MEDICATION

  • Sixteen people lose their vision after undergoing cataract operation in an eye camp in Punjab December 5, 2014

    Gurdaspur: Barely a month after 14 women were killed due to botched up sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur in Chattisgarh, 16 people have lost their eye sight after undergoing eye operation in an eye camp in Gurdaspur. The patients from Amritsar had undergone a cataract surgery at the eye camp...
  • New app to prevent sudden cardiac arrest on football field December 3, 2014

    The recent increase in the number of accidents on the field of sports that have led to on-field deaths has prompted FIFA to come up with something that will help tackle such freakish happenings in a more advanced way. According to a report in FIFA.com, keeping the above occurrences in...
  • Odisha: Cycle pumps used for tubectomy in government medical camp, probe ordered December 1, 2014

    Angul: Close on the heels of the Chhattisgarh sterilisation episode, use of cycle pumps to dilate the cervix of women during tubectomy procedures at a camp in Odisha's Angul district has come to the fore. Taking serious note of the matter, the Odisha state government has ordered an administrative probe...
  • Ludhiana: 4 infants die in hospital, families claim deliveries carried out by class IV employees not doctors November 24, 2014

    Ludhiana: Three days after the inauguration of a mother-child wing at the Ludhiana Civil Hospital, four new-born infants died on Sunday during the "process of delivery", which the families alleged were carried out by "class IV employees in the absence of gynaecologists". Ludhiana Civil Hospital head Subash Batta said that...
  • Kolkata: Mentally-challenged man killed in NRS Medical College, no arrests yet November 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Five days have passed since a mentally challenged patient was brutalised and murdered inside the premises of one of the premier state run medical colleges and hospitals in Kolkata and the police is yet to arrest a single suspect. The victim, Kurban Shah, a resident of the Ulberia in Howrah...
  • Kolkata: Mentally-challenged man brutally murdered in NRS Medical College, no arrest yet November 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Four days have passed since a mentally challenged patient was brutalised and murdered inside the premises of one of the premier state run medical colleges and hospitals in Kolkata and the police is yet to arrest a single suspect. The victim, Kurban Shah, a resident of the Ulberia in...
  • Teenager with 232 teeth, and a child with 10 toes on each foot: 7 unusual medical conditions that have been seen in India November 20, 2014

    The complex ways of the human body have given rise to unusual medical anomalies. Centuries ago, people suffering from unknown medical conditions were called freaks of nature and often abandoned.India has seen its own share of odd diseases. Recently a girl underwent a surgery in AIIMS to have 202 teeth...
  • MCI summons over 300 doctors for allegedly receiving bribes from a pharma firm November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has summoned over 300 doctors to question them on an anonymous complaint that they had been bribed by a pharmaceutical firm. Reacting to the complaint, the MCI has said that it has already questioned 166 doctors. The probe is at an initial stage...
  • Thief lynched, allegedly bobbitised by junior doctors in Bengal November 17, 2014

    Kolkata: A man in his mid-20s, suspected to be a cellphone thief, was lynched and allegedly bobbitised by a group of students and junior doctors in the state-run NRS Medical College and Hospital. Some junior doctors and others have been detained in connection with the incident. Hospital sources said the man was...
  • Chief Vigilance Officer of MCI HK Jethi had sought repatriation, Harsh Vardhan clarifies November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Under attack, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that Chief Vigilence Officer of Medical Council of India HK Jethi had written to the Health Ministry requesting repatriation to his parent cadre and that his application was only forwarded by his Ministry to the Department of Personnel...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 7, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 7, 2014

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  • News 360: Indian Army admits mistake in Budgam firing, expresses regret over the incident November 7, 2014

    Terming the incident as a mistake, the Indian Army has taken responsibility for the Budgam firing in which two people were killed and two others were injured. "We take responsibility of incident. A mistake has taken place," GOC Northern Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda said. ...
  • Air India pilot's prompt action, medical treatment save passenger's life November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: An Air India pilot's action has saved a passenger's life who was onboard to a Mumbai bound flight. The pilot of an Air India Bangkok to Mumbai flight contacted the Kolkata Air Traffic Control (ATC) and informed about a passenger' who was serious and needed a medical advice quickly....
  • Nearly 2,000 dead in Syria jails this year: Monitor November 3, 2014

    Beirut: Nearly 2,000 people have died in Syrian prisons of torture, starvation and lack of medical treatment so far this year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. The Britain-based monitor said it had documented 1,917 deaths in Syrian prisons since the start of 2014, among them 27 children...
  • Over 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar October 24, 2014

