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    Gender reassignment: Mumbai’s St George Hospital demands child’s Aadhaar before surgery

    Mumbai: The five-year-old slated to undergo gender reassignment at St George Hospital will have to wait, as hospital authorities have instructed the family to obtain an Aadhaar card for the child. “Since the child has no birth certificate or any identification proof, we cannot perform surgery. We have asked the father to make an Aadhaar card or obtain a birth certificate for the a child,” said a doctor.

  • New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee to undergo second round of cancer surgery

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketing great Richard Hadlee will undergo a second round of surgery after cancer spread to his liver, his wife Dianne said Monday. Hadlee’s family revealed last month that he had a tumour removed after being diagnosed with bowel cancer and was expected to make a full recovery after a course of chemotherapy. Dianne Hadlee provided an update on the 67-year-old’s condition on Monday.

  • Tiger Woods eyes new putter in bid to end five-year win drought

    Potomac (United States): Tiger Woods, bolstered by surprising power in his return from back surgery, has tested new putters while hosting the US PGA Quicken Loans National in hopes of ending a five-year win drought.

  • What Does Your Family Health Insurance NOT Cover?

    While more than 80% of the urban and rural population is not even insured, a major percentage of the rest are unaware of the fineprint of a policy.

  • Mumbai: Twins conjoined at birth, successfully separated after 12-hour surgery

    Mumbai: Love and Prince were literally joined at the hips, but not any more. The conjoined twins have been separated from abdomen and hip following a 12-hour surgery. The twins had common organs such as liver, intestine, chest-bone, pelvic bone and urinary bladder.

  • Indore: New techniques make anaesthesia more effective, safe: Dr Javed

    Indore: Anaesthesia was believed as a stream meant only for making the patients unconscious for surgery and was also believed it dangerous. But it is not limited and is a boon in acute pain management. Newer techniques have further made regional anaesthesia more effective and secure. Now, not even the part of the body but it can be administered to the dedicated nerve also, said senior anaesthetist Dr Javed Khan said.

  • Bhopal: Appeal for financial assistance to ailing kid

    Bhopal: Doctors as well as parents have appealed for financial assistance of up to approximately Rs 1 crore to Madhya Pradesh government, Union health ministry and ministry of external affairs for heart operation and hypertension of lungs of a 4-year-old undergoing treatment in a private hospital.

  • Olympic 100-metre swim champion to have heart surgery

    Sydney: Rio Olympics 100-meter freestyle gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has withdrawn from July’s World Swimming Championships to undergo surgery for a worsening heart condition. Chalmers has supraventricular tachycardia, or recurrent rapid heartbeat, that is normally not life-threatening but can impact on his quality of life. The 18-year-old Chalmers says “I have had a surgery in the past, and unfortunately, it did not work.”

  • Bhopal: Live knee surgery by US doctor at GMC

    BHOPAL: A live surgery was conducted at Gandhi Medical College where American orthopedic surgeon Dr Darnell E Blackmon conducted knee replacement surgery of a 53-year-old woman. The surgery conducted was screened for the students to acquaint them with the new technology of knee replacement surgery.

  • PMO comes to rescue of Bihar boy admitted at AIIMS

    New Delhi : Fourteen-year-old Rohit Kumar, who has been forced to stay at AIIMS for over a year for want of a portable ventilator and other related accessories after he underwent a spine surgery, can finally go home.

  • Tiger turns 41 with comeback plans for 2017

    Miami : Tiger Woods celebrated his 41st birthday, the 14-time major winner having already made a comeback from a 466-day back surgery layoff with hopes of recapturing success.

  • Was not fully fit during Hong Kong and Macau events: Saina Nehwal

    Mumbai : Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal, who has been on a comeback trail after undergoing a surgery on her right knee, on Sunday said that she was not fully fit in her last two tournaments but played in them as she wanted to test herself against top players in that physical condition.

  • Scientists bring hope for men with erectile dysfunction

    London: In an interesting new innovation, scientists have created a heat-activated metal penis to aide men with erectile dysfunction. Many men experience erectile dysfunction at some point in their lives, whether it comes from drinking too much, stress or simply getting older, reports

  • Surgery for back pain can boost sex life: study

    New York : For people with chronic back pain, surgery is more effective in reducing pain that interferes with sexual activity, compared to non-surgical treatment, says a study, according to IANS.      “Sex life is a relevant consideration for the majority of patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis,” said one of the researchers Shane Burch from the University of California-San Francisco, US.

  • Surgery gets rescheduled due to water shortage in Nair hospital

    Chaitanya Dhargalkar, 21-year-old from Lower Parel, was in for a rude shock on Tuesday. Chaitanya, who was scheduled for surgery for a lump in her chest at the civic-run B Y L Nair Hospital, found that it had been cancelled without notice. “The doctors informed me that as there was no water in the hospital, hence my surgery has been rescheduled to Thursday. The doctors clearly said that they cannot carry out

  • After knee surgery, Sachin attends RS

    New Delhi : Former cricketer and Rajya Sabha member Sachin Tendulkar, who recently underwent knee surgery, on Monday attended the proceedings of the Upper House in the pre-lunch period.

  • Sachin’s knee operated

    London : India’s retired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has undergone a knee surgery at a hospital here.

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