Clinic

  • Health Officer arrested for sexually harassing 37-year-old worker 06-02-2014 03:03 PM

    A 55-year-old health officer of Madhya Pradesh government has been arrested on the charges of sexually harassing a 37-year-old woman health worker at a clinic in Bhopal, police said on Thursday. "The accused Dr RS Parihar was apprehended yesterday after the woman filed a complaint against him for allegedly making...
  • CJI inaugurates 2,648 village legal services clinics 24-01-2014 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: In a significant step to bring legal services to the doorsteps of people, nearly 2,648 legal clinics were opened on Friday in villages across the country to ensure that no citizen "starves from hunger of justice". The Chief Justice of India Justice P Sathasivam on Friday inaugurated the...
  • Suchitra Sen critical, surviving on oxygen support 12-01-2014 11:22 PM

    Kolkata: Veteran actress Suchitra Sen continued to be in a critical condition on Sunday, surviving on oxygen support and intravenous feeding, doctors attending on her said. The 82-year-old actress has been put on BIPAP therapy through an endotracheal tube to control her oxygen saturation level in blood, a medical bulletin...
  • Actress Suchitra Sen in serious condition 29-12-2013 11:02 PM

    Kolkata: Legendary actress Suchitra Sen is in a serious condition after she was admitted to a private hospital here following a respiratory tract infection, doctors said on Sunday. The 82-year-old actress, who lives a secluded life and stays locked up inside her apartment, was admitted to Belle Vue Clinic earlier...
  • Manchester City football coaching clinics in Delhi from December 1-8 28-11-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Manchester City FC football coaching clinics, a grassroots program for young children that aims at improving their technical football skills, will take place in the Capital from December 1 to 8. The clinics will also include coaching on positioning, dribbling, passing and shooting the ball and will be...
  • SC issues notice to Centre, PATH on clinical trials 11-11-2013 05:42 PM

    The Supreme Court, on Monday, issued notice to PATH, an international NGO working in the health sector, on a PIL alleging that it indulged in unethical conduct of clinical trials in collaboration with ICMR between 2009-10 in Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. A bench of Chief Justice P Sathasivam and Justice...
  • Delhi: Team of doctors helps those in need through mobile clinic 04-11-2013 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: A team of doctors in Delhi headed by Reeta Devi have been making sure that those in need get medical care, with their mobile clinic. On a busy day, Reeta Devi and her team of doctors went to Sarai Khaleel in Old Delhi to offer free medical care...
  • No clinical trial of untested drugs in absence of mechanism: Supreme Court 30-09-2013 01:06 PM

    No clinical trials should be allowed for new drugs till a mechanism is put in place to monitor them and to protect the lives of people on which drugs are tested, the Supreme Court on Monday said. A bench headed by Justice RM Lodha said that a system must be...
  • Australia: Indian-origin doctor refutes rape charges 16-09-2013 03:17 PM

    A 39-year-old Indian-origin doctor has pleaded not guilty in an Australian court to charges of raping two women during consultations. Manu Maimbilly Gopal, who hails from Kochi in the south Indian state of Kerala, allegedly digitally penetrated two women illegally when they complained of abdominal pain during separate visits to...
  • Cocaine may alter the brain within hours 26-08-2013 01:10 PM

    Washington: Cocaine use may change the brain structure within hours - which could initiate drug addiction, a new study has found. Mice given cocaine showed rapid growth in new brain structures associated with learning and memory, according to a researcher from the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UC...
  • US defends study of blood transfusions for premature babies 24-08-2013 06:51 AM

    A government-supported study of blood transfusion levels in premature infants adheres to the highest ethical and clinical standards, the National Institutes of Health said this week in response to advocacy group Public Citizen, which has called for the study to be stopped. The Transfusion of Premature (TOP) trial aims to...
  • NHRC seeks Health Ministry views on clinical trial guidelines 20-08-2013 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has written to Union Health Ministry seeking their views on draft guidelines on clinical trials including compensation and risks involved. The guidelines, framed by an expert committee of NHRC, has suggested that ethics committees should be set up in all institutions undertaking studies...
  • Government to introduce landmark bill on surrogacy in Cabinet 04-08-2013 10:01 PM

    New Delhi: Women in India cannot act as surrogates for more than three successful births, including of their own children, and it would be mandatory for surrogate mothers to have a minimum two-year interval between two deliveries to ensure they remain healthy. These landmark provisions are part of the proposed...
  • Bill soon to regulate fast expanding business of surrogacy 03-08-2013 02:54 AM

