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Sickle Cell Disease in Children Challenges and Comprehensive Care
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Sickle Cell Disease in Children Challenges and Comprehensive Care

July 3, 2024

By Dr. M. Giripunja, Consultant-Haematology, Manipal Hospital, Mysuru Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a genetic disorder that affects the haemoglobin and is a major challenge in affected children. This is an inherited condition that leads to formation of haemoglobin (haemoglobin S) which creates hyper-rigid sickle-shaped red blood cells. These malformed cells may obstruct the bloodstream…

Manipal Hospital conducts Spell Bee competition for elder citizens
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Manipal Hospital conducts Spell Bee competition for elder citizens

May 30, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In recent years, India has seen an alarming increase in the number of people aged 60 years and above diagnosed with dementia. As per available data, about 7.4 percent (approximately 8.8 million) of individuals aged 60 and above are living with dementia. Scientific research suggests that active socialisation and brain-stimulating activities, such as vocabulary…

Revolutionising Urology: HoLEP procedure, a ray of hope in elderly men with urinary woes
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Revolutionising Urology: HoLEP procedure, a ray of hope in elderly men with urinary woes

May 25, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: With the ever-evolving technological advances in the medical and surgical field and the knowledge and expertise of skilful doctors, it is no longer uncommon to hear about treatment wonders once considered unachievable. Manipal Hospital, Mysuru, recently exhibited one such exemplary incident that stood as a testament to the effectiveness of laser prostatectomy. This case…

Manipal Hospital drives six in-patients to vote
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Manipal Hospital drives six in-patients to vote

April 27, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: In a unique move on the first phase of LS elections held in Karnataka yesterday, Manipal Hospital Mysuru, with the support of the Election Commission of India, spearheaded a crucial initiative to guarantee that every citizen, regardless of their medical condition, could exercise their fundamental right to vote. They pioneered efforts to provide essential…

Manipal Sakhi Connect: Celebrating Women’s Empowerment
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Manipal Sakhi Connect: Celebrating Women’s Empowerment

March 20, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: Manipal Hospital, Mysuru, hosted a first-of-its-kind event, ‘Manipal Sakhi Connect ‘ on Mar.17 at a private hotel in city. This event marked a significant milestone in fostering women’s empowerment, camaraderie, and health awareness within the community. Rashmi Koti, Managing Editor of Andolana, who was the chief guest, spoke about encouraging women’s empowerment through columns…

Neighbourhood Desk opened at Manipal Hospital in city
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Neighbourhood Desk opened at Manipal Hospital in city

March 19, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: A Neighbourhood Desk and Adult Vaccination Clinic was inaugurated at Manipal Hospital in city recently. Sandesh Kumar, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mysuru, was the chief guest. Yasmin Sait, Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist was the guest of honour. Dr. Upendra Shenoy, Chief of Medical Services, Manipal Hospital, Pramod Kunder, Hospital Director and the dedicated team…

Empowering Motherhood: ‘Parent Craft’ Meet at Manipal Hospital on Sunday
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Empowering Motherhood: ‘Parent Craft’ Meet at Manipal Hospital on Sunday

December 14, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: To provide comprehensive support and education to expectant mothers and their families, Manipal Hospital, Mysuru, has organised a ‘Parent Craft’ Meet, an interactive session, on Dec. 17 (Sunday) from 10.30 am to 1 pm at the Hospital premises. The ‘Parent Craft’ initiative aims to guide mothers-to-be through the various stages of pregnancy, from pre-conception…

Lactation-related issues can be identified, treated
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Lactation-related issues can be identified, treated

August 9, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: “Breastfeeding is nature’s gift every mother is bestowed with, to nourish her baby with all the nutrients essential for their growth and development of the baby. Generally, breastfeeding came naturally to almost every mother, but in recent times owing to several factors, there has risen a need where it now ‘needs to be taught’….

Lung Lavage treatment performed for first time in Mysuru at Manipal Hospital
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Lung Lavage treatment performed for first time in Mysuru at Manipal Hospital

June 8, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: A 42-year-old male patient had reported to the Department of Pulmonology in Manipal Hospital, Mysuru, with chief complaint of breathlessness. A lung CT scan had revealed a rare lung condition called ‘Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis’ (PAP). The patient, an electrician by profession, had started developing breathlessness and fatigue for a past few months. He had…

Consultant Dermatologist Dr. Jayanth passes away
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Consultant Dermatologist Dr. Jayanth passes away

May 25, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Dr. D.P. Jayanth (47), Consultant Dermatologist at Manipal Hospital in city and a resident of No. 28, ‘Deepa,’ 2nd Cross in Gokulam 3rd Stage, passed away at Manipal Hospital here yesterday afternoon following brief illness. He was running Deepa Skin Care Clinic at Gokulam. He leaves behind his mother Dr. Padmavathamma, wife Shilpa Patil,…

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