Cigarette Smoking: Risks factors, Addiction, Quitting & Treatment

Dr. Nitish Ranjan Acharya, Consultant Surgical Oncology, HCG Panda Cancer Centre According to the WHO, 6 million people die because of tobacco smoking and an estimated 600,000 individuals lose their lives due to second-hand smoke globally each year. A recent study found that smoking is related to about 20% adult mortality around the world. It is […]

Fortis Hospital administers the first ‘antibody cocktail’ to a 72-year-old Covid patient

National, 30th May 2021: Today, Fortis Hospital administered the ‘antibody cocktail’ therapy to a 72-year-old COVID positive patient at their hospital in Mohali. The patient is a diabetic with chronic kidney disease (which is being conservatively) and tested positive for COVID-19 two days ago. He was administered one dose of the cocktail intravenously. The patient […]

JD Institute rolls out free COVID vaccination camp for employees above 18 years

BANGALORE, India, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As the country is reeling under its worst Coronavirus surge, Bengaluru-based JD Institute of Fashion Technology organized a vaccination drive for its employees of 18 years of age and above. The camp was rolled out at Bengaluru’s Brigade Road college campus. With the Coronavirus cases crossing the 16 lakh mark […]