Every year 26 th March is observed as PURPLE DAY or WORLD EPILEPSY AWARENESS DAY to create awareness among the public about epilepsy
The Neuro Sciences Department of Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences in Whitefield has organized a large EPILEPSY AWARENESS PROGRAMME by wearing PURPLE on 26-3-13. On this occasion, the DIRECTOR of the Hospital Mrs. Kalpaja D released purple Balloons and a painting competition for SPECIAL CHILDREN was held with epilepsy as the theme. Continue reading →
Vydehi Institute of Oncology World Cancer Day 2013
On World Cancer Day 2013, Vydehi Institute of Oncology organized a seminar and guest lectures by Dr Shilin Shukla, the director of CGRI, Ahmedabad and Dr Arun Gere, Consultant, Nuclear Medicine and Pet CT Center, Dharamshila Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Delhi. Dr Kavitha welcomed the guests while the program auspiciously began with a prayer. The program is inaugurated by Dr M.S. Ganesh lighting the lamp. He stated that VIMS will be releasing newsletters every month and sending to other hospitals and medical services, as part of their cancer services. Dr GuruMurthy, inaugurated the first newsletter that explains the advanced treatment methods in oncology by opening it for the audience. Continue reading →
.… Professor with Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, & School of Psychology at California State University, Sacramento has been associated with Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC for 8 long years since 2004.
The aim and objective of his visit to the Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC is to foster hope and collaborative support to the child and its family, as he strongly believes what is good for the child, is good for the family. In this context he emphasized on early intervention at grass root level through early start. The exercise is to take the therapists to pre-school and anganwadi in order to sensitize them for an early intervention, provide guidance and support through occupation, speech and physical therapy. The team at Institute of Rehabilitation, VIMS & RC in collaboration with Prof. Steven will develop a screening tool to get referrals from pre-schools and anganwadi for early intervention. Continue reading →
Bone tumors are rare malignancies that usually occur at a very young age (15 -35 yrs), seriously affecting life and quality of life as well. This is the most productive age-group when the individual’s life gets shaped and contributions toward family happen. Instead the patient’s disease grossly impacts and burdens the family.
Background:Bone Density (or Bone Mineral Density) refers to the amount of mineral matter per square centimeter of bone. Bone Mineral Density (or BMD) is used in clinical medicine as an indirect indicator of OSTEOPOROSIS and FRACTURE RISK.Continue reading →
The Mega General Health Camp conducted at Lakkur (Mallur Tq) in liason with HAL(Composite Manufacturing Division) attracted as many as 1620 patients in all age groups from the neighboring towns & villages.The camp was indeed a huge success as it was a very well coordinated team effort of all VIMS & RC doctors,paramedics & other staffs.