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Treated Eman Ahmed like my own baby, world's heaviest woman now 176 kg, says Dr Muffazal ​Lakdawala

World's heaviest woman

Treated Eman Ahmed like my own baby, world's heaviest woman now 176 kg, says Dr Muffazal ​Lakdawala

Amidst the blame game and name-calling, a statement was released by Saifee Hospital on Thursday, announcing that Eman will be shifted to a hospital in Abu Dhabi for further treatment.

World's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed, to leave for Dubai today; Dr Muffazal Lakdawala says, 'Will miss her'

World's heaviest woman

World's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed, to leave for Dubai today; Dr Muffazal Lakdawala says, 'Will miss her'

Even though he is against her family's decision of shifting Eman to a Dubai hospital, Dr Lakdawala expressed that they will miss Eman, in a post on Twitter.

Maternal health: Postpartum bleeding may be prevented with this low-cost drug!

Maternal health

Maternal health: Postpartum bleeding may be prevented with this low-cost drug!

The trial published in the recent issue of the journal Lancet, involved a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in 193 hospitals worldwide. 

Health Minister JP Nadda announces National Health Policy 2017

National Health Policy 2017

Health Minister JP Nadda announces National Health Policy 2017

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda on Saturday announced the National Health Policy 2017 as one of the many progressive strides being made by the country.

Decision to shift world's heaviest woman to UAE a blunder, says Dr Muffazal Lakdawala

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Decision to shift world's heaviest woman to UAE a blunder, says Dr Muffazal Lakdawala

Eman, believed to be the heaviest woman in the world when she arrived for treatment at Saifee Hospital here in February, is going to be shifted to a hospital at Abu Dhabi.

Stem cell therapy treats man with muscle degeneration

stem cell therapy

Stem cell therapy treats man with muscle degeneration

Aditya Bhatia was suffering from Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) -- a condition which slowly weakens and degenerates all the muscles of the body leading to disability was treated using stem cell therapy.

Leopard

Leopard rescued from 60-feet-deep well in Madhya Pradesh

The leopard is currently under observation and will soon be released back to its natural habitat, the Wildlife SoS said.

Suffering from bleeding gums? Eat these foods to prevent it!

Wellness

Suffering from bleeding gums? Eat these foods to prevent it!

Bleeding gums could be an indication of a periodontal or gum disease which should be taken care of immediately.

Child with rare craniovertebral junction cured through complex surgery

Surgery

Child with rare craniovertebral junction cured through complex surgery

According to doctors, such abnormalities can often prove to be life threatening as nerves inside the spinal cord leading to the brain and the brain stem get damaged or squeezed during surgery.

Keep diabetes in check with new smartphone controlled system

Diabetes

Keep diabetes in check with new smartphone controlled system

The new system developed by researchers, including those from East China Normal University, involves engineering insulin-producing cells to do their work when illuminated with infrared light.

Yellow nails: Know the common causes for it!

Wellness

Yellow nails: Know the common causes for it!

Well, our nails depicts a lot about our health such as deficiency of nutrients or an underlying infection.

Summer tips: Try these natural remedies to treat heat rash!

skin care

Summer tips: Try these natural remedies to treat heat rash!

Heat rash or prickly heat is a skin condition caused by blocked sweat ducts and trapped sweat beneath the skin. 

Suffering from chronic intestinal disorders? You won't believe what may be responsible!

Intestinal disorders

Suffering from chronic intestinal disorders? You won't believe what may be responsible!

 According to the study, Bcl-3 develops its effect on intestinal health through interaction with the so-called regulatory T-cells (Tregs).  

Researchers develop online support to help people with bipolar disorder

Mental health

Researchers develop online support to help people with bipolar disorder

Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a lifelong mental health condition with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.

Artificial pancreas found to be safe and effective for young children

Diabetes

Artificial pancreas found to be safe and effective for young children

Artificial pancreas automates the blood sugar control for people with Type-1 diabetes.

Tips to prevent hair damage during summers!

Wellness

Tips to prevent hair damage during summers!

The heat of the sun and the UV radiation can damage the hair.

As shortage of polio vaccine strikes world, WHO urges dose cut

Polio

As shortage of polio vaccine strikes world, WHO urges dose cut

The World Health Organization urged countries today to resort to smaller doses to ward off outbreaks of polio as there is a global shortage of the vaccine.

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

AIDS

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan

The Health Ministry launched a 'test and treat policy for HIV' under which as soon as a person tests positive for the disease, he will be provided with antiretroviral therapy (ART) irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage.

This Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs can now 'kick the ball' after surgery in Australia

Surgery

This Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs can now 'kick the ball' after surgery in Australia

Born with three legs because body parts of a twin had grown inside her, Choity returned to her hometown in Bangladesh after a surgery in Australia enabled her to walk and run again.

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

Menstruation

Yoga can significantly mitigate symptoms of menstrual disorders

For the study, the researchers carried out a systematic review of the published literature on yoga practice and common menstrual disorders.

Granny's smoking habit reason behind autism in kids? Here's what you should know

Autism

Granny's smoking habit reason behind autism in kids? Here's what you should know

Researchers found that granny's smoking habit increases the risk of autism by 53 per cent in her grandchildren.

Take note, men! Testosterone can make you impulsive

Testesterone

Take note, men! Testosterone can make you impulsive

Researchers, including those from California Institute of Technology in the US, found that men given doses of testosterone performed more poorly on a test designed to measure cognitive reflection than a group given a placebo.

Here comes a diabetes app to forecast blood sugar levels

Diabetes

Here comes a diabetes app to forecast blood sugar levels

Researchers have developed a new personalised app that can allow people with type 2 diabetes to keep a track on their blood sugar levels.

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

Smoking

Smokers rejoice! E-cigarettes can help you kick the butt

The study suggest that e-cigarettes may provide a safer alternative to smokers than the traditional cigarettes.

AIIMS symposium to focus on efficacy of dengue vaccine in India

Dengue

AIIMS symposium to focus on efficacy of dengue vaccine in India

The two-day symposium 'AIIMS-FAM Dengue, Zika and Chikunganya', is being held in collaboration with The Fondation de l?Acadamie de Medecine (FAM-Medical Academy Foundation) of France.

Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

Arthritis

Fighting arthritis: Researchers edit stem cells to fight inflammation

SMART cells, develop into cartilage cells that produce a biologic anti-inflammatory drug that could replace arthritic cartilage and simultaneously protect joints and other tissues from damage that occurs with chronic inflammation.

Beware: Air pollution may put you at an increased risk of stroke, heart attack!

Heart health

Beware: Air pollution may put you at an increased risk of stroke, heart attack!

As per the study, tiny particles in polluted air can travel from the lungs into our bloodstream and increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Tips for a healthier, secure environment at workplace

Workplace health

World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Tips for a healthier, secure environment at workplace

Reducing the risks of injury and illness at work can immensely benefit the workers and organisations alike.

Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

eye infection

Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

Unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase the risk of developing cataracts and damaging the retina.

Depression: How to deal with it naturally

Depression

Depression: How to deal with it naturally

Depression is first characterized by denial followed by anger. People do not accept that they suffer from depression; they brush it off as just a low point in their life.

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

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Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

As per the reports in mid-day, the Saifee hospital where Eman is being treated called on the cops after her sister Shaimaa tried to feed a few drops of water to the Egyptian woman, despite warning from doctors who said it can prove fatal.