Scientists discover early signs of pancreatic cancer

Nagpur: Scientists recently identified one of the symptomatic upsurge secretions of certain amino acids which are often found in patients before being diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. This could be seen as a sign of the early development of the...

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By Nagpur Today On Friday, June 14th, 2013

Dr. Geeta Verma throws perfect light on Cervical Spondylitis, symptoms and the treatment

Dr. Geeta Verma is a prominent Ayurvedic practitioner of the city and has over fifteen years of clinical experience. Dr. Verma is a post graduate (M.D) in Ayurveda from Nagpur University. She has also completed the prestigious C.R.A.V. program conducted by...

By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Does removing BRCA genes lower the risk of breast cancer & other cancer?

Actress Angelina Jolie’s revelation last week that she had both breasts removed to lower her elevated risk of cancer came as a bombshell to many, but not to the three sisters from Berkeley Heights, N.J. The women’s - Cathy Balsamo,...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, April 12th, 2013

Shock study: Chemotherapy can backfire, make cancer worse by triggering tumor growth.

  Scientists found that healthy cells damaged by chemotherapy secreted more of a protein called WNT16B, which boosts cancer cell survival. 'The increase in WNT16B was completely unexpected," said Peter Nelson, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Healthy cells damaged by...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Cater to the patient first; formalities come later- Dr. B. K. Murali

Nagpur Today spoke to Dr. B. K. Murali, joint replacement surgeon and Director, Hope Hospitals Nagpur, about the implications of the NABH accreditation awarded to his hospital recently. Following are excerpts from the interaction: Meghna Majumdar: What is the significance of...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, December 30th, 2012

If a youngster chooses Anesthesiology, he/she has chosen the best career- Dr. Anand Dongre

An anesthesiologist pilots major surgeries by keeping the patient unconscious while ensuring that their vital organs are still working. A patients life and body functions are in the hands of an anaesthesiologist during surgery. They also work o minimise pain to Critical...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

“The patient plays an important role in his own treatment”- Dr. Satish Deopujari

Nagpur Today spoke to renowned city Paediatrician Dr. Satish Deopujari about the challenges and joys of healing children, and the responsibility involved in being a doctor. Following are excerpts from the interaction: Meghna: What inspired you to take up medicine as...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, December 16th, 2012

“There are many misconceptions about eye donation in the city”- Dr. Prafull Mokadam

Nagpur Today spoke to ophthalmologist Dr. Prafull Mokaddam, as noted in the city for his expertise in his field as for his regular work with the underprivileged, about the drive and satisfaction in medicine and the lack of awareness in...

By Nagpur Today On Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

“A basic, healthy body can be brought about only through Ayurveda”- Dr. Nitesh Khonde

Nagpur Today spoke to Dr. Nitesh Khonde of Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Treatment Centre, about the advantages, problems and awareness of Ayurveda in the city. Following are excerpts from the interaction: Meghna: What made you take up Ayurveda as a career? Nitesh Khonde:   When...

By Nagpur Today On Monday, November 26th, 2012

“There is always a need for more blood donors in the city”- Dr. Vinky Rughwani

Nagpur Today spoke with Dr. Vinky Rughwani, President of the Thalassemia Society of India, Nagpur Chapter, about the problems faced by Thalassemia affected children and possible solutions. Following are excerpts from the interview. Meghna: What exactly is Thalessemia and how widespread...