Gurgaon

This 'World Kidney Day,' bring 'Utsaah' in life

This 'World Kidney Day,' bring 'Utsaah' in lifeGurgaon, Mar 9. : This 'World Kidney Day,' Paras Hospital in Gurgaon, has launched its first support group named 'Utsaah,' which will be a platform for patients and care-givers of kidney disease to share common problems and experiences associated to it.

The support group was launched by Dr P. N. Gupta, Chief of Nephrology and transplant department of the Paras Hospitals at a gathering of patients and their families today.


10 percent of world population suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease: Expert

10 percent of world population suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease: ExpertGurgaon, Mar 12 : Paras Hospital senior consultant for Nephrology, Dr PN Gupta on Thursday said that around 10 percent of the world's population suffers from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), with the number increasing to 50 percent for those above the age of 75 years.


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.


Dengue, viral grip Gurgaon

Dengue, viral grip GurgaonGurgaon, Oct 27 - Dengue and viral fever is spreading across this Haryana city, with affected people continuing to pour into hospitals, said doctors Saturday.

"Since one month, 348 patients with dengue have been admitted and five more such cases came Friday," Vishal Sehgal, medical superintendent of Artemis Hospital, told IANS.

Two people have died of dengue in the city recently.


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.


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.


Baby girls more malnourished than boys, says survey

Baby girls more malnourished than boys, says surveyGurgaon, Jan 17 : About 48 percent of pediatricians across Delhi, Haryana and Punjab, areas with most skewed sex ratio in India, have observed baby girls are more malnourished than boys, according to a survey released here Tuesday.

The Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) conducted an online survey among 679 pediatricians in these three states.


Woman with rare hormonal disorder operated upon

Woman with rare hormonal disorder operated uponGurgaon, Dec 27 : A 22-year-old woman suffering from a rare hormonal disorder - Cushing's syndrome - was successfully treated at the Artemis Health Institute (AHI), a doctor here said Tuesday.


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.


Where Westerners teach yoga and meditation - to Indians

Where Westerners teach yoga and meditation - to IndiansGurgaon, Sep 18 - A small group of Westerners has been quietly teaching ancient meditation and yoga techniques here for years, earning the admiration of their steadily increasing Indian students.

In the eight years since 2003, when they stepped into Gurgaon, bordering Delhi, the dominantly American disciples of the late Paramhansa Yogananda have made a mark with their devotion to 'Sanatan Dharma'.


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