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Growing Ears in Boy ‘Miracle’ for Mom But It’s Surgery for Dr. Murthy of Ohio

Dr Ananth Murthy

For Dr Ananth Murthy, it was a tedious surgery, a challenge and competence but for the mother of the 8-year-old recipient, it was a ‘miracle’. The boy, Elijah Bell, was born with under-developed ears, called bilateral atresia microtia, a rare birth defect that affects one in three lakhs. The boy, a second-grade student at Frazer Elementary in Canton, Ohio, had ...

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‘PK’ Director Rajkumar Hirani Falls Off Bike, Undergoing Surgery Now

Rajkumar Hirani, the director of top blockbusters “3 Idiots”, “Munnabhai” and “PK” was hospitalized with a broken jaw when a bike he was test-riding in the night met with accident. He was not wearing a helmet. When Hirani’s employee who had purchased an Enfield bike offered Hirani to test-ride it, the director jumped on it without a helmet and fell ...

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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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Tired of Migraine pain? Here’s a new set of drugs that show promise to cure

Migraine pain could be exhausting, prevailing for longer days and leaving you with disturbed vision frequently. Migraine Research Foundation defines migraine as not just a headache, but “an extremely debilitating collection of neurological symptoms that usually includes a severe recurring intense throbbing pain one side of the head.” A new research has shown that a new set of drugs namely ...

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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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AIIMS Successfully Conducts Laser Surgery to Cure Epilepsy Patients

Three patients, including a four-year-old, suffering from uncontrolled epilepsy successfully underwent an advanced minimally invasive technique using laser at the AIIMS, doctors said here on Tuesday. The patients aged 4, 23 and 24 were admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on April 7 and underwent the surgery between April 9-10. The treatment was also part of technology ...

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Music Reduces Pain in Kids After a Major Surgery

A new study found that listening to songs after a major surgery results in significant reduction in pain. f songs can significantly reduce pain in pediatric patients after a major surgery. “Audio therapy is an exciting, inexpensive opportunity and should be considered by hospitals as an important strategy to minimise pain in children undergoing major surgery,” explained study senior author ...

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