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State government will launch a World Bank-funded pilot project in October

Friday, September 25th, 2015
pilot project

Mangalore : The State government will launch a World Bank-funded pilot project on preventing non-communicable diseases in the State in Dakshina Kannada and Davangere districts on October 7, according to U.T. Khader, Minister for Health and Family Welfare. Some of these non-communicable diseases are diabetes, hypertension and cancer. Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, he said […]

A new type of Operation performed by Dr. Roshan Shetty at City Hospital on a 47 yeay old cancer patient(women)

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Roshan

Mangalore : An innovative Laparoscopic Surgery was performed by the Eminent Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Roshan Shetty on a 47 year old lady hailing from Kalianpur at City Hospital Mangalore. It is reported that, it is the first of its kind of innovative life saving surgery performed on a cancer patient in the medical history of […]

KMC to offer tertiary care to children suffering from cancer

Friday, October 11th, 2013
kmc

Mangalore : The KMC Hospital will be offering  tertiary care facilities to children diagnosed with cancer  through the new Paediatric Haematology Oncology Department. Informing this to reporters, Medical Superintendent of the hospital Dr Anand Venugopal said children suffering from cancer which can be cured should not be ignored and should get proper treatment. He said […]

Cancer affected woman seeks help from generous donors

Friday, September 20th, 2013
Cancer patient Celin

Mangalore : Her name is  Celine D’Souza, She is 56. It has been a year since  she was diagnosed with oral cancer. Since then her life has been shattered and she is in dire need of financial help to cure her of the dreaded disease. Celine, a resident of Faisalnagar in Bajal Veeranagar, had fainted  […]

Unity Health Complex performs first Key Hole Liver Surgery

Friday, June 14th, 2013
Unity Health Complex

Mangalore : Unity Health Complex has performed the first Key Hole Liver Surgery recently said Dr Ashfaque Mohammed. Addressing the media at the press meet held at Press Club on June 14, Friday, he said that a 72 year old female weighing 90 kgs, on routine ultrasound abdomen was diagnosed to have liver cancer. On […]

New mobile tower radiation norms from today

Saturday, September 1st, 2012
Mobile Tower

Mumbai: India has the worst cellular tower radiation norms in the world. But from Saturday new guidelines are being implemented. Cellular towers will have to reduce the amount of radiation they emit to 1/10th of the current level. But is the new limit sufficient to reduce serious health risks, given that most countries in the […]

First US woman in space Sally Ride dies at 61

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
space Sally Ride dies

Washington: Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, died Monday of pancreatic cancer. She was 61. Ride died at her home in the San Diego suburb of La Jolla, said Terry McEntee, a spokeswoman for her company, Sally Ride Science. She was a private person and the details […]

Mangalore Institute of Oncology to hold Anti-Tobacco Campaign Rally on June 3

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Mangalore Institute of Oncology to hold Anti-Tobacco Campaign Rally on June 3

Mangalore: Mangalore Institute of Oncology, Pumpwell, will be organizing an Anti-Tobacco Campaign Rally in Mangalore on June 3, Sunday.  This rally is being held to create awareness on the adverse effects of Tobacco consumption which is claiming thousands of precious lives in India and around the globe. Dr Jalaluddin Akbar, Managing Director of the MIO, […]

B.M. Nayak of Nayaks Automobiles succumbs to cancer

Friday, February 17th, 2012
Manohar-Nayak

Mangalore: Bovikana Manohar Nayak (50) of Nayak Automobiles passed away at KMC Hospital Attavara in city, on Friday in (February 17) morning. He was treated for cancer for the last 10 months. He studied at St. Aloysius’ College. He was running a family business at Felix Pai Bazaar in market are. He conducted advertising through […]

Stem Cells contains the potential to cure deceases: Ram Bhat

Saturday, November 20th, 2010
Dr. Ram Bhat

Mangalore: Dr. Ram Bhat, Director, StemCyte India at the press meet held at Press Club on Saturday, November 20, Saturday, said that the Collection Centre of UCB Stem Cells in Mangalore is fully equipped with all facilities and technical expertise Speaking on the occasion, he also said that the umbilical cord blood (USB) is collected […]

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