Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister, has called for total, Information Technology-guided transparency in the interface between organ donor and recipient when the National Organ & Tissue Transplantation Organisation (NOTTO) becomes operational. After a visit to Safdarjung Hospital, where NOTTO is housed on two floors of the Pathology Building, the Minister said, “There will be … Read more
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released commemorative postage stamps on the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Speaking on the occasion, he said sports brings about a spirit of amity and belongingness among nations of the world. May the FIFA World Cup become a bridge for connecting nations together, he said. Stating that India is preparing … Read more
India asked Pakistan to expedite the trial of the accused in the Mumbai terror attack case and ensure their conviction. In a meeting with his Pakistiani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told him Islamabad must abide by its commitment to control terrorism emanating from its soil against India. Later, briefing … Read more
On Monday, 17 Feb 14, Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh VSM, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, HQ Maintenance Command flagged off a cycle expedition by 27 Equipment Depot (ED), Air Force. Led by Sqn Ldr RRK Sinha, the Cycle Expedition Team comprised of 10 young & enthusiastic Air warriors who would pedal all the way from New … Read more
A team of doctors led by a Dubai- based Indian surgeon Dr. Sanjay Parashar will travel to India next month to conduct free surgeries on children with cleft lips, besides an acid attack victim. Up to 45 operations will be done in Indian villages over two days by five doctors. Dr. Sanjay Parashar, 47, has … Read more
Ayahuasca is a wonderful remedy which can produce the effect as good as that achieved after undergoing long traumatizing sessions of intense psychotherapy. It can be employed as a very important intercurrent remedy or as an opening prescription which opens up the inner feelings of the patient. Every Homeopathic physician should know use this remedy … Read more
A new Mayo Clinic study shows that massage therapy decreases pain levels for patients after heart surgery. During a five-month period in 2005, 58 patients undergoing surgery participated in a pilot study to examine the effect of massage on pain after surgery. Of the 30 who received massage, the mean pain scores were less than 1 on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 as the most painful.
Neuroscientists at Vanderbilt University are stepping into the national limelight with the establishment of a Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research. The new center, funded by a $10 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), will support interdisciplinary studies aimed at understanding the gene networks that control serotonin systems in the brain.
Over a decade in the making, the WalkAide® System is a small device that makes a big difference for its users. Now the Canadian invention is receiving international recognition as a recipient of a 2007 da Vinci Award, to be presented by General Motors at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Dearborn, MI, on Friday, September 28, 2007.
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, people experience mild memory loss and confusion. These challenges are significant, but people often maintain much of their normal capability and spirit. Now, a specialized support group program is being formed at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center to help patients learn how to live with the disease and to help family members grieve and adjust.