Doctors turn around a critically ill elderly

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at SUM Ultimate Medicare here battled for 57 days to successfully turn around a 79-year-old man down with

Lumpy Skin Disease

Lumpy Skin Disease resurfaces in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), a Capripox virus disease affecting cattle, buffalo and goat, which was detected in Odisha in

SUMUM sleep clinic

SUMUM launches sleep clinic

Bhubaneswar: There is a misconception in the public mind that snoring is a sign of good sleep. But few realise

Perioperative Nurses’ Week

SUMUM observes Perioperative Nurses’ Week

Bhubaneswar: The Perioperative Nurses’ Week was observed at SUM Ultimate Medicare Hospital. The Perioperative Nurses’ Week is organised during the


Pre-conference workshop for national periodontology held at IDS

Bhubaneswar: Around 150 delegates from around the country attended four pre-conference workshops held at the Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS),

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha approves cyclotron unit at NISER

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has approved state government funding of Rs 150 crore for the establishment of a state-of-the-art Medical

Dr K Madan Gopal

NITI Aayog member urges documentation of successful Covid management by states

Bhubaneswar: The way several states including Odisha battled the Covid-19 pandemic and emerged successful must be documented for generation of

foot and ankle surgery

Foot and ankle now focus of orthopedics

Bhubaneswar: Foot and ankle surgery, a newly developing sub-speciality in orthopedics, was the focus in a symposium and workshop, held


Doctors remove huge tumour from newborn’s abdomen in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) have successfully removed a huge tumour from the abdomen of a newborn girl,

Mental Health

Need for mental equilibrium stressed on World Mental Health Day

Bhubaneswar: The need for mental equilibrium, a state of balance between a person’s mental framework and the environment, was stressed

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SUM surgeons conduct challenging surgery on newborn

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare have successfully conducted surgery to repair Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) in a newborn baby

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Tumour weighing 7.5 kg removed from child’s abdomen

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have removed a tumour weighing 7.5 kg from the

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Lifestyle changes, stress management key to avoid heart attacks

Bhubaneswar: Lifestyle changes and stress management are keys to avoiding cardiac problems in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic which

World Pharmacists’ Day

Importance of pharmacists in healthcare stressed

Bhubaneswar: The importance of pharmacists in the healthcare system was underscored at a programme organised to celebrate World Pharmacists’ Day


SOA faculty members felicitated at SASH-2022

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Umesh Chandra Parida, Head of Department, Hospital Administration of SOA’s faculty of Management Sciences and Dr. Aurolipy, Associate

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Child with critical burn injuries recovers

Bhubaneswar: A four-year-old girl, who suffered 30 per cent burn injuries following an accident and was treated at the Burn

World Suicide Prevention Day

80 per cent of suicides preventable, says expert

Bhubaneswar: Around 80 per cent of people dying by suicide send out tell-tale warning signs before taking the extreme step


Odisha’s first inpatient rehab unit opens in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first inpatient rehabilitation unit was inaugurated at SUM Ultimate Medicare here on the occasion of the World Physiotherapy

Skull base osteomyelitis

Overseas patient successfully treated of rare disease at Bhubaneswar hospital

Bhubaneswar: In a boost to medical tourism in Odisha, a 65-year-old Iraqi national suffering from central skull base osteomyelitis has

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IMS and SUM Hospital ranked 12th in the country

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, the faculty of medical sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), has been


Alcohol consumption linked to 200 diseases, says psychiatrist

Bhubaneswar: Alcohol intake is responsible for around three million deaths every year worldwide, which is 5.3 per cent and requires

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Programme on salivary gland tumours

Bhubaneswar: A ‘Continuing Medical Education’ programme on the subject ‘Diagnostic Approach to Salivary Gland Tumours’ was held at the Institute

Oral Hygiene Day

Talk shows, academic lecture mark Oral Hygiene Day at IDS

Bhubaneswar: Talk shows on the importance of maintaining a clean mouth and an academic lecture marked the Oral Hygiene Day

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Patient with rare blood disorder successfully treated at SUM hospital

Bhubaneswar: A 30-year-old woman suffering from a rare blood disorder has been successfully treated at the Institute of Medical Sciences


SUMUM doctors turn around pre-term baby weighing 750 grams

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) have saved life of a newborn baby weighing only 750 grams. The baby


SUMUM bags best multi-specialty award

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), the one-stop, next generation multispecialty quaternary care hospital here, has been conferred with the ‘Best

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Doctor’s Day celebrated at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: Doctors should serve the society with passion which will go a long way in avoiding unsavoury incidents of attacks

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Japanese national recovers from Covid, discharged from Bhubaneswar hospital

Bhubaneswar: A Japanese national, who contracted Covid while on a visit to India, was discharged from SUM Covid Hospital here


