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Benefits of Yoga for bone & joints

yoga1Yoga is extremely effective for bone, joints and ligaments.:
  • Increasing Flexibility – yoga has positions that act upon the various joints of the body including those joints that are never really on the ‘radar screen’ let alone exercised.
  • Increasing lubrication of the joints, ligaments and tendons – likewise, the well-researched yoga positions exercise the different tendons and ligaments of the body.
    Surprisingly it has been found that the body which may have been quite rigid starts experiencing a remarkable flexibility in even those parts which have not been consciously work upon. Why? It is here that the remarkable research behind yoga positions proves its mettle. Seemingly unrelated “non strenuous” yoga positions act upon certain parts of the body in an interrelated manner. When done together, they work in harmony to create a situation where flexibility is attained relatively easily.


    • Massaging of ALL Organs of the Body – Yoga is perhaps the only form of activity which massages all the internal glands and organs of the body in a thorough manner, including those – such as the prostate – that hardly get externally stimulated during our entire lifetime. Yoga acts in a wholesome manner on the various body parts. This stimulation and massage of the organs in turn benefits us by keeping away disease and providing a forewarning at the first possible instance of a likely onset of disease or disorder.
    • Complete Detoxification – By gently stretching muscles and joints as well as massaging the various organs, yoga ensures the optimum blood supply to various parts of the body. This helps in the flushing out of toxins from every nook and cranny as well as providing nourishment up to the last point. This leads to benefits such as delayed ageing, energy and a remarkable zest for life.
    • Excellent toning of the muscles – Muscles that have become flaccid, weak or slothy are stimulated repeatedly to shed excess flab and flaccidity.



Male infertility : Rising incidences of Male infertility in India

infertility pic weblifestyle of the young men is directly responsible for many health-related issues, primary among which is low fertility or infertility among men.

  • 46% of Indians, between the ages of 31 and 40, require medical intervention to conceive as one or both partners suffer from fertility problems.
    At least open to the idea of consulting infertility experts about their problems like erectile dysfunction, or not being able to have a child etc. At least 55 per cent of the sperm also needs to have normal form and shape.

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Faggan Singh Kulaste innaugrated Cancel Cancer Campaign in Lady Harding Medical College,New Delhi



The campaign will focus on increasing awareness about cancer, de-addiction and lethal effects of tobacco

Ministry of State for Health and Family Welfare has spearheaded a cancer awareness initiative, ’Cancel Cancer’ at Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi. Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste; Shri Naresh Kumar Tyagi, President, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Smt. S.K Hospital Employees Union; Shri Bishamber Dayal, General Secretary, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Smt. S.K Hospital Employees Union; Dr. A.P Maheshwari, IPS, A.D.G. BSF  and the renowned doctors from Lady Hardinge Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital were present at the launch of the campaign in New Delhi to promote the cause. The 360 degree event work has been conceptulised by Design Theka, BVM Design and Media House Pvt. Ltd., a creative led advertising agency based in Delhi. The initiative aims to focus on increasing awareness on various lethal effects of tobacco, causes of cancer and the measures taken to control it and with help of rich media will amplify engagement on digital platform to take the cause to the next level.

According to a report released in the year 2013 by the Government of India, in India, the age of one in every five person addicted to tobacco is less than 21 years. The report also mentions that out of 2 crore homeless children in India, 40-70% children come in contact with some or the other form of intoxication. There are many kids falling for some or the other kind of intoxication before the age of 5.


On the launch, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste said, “Today, tobacco and its products are easily available at cheaper rates at every nook and corner of our country. These are being consumed mainly by the youth specially the school going kids of the middle and poor class. The sale of tobacco has been banned in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. In Delhi, the ban on tobacco has been imposed many times but this is reflected only on papers.” He further adds, “The campaign aims at educating people against the hazards of tobacco that is the root cause of cancer. The government supports this cause. We should actively participate in this noble campaign and contribute in any way possible to bring about the necessary change.”

Further, 34.6% population of our country is consuming tobacco. Out of these, 47.9% are males whereas 20.3% are females. One in every 10 deaths is due to consumption of tobacco and by the year 2030, 80 lakh people would die because of high tobacco consumption.

