Ahmedabad: 3.1kg tumour removed from three year-old girl’s stomach, 22% of patient’s weight

July 11, 2021 AHMEDABAD: When a three year-old girl’s stomach started inflating, her parents got worried. Initially, they though that their sedentary lifestyle and excessive eating may have caused bloating. However, when the stomach kept growing, alarm bells started ringing. By this time, the child could barely sit, stand or even breath properly. Her scans … Continue reading Ahmedabad: 3.1kg tumour removed from three year-old girl’s stomach, 22% of patient’s weight

Gujarat: 70% of last year’s organ donation level achieved

Published on July 11, 2021 AHMEDABAD: In the past one and a half months, the state recorded more than seven donations of organs retrieved from cadavers. While the cadaver donation was hit by Covid-19 in 2020, the entire year had recorded 36 such donations. In comparison, the first six months of 2021 have witnessed 25 … Continue reading Gujarat: 70% of last year’s organ donation level achieved

Ahmedabad: Innovation to make eye surgeries easier

Published on July 5, 2021 AHMEDABAD: A city-based couple along with their colleagues were granted a patent for their forceps for iris claw lenses by the Patent Office of the Government of India on July 2. The innovation will help eye surgeons during complicated cataract surgeries. The patent has been granted to Dr Deepika Singhal, … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Innovation to make eye surgeries easier

Ahmedabad: Confined to homes, screen-addicted toddlers find it difficult to walk, talk

Published on July 5, 2021 Part of Mindemic series AHMEDABAD: A city-based couple worried over their four-year-old girl not walking beyond baby steps consulted a psychiatrist recently. They feared the girl who also showed signs of limited vocabulary-- she would not chatter like children nextdoors her age-had developmental issues. The psychiatrist, after consulting with his … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Confined to homes, screen-addicted toddlers find it difficult to walk, talk