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Prime Minister Narendra has sanctioned a grant of Rs 30 lakh for the treatment of Lalit, a girl suffering from aplastic anemia. (PTI Photo)

PM Modi grants Rs 30 lakh for treatment of girl suffering from aplastic anemia

Agra | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Aplastic anaemia is a condition that occurs when the body stops producing enough new blood cells. Aplastic anemia leaves a person at higher risk of infections and uncontrolled bleeding.
Some 37 million people worldwide are currently infected with HIV and the AIDS pandemic has killed around 35 million people worldwide since it began in the 1980s
Some 37 million people worldwide are currently infected with HIV and the AIDS pandemic has killed around 35 million people worldwide since it began in the 1980s

London HIV patient becomes second person to be cured of AIDS

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 09:00 AM IST
The case is a proof of the concept that scientists will one day be able to end AIDS, the doctors said, but does not mean a cure for HIV has been found.
A medical professional draws blood from a patient to be tested. Image for representation.(AP file photo)
A medical professional draws blood from a patient to be tested. Image for representation.(AP file photo)

Stem cell registry to help fight blood disorders

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The government is setting up a National Stem Cell Registry to create an India-specific bone-marrow donor database for treatment of life-threatening blood disorders such as blood cancer, thalassaemia, sickle-cell anaemia and haemophilia.
Treatment for Epidermolysis Bullosa is primarily preventive and supportive.(FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
Treatment for Epidermolysis Bullosa is primarily preventive and supportive.(FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)

‘Butterfly baby’ awaits test results to treat skin disorder

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:06 AM IST
4-year-old Oma’s disorder makes his skin peel off; bone marrow transplant may help
Ishwari, who has developed an infection called the Graft Versus Host Disease.(Ketto)
Ishwari, who has developed an infection called the Graft Versus Host Disease.(Ketto)

‘My daughter’s transplant led to complications; I need Rs. 25 lakh more’

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Mother of 3.5-year-old seeks funds to cover the steep cost of her treatment. Read on to know how your contribution can make a significant difference to their lives.
Art therapy can be used alongside conventional treatments for patients with cancer-related mood symptoms and pain.(Shutterstock)
Art therapy can be used alongside conventional treatments for patients with cancer-related mood symptoms and pain.(Shutterstock)

A dose of art therapy can ease pain and anxiety in cancer patients

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 11:57 AM IST
Art therapy may help cancer patients overcome their pain and anxiety, and feel better, finds this new study.
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(Picture for representation)

Parents of thalassemic children cry foul over haplo stem cell transplant

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar, Patna
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2018 08:15 PM IST
The health ministry, in response to an RTI query by a Patna-based businessman, said it did not approve or grant recognition to the haplo stem cell transplant for thalassemia affected children. Yet, a Jaipur hospital continues to do it, with a doctor claiming that bone marrow transplant does not require permission as it does not come under the organ transplantation Act.
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