As Covid figures rise in city, doctors oppose forced transfer to Chennai

The State reported 1,289 Covid-19 cases and nine deaths taking the tally to 8,66,982 and toll to 12,599 on Sunday. Continue Reading

Platelet processing machine in short supply in Chennai

Abiding by the norms of World Health Organization (WHO), government hospitals in Chennai state that the donated blood is separated into three different components – red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs) and platelets. However, there has been a dearth of agitators that store platelets, in major hospitals in the city. Continue Reading

Surgical Avenue donates 100 multi-speciality beds

Surgical Avenue, one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of hospital furniture in the city, has donated 100 multi-speciality beds to Voluntary Healthcare Services (VHS) and launched a blood donation drive in which more than 300 people participated Continue Reading

There is golden period between ability and disability

The hospital’s plastic surgery department is hosting ‘Brachialon 2019’, the eighth biennial meeting, from 29 March to 31 March, convened to discuss brachial plexus surgery. Continue Reading

Stanley hospital says it has no cases of side-effects for hair transplants

“Complications may arise due to use of anaesthesia. It is safe if around 3,000-6,000 units of hair are transplanted; however, in a few cases, doctors go for 9,000 units, which increases the time-frame for completing the procedure.” Continue Reading

Blood donation camp to be held

Minnal Friends Welfare Association and Gosha Government Hospital will be conducting blood donation camp at Corporation School, MGR Nagar 26 January from 9 am to 1 pm Continue Reading

Oncology experts throw light on proton therapy for cancer

The inaugural ceremony of the first International Proton Therapy Educational Programme, a two-day event, organised by the Particle Therapy Cooperative Group (PTCOG) and Apollo Proton Care Cancer Centre, got under way Friday. Continue Reading