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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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

$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.

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.

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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.

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First ever: Green Corridor helps transport heart 20 km in just 18 mins in Mumbai

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Mumbai: After a dry spell of 47 years, Mumbai recorded its first successful heart transplant!

DNA: Green Corridor helps transport heart 20 km in just 18 mins

In a first, a successful heart transplant was conducted when a donated organ flown in from Pune was rushed 20km to a Mulund hospital along a green corridor created during peak hours by the police in as little as one-fifth of the usual time.

Fortis Healthcare reappoints Bhavdeep Singh as CEO

Fortis Healthcare has reappointed its former Chief Executive Officer Bhavdeep Singh in the same position effective on Friday.

Cancer survivor from Sudan udergoes bariatric surgery in Delhi

In a high risk case, a 54-year-old rectal cancer survivor from Sudan, weighing 102 kgs, underwent bariatric surgery in a city hospital.

Dausa car crash: Girl could've been saved if taken to hospital with Hema, say relatives

Dausa car crash: Girl could've been saved if taken to hospital with Hema, say relatives

Relatives of the four-year-old girl, killed in a car crash with Hema Malini's Mercedes, has alleged that the child was lying at the accident spot for nearly 20 minutes and could have been saved had she been taken to the hospital along with the BJP MP.

Doctors remove 7 kg tumour from man's chest

Doctors at a city hospital removed a giant tumour, weighing about seven kilogrammes, from the chest of a 31-year-old man, thus providing him with a fresh lease of life.

Fortis launches sexual health clinics for men

Fortis Hospital is launching four new exclusive clinics in Bengaluru dedicated to provide superior quality treatment for men's sexual problems, doctors said on Wednesday.

Fortis completes 100% stake sale in RadLink for SGD 111 mn

Fortis Healthcare on Tuesday said its Singapore arm has completed 100 per cent stake sale in RadLink for SGD 111 million (over Rs 530 crore) to Fullerton Healthcare Group.

World Immunisation Week: Parents need to be educated about importance of vaccinations, says Dr Raghuram

In what could be seen as a shocking reality, despite various health and awareness programmes, an estimated 21.8 million infants worldwide are still missing out on basic vaccines like diphtheria, hepatitis B, measles, mumps and tetanus, says the World Health Organisation (WHO).