Tag Archives: kidney

Is Jayalalitha Seriously Ill? No, Says AIADMK

Amid controversy about the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, for not being seen at the Secretariat for 10 days, rumours have been ripe in the media, with her bete noir Subramaniam Swamy hinting that she would be flying soon to the US for treatment. However, the AIADMK has brushed aside all the rumours as baseless and even ...

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Appalling AIIMS: How a Poor Child’s Kidneys Went Missing After Operation?

India’s premier institute All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMS has always been in the news of late, both for positive or negative surgeries. While las month’s brain-incision surgery to correct epilepsy made the institute proud of its achievements, this week another news turned around the publicity for AIIMS. A poor father of six-year-old daughter alleged that the surgeons ...

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Type 1 Diabetes: Life Expectancy May Improve for Current Generation, says Study


Life expectancy of the present generation with type 1 diabetes may go up, reveals a new study from Scotland. Type 1 diabetes, which is also known as juvenile diabetes, is a condition where the body does not produce insulin to convert sugars, starches and other foods into energy. At the same time, the immune system destroys insulin-producing glands in the ...

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Think About Your Kidneys

In India, one person in every ten people is suffering from kidney related diseases. Yet more than half of the patients won’t even know of their illness until their kidney is damaged by more than 60%. As per a study by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), approximately 1.50 lakh new kidney patients are added to the existing lot ...

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