Surgery

  • Arun Jaitley out of hospital, to skip G20 meet in Australia 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was released from hospital on Wednesday after a longer-than-expected stay for treatment, and will miss a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations in Australia next week. Jaitley was admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi on September 1 for planned...
  • Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery September 10, 2014

    Coimbatore: Robot-Assisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday said. Traditional open heart surgery involved making a big incision and resulted in...
  • Delhi: Wives' kidney swap gives two men fresh lease of life September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Two women gave a fresh lease of life to each other's husband, who were suffering from severe renal disease, by donating their organ in a 'kidney swap transplant' surgery in the national capital. 61-year-old SB Ram, an Engineer at SAIL, Bokaro was battling for survival in Delhi for...
  • Age no bar for breast cancer surgery: Study September 6, 2014

    Singapore: There is good news for older women suffering from breast cancer as researchers have found that breast cancer surgeries may be safely performed even for women aged 80 years and above. "The results of this study are important as they dispel the misconception and fear among the public that surgery...
  • RJD chief Lalu Prasad undergoes heart surgery at a Mumbai hospital August 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad is undergoing two major heart surgeries - one to replace an aortic valve and the other to repair the aorta, at a hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday. "The surgery began this morning," a spokesperson for the Asian Heart Institute, located in suburban Bandra Kurla...
  • Mumbai: Lalu Prasad to undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad will undergo two heart surgeries on Wednesday at a private hospital in Mumbai. The Asian Heart Institute, where he was admitted on Monday for medical evaluation, on Tuesday said that preliminary medical investigations indicated the 66-year-old former Bihar chief minister required to undergo...
  • Cardiac surgery needed for 66-year-old Lalu August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Asian Heart Institute where RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been admitted, on Tuesday said a cardiac surgery was needed, based on preliminary medical investigations. "Laluji is fundamentally a healthy person, as can be seen from the intense campaigning he has done. Based on preliminary reports, we can now...
  • Stuart Broad sets September 4 date for knee surgery August 21, 2014

    London: England pace bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his right knee on Sept. 4, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 28-year-old will miss the five one-day internationals against India starting on Monday, but is expected to be fit in time for the World Cup, which...
  • Anupam Kher takes to Twitter to thank fans for wishing him a speedy recovery July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher is recovering from the minor surgery he underwent recently for the removal of a cyst in the upper eyelid. The 59-year-old talk show host thanked all his fans for their wishes on Twitter. "Thank you for your warm wishes for my eye cyst surgery. It...
  • Indian baby fights for her life after ninth surgery in Dubai June 5, 2014

    Dubai: A six-month-old Indian baby is fighting for her life at a hospital after being operated nine times for multiple complications due to her premature birth. Safa, weighing only 580 grams, was born three months premature to Sheerain and Nasir Khan, through a C-section surgery on November 2, 2013, Gulf...
  • Doctor couple booked for carelessness in operating patient May 29, 2014

    A doctor couple was on Thursday booked for their alleged carelessness in operating a patient who died post the surgery, police said. The FIR has been registered against Dr Chhavi Ojha and Dr Ramesh Ojha, who had operated one Phoolkumari, who died on May 27, they said. The family members of the...
  • TV actor Rakesh Diwana passes away, allegedly after weight loss surgery complications April 27, 2014

    Indore: Television actor Rakesh Diwana, who played the role of Kumbhkarna in popular serial 'Ramayana' telecast in 2008-09, died here today. He was 48. He had developed complications following a weight loss surgery he underwent at a hospital here four days back. Diwana was admitted at Mohak Hospital for the surgery...
  • Avicii recovers from appendix, gallbladder operation April 1, 2014

    London: Swedish DJ Avicii is on the road to recovery after an operation to remove his appendix and gallbladder. The 24-year-old DJ, whose real name is Tim Bergling, announced last week that he was pulling out of Miami's Ultra Music Festival because of stomach pains, reported BBC online. He was admitted...
  • Angelina Jolie to undergo another surgery after double mastectomy March 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie, who had a double mastectomy in May last year, says "there's still another surgery to have, which I haven't yet". The 38-year-old had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being told she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer because she carries the BRCA1...
  • Patna doctors refuse to operate on hepatitis patients, demand insurance cover March 7, 2014

    Doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) are allegedly refusing to treat hepatitis patients due to fears of infection, and have demanded insurance cover. "In the last one month, six hepatitis patients have returned without surgery after doctors refused to operate on them," said a doctor of the surgery...
  • Woman who wants to be real life 'Barbie' undergoes hypnotherapy sessions to become 'brainless' February 20, 2014

