 28 about 10 weeks before the expected date of delivery. They were kept on ventilator support.
Sonepat (Haryana), Oct 25 - Diseases that account for 90 percent of the global disease burden receive only 10 percent of all medical research worldwide, an expert said Tuesday.
Pneumonia, diarrhoea, tuberculosis and malaria, which account for over 20 percent of the global burden of disease, receive less than 1 percent of all public and private funds devoted to health research.
Gurgaon, Oct 18 - A 26-week premature baby girl suffering from congenital heart disorder was successfully treated in this satellite town of the national capital, a doctor said Tuesday.
An infant born with congenital heart condition who weighed only 700 grams at the time of birth was kept on ventilator support. She was successfully operated last month by a team of doctors at the Artemis Health Institute (AHI) in Gurgaon.