You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Mumbai

Iraqi mom travels to India to gift her son a lease of life

DNMUM429770 | 1/11/2019 | Author : Anagha Sawant | WC :385 | Health

Crouzon syndrome 21-month-old underwent a surgery in city-based hosp 15 days ago

By travelling to a foreign country, Iraq based mother tried to give her 21-month-old son a new life. Born in a poor family, Abbas Salim Abdul Ridah was treated for crouzon syndrome in Mumbai based private hospital.
His mother Rabab Ali Hiooli, a farmer has already spent her life’s saving to give Abbas a normal life. The child has undergone surgery to cure of crouzon syndrome, a congenital anomaly disorder which is characterized by the premature fusion of certain skull bones (craniosynostosis).
While there is no cure through medicine, surgery can help to reconstruct the skull bone. Due to this syndrome, the babies skull don’t grow normally and affects the shape of the head and face. Abnormal growth of bones leads to wide-set
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Mumbai

Helpline to report illegal parking soon
DNMUM430062 | 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Amit Srivastava | WC :359

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is working on various modes by which citizens can lodge complaints about abandoned or illegally-parked vehicles on the streets. The civic body will soon come up with a helpline number and email id to re

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Cold response: Only two bidders for Dharavi redevelopment project
DNMUM430063 | 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Varun Singh | WC :420

The state government’s ambitious project to redevelop one of Asia’s largest slum Dharavi in the heart of the country’s commercial capital failed to elicit a good response from developers. After two extensions, the project has managed to get only t

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Industry honchos to grace IIT-B summit
DNMUM430064 | 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :297

The entrepreneurship cell of IIT Bombay is all prepped to hold an annual Entrepreneurship Summit on 19-20 January 2019. The two-day conference is the ultimate meeting between budding startups, students, investors and entrepreneurs. This 14th editi

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

City kids shine bright in Lego League robotics championship
DNMUM430065 | 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :303

Mount Litera School International, one of the leading IB schools in the city hosted this year’s First Lego League (FLL), an International STEM robotics championship for school students. The event, based on the theme -- ‘Into Orbit’, saw participation
Add To LightboxCalculate Price