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A sanitary pad bank for tribal women

Udaipur : Buying a pack of sanitary pads is considered luxury here and not a necessity. Using old scraps of cloth wasnt a durable solution with most of the women having limited sets of clothing to cover themselves for a year. So female folk in Dodawali, a tribal village in Girwa block, just 30 kilometers away from the district headquarters, managed ... Read More »

Vikram Mastal debut movie Suspense first song Chadh Gayi released

Vikram Mastal debut movie Suspense first song Chadh Gayi got released today and this party song “Chadh Gayi” is looking very promising and rich music by Sanjay – Shekhar sung by Sanjay Soni and penned by Bhanraj Dadhich starring Vikram Mastal, Madhumita Biswas & Ayushi Tiwari. The song is getting very good response on YouTube released by Zee Music. As ... Read More »

NE women learning to make reusable sanitary pads in Udaipur

Udaipur : East or West, feminine issues and taboos related to menstruation remains the same, menstrual hygiene is yet a least discussed subject specially in the rural areas, claim the women delegates from North eastern states who are in Udaipur to participate in a workshop connected with menstrual management. The workshop is jointly being held by Ministry of Tribal Development and ... Read More »

15 months old survived a successful Open Heart Surgery

Rajasthan State’s First Successful Operation Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital a Super-Specialty Tertiary Care’s Cardiac Centre showcased a successful case of Rajasthan’s first of kind “Intra Cardiac Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot with RVOT Stenting” on 15 months old & weighing only 5 kilograms boy. The team of successful surgery involves Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Surgeon Dr. Sanjay Gandhi ... Read More »

SMS For An Accident

We nearly picked-up a heated conversation with this girl who was first speaking over the mobile and then started texting messages/Whatsapp. Her two-wheeler nearly collided with a road divider.  And to save her from collusion she came right in front of my car. Expecting such reckless driving, I had already applied brakes but still she could not help falling on ... Read More »

India sees 16 % jump in foreign tourist arrivals for medical treatments

There has been a 16 per cent growth in foreign tourist arrivals for medical treatments in 2017, the ministry of tourism informed Parliament Monday. Replying to a query in Lok Sabha, Tourism Minister KJ Alphons said foreign tourist arrivals in India on medical visa during 2016 and 2017 were estimated at 4,27,014 and 4,95,056 respectively, registering a positive growth of ... Read More »

15 Days Old Saved From Rare Cardiac Defect : The baby made remarkable recovery and eventually was shifted to her mother’s bedside

Udaipur : Interventional Cardiologist team at Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital including Dr Kapil Bhargava, Dr. Ramesh Patel, Dr. Danny Kumar & Dr. Shalabh Agarwal successfully performed  a complex and complicated procedure called as “PDA Stenting” on 15 days old Baby of Ramijahan hailing from Udaipur who was suffering from Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia. It has been claimed as ... Read More »

Alembic Pharmaceuticals receives approval from USFDA for Temazepam Capsules

Alembic Pharmaceuticals has received an approval from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) Temazepam Capsules USP 7.5mg, 15mg, 22.5mg and 40mg. The approved ANDA is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD), Restoril Capsules, 7.5mg, 15mg, 22.5mg and 40mg, of SpecGx LLC. Temazepam Capsules are indicated for short term treatment ... Read More »

Hanging Schools Bags and School Children in Auto-Rickshaws

It is a common sight every morning and afternoon too. Rushing auto-rickshaws on roads, somehow carrying school children and their hefty bags, not adhering to the rules of either traffic or the guidelines for carrying maximum children in an auto – all seems to be disregarded. It is quite surprising how these auto-rickshaws adjust 12-15 children in one auto which ... Read More »

Glenmark Pharma gets final approval from USFDA for Atovaquone Oral Suspension

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA has been granted final approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL, a generic version of Mepron Oral Suspension, 750 mg/5 mL, of GlaxoSmithKline LLC. According to IQVIA sales data, the Mepron Oral Suspension, 750 mg/5 mL market2 achieved annual sales of around $119.1 million. Glenmark’s ... Read More »