Minister lauds SUMUM efforts in battle against Covid

Bhubaneswar: The service rendered by the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) and SUM Covid Hospital after the outbreak of the Covid-19

Oral cancer awareness

IDS conducts oral cancer awareness campaign

Bhubaneswar: Faculty members and students of the Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), SOA’s faculty of Dental Sciences, in collaboration with


Nine-year-old cured of rare disease

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), have successfully treated a nine-year-old girl suffering from a rare condition known

Prof. (Dr.) Sanghamitra Mishra

Prof Sanghamitra Mishra to be new dean of SUM hospital

Bhubaneswar: Prof. (Dr.) Sanghamitra Mishra, Professor and Head of department of Critical Care Medicine, has been appointed as the new

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Surgeons successfully remove large tumour from woman’s chest

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medical sciences of SOA, have successfully removed

Dental photography

IDS conducts two-day workshop on dental photography

Bhubaneswar: A two-day workshop on dental photography which was conducted at the Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), faculty of dental

Schizophrenia patients need hope and support

Bhubaneswar: The need to instill hope in the minds of people suffering from schizophrenia was stressed at a programme organised

7th Women Dental Meet

More women need to enter dental profession

Bhubaneswar: More women have been entering the field of dentistry in recent years but most practitioners of dental science continued

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SUM conducts first stem cell transplantation using cryopreservation

Bhubaneswar: For the first time in Odisha, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of SOA here,

Cancer in women

Increased awareness right way to fight cancer in women, say experts

Bhubaneswar: Rise in awareness level and regular screening is the way forward to battle cancer in women, Dr. Chira Ranjan

GARC Award

SUMUM’s Dr. Banambar Ray honoured with GARC award

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Banambar Ray, Head of the department of Critical Care at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), has been honoured with

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Medical Education Department inaugurated at IMS and SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A Medical Education Department, as required under the National Medical Commission rules, was inaugurated at the Institute of Medical

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Awareness week on immunisation held at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A week-long awareness programme on immunisation was conducted by the department of paediatrics at the IMS and SUM Hospital

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Neuro surgeons remove multiple brain tumours in rare surgery

Bhubaneswar: In a rare single surgery, neurosurgeons of Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have removed multiple tumours

SOA veterinary hospital

Odisha’s first private veterinary hospital inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s first privately-run veterinary hospital for domestic and stray animals and birds was inaugurated here on Thursday. The hospital,

IDS organises oral cancer awareness month

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), faculty of dental sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), observed ‘Oral Cancer Awareness Month’


‘Children now getting more affected by rheumatic arthritis’

Bhubaneswar: Children are getting increasingly afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis these days but the problem can be addressed through proper diagnosis,

SUM hospital becomes first in Odisha to use brachytherapy

Bhubaneswar: Oncologists at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here have deployed bravos brachytherapy, a type of radiation therapy, with success


Dr Banambar Ray of SUMUM felicitated

Bhubaneswar: Dr. Banambar Ray, head of the department of Critical Care at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here has been felicitated


Laparoscopic method used for kidney transplantation

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here took the laparoscopic surgery route to remove a kidney from a donor

World Tuberculosis Day

Covid interrupted the battle against tuberculosis, says expert

Bhubaneswar: While detection and notification of tuberculosis (TB) patients in India was already a difficult task, the surge of the

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Advanced EUS guided cystogastrostomy used to treat patient

Bhubaneswar: Gastroenterologists at the SUM Ultimate Medicare have used latest Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) guided Cystogastrostomy on a 27-year-old patient to

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Six-month-old baby with cardiac ailment successfully treated

Bhubaneswar: A six-month-old baby boy, suffering from pulmonary valve stenosis, a problem relating to the heart valve, has been successfully


SUMUM wins prestigious Six Sigma Award

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) has won the prestigious Six Sigma Award as the ‘Best Hospital’ and ‘Best Patient Care

SUM Nursing College

Need to stay careful despite drop in Covid cases, says RMRC head

Bhubaneswar: Though the shadow of Covid-19 has been on the wane and things appear to be veering towards the old

World Kidney Day

City hospital to take up donor kidney transplantation

Bhubaneswar: Deceased donor kidney transplantation will soon be taken up at the SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM) here. This was announced

Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital

Around two lakh people in India affected by kidney diseases, experts say

Bhubaneswar: A disciplined and regulated lifestyle and regular health checkup can help avoid Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), experts said at

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Cochlear implant surgery successfully done on four-year-old boy

Bhubaneswar: Cochlear implant surgery has given hope to millions of children who are born deaf. The most complex and delicate

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SUM neurosurgeons achieve yet another surgical feat

Bhubaneswar: In yet another surgical feat, neurosurgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital successfully operated a rare

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Environmental degradation is a serious threat, says pulmonary disease expert