    Yes, you read it right. A 38-year-old woman is having hypnotherapy sessions to become BRAINLESS. Blondie Bennett visits a therapist once a week to make herself more easily confused and vacant. The woman spoke to the Mirror and said that she had already undergone 20 sessions and was beginning to...
  • The 'Eiffel Tower' nose is China's latest craze in plastic surgery February 6, 2014

    The latest trend in beauty and face sculpting to hit China is the Eiffel Tower nose. Chinese youths now want noses that have the gentle, sloping lines of the Eiffel tower and are willing to spend up to 10,000 dollars to get it, the GeoBeats News reported. The surgical procedure...
  • US doctor walks 10 km in snow to perform brain surgery January 30, 2014

    A US surgeon walked nearly 10 kilometres through snow to perform a life-saving brain surgery. Dr Zenko Hrynkiw, the only brain surgeon at Trinity Medical Centre in Birmingham, was at a hospital when he was called at a different hospital for an unexpected, life-saving brain surgery. According to reports, Hrynkiw tried to...
  • AB de Villiers' surgery a success, on track to face Aussies January 12, 2014

    Cape Town: South Africa wicketkeeper AB de Villiers had successful surgery on his injured hand on Friday and should be fit to take on Australia next month, Cricket South Africa said. "He will start light rehab on Monday and is on track to be ready for the upcoming tour against Australia,"...
  • Ryan Harris delays knee surgery until after South Africa tour January 7, 2014

    Sydney: Ashes hero Ryan Harris said on Tuesday he will put off knee surgery until after Australia's three-Test tour to South Africa next month to play against the top-ranked Proteas. Harris, the man-of-the-match as Australia wrapped up a 5-0 series clean sweep against England in Sydney on Sunday, said he needs...
  • Robbie Williams will go under the knife when he hits 40 December 24, 2013

    London: Singer Robbie Williams is planning to undergo cosmetic surgery once he turns forty. The 39-year-old 'Take That' singer has been vocal about the pressure to fit in with other stars by having cosmetic surgery for younger looks, reported Daily Star. "I am going to have everything done. I am going...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker slams plastic surgery rumours December 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Sex and the City' star Sarah Jessica Parker has slammed rumours claiming that she was planning to go under the knife to fix her "witch's hands". A tabloid reported that Parker wanted to get plastic surgery done on her hands but the 48-year-old actress set the record straight recently,...
  • Lady Gaga took to marijuana post hip injury November 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: Lady Gaga says she was nearly addicted to marijuana after she suffered a hip injury last year. The singer underwent a surgery for the injury earlier this year. She says smoking marijuana brought her pain relief, reports contactmusic.com. "I was smoking fifteen joints a day. It was a habit that...
  • I have never had any plastic surgery: Jennifer Lopez November 7, 2013

    London: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez insists she has never had any plastic surgery. The 44-year-old singer hit back after a British plastic surgeon, Dr Ayham Al-Ayoubi, suggested she "showed many signs" of having work done to her face, reported Femalefirst. "These before and after pics of JLo show many signs of...
  • Miley Cyrus contemplating cosmetic surgery September 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus is reportedly planning to go under the knife and get a bust enhancement done. "Miley thinks it will make her look more womanly and help her get taken more seriously," dailystar.co.uk quoted a source as saying. Cyrus recently posed nude for the video of her single 'Wrecking...
  • Andy Murray to have back surgery, may miss rest of season September 19, 2013

    Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is to undergo minor back surgery and may be sidelined for the rest of the season, the BBC reported on Thursday. The 26-year-old missed this year's French Open due to a back injury but recovered to become the first British man to win Wimbledon for 77 years....
  • London: Woman sells house to get cosmetic surgery done before marriage September 14, 2013

    A British woman, desperate to look good before her wedding, sold her house to pay $22,000 for cosmetic surgery. Tsia Pullen, 34, was considered morbidly obese and struggled with obesity since childhood, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. Pullen said she "couldn't bear to look in the mirror" and tried everything she...
  • 60-year-old Hindu seer chops off genitals to protest against alleged sexual assault by Asaram September 5, 2013

    A 60-year-old Hindu seer chopped off his genitals at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, in an apparent protest against the alleged sexual assault on a girl by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Thursday. Profusely bleeding Baba Premdas was late on Wednesday admitted to a medical facility in Amethi, about 140 km...
  • 28 years on, betel nut pulled out of man's lung August 28, 2013

    Patna: Seventy-five-year-old Krishna Kant Jha is now a relaxed man. After 28 years of suffering from chronic cough and regular bouts of fits, a piece of betel nut was found to be cause of his problems and was finally extricated from his lungs. Jha, an advocate in Samastipur district, said he...
  • Hrithik talks about 'Krrish 3', says there's a superhero in everyone August 10, 2013

    CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand in conversation with 'Krrish 3' actor Hrithik Roshan almost a month after his brain surgery. The actor talks about his new film saying there is a superhero in everyone. ...