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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announces first in the world launch of its novel, globally-researched, latest-in-class diabetes medicine “Remogliflozin” in India

Udaipur : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Glenmark), a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of its novel,patent protected and globally-researched sodium glucose co-transporter (SGLT2)inhibitor Remogliflozinetabonate (Remogliflozin) in India. The drug is indicated in the treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus in adults. SGLT2 inhibitors are novel anti-diabetic drugs that help achieve glycemic control by acting on the SGLT2 receptors ... Read More »

Haj Pilgrims advised to take care of their health

Hyderabad (Telangana) : The Sixth Haj Orientation Training Camp for the selected Haj Pilgrims was conducted at Royal Mosque Bhag e Aam, Nampally today. Renowned scholar Moulana Qari Syed Mateen Ali Shah Quadri spoke about Haj and Umrah rituals, and Dr. Hafiz Ahsan bin Mohammed Al Hamoomi,spoke about virtues of Haj, while Moulana Abdul Rasheed Talha spoke about care to be ... Read More »

Irom Sharmila delivers twins

Bengaluru : Irom Chanu Sharmila, popularly referred as Iron Lady of India gave birth to two female twin babies here in a private hospital on Sunday which also happened to be a ‘Mothers’ Day’. According to the hospital sources both, mother and the two newborn babies are doing well. The 47 years old civil rights activist has shifted to the ... Read More »

Amitabh Bachchan in ‘pain’, cancels Sunday meet

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday afternoon informed his fans that he is canceling the weekly meet and greet ritual due to ill health. The 76-year-old actor, who sees his admirers every Sunday at his house Jalsa in Juhu since past 36 years, said he might be in pain but fans need not worry. “…Not doing the Sunday Darshan today… ... Read More »

Healthy lifestyle will give healthy liver

  New Delhi : On World Liver day on Friday, let us pledge to give our liver the care it  needs through a healthy lifestyle. It is a chance for the medical and non-medical communities to congregate and build awareness around how liver disease can manifest and cause problems.  According to WHO, liver diseases are the 10th most common cause ... Read More »

Central forces working for BJP: Mamata Banerjee

Arambagh :  Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Tuesday alleged that the central forces were working for the BJP by asking voters in Maldaha Dakshin and Balurghat constituencies, where polling is underway, to cast their votes for the saffron party. Pointing out that the central forces do not have the right to ask voters to vote for BJP candidates, Banerjee said ... Read More »

Mosquito-Borne Diseases Set To Flourish As Climate Gets Warmer

A recent study has claimed that with the climate getting warmer with every passing year, the geographical range of vector-borne diseases such as chikungunya, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is expanding rapidly. Spurred on by climate change, international travel, and trade, vector-borne disease outbreaks are set to increase across much of Europe over the next few decades — ... Read More »

Cipla gains on launching Niveoli HFA inhaler for adults

Cipla is currently trading at Rs. 546.90, up by 2.55 points or 0.47% from its previous closing of Rs. 544.35 on the BSE. The scrip opened at Rs. 550.00 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 550.00 and Rs. 546.05 respectively. The BSE group ‘A’ stock of face value Rs. 2 has touched a 52 week high of Rs. ... Read More »

Claw Hand Corrective Surgery Performed Successfully

Geetanjali Hospital’s Plastic Surgeon performed successful operation Udaipur :  In recent times, with the advancement in medical sciences and availability of latest technologies life savior operations are performed successfully. These have helped in saving the most critical patients too. One such case has been reported at Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital, Udaipur’s Plastic Surgery & Burns department where a Bhilwara ... Read More »

Tribal women find new income source from goat milk now!

  Udaipur : For many, cow milk is completely out of the question. It’s difficult to digest, high in allergens and loaded with lactose that can wreak havoc on gastrointestinal tract. Enter goat milk, a nutrient-rich alternative that’s tasty, easy on the gut and far less inflammatory than regular cow’s milk. In a first, Udaipur administration has joined hands with ... Read More »

2.5 Kgs Spleen Successfully Operated at Geetanjali

Udaipur : A team of Gastroenterologists, GI Surgeon & Neuro Vascular Interventional Radiologist of Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital – Udaipur were able to successfully operate a twenty one years young girl with an enlarged spleen measuring 25 centimeters & weighing 2.5 kilograms. She had a potentially life-threatening condition called, Extra Hepatic Portal Vein Obstruction (EHPVO), blocking the blood flow ... Read More »

25 year old brain-dead man keeps 43 year old man’s heart beating

CIMS Hospital Ahmedabad performs 8th successful heart transplant Udaipur : CIMS Hospital Ahmedabad today achieved yet another milestone in surgery by successfully performing the 8th heart transplant. The donated heart of 25 yr old declared brain dead after a road accident was transported from Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad to help beneficiary of 43 yrs age at CIMSHospital Ahmedabad. The two hospitals ... Read More »

First Successful TAVI of South Rajasthan

Geetanjali Hospital’s Cardiac Team Implant Heart Valve without Surgery Udaipur : A 65-years-old-man is the first person in Southern Rajasthan to undergo Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) successfully claimed Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital’s Cardiac Team. The unique procedure does away with the requirement of open-heart bypass surgery. The landmark was accomplished by a team of doctors including Interventional Cardiologists ... Read More »

Transcatheter Device Closure Successfully Performed for the First Time

Udaipur : Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital’s Interventional Cardiology team has treated a young boy by successfully performing transcatheter device closure. The team comprised of Interventional Cardiologists Dr. Kapil Bhargava, Dr. Ramesh Patel, Dr. Danny Kumar & Dr. Shalabh Agarwal. The treating Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Ramesh Patel said that, “A 5-years-old male child from Pratapgarh was referred to our hospital ... Read More »

300 cancer survivors gather together

Udaipur : Geetanjali Cancer Centre in association with Geetanjali Medical College & Hospital had organized a “2nd Cancer Awareness Program and Survivors Meet 2019” at Geetanjali Auditorium. The program was based on the WHO theme “I am I will”. The program was aimed to gather cancer survivors who have fought against cancer as a warrior. The program witnessed some of ... Read More »

The gunk in your nose is GOOD for your health, claims a health report

What do you call that icky, green substance that comes out of your nose, ever so often? Commonly known as mucus, snoot, booger or phlegm, it is probably the most disgusting by-product of the human body (second to pooping, obviously). But did you know that in spite of being labelled as gross, boogers are actually good for your health? Yes, ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »