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Posts published in “health”

Kidney crunch

Only 3.3 per cent of 1.8 lakh people suffering from renal failure every year find a donor in India. But there’s never a shortage of…

TREAT YOUR BODY WELL

How much is too much treatment? Sometimes you have to decide for yourself, based on what you’ve read or the experiences of other patients More…

WHY GO ABROAD?

Indian celebrities, politicians and sportspersons make a beeline for the US and Europe for treatment as, ironically, India becomes one of the most favoured destinations…

It’s a pain in the…

From denial to a course of treatment that does not relieve the symptoms, endometriosis is a debilitating condition which needs to be discussed more. I…

When death is the cure

The Supreme Court of India has legalised ‘passive euthanasia’, ruling that a person cannot be allowed to continue suffering in a comatose state when he…

TOO HIGH A PRICE TO PAY

Jayant Singh, who was presented a massive bill by Fortis Memorial Research Institute after his daughter died of dengue, has now moved the apex court…

The Achiever

A government doctor in Himachal Pradesh created history when his cheap rabies treatment protocol was adopted by the WHO Omesh Bharti, 50, is a real-life…