Colombo, February 22nd 2017: Durdans Laboratory Services (DLS), the fully-fledged laboratory arm of the Joint Commission International Approved Durdans Hospital whilst retaining its traditional Test Panel recently made available novel tests to keep up with modern developments in Laboratory Medicine. Noteworthy are the ‘Predictive Tests’ whose outcomes can be utilized…
The rallying call for Sri Lanka's much needed Consumer Product Test Lab received a sudden boost when the specialised agency for public health across the world threw its support behind the initiative on 16 February. "This will assure the speed and high quality of market product testing and lab reports…
Total joint replacement or arthroplasty, represents a significant advance in the treatment of painful and disabling joint pathologies. Such surgery can be performed on any joints of the body, including the hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, wrist and fingers. Among these procedures, hip and knee total joint replacements, are…
J.L. Morison has enhanced its classic Gripe Mixture, adding real Ginger extract to create a more effective solution for older children and adults. As children outgrow their toddler years they can continue to enjoy the sweet, mild flavour of Morison’s Gripe Mixture with the added sweet heat of ginger- the…
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017: Asiri Central Hospital, part of healthcare giant Asiri Group of Hospitals, and a JCI accredited hospital, continues to transform the nation’s healthcare while delivering outstanding and non-compromising treatment to patients. The hospital’s multifunctional ‘Interventional Radiology Unit’ offers significant advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of aneurysms,…
Wednesday 18th January, Colombo, George Steuart Health, the leading pharmaceutical solutions provider in Sri Lanka has yet again proved their aspiration to deliver the finest medical care to their customers across the island by introducing Allergoff- an allergen neutralizing spray which helps treat symptoms of house dust allergens related allergies.…
In a bid to address a growing health issue in the country, Nawaloka Hospital’s skincare and Cosmetic Centre announced the introduction of 3D-lipo treatment, a multi-platform technology which offers a powerful non-surgical alternative to liposuction with the addition of skin tightening and cellulite reduction modalities. Nawaloka Skincare and Cosmetic Centre…
Beneficiaries of the National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF)’s healthcare services will now be eligible to seek treatment at any hospital under the Asiri Group of Hospitals following the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two organisations. As a result of the MoU, Asiri Group of Hospitals…
The website of the Golden Key Hospital has been revamped with improved functionality and a new look and feel, enabling visitors to make appointments with consultants online as well as to access more information on the hospital’s facilities and services. The revamp has enhanced the user-friendliness of the website, accessible…

A FASTer approach to Stroke at Durdans

Friday, 30 December 2016 13:49
Time and Quality Care is Critical in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke According to the latest WHO data published, Stroke is the second leading cause of death among Sri Lankans and the leading cause of adult disability in Sri Lanka. With the population standing in approximately 21 million, it…