NMC to create doctors for every district in two years: Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

Oct 13, 20 NMC to create doctors for every district in two years: Dr Devi Prasad Shetty

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At present, 80 per cent of the taluk and district hospitals have a shortage of specialists and the new system will change that, said the doctor. By Express News Service The National Medical Commission and the new regulations that it will hopefully bring in will produce enough doctors across India and solve the acute crisis the...

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Tobacco Causes One in Five Deaths from Heart Disease

Sep 30, 20 Tobacco Causes One in Five Deaths from Heart Disease

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GENEVA – The World Health Organization reports tobacco kills 1.9 million people, or 20 percent of all those who die every year from coronary heart disease. In advance of World Heart Day (September 29), WHO, the World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastle Australia have released a new report warning of the dangers...

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What ails the heart and lung?

Sep 26, 20 What ails the heart and lung?

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THE heart and lung are two vital organs. In conjunction with World Lung and World Heart Day on Sept 25 and 29 this year, Sunway Medical Centre Velocity (SMCV), aims to raise awareness of conditions related to these two important organs and how to keep an eye on both for healthy living. A report by the Department of Statistics last...

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Pandemic holds up kids’ surgeries

Sep 13, 20 Pandemic holds up kids’ surgeries

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Representative image Updated: 21 Aug 2020, 06:55 AM IST Seethalakshmi S , Rahul Nandan Over two lakh children in India are born with congenital heart disease (CHD) every year, and about 30,000 CHD surgeries are performed on children annuallyThe disruption in medical procedures since March has caused a large backlog of emergency...

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Do it for your child

Aug 20, 20 Do it for your child

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Poor lifestyle choices are the norm among the new generation of young parents, says Dr Beni. Rozanna says a heart healthy diet is not rocket science. Young parents should make healthy lifestyle choices, if not for themselves then at least for the sake of their offspring, writes Meera Murugesan THE loss of a young parent has tragic...

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