Prostate cancer cases on the rise, is the third leading cancer in India

At a press briefing held recently, renowned urologist, Dr. N Ragavan highlighted that in India, around 25,000 people are diagnosed to have prostate cancer4, indicating an alarming rise in the disease. Today, it is the second most common form of cancer amongst men, after lung and mouth cancer. As per available statistics, since the 1990s, cases of prostate cancer have shot up by over 220% and India’s National Cancer Registry Programme estimates that the incidence is expected to grow rapidly by 2020.3 One of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in…

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5th Edition of Adoptathon – an initiative by the Forum Vijaya Mall

5th Edition of Adoptathon – an initiative by the Forum Vijaya Mall Chennai, 29th June 2019: This weekend our chennaites opened their hearts and their homes to more than 100 puppies and 30 kittens who were looking for their forever families during the 5th edition of “Adoptathon” which is an initiative by The Forum Vijaya Mall in association with Blue Cross of India. For the past five years the forum Vijaya mall is associating with Blue Cross India and hosting this successful adoption drive. Through this event more than 400…

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‘Tholainokku 2019’, A Free Seminar

The Consortium of Self-Financing Professional, Arts and Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu conducted Tholainokku 2019, a free seminar on Directorate of Technical Educations (DoTE) online counselling for Engineering aspirants at Chennai on June 28, 2019. This seminar inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education, Govt of Tamil Nadu Shri. K.P. Anbazhagan Over 500 students and their parents participated enthusiastically in the Seminar that not only created awareness on online counselling and admission process for the year 2019 but also provided the student aspirants and their parents with more insights into…

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A tradition continues…Treasures from an era gone by. The Lure of the Past Preserving the Old and Vintage

Prince Jewellery unveiled its 20th edition of Ancient Secrets, an exhibition and sale celebrating Indian antique jewellery @ its Cathedral Road Showroom, today. The exhibition and sale has come a long way since it was first opened at the Prince’s Spencer Plaza Showroom. Today ‘Ancient Secrets’ attracts both the young and the old to the showrooms and experience some of the vintage jewellery, which were once sought after. Ancient Secrets 2019 will witness an array of unique, rare collection from a bygone era and relish in pieces long forgotten from…

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Streax Professional reinvents vintage styles with its latest launch ‘Retro Remix at its mega hair show Hair & Beyond

Retro-inspired trends are back again to reinvent contemporary fashion in 2019. Leading the way is Streax Professional, the premium product range for hair care, colour and style, specially crafted for salon professionals and technicians, which today showcased Retro Remix, its new collection of vintage styles, reimagined for present-day fashionistas. The collection was launched in New Delhi at the 2019 edition of its mega hair show Hair & Beyond. Using products such as Argan Secrets hair colour, CanvoLine straightening cream, and the Hold & Play styling range, Retro Remix mixes brunette,…

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Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure A Rare And Complex Operation for Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm

Chennai, 26th June 2019: The ICAAD (Iinstitute for Cardiac and Advanced Aortic disorders) at SIMS Hospital is specialised in doing highly complex aortic surgeries. Dissecting aneurysm of the aorta is an emergency condition where the main blood vessel (aorta) arising from the heart gets torn from the beginning til the end. If lft untreated, the mortality rate is 1-2 9% every hour for the first 24 hours. To treat it successfully a new procedure called Frozen Elephant Trunk (FET) surgery is done all over the world. This involves use of…

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Apollo Hospitals Vagnagaram Pioneers in Stroke Management

Apollo Hospitals Vagnagaram Pioneers in Stroke Management Chennai, 26 June 2019: Stroke is the second leading cause of death or disability after Ischemic Heart Disease. Immediate medical intervention in a “Stroke ready hospital” could reverse the effects of stroke in a patient who enters ER within the window period. Dr. Prabash, Consultant in Neurology and stroke Specialist, Apollo Hospitals Vanagaram recently completed complicated procedures on four individuals who presented themselves with Stroke symptoms. More than 50 patients have been successfully thrombolysed (clot lysing procedure) in the hospital over past 2…

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TPV Technology Announces the Availability of the Revolutionary 65” Philips Ambilight Television in Chennai

Taking the consumer television viewing experience to the next level, TPV Technology has announced the availability of the critically acclaimed 65” Philips Ambilight Television in Chennai. The television comes equipped with the Philips Ambilight technology and is the largest screen size in the 6700 series. The Ultra Slim 4K UHD LED Smart TV – with 3-sided Ambilight, Saphi operating system and Pixel Precise Ultra HD, is already available online and will be now be accessible to consumers across Tamil Nadu for INR 1,38,999. This Ultra HD Smart TV promises to…

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12 year old boy undergoes 11-hour Surgery for Rare Spinal Defect at Gleneagles Global Health City

A 12 year-old boy from Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu was diagnosed with lipomyelomeningocele causing tethering of the spinal cord. Lipomyelomeningocele, is an abnormal fatty mass that grows inwards to the spinal cord. The rare spinal defects caused tethered cord syndrome where the spinal nerves become adherent at the bottom of the spinal canal, making the spinal cord less able to grow as the child grows and causes traction on the cord. Doctors at Gleneagles Global Health City performed 11-hours marathon surgery in two stages, the first stage involved the…

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