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Govt Can Pitch in to Bring Down Liver Transplant Costs

Lack of cadaveric donors is affecting organ donation in the country, says Dr Arvinder Singh Soin, chief hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeon...

Doctors extract kidney stones on table Father Gives New Life To Boy With Rare Disease

Bangalore: Teenage years are usually spent in unlimited fun. But it wasn’t so for 17-year-old Amit (name changed), despite his skills in web-...

Rise in ankylosing spondylitis among youth stumps docs

Bangalore: Ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory disease of the spine, is fast catching up among those in the age group of 18-30 years, leaving the...

Lifestyle change leading to premature child births, too

A changing lifestyle is not only seen as the cause of diseases like diabetes, hypertension and obesity, it is also leading to premature births....

Bangalore helped these Americans shed those kilos

BANGALORE: For years, Chris Hawks and Virginia from Oregon, US, were dogged by morbid obesity. For Chris, it refused to go away even after he went...

Bone Marrow Transplant service in Bengaluru

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital sets up Bone Marrow Transplant service in BengaluruColumbia Asia Referral Hospital, Yeshwanthpur (CARHY) in Bengaluru...

Columbia Asia Hospital, Patiala starts liver clinic

The damage or failure of the liver which may occur due to causes like excessive consumption of alcohol, unhealthy food habits, digestive malfunction...

No longer an issue between the sheets

The topic of sperm donation has become talk of the town with the release of Shoojit Sircar’s film Vicky Donor. Though a part of society for a long...