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2,500-bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences being set-up in Faridabad | SC cancels admission of 100 MBBS students

Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) is setting-up a 2,500-bed multi-speciality hospital along with the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS) at Greater Faridabad in Haryana.

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Doctors perform heart surgery on 29-week foetus

Kochi: For the first time in Kerala, a team of doctors here performed surgery on a 29-week foetus to relieve narrowing of the exit of the unborn baby’s heart chamber.

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German’s stem cells give Kerala girl new lease of life

Kochi (IANS): Thanks to a 55-year-old German national, a 16-year-old Kerala girl suffering from an advanced stage of leukaemia or bone marrow cancer has got a new lease of life after she was transfused healthy stem cells donated by him.

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Afghan gets a pair of hands from a Keralite

Kochi (IANS): Thirty-two-year-old Abdul Rahim, a former captain with the Afghan Security Force has now got a fresh pair of hands, thanks to a brain-dead Keralite and to a team of doctors at a leading private hospital here who conducted the double transplant.

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Nigerian’s rare brain disorder corrected by Delhi hospital

New Delhi: Michael, a 23-year-old from Nigeria, had always dreamt of becoming a drummer. His dreams seemed shattered when he learned that he was suffering from a rare disease, which was pushing his brain against his eye, making it bulge outwards.

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Rope of hair removed from teen-ager’s stomach

Faridabad: A 1.5-metre long rope of hair was removed by doctors from a 14-year-old girl’s stomach, hospital authorities said here on Thursday.

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Asian Hospital invites applications for the post of Sr Resident (Gen Surgery)

Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), a 350-bed super specialty tertiary care hospital located in Faridabad (Delhi/NCR), has invited applications for the post of Senior Resident (SR) General Surgery.

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Dr Krishnakumar receives SRS Spine fellowship at Washington University

Cochin: Dr Krishnakumar R, clinical assistant professor, division of spine and orthopaedic oncology, department of orthopaedics, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin, has been awarded Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Global Outreach Spine Fellowship of 2012 at Washington University with Dr Lawrence G Lenke, chief of spine surgery and director of complex spinal deformity centre at Washington University Medical Centre at St Louis, US.

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Chronic kidney disease rising in India: Doctors

New Delhi: Minimal physical activity, unhealthy diet, smoking and drinking are some of the reasons that are resulting in an increased number of chronic kidney diseases – especially among women – in both rural and urban India.

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Now, skill development lab for surgeons in India

New Delhi: Surgeons in the country can now sharpen their skills and practise even after completing their masters in surgery (MS) as a national-level body — College of Surgeons of India (CSI) — will be inaugurated on Wednesday.

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