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First Open-heart Surgery Performed in Agra

Agra's first open-heart surgery was successfully carried out Sunday at the Apollo //Hospital. Dr Pankaj Mahendru, director of the hospital, said it was a big day for the city of the Taj Mahal. "The surgery, which cost only Rs.100,000, was carried out by Dr Nandan Das Baba and Dr Bhavna S...

Global Homoeopathy Conference Underway in Agra

An international homeopathy conference is taking place in this Taj Mahal city, attended by over 80 delegates from India and eight countries.// The four-day meet, which began Wednesday, will focus on critical areas like cancer, AIDS and "other difficult subjects which have proved a challenge t...

Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension In Children With Viagra

After revolutionizing the treatment of male impotence latest research shows that Viagra //(sildenafil) may also help children with a fatal lung disease walk further and breathe easier. Children diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension ( PAH) a condition in which blood pressure is extremely hi...

Treating Altitude Sickness With Viagra

Sildenafil, the drug more commonly known as Viagra, may help with more than just sexual problems. Researchers say // it can also ease the symptoms of altitude sickness. The finding could be significant because in severe cases, altitude sickness can cause dangerously high pulmonary arterial pressure...

UNT Health Science Center Appoints Eight New Faculty Members

...as awarded a doctorate in biochemistry, a Master of Science in organic chemistry, and a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, zoology and botany, all from agra University in India. Sushma Yadav, a member of Sanjay Awasthi's team, has been added as an assistant professor of molecular biology and immunology...

Taj Mahal is Enveloped by Pollution and a Foul Smell

... monument. Sugam Anand, a historian with agra University, says the Taj needs corrective treatmen...anese science teacher, says that the Taj Mahal and agra city provided two striking contrasts. "The Taj Mahal is very beautiful, but agra city is dirty and the Yamuna is dirty also," Hiros...

Now the Blind can hear What They Cant See or Read

...that can be heard through earphones. Right now it can only read text, but later it is likely to pick up prints in Braille script. The agra College team that took six months to develop the device and the software to go with it was led by R.K. Sharma and included his assistants Karan, Mayan...

Green Campaigners Concerned About Yamuna's Shrinking Floodplains

...t Yamnotri. It flows through the states of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, and merges with the Ganges at Allahabad. The cities of Delhi, Mathura and agra lie on its banks. Said Nitya Jacobs, a writer who has researched water issues in India: "Yamuna's floodplains are being converted into malls a...

UP Plans to Plant Ten Million Saplings on a Single Day

... on July 31. According to V.N. Garg, principal secretary of the forest department, 850,000 saplings would be planted in the seven districts of agra division alone. Forest department officials here said efforts were on to mobilize support services for such large-scale greening effort. ...

Now the Blind can ‘hear’ What They Can’t See or Rad

...ice that can be heard through earphones. Right now it can only read text, but later it is likely to pick up prints in Braille script. The agra College team that took six months to develop the device and the software to go with it was led by R.K. Sharma and included his assistants Karan, Mayan...

Indian Doctors Headed to Lahore to Take Part in Gynecology Conference

..., India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan and Myanmar," Malhotra said. The Indian delegation is carrying desi sweets like laddoos, agra ka petha, mementoes and gifts for their counterparts in Pakistan. The conference will focus on infertility, which is highest in South-East Asia....

Agra Surgeon Conducts Fifty Operations at One Go

...s at one go by //using his unique technique of single hole surgery. Doctor Ajay Prakash started operating patients at the Shanti-Ved hospital in agra at around 10 p.m. Thursday night and continued surgeries without a break till 10 a.m. Friday morning, removing 45 gall bladders and five appendixes, w...

Homeopathy can Cure Many Chronic Diseases

...ill soon be the global leader in homeopathy. Dr Hahnemann gave homeopathy to the world, we are giving advanced homeopathy to the world." He said agra would also have a PG College to promote teaching, practice and research in homeopathy. Source-IANS...

Children's Killer Preyed On Victims For Two Years

... were not doing enough to look for their children, they formed a team themselves to look for the children. "We went to Mumbai, Jaipur, Bharatpur, agra and Kolkta in search of our children as we suspected that they might have been forced into the flesh trade," added Biswas, who works as a rickshaw pul...

PM Stress the Need to Protect Health of Children

...oncerning the well being of humans and our planet as a whole," he remarked. After the inauguration at the National Stadium, the GYM will move to agra from Nov 15 to 18. On Nov 19, the meet will conclude in Delhi with the launch of the Youth for Health (Y4H) campaign, which will enable youth from par...

PM To Inaugurate World Youth Meet On Health

...ogy department at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here. After the inauguration at the National Stadium, the GYM will move to agra from Nov 15 to 18. On Nov 19, the meet will conclude in Delhi with the launch of the Youth for Health (Y4H) campaign. Y4H will enable youths acr...

Yamuna Pollution Kills Thousands Of Fish

... the banks of the Yamuna river between Mathura and agra due to the increased water pollution, creating a s...as pale yellow and not fit for drinking. The agra Water Works has used a record quantity of chemical...ulprits. Jawahar Ram, the general manager of agra Water Works, was hopeful of restoring normalcy wit...

Obesity in Delhi school children on the rise

...The World Diabetes Foundation based in Denmark is supporting the Diabetes Foundation of India to carry out further study in the three cities of Delhi, agra and Jaipur due to rise in health risk caused by obesity. 'Under this programme over 50,000 schoolchildren will be educated on good nutrition and ...

Obesity in Teens on the Rise

... the World Diabetes Foundation based in Denmark is helping the Diabetes Foundation of India undertake further studies in three cities including Delhi, agra and Jaipur. Under this programme over 50,000 schoolchildren will be educated on good nutrition and balanced diet, while 120 students and 60 phys...

Agra Hospitals Modernise to Promote Medical Tourism

...l start soon enough. "Medical facilities in agra have expanded immensely. Earlier we referred our p...arlier during the British and Mughal empires also, agra was the main centre of health services. Now embass...the other hospitals that have broken new ground in agra by modernising their infrastructure and facilities...

Maoist Leader-Turned Social Activist Passes Away

... carried a cash reward of Rs. 2 lakhs for leading the landless, who were mostly Dalits and from other backward castes. Vinayan, an MBBS from the agra Medical College, was moved by the plight of the landless laborers in Bihar. Arriving in Bihar in 1974, he joined Jayaprakash Narayan's movement...

Indefinite Strike By Doctors Affects Medical Services In Delhi

...eeking better treatment are regretting their decision. "I arrived at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) early this morning from agra to get my son, who is suffering from TB, treated. But there is no one to take care of us," said Rajiv Garg. "All the resident doctors are on str...
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