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Hospital successfully performs robotic surgery to treat patients with rare medical condition

A 37-year-old patient, suffering from acute abdominal pain caused by a rare medical condition, was successfully treated by robotic surgery. The surgery was performed at a hospital in Ahmedabad on Friday. Referred to as ‘Celiac Artery Compression Syndrome’, the medical condition is found in one among 100,000 humans and is characterised by abdominal pain from

Govt bars top public health NGO from receiving foreign funds

The government has barred an NGO from receiving foreign funding including from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for alleged violation of the law. The home ministry has cancelled the FCRA registration of Delhi-based Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), thereby barring the NGO from receiving foreign contribution. As per the government rules, an organisation that

New Way to Fight Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer Found

Scientists have identified a signalling circuit in cells that can be targeted to treat advanced prostate cancer in patients who are resistant to existing therapies. Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of death after lung cancer in American men, researchers said. Currently, the most effective treatment for advanced prostate cancer is to deprive the cancer

Work-Related Stress May Cause Cancer In Men: Study

For men, prolonged exposure to work-related stress has been linked to an increased likelihood of lung, colon, rectal and stomach cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a new study has warned. Researchers, including those from Universite de Montreal in Canada, assessed the link between cancer and work-related stress perceived by men throughout their working life. On average,

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