Bhubaneswar: Issues like climate change and environmental degradation should be taken seriously as they are responsible for many pulmonary diseases,

Ireland based physician keen to set up centre for regenerative medicine in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Eminent Ireland-based gastroenterologist Prof. Dilip Mahapatra is exploring the possibility of establishing a Centre for Regenerative Medicine in Odisha

World Childhood Cancer Day

Experts say 80 per cent paediatric cancer cases are treatable

Bhubaneswar: Nearly four lakh children worldwide are afflicted by cancer every year of which 80 per cent cases can be

Covid Test kit

Odisha made Covid-19 rapid antigen test kit gets ICMR approval

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved the Covid-19 rapid antigen test kit developed by a private

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Technology to treat early stage gastro intestinal cancers

Bhubaneswar: Technological advancement has now made it possible to diagnose and treat cancer of the gastro intestinal tract at the

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Large tumour weighing 10.5kg removed from woman’s body

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital have removed an abdominal tumour weighing about 10.5kg after

Covid-19 Odisha

Mild Covid infection leads to attention and memory issues, study says

People who do not suffer long Covid symptoms can still have reduced attention and memory six to nine months after


Dangerous to suggest that Omicron is mild, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is dangerous to suggest that Covid-19’s Omicron variant is ‘just a mild’

Bonytail in newborn in Odisha

In ‘world’s first’, bony tail found in thoracic region of newborn in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Neurosurgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, SOA’s faculty of medicine here, have come across a

Doctors revive two-year-old boy from severe burn injuries

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here have virtually pulled out a two-year-old boy from

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Parents urged to protect children from injuries

Bhubaneswar: Doctors at Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital have counseled parents to keep watch over the safety of

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SUM Hospital ranked third in eastern region

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medical sciences of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University

Workshop on how to transport critically ill patients held at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: The intricacies of safely transporting critically ill patients were discussed at a workshop organised at the Institute of Medical

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Air pollution contributing to sharp rise in pulmonary diseases

Bhubaneswar: With Delhi facing an acute environmental emergency and a possible lockdown, the focus has shifted to chronic obstructive pulmonary

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Workshop on latest SPYGLASS-DS technology held at SUM Hospital

Bhubaneswar: A two-day training programme for gastroenterologists from different states on the latest SPYGLASS-DS technology ended at the Institute of

SUM Hospital

Experts observe worrying trend in diabetics

Bhubaneswar: Experts have observed that Covid-19 had infected more number of people with diabetes than compared to other people. “The

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Doctors successfully revive boy with extensive burn injuries

Bhubaneswar: The doctors at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital have successfully saved a seven-year-old boy who had

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Covid afflicted 11-year-old girl undergoes emergency surgery

Bhubaneswar: Paediatric surgeons at the SUM Covid Hospital here conducted an emergency surgery on a Covid-19 afflicted 11-year-old girl. The

Mental health

Dietary changes and exercise can benefit women’s mental health

Women should opt for making dietary changes if they wish to boost mental health such as mood swings, anxiety, depression


Diabetes cut shorts life expectancy by up to 13 years, says study

People over 45 with type 1 diabetes could have their life span cut short by 13 years compared to those

SOA partners in launching Cochrane India Network

Bhubaneswar: Institute of Dental Sciences (IDS), faculty of dental sciences of SOA here, has become one of the nine affiliate

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Cardiologist saves newborn’s life in rare surgery

Bhubaneswar: Swift intervention by doctors at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here helped reviving a four-day-old baby

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IMS and SUM to set up advanced Rheumatology Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here, has initiated

Mental health

World Mental Health Day: Regular exercise can boost mental health

Exercise is not only important for you physical health but also for your mental health. The coronavirus pandemic has put

One-year-old beats Covid after eight days on ventilator

Bhubaneswar: A one-year-old boy was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after contracting Covid-19, but he has beaten the

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Large tumour removed from baby’s chest cavity in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here successfully removed a large tumour weighing about 500

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SUM Ultimate Medicare’s PET-CT scan in service of people

Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare’s (SUMUM) Department of Nuclear Medicine and its high-end PET-CT scan has completed a year in service

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SUM hospital’s cardiac team performs rare surgery

Bhubaneswar: Surgeons at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) here,


Covid could be more like common cold by next spring, says Oxford professor

Covid-19 could well become like common cold by spring next year because people would have developed immunity boosted by vaccines

Delta variant most dominant amid other variants of concern, says WHO

The Delta variant of the coronavirus has become the most dominant strain globally, as the other three variants of concern

First dose of Covid-19 jab boosts mental health, says study

The first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine has significantly improved mental health of people, a recent study in the US


Hypertension drug may help treat severe Covid, study says

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is potentially a fatal condition involving lung damage, and experts associate it with Covid-19. Most