GMCH Successfully carries First Endoscopic Ampullectomy

Geetanjali Hospital’s Gastroenterologist’s Successful Attempt Udaipur : Gastroenterologist of Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital, Dr. Pankaj Gupta has successfully performed the first Endoscopic Ampullectomy of 52 years female suffering from a one centimeter tumor at the ampulla recently. The patient was referred from local hospital in view of abdominal pain. After evaluation and CT Scan & Ultra Sound investigations she ... Read More »

Zydus Cadila receives tentative approval from USFDA for Deferasirox Tablets

Zydus Cadila has received the tentative approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Deferasirox Tablets, 90 mg, 180 mg, and 360 mg (US RLD – Exjade Tablets). It will be manufactured at the group’s formulations manufacturing facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat. It is used to treat ongoing high levels of iron ... Read More »

Zydus Cadila receives USFDA’s approval for Abacavir & Lamivudine Tablets, Fondaparinux Sodium Injection

Zydus Cadila has received the final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market Abacavir and Lamivudine Tablets USP, 600 mg/300 mg (US RLD- EPZICOM), and Fondaparinux Sodium Injection USP, 2.5 mg/0.5 mL, 5 mg/0.4 mL 7.5 mg/0.6 mL and 10 mg/0.8 mL single-dose (US RLD- ARIXTRA). Abacavir and Lamivudine Tablets are used with other antiretroviral ... Read More »

Pregnant woman dies in Banswara hospital, family alleges negligence

Udaipur : Family members of a pregnant woman created ruckus at the district civil hospital in the early hours of Tuesday after the woman died when she was referred to Udaipur for treatment.  Neeta Yadav wife of Shubham was admitted in the government MG hospital on Monday evening.  Family members said that she was fine until late night when she went ... Read More »

Milestone in Medical History : Young Boy’s Kidney saved from reaction caused by congenital deformity

Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital’s Nephrologist Dr. Gulshan Kumar Mukhiya have successfully performed the dialysis of a 17 years old boy hailing from local district. The patient so treated had accidentally swallowed one naphthalene ball which had resulted in Heme Pigment Nephropathy due to the deficiency of G6PD. This has been claimed as a first successful case in ... Read More »

Suven Life Sciences secures product patents in Australia, Hong Kong

Suven Life Science has secured one product patent from Australia and one product patent from Hong Kong corresponding to the New Chemical Entities for the treatment of disorders associated with Neurodegenerative diseases and patents are valid through 2036 and 2033 respectively. The granted claims of the patents include the class of selective M1 PAM and 5-HT4 compounds respectively and are ... Read More »

Lupin launches generic Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP in US

Lupin has launched Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) earlier. Lupin’s Atovaquone Oral Suspension USP, 750 mg/5 mL is the generic equivalent of Glaxosmithkline LLC’s Mepron oral suspension 750 mg/5 ml. It is indicated for the prevention of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneuomonia (PCP) in adults and adolescents ... Read More »

An 81 YO Underwent Successful Surgery for Bladder Cancer

Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hosptial’s Oncology Surgeons Dr. Ashish Jakhetiya & Dr. Arun Pandey have successfully performed Radical Cystectomy (surgery for bladder cancer) recently. The surgery was done on an 81 years old patient, L N Toshniwal, hailing from Chittorgarh district, who was suffering from bladder cancer. The surgical procedure in which the bladder is removed called radical ... Read More »

USFDA conducts inspection at Biocon’s Bengaluru facility

United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has conducted a pre-approval inspection of Biocon’s new Oral Solid Dosage Forms manufacturing facility at Bengaluru from November 05 to 09. The audit concluded without any observations and no Form 483 was issued. Biocon is India’s largest and Asia’s leading Biotechnology Company with a strategic focus on biopharmaceuticals and research services. It is ... Read More »

Air pollution – A link to Life and Death…

Stargazing is one of the most calming activities people often prefer to do with their friends, families and dear ones. If we go outside on a clear night, we can’t help ourselves. Our head tilts back, our eyes rise up, and we find ourselves gazing at the stars. But do we really get to see clear skies these days? In ... Read More »

Story of the Air in India

As I walked through the streets of Delhi, I could taste and feel the different chemicals in the air. Today, doctors often say that, ‘breathing air in India is like smoking 50 cigarettes in day’. Seeing a random couple walk down the streets of India today, with their pollution protection masks, is not a rare sight. If not a mask, ... Read More »