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We are Going to Witness a Historical Unprecedented Digital Revolution

Says Varun Arora, President, “Doctors Beyond Borders”. DBB is a division of Metro Group of Companies that is operating in 53 countries over 40 years with annual revenues exceeding $140 million USD. DBB encompasses multiple digital patient platforms that have been operational for approximately 2 years in India, during that time they have provided guidance to […]

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Stem Cell Transplantation for Different Types of Blood Cancer

Stem cell transplants or bone marrow transplants are considered to be an effective form of treatment for some types of cancer, namely leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and neuroblastoma.  While high doses of chemotherapy and radiation are used widely to treat cancer, these forms of treatment, while killing the cancer cells, can also destroy the healthy […]

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Hepatitis-C Drug to Be Made Available in India at 1% Of The Cost in the USA

There is good news for patients being treated for Hepatitis C in India. The drug, Sovaldi, thought to be a breakthrough treatment for patients suffering from the disease, will now be made available in India at 1% the cost it is available in the USA.  The drug, Sofosbuvir, developed by US drugmaker, Gilead Sciences Inc. […]

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Treating Neurological Disorders Through Deep Brain Stimulation

Treating Neurological Disorders Through Deep Brain Stimulation

Cutting Edge Technology Blocking Electrical Signals That Cause Neurological Impairment What is Deep Brain Stimulation? Deep Brain Stimulation or DBS as it is commonly known is a medical procedure to treat neurological symptoms that are disabling for the human body. Using electrical impulses to stimulate target areas in the brain, DBS is a surgical procedure […]

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Hepatitis C Treatment In India

Hepatitis C Treatment Available In India at a Fraction of Global Costs

Hepatitis C is a disease of the liver, caused by the Hepatitis C virus. It is a blood borne virus and can be contracted through sharing of injection equipment, syringes and needles, transfusion of unscreened blood, sexual relationship with an infected person and also can pass on from an infected mother to her baby. The […]

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Treating Multiple Myeloma Through Stem Cell Transplantation

The human body is made up of living cells. In a normal body, these cells grow and divide on a daily basis and the old cells die in order to make way for new cells. Cells divide at a much faster rate during the early years of a person’s life while in the later years, […]

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Advanced Technologies in Cancer Treatment Allow for Better Diagnosis and The Way Ahead

The human body is made up of living cells. In a normal body, these cells grow and divide on a daily basis and the old cells die in order to make way for new cells. Cancer sets in when cells in the human body start growing at an abnormal rate and is different from the […]

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Treating Cancer Through Stem Cell Transplantation

Understanding the Treatment, Process and Risks Associated The human body is made up of living cells. In a normal body, these cells grow and divide on a daily basis and the old cells die in order to make way for new cells. Cancer sets in when cells start growing at an abnormal rate and is […]

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Kidney Transplant What You Need To Know

Kidney Transplant: What You Need To Know

Kidneys play one of the most vital functions in the human body. However, sometimes the kidneys lost its ability to work properly. This is known as kidney or renal failure. Renal failure occurs when a person’s kidney is not doing its function of cleansing the blood. The two most common types of disease that lead […]

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Kidney Transplant for Incompatible Recipients

Dr. Robert Montgomery, a Transplant surgeon and a Director at the John Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center talks about kidney transplants and the methodology followed when a patient is incompatible to a kidney transplant. Renal failure is a condition when a person’s kidney is not doing its function of cleansing the blood and this could often […]

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