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Rare surgery enables bed-ridden lungs-spine cancer patient walk again

Rare surgery enables bed-ridden lungs-spine cancer patient walk again

When Jiwan Chandra, from Pithorgarh, Uttarakhand, was brought to the team of doctors, he had a spinal fracture and was practically bed-ridden due to severe pain.

Surgical procedure performed by Indian-origin UK doctor to be broadcast live on TV

Surgical procedure performed by Indian-origin UK doctor to be broadcast live on TV

The surgery will be performed by Dr Sunil Dolwani, at the Cardiff and Vale University hospital in the UK, who will give a running commentary on what viewers are seeing.

Pair of scissors lodged in Vietnamese man's stomach removed after 18 years!

Pair of scissors lodged in Vietnamese man's stomach removed after 18 years!

The three-hour-long surgery was performed at a hospital in Thai Nguyen province, northern Vietnam.

Doctors remove scissors from man's stomach after 18 years

Doctors remove scissors from man's stomach after 18 years

Vietnamese doctors removed a pair of scissors lodged in a man's stomach for 18 years, authorities said.

How to keep your joints healthy during winters!

How to keep your joints healthy during winters!

Many people faces lots of health problems during winter, especially joint pain.

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova undergoes surgery after knife attack

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova undergoes surgery after knife attack

She is also recovering from a stress fracture to her foot which has ruled her out of the Hopman Cup starting on January 1.

Doctors at Delhi hospital cure ligament damage by stitching

Doctors at Delhi hospital cure ligament damage by stitching

Doctors at Safdarjung hospital cured a teenager, who was suffering with severe ligament avulsion fracture through stitches instead of using any implant like screws or endo button.

Delhi hospital performs first scar-less surgery in India

Delhi hospital performs first scar-less surgery in India

Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute performed the first scar-less surgery in India on an 18-year-old boy from Uzbekistan who developed a congenital heart defect.

Doctors remove needle from man's body after 22 years

Doctors remove needle from man's body after 22 years

Kiran Kumar (34), then aged 12, was playing as a child when the needle accidentally penetrated his body.Though he was rushed to a hospital, doctors could not trace it and the family eventually forgot about it.

Want to look young forever? Eat these five anti-ageing foods!

Want to look young forever? Eat these five anti-ageing foods!

Who doesn’t want to stay young forever?

Bariatric surgery may reduce risk of heart failure

Bariatric surgery may reduce risk of heart failure

A new research has found that obese individuals who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have significantly decreased the risk of heart failure.

Injured Rohit Sharma to fly to London, likely to miss Australia series as well

Injured Rohit Sharma to fly to London, likely to miss Australia series as well

Till date, the Nagpur-born batsman has played in 21 Tests and amassed 1,184 runs.

3-D-printed bone implant dissolves in the body

The implant is installed with a minimum number of metal fixators that are traditionally used in transplantation.

Here's why terminally ill cancer patients should avoid surgery!

The study highlights the dilemma that physicians and surgeons face when their terminally ill cancer patients are diagnosed with a condition that may benefit from surgery.

Hip surgery does not improve physical activity: Study

A new study has found that patients who underwent hip replacement surgery have showen little improvement in their physical activity levels like walking, cycling or climbing stairs.

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.

Nigerian baby of 2 months undergoes liver transplant in Delhi

According to the doctors, while David's birth weight was 3 kg, the disease ravaged him, leading to malnourishment and weight loss.
 

Thiruvananthapuram: 15-year-old gets new lease of life after complex surgery

The neurosurgery team, comprising a team of doctors comprising Santhosh George Thomas, Biji Bahuleyan and Girish K M, performed the emergency surgery by operating from both the front and back of his neck, thus establishing a 360 degree fixation.

Post trial scientists develop tablet to prevent kidney cancer relapse

A recent trial demonstrates that consuming oral tablet Sunitinib for one year reduces the likelihood of cancer returning for kidney cancer patients following removal of the kidney. 

Surgeons remove 18cm long human 'tail' from Nagpur boy's back!

The doctors operated upon the 18-year-old boy with the 18 cm tail growing from the posterior end of the body on the back.