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Fortis dengue death case: JP Nadda seeks report from hospital

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Tuesday sought a "detailed report" from a Gurgaon-based private hospital, which billed the family of a child who died of dengue almost Rs 16 lakh, and said the government would take "action" based on it.

Nov 21, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Child dies of dengue, hospital bills Rs 16 lakh as treatment charges

Gurugram's Fortis Hospital has showed a great case of apathy in charging a family Rs 16 lakh for dengue treatment. A 7-year-old girl was treated for dengue at the hospital for 15 days after which she died.

Nov 21, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
November 21, 2017: News at a glance

November 21, 2017: News at a glance

Nov 21, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Gurugram's Fortis hospital bills Rs 16 lakh for dead child's dengue treatment; inquiry ordered

Gurugram's Fortis hospital bills Rs 16 lakh for dead child's dengue treatment; inquiry ordered

The hospital billed them for 1,600 gloves, 660 syringes and sugar strips

Nov 21, 2017, 08:40 AM IST

Fortis Hospital introduces new treatment for varicose veins

Fortis Hospital here has introduced a new technique to treat varicose veins that is less painful than the traditional method.

Jun 17, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Doctors perform complex paediatric liver transplants in Delhi

Doctors perform complex paediatric liver transplants in Delhi

Azariah Malala and Lilaz Bakhtiyar from Fiji and Iraq are suffering from congenital liver defects, forms of Biliary atresia.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
Indian surgeons perform complex brain surgery on Ghanaian patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

Indian surgeons perform complex brain surgery on Ghanaian patient with Arteriovenous Malformation

The challenging surgery, which took eight hours, was performed by surgeons at Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road in Bengaluru. 

May 12, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Doctors at Fortis Hospital remove 838 gallstones from woman's gallbladder in Delhi

Doctors at Fortis Hospital remove 838 gallstones from woman's gallbladder in Delhi

A team of specialists at Fortis Hospital performed a two-hour laparoscopic procedure on the patient in January to remove her gallbladder.

Mar 03, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Brain dead Surat man becomes heart donor; saves 36-year-old's life

Brain dead Surat man becomes heart donor; saves 36-year-old's life

The donor heart was transported in a chopper in 2.02 hrs from Surat covering a distance of 278 kms, a release issued by Fortis Hospital in Mulund said.

Feb 12, 2017, 21:46 PM IST
Teen saved after Delhi hospital performs complicated facial surgery

Teen saved after Delhi hospital performs complicated facial surgery

His lower jaw bone fragments were replaced in position and held temporarily with arch bars and wires.

Dec 13, 2016, 23:25 PM IST

Sixteen-year-old West Bengal boy found with female sexual organs

The boy, who is otherwise a male, had a uterus, ovaries, a rudimentary vagina and fallopian tubes.

Oct 21, 2016, 12:59 PM IST
Fortis Healthcare shares climb nearly 5%

Fortis Healthcare shares climb nearly 5%

Shares of Fortis Healthcare rose nearly 5 percent Monday as the company completed the acquisition of 51 percent stake in Fortis Hospital and also acquired compulsorily convertible preference shares issued by Escort Heart Institute and Research Centre.

Oct 17, 2016, 16:48 PM IST

Weight-loss surgery, a cure for diabetes

Peters noted that weight-loss surgery is dramatically more effective in the treatment of type 2 diabetes than a conventional treatment of diet changes and medication.

Apr 07, 2016, 20:35 PM IST

Cases of spinal, gential TB doubled in recent years: Doctors

Doctors say nearly 90 percent women with genital tuberculosis are in the 15-40 age group. Infertility figures due to genital tuberculosis is 60-80 percent. 

Mar 23, 2016, 22:17 PM IST
Fortis Healthcare in talks with investors for SRL

Fortis Healthcare in talks with investors for SRL

Fortis Healthcare on Friday said it is in talks with a number of investors to facilitate an exit by the existing PE investors from the company's diagnostic arm SRL.

Feb 19, 2016, 18:21 PM IST

Rare PaedCard heart transplant conducted successfully

Zonal Director, Fortis Hospital, Dr S Narayani claimed that this is the second PaedCard transplant conducted in the state.

Jan 31, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Another child dies of dengue in Delhi

 Another dengue death was reported here on Saturday with a nine-year-old girl succumbing to the disease, hospital officials said. Her family members alleged she was refused admission by two private hospitals despite the government directions.

Sep 27, 2015, 00:22 AM IST

$5-mn Indian aid to treat heart disease among Afghan kids

India has decided to grant $5 million to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) for the treatment of Afghan children suffering from congenital heart disease, the Indian embassy said here on Monday.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

DNA: Delhi's Fortis hospital held infant's body for Rs 3,500

Fortis Hospital in Vasant Kunj, Delhi refused to hand over the body of a 17-day-old child to his below poverty line parents, demanding that they clear the pending bill of Rs.3,500.

Aug 26, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Alcohol, steroid supplements linked to hip loss in youth

Increasing use of alcohol and steroid-based food supplements is exposing India's youth to avascular necrosis(AVN) – the death of bone tissue due to lack of supply – and consequent hip replacement surgeries.

Aug 21, 2015, 17:29 PM IST