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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Indian SC awards NRI Rs.6.08 crore medical negligence compensation

New Delhi -- The Supreme Court Thursday awarded Rs.6,08,00,550 compensation to Indian-American doctor Kunal Saha, ordering the Kolkata-based Advance Medicare Research Institute (AMRI) to pay for medical negligence resulting in his wife Anuradha's death in 1988.

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10/25/13
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Three Indian-Americans elected to US Institute of Medicine

Washington -- Three Indian-Americans have been elected members of the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM), including Subra Suresh, who has become the only current university president to be elected to all three US national academies.

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10/25/13
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UK doctors bring new smiles in Maharashtra

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Aurangabad (Maharashtra) -- Thanks to a team of British doctors visiting Maharashtra, sexagenarian Daulatbi Chand Pathan wears a new confident smile on her wizened face. She received surgical treatment for a cleft lip earlier this month.

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10/09/13
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A joint venture to check heart attacks in India, US

Washington -- An influential body of Indian American physicians and the American Heart Association (AHA) have joined hands to reduce the incidence of and deaths from heart attacks in India and the US.

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10/09/13
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Single pill for cardio-vascular diseases tested in India

Chandigarh -- Doctors and researchers have come out with a single pill, called a polypill, to help patients with cardio-vascular diseases (CVD) to overcome the problem of taking too many medicines.

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09/08/13
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Expat Indian doctor’s book explains health issues to children

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Book: DareBone's Big Break; Authors: Gleeson Rebello, MD, and Jamie Harisiades; Publisher: SDP Publishing; Price: $14.95 (paperback), $4.80 (Kindle)

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09/06/13
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St. Louis Family Hopes for a Kidney Donation

A 42-year-old man of Asian Indian descent in St. Louis is in need of an immediate kidney transplant. A previous transplant from his sibling performed a few years ago has failed and he now spends 11 hours a day undergoing dialysis

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09/05/13
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Maharashtra gets emergency medical care - thanks to Indian-American physician Navin Shah

New Delhi/Mumbai -- The Maharashtra government is set to roll out over 900 fully-equipped ambulances across the state to provide emergency care to accident and trauma victims in the critical initial moments, thanks to the persistent initiative of an Indian American urologist.

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08/23/13
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Colorado Marijuana Strain named Gupta Kush after CNN’s Chief Indian American Medical Correspondent

Washington, Aug 23 -- Indian American medical journalist Sanjay Gupta has had a strain of cannabis named after him since he suggested a relook at the use of medical marijuana changing his previous position on the controversial issue.

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08/23/13
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Obama unswayed by Sanjay Gupta’s views on weeds

Washington --  Apparently unswayed by noted Indian-American medical journalist Sanjay Gupta's change of mind on medical marijuana, President Barack Obama isn't looking to change current federal laws relating to them anytime soon.
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08/23/13
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