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About 40,000 foreign patients were treated at the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS)

As part of Medical Tourism, about 40,000 foreign patients were treated at the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) last year, KIMS CMD Dr M I Sahadulla said here today. Addressing a… View »

Prevent brain drain with mini meals that bust the afternoon slump.

It’s 3 p.m.–do you know where your brain is? If you feel sleepy and unfocused, you?ve hit the classic late-afternoon slump. Before you make a beeline for the nearest coffee bar, reach for a healthy… View »

How to cure Anemia naturally.

If you often experience symptoms like breathlessness on exertion, fatigued and weary, occasional nausea and indigestion, dimness of vision, brittle nails and mouth ulcers etc; you might be Anemic alo… View »

iSonea Ltd clinches transformative agreement with Fortune 500 Healthcare Company.

iSonea (ASX:ISN) has signed a memorandum of agreement with an as yet undisclosed Fortune 500 Healthcare Company to forge a foothold into the U.S. market for the monitoring and management of asthma an… View »

Medical tattoo tracks body functions.

An invisible patch placed on the skin much like a temporary tattoo can pick up and transmit physiological signals such as heart rate, brain waves and muscle activity. This new advance in “wearable e… View »

A new study has found out that there is a link between 9/11 firefighters and increased risk of cancer.

According to British medical journal The Lancet, 19 percent of the firefighter who worked at the site of World Trade Center is more likely to develop cancer then those who didn’t work at the site. &n… View »

Five VA patients blinded by Avastin injections: report

Five patients being treated for eye disease were blinded after being injected with Roche Holding AG’s Avastin at the Los Angeles Veterans Affairs medical center, according to the New York Times. &nb… View »

A new lifesaving genetic screening program for families at high risk of contracting colorectal cancer is devloped.

The joint effort between UT Southwestern and Parkland Memorial Hospital allows doctors to screen the tumors of colorectal cancer patients younger than 70, and uterine cancer patients younger than 55,… View »

Biomarkers Offer Clues For Earlier Alzheimer’s Diagnosis.

PARIS – Two studies highlighted at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2011 underscored the increasing focus on improving and promoting early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease using b… View »

Disaster’ looms over addiction to painkillers.

This news story is based in part on a recent editorial published in the British Medical Journal, which discusses the rising use of opioid painkillers and the risk of death associated with these types… View »


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