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Kolkata girl youngest Indian to get liver transplant

A five-month old baby girl from Kolkata has become India's youngest liver transplant patient, doctors at the Max Super Speciality Hospital said here on Tuesday.

'Lab-grown liver' raises hopes for acute liver failure patients

BENGALURU:  Researchers in Hyderabad claim to have developed a promising technology for creating in the lab "implantable bioengineered humanized" livers for the management of acute liver failure (ALF), one of the most devastating fatal conditions.

Pregnant women, extremely obese at high risk from flu: Study

NEW YORK: Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the influenza or flu -- including death -- and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly, according to new guidelines.

Let us work together to “Test. Treat and Eliminate hepatitis” - Brahm Mohindra

Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B and C) remains a major challenge affecting approximately 325 million people globally. It is the root cause of liver cancer, leading to 1.34 million deaths every year. On the occasion of “World Hepatitis Day” Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education & Research Minister, Punjab called upon healthcare workers not only to generate awareness amongst masses but also to work towards the goal of ‘Eliminating hepatitis”.

Punjab becomes first state to start 240 wellness centers, 50 new ambulances rolled out

CHANDIGARH:  Brahm Mohindra, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister today held a press conference to flag the notable achievements of the department within a time span of 10 months. The Minister also rolled out the vision document of Health and Medical Education Department.

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