SURGERY

  • Uma Thurman's make-up artist denies plastic surgery rumours February 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Uma Thurman's make-up artist is "quite surprised" by plastic surgery rumours surrounding the actress, saying he skipped mascara and false eyelashes to create a "more editorial" look. Thurman has been surrounded by the plastic surgery rumours after she looked different and almost unrecognisable on the red carpet of 'The...
  • Watch: Mumbai gears up for the big marathon January 17, 2015

    Mumbai is lacing up for the big marathon as a group of senior citizens will also take the marathon plunge. What makes them truly special is that they've all undergone bypass heart surgeries. ...
  • Claims made in Science might need evidence, says Amartya Sen January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said some evidence is required in the controversial claims made in the Indian Science Congress regarding the achievements of ancient Indians. Talking to CNN-IBN, Sen said, "The idea that human beings can fly is known to human beings from birth. The idea...
  • Has ancient Indian science failed to get its due? January 5, 2015

    Aeroplanes existed 7000 years ago, surgery had its roots in India - the controversy surrounding these topics is overshadowing the Indian Science Congress in Kolkata. A paper on aviation by Captain Anand Bodas said, part of a session on 'Ancient sciences through Sanskrit'. ...
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...
  • Mathura: 3 people lose their eyesight after cataract surgery at a camp January 5, 2015

    Mathura: At least three people lost their eyesight after they underwent cataract surgeries in Mathura at a camp organised by an NGO in November 2014. An FIR has been registered in this regard. Police have said that right people have been affected by the surgery. "An FIR was this evening registered...
  • President Pranab Mukherjee undergoes angioplasty at Army hospital December 13, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday underwent a heart procedure as doctors at the Army's Research and Referral hospital installed a coronary stent in his artery to remove a blockage. Mukherjee, 79, was taken to the hospital in the morning after he complained of stomach problems and related ailments. Doctors...
  • Gurdaspur botched-up surgeries: Is our public healthcare system letting down the people who need it the most? December 5, 2014

    A free cataract surgery camp organized in Punjab's Gurdaspur went horribly wrong after it left 16 people blind. The Punjab government has registered cases against the doctor and the charitable institute that organised the camp. ...
  • Human Rights Commission's notice to Punjab over botched-up eye surgeries December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to Punjab government over the botched-up eye surgeries that took place in a medical camp in Gurdaspur region. The surgeries which were held in a medical camp organised by an NGO left almost 16 people blind. Dr Vivek Arora, the...
  • Doctor who botched-up eye surgeries in Gurdaspur arrested December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Soon after the case of botched-up eye surgeries which left 16 people blind in Gurdaspur came to light, the doctor, Dr Vivek Arora, who performed the surgeries has been arrested. A case against Sri Krishna Eye Hospital in Mathura where the doctor works has also been registered. The patients...
  • Katie Price gets breast reduction surgery for Christmas November 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price returned here looking fragile following a breast reduction surgery that she underwent in Belgium. The surgery was Price's Christmas gift to herself, reports dailymail.co.uk. Price was so upbeat about going under the knife that she even tweeted shots of her new implants while preparing for the surgery. She...
  • West Bengal: Conjoined twins separated by rare surgery at Burdwan government hospital November 28, 2014

    Burdwan (WB): A pair of conjoined twins were separated on Thursday by doctors in a rare surgery which was carried out at the Burdwan Medical College and Hospital (BMCH). "This is the first time (in West Bengal) that two boys who shared a common chest and abdominal walls were separated by...
  • Sterilisation deaths: Rat poison mixed medicines given to women, confirms Health Ministry November 22, 2014

    Raipur: Medicines contaminated with zinc phosphide, which is used as a rodenticide, were given to womwn who underwent sterilisation surgery at government medical camps in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, confirmed state Health Ministry on Saturday. "According to the reports, poison was mixed along with the medicines. All the reports have been handed...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: I am not the only one responsible, says arrested doctor November 13, 2014

    Dr RK Gupta, who conducted 83 laparoscopic surgeries in Bilaspur has been arrested. "Whatever charges are framed against me are false, I am being targeted. I am a government servant and I only follow orders given to me by the CMO and BMO," said Gupta. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 11, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: NCW set to propose legalisation of sex trade November 11, 2014

    The National Commission for Women set to propose legalisation of sex trade. NCW chief Lalitha Kumaralangalam on Tuesday said that the commission will propose the same to a Supreme Court constituted panel. According to sources, Women and Child Development Ministry does not favour the idea. ...
  • Are government-run health camps putting lives at risk? November 11, 2014

    In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. CNN-IBN asks whether the government-run health camps are putting lives at risk. ...
  • Eight women die, several critical after sterilisation surgery in a government hospital in Chhattisgarh November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: In a case of sheer medical negligence, eight women have died after undergoing sterilisation surgeries at a camp on the outskirts of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. The women had been discharged on Saturday after being given medicines. However, within 24 hours of the surgery, many women complained of vomiting and...
  • Australian doctors develop technique to transplant dead hearts October 24, 2014

    A team of Australian doctors successfully transplanted so-called dead hearts into patients. The breakthrough could change the way organs are donated. Until now, doctors have relied on using the still-beating hearts of donors who have been declared brain dead. But doctors in a Sydney hospital developed a technique through which...
  • Renee Zellweger slams surgery rumours as 'silly' October 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Terming the plastic surgery rumours as baseless, actress Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she is healthier and happier. The speculation that the 45-year-old underwent plastic surgery started after she was unrecognisable at an event in Beverly Hills Monday. Calling the conversation about her appearance "silly," she said that...
  • Watch: Baby Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi for help October 21, 2014

    Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but they haven't been successful. Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi to come forward and help and shower his blessing on baby...
  • Hyderabad: Transgenders demand free sex reassignment surgery in hospitals October 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: A transgender group has demanded that at least one government hospital in the state should provide free sex reassignment surgery to the community. A charter of demands presented by Telangana Hijra Transsex Transgender Samiti (THITS) to the government also includes job reservations, separate seats in state transport buses and separate...
  • Ranbir Kapoor discharged after minor surgery for adenoid tonsils October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor was Wednesday morning discharged from a hospital here following a minor surgery, said a source. According to a report, he was being treated for adenoid tonsil. Ranbir, who turned 32 Sep 28, was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital here. "He was hospitalised...and he got discharged today morning....
  • Arun Jaitley 'recovering satisfactorily' : Hospital September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was readmitted in a hospital for a post-surgery check-up, is "recovering satisfactorily", the hospital said in a statement. "Shri Arun Jaitley had undergone a surgery for his metabolic disorder three weeks ago. He was admitted for evaluation of post-operative gastro intestinal infection. The...
  • Kerala's first multiple transplant surgery gives a new life to patient September 23, 2014

    Kochi: In a medical marvel in Kerala, a 38-year-old brain dead patient gave a new lease of life to Syed Younis Sahir, who was suffering from diabetes and kidney failure. After a 12-hour complicated surgery, Kochi doctors conducted the first successful combined pancreas and kidney transplant in the state and...
  • Arun Jaitley out of hospital, to skip G20 meet in Australia September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was released from hospital on Wednesday after a longerthanexpected 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: RobotAssisted 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 Chennaibased 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. 61yearold 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...