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hor George Eliot famously said, ‘Adventure is not outside man; it is within’…and few people could, perhaps, embody this saying more than Mumbai-based oncosurgeon Dr. Murad Lala. Entering the medical fraternity, by itself, signifies entering a world fraught with uncertainties, a world where you see life and death in their rawest forms everyday, where your decisions and actions determine which of these two a person would get. If this isn’t […]

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a move that would significantly increase the number of MBBS doctors in the country. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs this month cleared two proposals of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare . The first proposal is for the establishment of 58 new medical colleges by up-grading the existing district hospitals. The intake capacity will be 100 MBBS students in each medical college. This move will result in […]

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ia’s highest civilian awards, the Padma Awards for the year 2014 would be conferred to 127 recipients. They will receive the awards from President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee in the month of March or April. Of these 127 recipients 27 belong to the “health and medicine” category. Dr. Neelam Kler, an eminent neonatologist from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi will be conferred the Padma Bhushan. She has been a pioneer […]

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rt ailment is generally considered to be a man’s bane but fact is a surprisingly large number of women fall victims to it. In fact, the number one killer among women is heart disease and it is claiming more lives over time, world over. Did you know that for every woman who die from breast cancer six die from heart disease. A lot of research has been done globally to […]

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have come a long way since the time when smoking was seen as glamorous in the decade of 40s and 50s. But fifty years ago a landmark report making a direct link between smoking and health changed people’s relationship with cigarettes. In January 1964, the surgeon general of the United States, Luther Terry — ironically, himself a smoker — released a groundbreaking study titled “Smoking and Health” which talked […]

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