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Jul, 2021

Covid-positive patient treated for pancreatic cancer

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After losing weight and appetite, the man was diagnosed with cancer and had to undergo surgery Despite having tested positive for Covid-19, a 54-year-old man underwent a complicated surgery to treat pancreatic cancer. The Bhubaneshwar resident found that he had cancer when he lost weight and appetite. The patient, Arvind Ojha, decided to come to Mumbai during the second Covid-19 wave, after an endoscopic procedure to remove the blockage in…

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Jul, 2021

What are the Kappa and Lambda variants of Covid-19? Should you be concerned?

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Two variants of the coronavirus disease have recently come into focus as cases emerge around the world and in India. Mumbai-based experts unpack how these new ‘variants of interest’ differ from previously-known variants Eleven cases of the Kappa variant of Covid-19 have been detected in Rajasthan, said State Health Minister Raghu Sharma on Tuesday. Addressing a press briefing last week, Dr. VK Paul, Member-Health, NITI Aayog had said that the Kappa variant…

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Jul, 2021

Wockhardt Hospital’s Patient Education Initiative Heart Attack or normal chest pain?

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That dull burning feeling in your chest not going away? Is it a heart attack or a normal chest pain? How to differentiate? Chest pain can be caused due to several reasons other than a heart attack. It could be due to acidity, muscle strain, panic attack, or several such reasons. Under the Patient Education Initiative of Wockhardt Hospitals, Nagpur Dr. Achyut Khandekar, Cardiologist, informs readers about the difference between…

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Jul, 2021

Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central Kickstarts Sputnik V Jabs

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Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central successfully kickstarted the much-awaited Sputnik V vaccine drive. Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central successfully kickstarted the much-awaited Sputnik V vaccine drive. A gap of 21 days between two doses has been approved in India.  To ensure that we give Mumbaikars options of different vaccines, the management at Wockhardt Mumbai Central had applied for Sputnik V and we are happy to administer Sputnik V jabs. At Wockhardt Hospital…

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Jul, 2021

Is it safe to drink alcohol after getting the Covid-19 vaccine? Let’s find out

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A lot of people are wondering if drinking is permitted after getting the Covid-19 vaccine? Well, we have an answer for you! There are some people who believe there’s no harm in drinking alcohol, after a few hours of getting a Covid-19 jab. In hindsight, others say drinking after three days post-vaccination is safe. To be honest, no one is sure what to do, and that’s why there is a…

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