Young man with severe bullet injury

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Mar, 2021

Young man with severe bullet injury gets new lease of life

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A 25-year-old man got a new lease of life after a bullet — stuck in his rib cage leading to a fracture and severe wound — was successfully removed in a surgery performed at Wockhardt Hospital in Maharashtra's Nagpur. The man, hailing from Madhya Pradesh, was shot by a rival in a property dispute. An immediate surgery was suggested which was not possible in his hometown. The surgery was performed…

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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

Patient ignored foot pain, got blood clots

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Ignoring the pain in the left leg turned into a nightmare for a 47-year-old businessman from Mumbai when he was diagnosed with the rare complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a condition wherein blood clots form in the veins that are located deep inside the body. The situation came to a point where local doctors advised him for amputation of the leg. However, his leg was saved by the timely…

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