SURGERY

  • Not a tumour but an unborn twin in Hyderabad woman's head for 26 years 2 days ago

    Washington: An Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad underwent brain surgery to find what she jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for the past 26 years". Doctors who performed brain surgery on Yamini Karanam, 26, in Los Angeles were shocked to find that instead of...
  • Bruce Jenner doesn't want to 'hurt' his children as he undergoes gender reassignment surgery 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Former athlete and TV personality Bruce Jenner says his only concern is his children and he is desperate not to hurt them as he undergoes gender reassignment surgery to become a woman. The 65-year-old, who has children Burt, 36, Casey, 34, Brandon, 33, Brody, 31, Kendall, 19 and Kylie,...
  • SC to hear marine Massimiliano Latorre's plea for extension of stay in Italy on medical grounds April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with a colleague is accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of his stay in Italy on medical grounds. A bench comprising justices AR Dave and Kurian Joseph fixed the plea of Latorre for hearing...
  • Ranveer Singh back home after shoulder surgery April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh returned to his home on Sunday for his 'rehab phase' following a successful shoulder surgery at a hospital here. "Surgery went well... Back home now and all set for Rehab phase... Thank u all for ur love n concern! #stongerthanbefore #eyeofthetiger," the 'Band Baaja Baaraat' actor posted...
  • About to get knocked out! Ranveer Singh live tweets the experience of undergoing a surgery April 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Ranveer Singh who suffered an injury his arm while shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film 'Bajirao Mastani' underwent a surgery today at Hinduja hospital. As soon as the reports of his injury were out, the actor posted his clarification on the microblogging site. "As for the injury, I'm...
  • 18-hour-old baby from Mathura India's youngest patient to undergo an open heart surgery April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: An 18 hour-old baby from Mathura defied all odds and emerged as the youngest patient in India to undergo an open heart surgery. With a heart condition in which most newborns do not survive, his father along with a team of doctors in Delhi defied all odds. "I called...
  • UP: Doctor carries out sterilisation surgery on 27 women in 1 hour March 5, 2015

    Chandauli: A doctor allegedly carried out sterilization surgeries on 27 women in an hour at a primary health centre recently without proper arrangements in place, prompting the district authorities to order a probe. "Chief Medical officer (CMO) has been asked to probe the alleged negligence in carrying out laparascopic tubectomy...
  • UP: Women asked to sleep on floor near washrooms for sterilisation surgery in Chandauli March 4, 2015

    Chandauli: In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh, doctors performed sterilisation surgery on 27 women and asked them to sleep on the floor next to the washrooms in Chandauli district. The incident took place in a sterilisation camp in Niyamatabad PHC of Chandauli. There were no beds in the hospital and...
  • You can soon get a facelift surgery done using Google Glass March 4, 2015

    Washington: The world's first plastic surgery procedure performed using Google Glass has shown promising use of the eye-wearable device in plastic surgery. Google Glass has a wide range of possible applications in plastic surgery - with the potential to enhance surgical training, medical documentation and patient safety, researchers report. "Google Glass is...
  • 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...