Treatment

  • Congress leaders in 'depression of defeat', need treatment: BJP 09-03-2014 04:02 PM

    BJP on Sunday attacked Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his barbs at Narendra Modi over his marital status, saying his comments reflected the "depression" creeping in the ruling party leaders over their "certain" defeat in Lok Sabha polls. Congress leaders have sunk into "depression of defeat", party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas...
  • World Cancer Day: Why patients must not mix treatments 04-02-2014 08:57 AM

    Every year, over 1 million people are diagnosed with cancer in India. On World Cancer Day today, Dr Manish Singhal talks about the dangers in mixing treatment to treat cancer. ...
  • Action star Jet Li treated for overactive thyroid 30-12-2013 10:46 AM

    Hong Kong: Jet Li says he's being treated for an overactive thyroid, but he's determined to fight the condition head-on. The Chinese action star known for his kung fu skills discussed his diagnosis during the taping of a talent show he's judging in China. In Tuesday's taping, the 50-year-old Li...
  • Three workers die of suffocation after falling in Max hospital's septic tank 03-12-2013 03:28 PM

    Three people including a supervisor died of suffocation after falling in a septic tank in Dehradun, police said. The incident took place on Monday when the two workers Akshay and Rakesh fell in the septic tank of Max hospital while cleaning it, their supervisor Manmohan also got inside the tank...
  • 51 persons taken ill after eating 'prasad' in Arwal village 19-11-2013 11:46 AM

    At least 51 people, including 20 children, were taken ill after eating 'prasad' (offering to the deity) at a village in Bihar's Arwal district, officials said. Ten of those who ate the 'prasad' and fell ill are critical, and others are out of danger, police said. The incident took place...
  • Watch: Sanjay Dutt thanks media for supporting him 01-10-2013 02:05 PM

    Actor Sanjay Dutt has been granted 14 days furlough for treatment of his leg. He has already left from the Yerwada prison where he is serving a 42-month sentence for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts. ...
  • Adopt stray dogs, appeals Raveena Tandon 13-09-2013 03:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon, who has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for its dog adoption campaign 'Puppy Love: Adopt, Don't Buy', urges people to adopt homeless dogs from the streets and shelters. The 38-year-old has already set an example by adopting five stray dogs....
  • Australian team of doctors help infertile woman conceive, create IVF history 03-09-2013 08:47 AM

    In a world first, an infertile Australian woman has conceived after growing new eggs in ovarian tissue transplanted into her abdomen, a breakthrough doctors say has the potential to revolutionise fertility treatment. The woman, known only by her first name, Vali, is nearly 26 weeks pregnant with twins after previously...
  • Free dialysis treatment in Delhi for low-income patients 31-08-2013 06:06 AM

    People with yearly income of less than Rs 3 lakh would be given free dialysis treatment in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit announced on Friday. She made the announcement while inaugurating the first-ever public private partnership (PPP) model dialysis unit at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital in north...
  • 8,000 affected in Pakistan as Indus river continues to be in spate 31-08-2013 02:46 AM

    About 8,000 people have been affected by flood in Matiari district of Pakistan's Sindh province as the Indus river continues to be in spate, Online News Agency reported on Friday. In an interview with state-run radio, Matiari's deputy commissioner said that people from 32 villages have been accommodated in relief...
  • Sonakshi Sinha join forces with PETA, appeals fans to adopt cats, dogs 13-08-2013 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the International Homeless Animals' Day, which falls Saturday, Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha has featured in an advertisement urging her fans to adopt cats and dogs. The actress, who has joined forces with animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for the...
  • Unable to afford treatment, family chains mentally sick boy for 8 years 08-08-2013 04:17 PM

    A 12-year-old mentally challenged boy in Rajasthan has been fettered with chains and ropes in his house for eight years as the family cannot afford his treatment, his father said on Thursday. For all these years, Pankaj Meghwal, a resident of Sigada village near Mandawa town in Jhunjhunu district, some...
  • Exercise and low cholesterol diet is good for heart: Dr Pavan Kumar 10-07-2013 05:37 PM

    Dr Pavan Kumar, head of the department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Dr Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, also heads the Telemedicine Centre at the hospital, the largest in western India. He joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the prevention and treatment of heart diseases, cardiac surgeries and telemedicine. Q. Cardiac surgeries...
  • Diabetes and BP are enemies of Kidney: Dr Vyanketesh Joshi 03-07-2013 03:34 PM

    According to doctors, 10 per cent of Indian people suffers from chronic kidney disease. More than 90 percent of the 230,000 people who develop chronic kidney failure each year in India die within months because of lack of treatment. Is there any alternative to allopathic treatment, dialysis and kidney transplant?...
  • Diarrhoea is life threatening for children under 2 years: Dr NK Arora 23-05-2013 04:40 PM

    A landmark study published in 'The Lancet' pinpoints rotavirus as the major cause of diarrhoeal disease among Indian children. The findings can guide prevention, treatment and research on diarrhoeal diseases which globally claim the lives of 800,000 children every year. Dr NK Arora, executive director, The Inclen Trust, joined IBNLive...
  • US: 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells 01-05-2013 02:26 AM

    Chicago: A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment. Hannah Warren has been unable to breathe, eat, drink or swallow on her own since she was born in...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter accused gets VIP treatment 29-04-2013 04:25 PM

    Gandhinagar: In what is clearly a glaring case of lapse of duty, suspended policeman Rajkumar Pandian, who is facing trial in the fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, spend the night on Sunday at his home in Ahmedabad. This even as he is lodged in a Mumbai jail...
  • French scientists claim 'functional cure' for HIV 24-03-2013 07:55 AM

    Paris: After the news of a baby girl who was effectively cured of HIV in the US, a new study reports a functional cure for adults with HIV/AIDS, who were treated very early. Scientists in France said they selected 14 patients, who were treated within 10 weeks of being infected...
  • US: Baby girl born with HIV infection cured with early treatment 04-03-2013 03:08 PM

    A baby girl born with HIV was cured in Mississippi, US after doctors administered three anti-viral drugs. ...
  • World Cancer Day: Dangers of mixing treatments in treating cancers 04-02-2013 09:00 AM

    Every year, 1 million people are diagnosed with cancer in India and a third of them die every year because of late diagnosis and lack of timely treatment. ...