Dr. Mazda Turel

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Feb, 2021

Writing his own fairy tale

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How a worldly-wise teenager, who overcame every health failure with fortitude, taught a resident doctor to believe in the impossible Once upon a time, there was a boy name Arkojjwal. He was unlike any 13-year-old with a brain tumour that I have ever seen. In 2008, when I was an exhausted resident doctor training to be a neurosurgeon in Vellore, he was admitted to the paediatric ward that I was…

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Joint Replacements surgeries

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Feb, 2021

Joint Replacements of the Knee, Hip, Shoulder and Elbow are life-changing, long-lasting solutions

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While past generations often put off seeing a doctor for joint pain, today’s active adults are finding relief with total joint replacement surgery. Wear and tear on joints are a natural part of aging, so too are the inevitable aches and pains that come with it. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting more than 56.6% elderly population in India. The bones that make up your joint surfaces…

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Childhood Cancer Day

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Feb, 2021

International Childhood Cancer Day 2021: With over 50,000 cases a year, cancer in children a big issue for India

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International Childhood Cancer Day 2021: February 15 marks the International Childhood Cancer Day, which marks the day to raise awareness regarding cancer among children and to provide support to the adolescents and children who are either suffering from cancer or have survived the ailment as well as their families. It is an international collaborative initiative. Every year worldwide, over three lakh children are diagnosed with cancer and in India, more than…

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Feb, 2021

Lucky cop survives after nylon manja slits throat

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The Assitant Police Inspector (API) in Mumbai got timely help after his throat got slit by a nylon kite string (manja). The incident took place on Saturday. API Rakesh Gawli, who is attached to Worli police station, wwas going to the Sessions Court on a two-wheeler. As he reached JJ marg junction, a nylon string suddenly came near his neck. However, as he tried to gain control of his bike,…

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Arthroscopy

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Feb, 2021

Newest Advancement in Joint Surgery – ARTHROSCOPY

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Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure performed on the joints by a special instrument called an Arthroscope and has developed into a new and reliable technique in the field of medicine. There is not much awareness in society about it. In the last few years, radical changes have taken place in the medical field. Earlier, major surgery was required for the disorders, it was a combination of a large incision, excessive…

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