Cancer survivor becomes mom through surrogate

When a 26-year-old woman was diagnosed of mild-grade endometrial adenocarcinoma in 2014, little did she knew she would be able to bear a child despite removal of uterus and left ovary. However, the procedure of transpositioning the right ovary beneath the skin, has helped her bear a baby through surrogacy. Continue Reading

‘Diagnostic labs in TN should invest for quality instruments’

“Medical diagnostic laboratories in Tamilnadu have a rare opportunity of shaping the outcomes and trust aspiration of patients by investing in good quality instruments, the cost of which is much lower than the cost of failures due to poor quality,” said speakers at a conference. Continue Reading

Over 350 delegates participate in conference organised by MMM

Over 350 delegates from leading hospitals and academic institutions from all over India took part in the three days international conference on ‘Evidence Based Practice in Sub-fertility, Obstetrics and Gynaecology’ held from 1 to 3 February at Madras Medical Mission (MMM).

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Cancers are preventable and some curable : Dr V Shanta

Cancer Institute (WIA) chairman Dr V Shanta said though cancer cannot be eradicated totally, the morbidity can be controlled. She was speaking at the ‘Sensitisation Programme For Media Personnel’ held today to mark World Cancer Day at the Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai. Continue Reading

Live workshop at Stanley Hospital to treat diabetes patients

In all, world is home to 41.5 crore diabetics and for every 20 minutes, toes or feet of a patient is removed and as a result of which 40 per cent of the population are disabled, according to a press release issued by Health Department. Continue Reading