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Dr Rajesh Dey is a consultant, liver transplant and a hepatobilliary surgeon. He is currently working in Max Hospital, Saket, New Delhi. He can be reached at: drrajeshdey@gmail.com
Directly Acting Antivirals (DAA) do not reduce liver cancer rates in patients who already have cirrhosis of liver Directly acting antivirals (DAA) may have emerged as the go to drugs for Hepatitis C in recent years - so much so...
Doctors do not usually perform a transplant on patients who suffer acute liver failure because of dengue; Max doctors defied the oddsMr Ray, a top notch executive living in the dengue prone Santacruz area of Bombay was worried. His...
As the veil lifts over Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's ailments, Medibulletin explains pancreatic cancerAfter months of suspense and in and out of hospitals, the curtain has finally lifted over Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar's mysterious illness. The 63-year-old...
Two new genetic variations of the H7N9 and H7N2 subtypes of the virus found in unvaccinated ducks After chicken, the bird flu virus has now emerged in ducks in China. China produces roughly three billion ducks per year, which is not...
Today, health minister J P Nadda launches National Hepatitis Control Programme of which, the mainstay is directly acting anti-virals, to be available free at government centres. An explainer Mr Ray of Santa Cruz, Bombay is a much relieved man nowadays. ...
43 years later the damage that forced sterilisations during Emergency did to India's population control drive are yet to be undone “And while a loudspeaker blared, there were figures descending from vans; a brightly coloured tent was being hastily erected,...
The scheme has received an allocation of just Rs 1200 crore That India will have 1,53,000 health and wellness centres to strengthen the prevention arm of Ayushman Bharat has been repeated many times since the Union Budget in February. Interestingly there...
The new Hepatitis B vaccine schedule can be completed in one month rather than the present 6 month schedule A new Hepatitis B vaccine that was approved by the USFDA last year and has now been recommended for use in...
The disease burden for malaria has been steadily going down but global reports say only a fraction of cases may be currently addressed One look at the India's malaria figures since 1995 and there is no doubt that the country...
Mayo Clinic Research shows why people who receive livers need far less immunosuppressive drugs than those who receive other solid organ transplantsTransplanted livers can bring about physiological changes in the body of the donor to reduce the chances of...

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