New horizons in joints replacement surgery : Dr. Raju Vaishya

Joint web

Joint webTotal Joint Replacement (TJR) represents a major advance in the management of severe, crippling arthritis. More than 5,00,000 patients undergo Total Joint Replacement each year, in USA alone. Joint replacement surgery not only relieves the pain & suffering of a crippling arthritic, but give a new lease of life to the joint & improves the quality of life tremendously.
The true credit of bringing focus in India on Osteo-arthritis, an age old disease known to human, must go to our beloved Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee. many years ago, he was almost written off from the politics by his opponents & rival competitors due to his disabling arthritis, he then volunteered himself for the surgery of Total Knee Replacement of both knees to relieve the agony of his knee pain. Still, many have had their doubts as to its outcome & wondered weather he would be able to survive his remaining tenure as PM. He has surprised every one & proven wrong, as he is now much more active & strong politically & in fact has volunteered himself for the next tenure of PM! His new knees must get a due credit for this, as they have give a new lease of life to PM’s failing knees.
In recent years there has been some revolutionary advances in joint replacement surgery. Till recently the joints, which were commonly replaced were that of knee joints and hip joints. Now the other parts of body can also be replaced as that of shoulder, elbow, wrist, finger and ankle joints.

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Venkateshwar Doctor Wins Novartis Young Investigator Award 2016

Deep Dutta RSSDI award -web

Deep Dutta RSSDI award -webThe award was presented to Dr Deep Dutta by the Research Society of the Study of Diabetes in India at the association’s 44th annual conference

The award is a recognition of the most innovative research work done in diabetes in India

New Delhi, 19th December 2016: Dr Deep Dutta, specialist consultant at the Department of Endocrinology, Venkateshwar Hospital, Dwarka, New Delhi, was recently adjudged winner of the Novartis Young Investigator Award 2016.  The award was presented to Dr Dutta by the Research Society of the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) at its 44th Annual Scientific Conference held recently at Hyderabad.

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Indian-Origin British Orthopaedic Surgeon awarded prestigious Hunterian Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Pfof A A Shetty
Pfof A A Shetty
Pfof. A A Shetty

New Delhi, 13 Dec. 2016. An Indian-origin British Orthopaedic Surgeon Professor A A Shetty has been been awarded prestigious Hunterian Professorship and the Medalfor 2017 by the Royal College of Surgeons of England for his research on stem cells in articular cartilage repair.

Professor Shetty is a Non –resident Indian and a renowned knee surgeon in the UK. He is also a Chair and Director of stem cell research at Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom. He is leading some of the world class research in knee surgery. Apart from his surgical innovations he is the first surgeon to use the robotics in arthroscopic knee surgery in the world and gel based cartilage repair surgery in the UK. Recently he has been developing some of the revolutionary surgical techniques for cartilage repair, Gel ACI (Autologous chondrocyte Implantation). He has undertaken some of the most complex revision knee surgery and limb reconstruction surgery.

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First breakthrough Non-Invasive Surgery at Metro Hospitals & Heart Institute, Noida created a world record 

The open heart surgery, which normally takes 4-5 hours, was successfully done in less than 45 minutes without surgery

This was the first breakthrough to perform hybrid procedure on a 76 years old female involving angioplasty with stenting of the major artery along with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) by using unique innovative pre-crimped, pre-loaded, pre-packaged ready to use self expandable Aortic Valve.

The revolutionary procedure will require less learning curve and will be easy to perform thus making a boon for the elderly patients who are at high risk for open heart surgeries  

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Man dies of heart attack while being taken to hospital


New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) A 50-year-old man suffered a heart attack and died while being taken to hospital but his family alleged that traffic diversions for the full dress rehearsals for the Independence Day function delayed them in taking him to the hospital.

The deceased Kailash Chandra Maurya, a retired guest house manager, lived with his family in Gandhi Nagar area of east Delhi.

He suffered a heart attack at around 9.30 am today.

“We were taking him to Irwin hospital in an auto which was stopped near the turn towards Rajghat, after descending the Gandhi Nagar flyover. Afterwards, the auto reached ITO but there too restrictions were in place and finally I could take my father to hospital following a long circuitous route, but doctors declared him dead,” said Bhupendra, the son of Maurya.

The travel time between our house to the hospital was hardly half an hour which was stretched to nearly 1.45 hours due to the route diversions and restrictions, he alleged.

“I just wish that this should not happen to anybody else,” Bhupendra said.

Delhi Police termed the incident as “sad” adding that the the traffic restrictions were widely publicized before hand through various media.

“Its sad and unfortunate incident. But the restrictions on Independence Day and full dress rehearsal were well publicised including restriction on Geeta Colony to Shanti Van stretch. It might be that the medical emergency was not known to the personnel on duty because an ambulance was allowed to pass on the same stretch,” said Sandip Goel, Special CP(Traffic).

He said that the Traffic staff on diversion points were instructed to guide commuters about alternative routes to their destinations.

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