The World’s Cheapest Hospital Has to Get Even Cheaper

Mar 27, 19 The World’s Cheapest Hospital Has to Get Even Cheaper

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Cancer surgery for $700, a heart bypass for $2,000. Pretty good, but under India’s new health-care system, it’s not good enough.  An operating theater at Bangalore’s Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences. PHOTOGRAPHER: ANSHIKA VARMA FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK By Ari AltstedterMarch 26, 2019, 1:00 PM GMT+8 It was only...

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Striking a healthy balance

Mar 12, 19 Striking a healthy balance

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Over the years, Narayana Hrudayalaya has added cancer care, neurology, orthopaedics, and nephrology to its services. But one thing remains the same: its quality, affordable healthcare to the masses. By DEEPTI CHAUDHARY ,  Mar 12, 2019 10 min read   It was a regular day for Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi...

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Five children with congenital heart disease successfully treated at Narayana Hospital

Feb 17, 19 Five children with congenital heart disease successfully treated at Narayana Hospital

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KATRA, Jan 29: Five children suffering from congenital heart disease were treated using Interventional Cardiology (minimally invasive procedure alternatives to surgery) at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Kakryal under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK).The Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) was...

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Karnataka’s 1st ‘Heart and Lungs’ Transplant Patient makes Rapid Strides in Recovery

Jan 26, 19 Karnataka’s 1st ‘Heart and Lungs’ Transplant Patient makes Rapid Strides in Recovery

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(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with NewsVoir. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.)Bengaluru, Karnataka, India (NewsVoir) 68 year old retired Central Govt. employee from Bangalore who recently underwent ‘heart and lungs’ transplant at Narayana Health City earlier this...

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“Technology will dramatically change healthcare in India”

Jan 18, 19 “Technology will dramatically change healthcare in India”

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Surgeon-entrepreneur Dr Devi Shetty of Narayana Health believes even regular mobile phones have enough power to make medical diagnoses. “You just need the right data, that’s all,” he says in this Outliers podcast from November 2017. Shetty, a champion of affordable healthcare, has been exploring technologies such as 3D...

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Diet rich in red meat may increase heart disease risk

Dec 16, 18 Diet rich in red meat may increase heart disease risk

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New research has found that a high consumption of red meat may increase levels of a chemical in the body which is linked to heart disease. (AFP Relaxnews pic) New research has found that eating a diet high in red meat could increase levels of trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO), a chemical generated in the gut and linked to a higher risk...

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