    Keen on bringing a new bill to regulate the fast expanding business of surrogacy and assisted reproductive technology clinics, the Department of Health Research on Friday said there is no proposal to have an expert committee to relook the proposed legislation. Holding that the bill is a comprehensive legislation framed...
  • Clinical trial of untested drugs must be regulated: SC 26-07-2013 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: Clinical trials of untested drugs on humans require certain mandatory standards to be followed, the Supreme Court said on Friday while directing the government to put in place a mechanism to monitor them. The apex court directed the Centre to convene a meeting of Chief Secretaries or Health...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Doctor arrested for molesting a patient 29-06-2013 11:38 PM

    Visakhapatnam: A doctor was arrested in Visakhapatnam on Saturday for allegedly molesting a woman patient at his clinic at Araku valley in the district, police said. According to Police, K Lakshmi(24) along with her brother had come to Araku valley on Sunday for making some purchases but took ill and...
  • Mamata Banerjee discharged from Kolkata clinic 13-04-2013 08:45 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, undergoing medical treatment for the last three days, was today discharged from the Belle Vue Clinic after agreeing to advice by doctors to take rest. "The chief minister was insisting on returning home since morning and her doctors decided to discharge her with...
  • Mamata's condition stable, advised total rest 11-04-2013 05:43 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was hospitalised after complaints of breathing problem and palpitation, has been advised total rest by doctors who described her condition on Thursday as stable. Doctors at the premier Belle Vue clinic, where Banerjee is undergoing treatment, said she had pain in her...
  • Mamata undergoes check-up at Belle Vue Clinic in Kolkata 10-04-2013 06:20 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was taken to a premier private clinic in Kolkata for a check up after she returned from Delhi on Wednesday. "She was taken to the clinic for a check up," a senior Trinamool Congress functionary told PTI here. Panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee, who...
  • In developing world, poor still means thin: Study 04-11-2011 11:02 AM

    New York: 'First world' health problems such as obesity and heart disease may be gaining ground in developing nations, but they are mostly afflicting the rich and middle class while poor people remain undernourished and underweight, a study said. Researchers who looked at more than 500,000 women from 37 mid-...
  • Coming soon: A vaccine for malaria

    Health-y-Hiatus |  Nikita Mishra
    It's a eureka moment for scientists ... Experts have made a breakthrough with a malaria Vaccine being clinically tested in Africa right now. The new...

  • Indore hospital uses children as guinea pigs 15-07-2011 09:12 AM

    Bhopal: Paras Sacklecha, an Independent MLA from Ratlam, has found through an RTI application that the Nehru Hospital in Indore has subjected at least 1883 children to drug trials - a fact that has not been acknowledged till now. Worse, these figures may have been manipulated, so the numbers of...
  • JK government closes 18 ultra sound clinics 01-05-2011 04:12 PM

    Jammu: In a drive against sex determination tests the Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday sealed 18 Ultra Sound Clinic (USCs) for violating norms. "We have so far sealed 18 Ultra Sound clinics during a campaign launched against illegal and unlawful operation of these clinics in Jammu region during past...
  • J&K: drastic decline in girl child numbers 30-04-2011 11:13 AM

    Srinagar: Major embarrassment for Jammu and Kashmir as the state that once boasted of the best sex ratios in the country is now reporting a drastic decline in the numbers of the girl child. The government has now cracked down on illegal clinics that allegedly conduct sex-determination tests. This crackdown...
  • Trials in India to know right dose of aspirin 23-02-2011 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Even after 100 years of use, doctors across the world have no clue how aspirin exactly works in protecting against heart attack and stroke. India will now soon be part of a trial - conducted by Medanta Medicity in collaboration with Duke Medicine, North Carolina - to better...
  • No evidence found that black cohosh damages liver 29-01-2011 02:49 PM

    New York: Despite reports of liver damage in some women using black cohosh to ease menopause symptoms, clinical trials testing one major brand of this herb have so far found no evidence that it is to blame, according to a research review. Extracts of black cohosh, a plant native to...
  • Fewer die after treatment at stroke centers 26-01-2011 05:29 PM

    New York: People treated for stroke at designated stroke centers appear to survive slightly longer than those treated at other hospitals, suggests a new study. While the finding has important implications, it doesn't change the most important message about stroke, which is to get help as soon as possible, said...