India  /  Published 02.12.21

Eyesight of 65 affected after surgery

At least 65 people have lost their vision after cataract surgery at a private eye hospital in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur city, with many being advised removal of the severely infected and blinded eye. ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

News  /  Published 19.11.21

Bangladeshi undergoes knee surgery in Kolkata hospital, second in 3 months

A man of limited means from Bangladesh fractured the same knee on which he had undergone a knee replacement weeks before.  The man sold his land and came to Kolkata for a surgery on the same kne...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.10.21

Teenager undergoes rare heart surgery in Kolkata hospital

A 15-year-old girl with a ‘rare’ cardiac condition underwent an eight-hour surgery at a city hospital last month and is now recovering, said doctors. A leaked pipe that provides bloo...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

World  /  Published 24.09.21

Cosmetic surgery left model ‘disfigured’

Linda Evangelista, the supermodel made famous in the 1990s, said she had become “brutally disfigured” and “unrecognisable” after a cosmetic body-sculpting procedure that had tu...
By Christine Hauser in New York

Sports  /  Published 07.09.21

Pele stable after surgery

Brazil’s soccer great Pele underwent surgery on Saturday to remove a tumour in his colon, according to a social media post on Monday by the sports legend, who has been in hospital for six days. ...
By Agencies in Sao Paulo


Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Minimally invasive heart’s valve procedure

A minimally invasive procedure to replace the heart’s aortic valve is becoming popular and cardiologists in Calcutta said elderly people scared to undergo high-risk surgeries are living longer b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 12.08.21

To Evie, with love from Christian

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen has recorded a touching video to reassure a nine-year-old girl, Evie, who is due to undergo the same operation he had after collapsing while playing at Euro 2020. ...
By Reuters in Copenhagen

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.21

15 minutes daily in the sun

After more than a year of hiding behind four walls, residents, it appears, are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. This was an observation by Soham Mandal, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, at a free ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 21.07.21

UP: Doctors mess up during surgery

Doctors at Government Medical College in Shahjahanpur have been accused of leaving a cloth in the stomach of a pregnant woman during a cesarean operation in January this year. The woman, who was admi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shahjahanpur

Health  /  Published 30.06.21

Bitten but not shy

I got bitten by a stray dog and had to take the anti-rabies vaccine. When can I take my Covid-19 vaccine? You will have to wait for 28 days after the last dose of the rabies vaccine. Knee replacemen...
By Dr Gita Mathai


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