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Changing Landscape of Medical Tourism in India

Medical tourism is rapidly gaining traction in global healthcare industry, wherein costs of biomedical procedures and surgical operations are tied up with travel and tourism spending.

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Positive Bioscience sets up its operations in Chennai, identifying medical institutions for partnerships

Mumbai: Positive Bioscience, a leading genomics testing company, is setting up its presence in Chennai to meet the emergent demand from the region. The company is identifying medical institutions for strategic partnerships.

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Patient with bunion feet cured using scarf surgery

Mumbai (IANS): A 41-year-old doctor who had bunions, or deformed toes, for several years was cured using scarf oesteotomy surgery at a city hospital here, doctors said on Tuesday.

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Supreme Court awards NRI Rs 6.08 crore medical negligence compensation

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday awarded Rs 6,08,00,550 compensation to Dr Kunal Saha, an Indian-American doctor, ordering the Kolkata-based Advanced Medicare Research Institute (AMRI) to pay for medical negligence resulting in the death of his wife Anuradha Saha in 1988.

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Vajpayee inspired Indians for knee replacement: Surgeon

Panaji: India was exposed to knee replacements largely after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee underwent the knee replacement procedures, a leading specialist said here.

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Hyderabad’s Siamese twins face uncertain future

Hyderabad: With doctors ruling out a surgery to separate them and their parents unwilling to take care of them without government assistance, conjoined twins Vani and Veena are facing an uncertain future.

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India should seriously debate the issue of euthanasia: M Veerappa Moily

The Supreme Court’s verdict rejecting a petition for the mercy killing of Aruna Shanbaug, who has been in a ‘persistent vegetative state’ for 37 years, has received mixed reactions from the country’s medical fraternity. Reacting to the verdict, the union …

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