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211;Hepatitis C must be detected early to treat it effectively –Intravenous drug abusers must come forward for treatment of the addiction as well as to check for other health complications, such as hepatitis B, C, and HIV When Suraj Singh (name changed to protect privacy) was brought into the hospital by a concerned relative for de-addiction treatment he never imagined he would have hepatitis C. But today, protocol demands that […]

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211; Stroke cases have increased 20-fold over the last 25-30 years – Doctors say lifestyle changes need to be taken more seriously It hits suddenly, when people least expect it, and when it does, it hits hard, and most often, with little reprieve. Stroke in India, and in fact, in the world, is unfortunately getting to be more common than it was a quarter of a century ago. “While we […]

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211; Ten years ago, brain tumors occurred in the age group 55-60; today, they are increasingly seen in the 35-40 age group If it wasn’t enough that Indians were more prone to diabetes and heart disease 10 years before the West, the incidence of brain tumor now occurs upto 20 years earlier, say Neuro-surgeons from VimhansPrimaMed Super-Specialty Hospital, New Delhi. “The reasons for brain tumors remain the same in all […]

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ase Support Us and Contribute by becoming a Premium Member for just Rs 950 per year. Premium Members will get ‘MEDICOSINDIA EDGE’ our exclusive newsletter. Get Job notifications, CME/News updates delivered right into your inbox. Have an edge over others at the medicos fraternity For Online Payment, Click On Despite being treatable in many cases, malaria should not be taken lightly, stress doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital, Pune ahead of […]

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ase Support Us and Contribute by becoming a Premium Member for just Rs 950 per year. Premium Members will get ‘MEDICOSINDIA EDGE’ our exclusive newsletter. Get Job notifications, CME/News updates delivered right into your inbox. Have an edge over others at the medicos fraternity For Online Payment, Click On For all the animated talk about India’s rapidly-growing, medical-tourism attracting healthcare sector and projections of it becoming a USD 280 billion […]

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