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Calcutta Club Privilege Card

AMRI Hospitals ties up with Calcutta Club, one of the oldest elite social clubs of Kolkata, to launch a special Health Privilege Card for the city  institution that completed 110 years. The card provides Calcutta Club members with a host of special offers and privileges.

CARDIAC ISSUES IN WOMEN

Many cardiac issues are found in women. A major cardiac issue is the threat of heart disease. But becoming aware of symptoms and risks unique to women, as well as eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising, can help protect you. Heart disease is the most common cause of death for women. Some heart disease symptoms in women may be different from men....

HEART STENT - AMRI’S TAKE

For long, majority of Indians have been under sustained intimidation with regards to the hefty expenses attached to heart stents and angioplasty. They finally have something to cheer about. A recent notification issued by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority stated that the prices of heart stents would be brought down by 85%. 

MINIMAL ACCESS CANCER SURGERY

Minimal Access Cancer Surgery (MACS) utilizes laparoscopic camera and instruments to gain access to the operating site. The cancer and nodal clearance is much better because of better visual display. So, compared to conventional open surgery, the cure rates are either equivalent or better at times.

THE EVOLUTION OF CANCER

Over the last century, cancer has evolved from an ‘unexplained cause of death’ to a ‘reality filled with hope and despair’. Social stigma along with ignorance had conveniently hidden this nemesis from the limelight, far too long. But for the last two decades, this ignorance has given way to sudden exposure to large amount of complex scientific data.

TWIN EPIDEMIC

Diabetes Mellitus is a global epidemic and India is the second largest capital of Diabetes world. Diabetes Mellitus is defined as fasting blood sugar >/ 126 mg/ dl, PP blood sugar >/ 200 mg/dl, HbA1C >/ 6.5%, with or without excessive thirst, excessive appetite, weight loss etc. 95% of total Diabetes Mellitus cases are Type 2 patients

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