    Patna: With more than 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar till Friday, the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here has set up a separate ward for dengue patients and the state government has sounded an alert, officials said. "Nearly half of the dengue patients detected so far are from Patna...
  • West Bengal: 11 infants die over three days in Malda Medical College October 23, 2014

    Kolkata: The ghost of crib deaths returned to haunt West Bengal with 11 infants losing their lives at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past three days, an official said on Thursday. Confirming the deaths, medical superintendent and vice principal MA Rashid said all the infants were underweight and...
  • First successful eye transplantation in Bihar October 22, 2014

    Patna: In the first successful eye transplantation in Bihar, a man from Begusarai got back his eye sight at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS). IGIMS medical superintendent S K Shahi said that the eye sight of the 40-year-old was restored after a two-hour operation. Chief Minister Jitan Ram...
  • Man paralaysed from waist down, walks again after 4 years October 22, 2014

    In a medical miracle in Poland, a man who was paralysed from waist down after being stabbed repeatedly four years ago is able to walk again. This after doctors transplanted cells from his nasal cavity to rebuild his spinal chord. Doctors said that the man would be able to resume...
  • BJP holds medical camps in flood-affected Kashmir Valley October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A large number of flood-affected people in Kashmir have been provided medical facilities at camps organised by the medical cell of the BJP, the party said in a statement. The medical camps were organised over the last month since floods hit the Valley and health facilities were provided...
  • US defence department to create medical team for Ebola October 20, 2014

    Washington: The US Department of Defense said on Sunday the military is creating a 30-member team which will be tasked with providing emergency assistance in case of Ebola virus infection in the country. The department's spokesman John Kirby said the step is taken at the request of the country's Department of...
  • Faridabad: Jilted lover shoots girl, commits suicide October 18, 2014

    Faridabad: A woman in her youth was shot dead by a 40-year-old medical practitioner before committing suicide in a case of unrequited love, police said. Manisha, 24, had come back to her residence on Friday evening when Vinod, a doctor by profession, barged in and tried to convince the girl one...
  • Indian engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets in US October 17, 2014

    New York: An Indian engineer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in restitution for stealing trade secrets from two global medical technology firms based in New Jersey here. Ketankumar Maniar, 38, a former New Jersey resident had previously pleaded guilty before US...
  • Vasundhara Raje clears Pensioners Health Concession Scheme 2014 October 10, 2014

    Jaipur: In Diwali bonanza to retired employees, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje approved the Pensioners Health Concession Scheme, 2014 to provide medical care in the government-run hospitals and approved private hospitals. The scheme to provide medical and health benefits to lakhs of state pensioners at concessional rates was earlier announced...
  • Watch: A brain transplant. Reviving a dead man with sound waves. Snake taking back its venom: 7 times Bollywood pushed the boundaries of modern medicine and won October 8, 2014

    When it comes to 'desi' badassery, it's almost impossible to beat writers of Indian cinema. Especially those of second grade films who think up new and unique ways to keep the Hindi and regional audiences engaged. From inventing a watch that helps a person turn invisible to infra-red glasses to...
  • Agra medical college to be upgraded: Harsh Vardhan October 7, 2014

    Agra: Union Health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday announced generous financial support to upgrade the century-old S.N. Medical College to AIIMS level. He asked the college administration to submit a Rs 200 crore plan to broadbase amenities and open up new super speciality departments so people not only from Agra but...
  • Delhi Medical Council registers FIR against 13 illegal clinics October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to curb quackery in the national capital, the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has filed FIRs against 13 illegal clinics operating in the city. These clinics were being run by doctors who do not have proper degree or diploma in medicine to dispense allopathic medicines...
  • Patna stampede: Action against 8 doctors for absence when victims were brought to hospital October 7, 2014

    Patna: Days after 33 people were killed in a stampede in Patna, the Bihar government has acted against doctors for allegedly not being available when the victims were brought to the hospital. The Bihar government has suspended the Superintendent of the Patna Medical College and Hospital. It has also taken...
  • Road accident deaths in India: Timely help to victims can be a saviour October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Road safety is one issue that needs special attention as there's one death reported every 4 minutes on the streets of India. India holds the highest number of deaths due to road accidents. Nearly 5 lakh road accidents were reported in 2013 in which more than 1 lakh...
  • Patna stampede: CM Manjhi stunned during surprise visit to hospital October 5, 2014

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was left fuming during a surprise visit in the evening to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to meet the Dussehra stampede victims as he found doctors unavailable in the Emergency Ward and the place wearing a filthy look. The chief minister was angered...