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On the bright track
By Dr Siddhartha Ghosh
The Indian health sector is flourishing with better research, technology, treatment infrastructure... The challenge is to make it inclusive
Take care: Better government policies and insurance schemes hold the key to the Indian health sector's success story. AFP Photo
THE WEEK-HANSA Research Survey
The ranking protocolTHE WEEK-HANSA Research Survey on India’s best hospitals was conducted in 16 cities—Delhi & NCR, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Nagpur and Indore. All hospitals with a minimum of 100 beds, which have completed at least 2 years of being operational, and which have...
An abdominal affair
Thirty years ago, what was only left to our imagination is now a refined reality in gastroenterology. Today, you just need to swallow a capsule with a camera fitted in it to detect bleeding in your small intestines. You can effortlessly shed kilos of ugly fat through the belly button via a minimally invasive spider surgical system. Also coming soon to India is the latest spy glass system that...
Mind this matter
Lorie the ladybug, Harold the housefly and Randy the cockroach are all set for the race.Dr Pradeep Shabnam, a patient from Nahan in Himachal Pradesh, has electrodes fixed to his head. A set of wires from the electrodes is connected to an electroencephalograph that records the electrical activity of the brain and evaluates brain disorders. He is asked to look at Lorie on the computer screen in...
Its personal
Oncology: Cancer care has shifted its focus from surgery, radiation and chemotherapy to individualised treatment
Joint trouble
Heart upbeat
Treating it right
Dealing with the D-word
Well before birth
Baby blues.
Bridge the gap
Lifestyle check
Incurable social stigma
Technological revolution
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