Haryana

Enlarged Prostate among men can be treated without surgery, through Prostatic Artery Embolization

Prostatic Artery EmbolizationGurgaon, Aug 6 - Almost fifty percent of the men over 60 years suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia, (BPH) commonly known as enlarged prostrate. The symptoms are higher urinary frequency, urgency, leaking, hesitance, interrupted and/or decreased urinary stream.

Some of the men who have an enlarged prostrate also have sexual dysfunction, the common symptom being ejaculation disorders and impotence.


Many infertile men suffering from Varicocele can get cured by Embolisation

Many infertile men suffering from Varicocele can get cured by EmbolisationGurgaon, Feb 6 : Do you have a dragging like or aching pain within the scrotum-the part of the body behind the penis. It causes a feeling of heaviness in the testicles, caused generally by the atrophy or shrinking of the testicles. The illness is called Varicocele.


Fortis to divest stake in Dental Corporation to Bupa for Aus $ 270 Mn

Fortis to divest stake in Dental Corporation to Bupa for Aus $ 270 Mn 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.


Fortis cardiac surgeons perform breakthrough heart surgery

Fortis cardiac surgeons perform breakthrough heart surgeryGurgaon, 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.


Britain's Bourn Hall opens second IVF clinic in India

Britain's Bourn Hall opens second IVF clinic in IndiaGurgaon, 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.


Unfolding at Haryana hospital - saga of abandoned daughters

Unfolding at Haryana hospital - saga of abandoned daughtersRohtak (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.


Obesity becoming an epidemic in India

Obesity becoming an epidemic in IndiaGurgaon, 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.


22-kg tumour removed from woman's body

22-kg tumour removed from woman's bodyRohtak (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.


4-day-old baby survives after complex surgery

4-day-old baby survives after complex surgeryFaridabad, 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.


Premature, underweight triplets doing well

Premature, underweight triplets doing wellFaridabad, 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.


Mass diseases not being fought properly: expert

Mass diseases not being fought properly: expertSonepat (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.


Complex heart surgery on 26-week premature baby

Complex heart surgery on 26-week premature babyGurgaon, 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.


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