Surgery

  • Anupam Kher takes to Twitter to thank fans for wishing him a speedy recovery 4 days ago

    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. ...
  • Eid gift for Tripura couple: Successful surgery on son who had 2 heads August 9, 2013

    Kolkata: A young couple from Tripura got an extraordinary gift this Eid. Their eight-month-old son Tofajjal got a new lease of life after doctors successfully removed his medical deformity. The child was born with a rare deformity. There was a second head growing on top of his head, the head, of...
  • There is a superhero in all of us: Hrithik August 5, 2013

    Post his brain surgery, Hrithik Roshan talks about his experience and recalls how the doctors had told him that a steel rod had to be drilled into his skull. He had the choice to either undergo the trauma or just do it and get over with it and move on...
  • Odisha woman undergoing tubectomy wrongly gets small intestine cut August 3, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: A 22-year-old woman who underwent a tubectomy at a government hospital in Odisha is battling for life after the doctor mistakenly cut the small intestine instead of the fallopian tube, an official said on Friday. The life-threatening surgical mistake occurred during a government-organised camp where women could get the tubectomy...
  • Manoj Tiwary set to leave for London for knee surgery August 2, 2013

    Kolkata: Sidelined by recurrent injuries, Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary will fly to London on Sunday for a surgery in his twisted left knee. British orthopaedic surgeon and knee specialist Dr Andrew Williams, who had worked with the likes of Andrew Flintoff, Shoaib Akhtar, and more recently Cheteshwar Pujara, is likely to...
  • Manoj Kumar discharged from hospital July 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar, who underwent a successful gall bladder surgery here, was Monday discharged from the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, said a hospital official. "He was discharged today," Ram Narain, executive director, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here, told IANS. The 76-year-old actor complained of pain and was admitted to the...
  • Manoj Kumar's surgery successful, recovers in hospital July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Manoj Kumar underwent successful gall bladder surgery Wednesday morning, which also happened to be his birthday, at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, a doctor said. "The surgery went for an hour and it went off well. He is back in the room," Ram Narain, executive director at the...
  • India Positive: Doctors perform rare heart surgery on 3-month-old in Bangalore July 13, 2013

    Doctors at MS Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Centre in Bangalore perform a one-of-a-kind heart surgery on a three-month old child. Doctors claim this surgery is the first in India and only the fifth in the world. ...
  • Hrithik Roshan raring to get back in action July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Post his brain surgery last week, Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan is back home and hopes to return to work as soon as possible. The 39-year-old 'Krrish' star underwent the surgery to remove a two-month-old clot caused due to an injury he sustained while shooting for 'Bang Bang'. Hrithik has been advised...