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  • Who cares about goldfish? Well, this Australian family certainly does 2 days ago

    It's called loving thy pet. An Australian family went through great pains to make sure their goldfish George lived to swim another day. ...
  • J&K floods: Delhi BJP, IMA to send 200 doctors, 400 paramedics 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP in collaboration with Indian Medical Association will soon send 200 doctors and 400 paramedical staff to flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. "With the joint efforts of BJP Delhi Pradesh Doctor Cell and the Indian Medical Association, around 200 doctors and 400 paramedical staff will be sent...
  • Sierra Leone: 4th doctor dies of Ebola 4 days ago

    Freetown: A top medical official in Sierra Leone on Sunday said that a fourth doctor has died of Ebola in the country after a failed bid to transfer her abroad for treatment. Chief Medical Officer Dr Brima Kargbo confirmed to the Associated Press that Dr Olivet Buck has died. Sierra Leone...
  • J&K floods: Doctors at Srinagar running short of medicines 5 days ago

    Srinagar: "Do you have some insulin, I need it badly. My mother who is a diabetic has not had her insulin shot for six days and she badly needs some right now," a desperate looking man in his thirties asked SSB doctors at a camp. A doctor replied in negative and the...
  • WHO: Ebola outbreak is accelerating out of control 6 days ago

    Washington: The world response to the deadly Ebola crisis in West Africa needs a major scale-up that should include military flights for delivering supplies, US lawmakers and leading doctors said. The calls came amid new warnings from the World Health Organization that the viral outbreak is accelerating out of control,...
  • Ebola positive doctor to be evacuated from Sierra Leone September 9, 2014

    Geneva: A World Health Organisation (WHO) doctor, who has been tested positve for Ebola in Sierra Leone, will be evacuated. The WHO has declined to disclose the doctor's identity, but noted the doctor is currently in stable condition in Sierra Leone's capital city of Freetown, Xinhua reported. The Ebola treatment centre where...
  • Chhattisgarh: Woman injured after getting stuck in MRI machine, family blames doctors September 8, 2014

    Raipur: In a shocking incident in Chhattisgarh, negligence by junior doctors in a village hospital in Raipur resulted in a woman getting stuck in an MRI machine. The woman was seriously injured. The woman's family has alleged that the junior doctors didn't know how to operate the MRI machine. Hospital...
  • India faces acute shortage of cancer specialists, only one doctor available for every 2,500 patients September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Every year nearly 5,00,000 people die of cancer in India, but there are only 1,600 cancer specialists in the country, according to the alarming statistics coming from the Union Health Ministry. What's worse is that a 20 per cent surge in cancer cases is expected by the end of...
  • Bangalore: Brain dead gives life to many September 3, 2014

    A family in Karnataka sets an example by donating organs of their dead daughter. "The recipient is a 40-year-old heart patient in Chennai. A team of 4 doctors flew the heart to Chennai," said transplant coordinator. ...
  • Bangalore doctors' miraculous rescue effort: Heart reaches Chennai patient in 4 hours September 3, 2014

    Bangalore: In a miraculous bid to save a patient in Chennai, doctors in Bangalore harvested the heart of a brain-dead accident victim and flew it to the Tamil Nadu capital in a record four hours. The victim had met with an accident on Tuesday and was hospitalised in Bangalore. Her relatives...
  • American Ebola survivor doctor says 'thrilled to be alive' August 22, 2014

    Atlanta: Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus. Dr Kent Brantly and his fellow medical missionary,...
  • Mumbai: 47 doctors suffer food-poisoning at government-run hospital August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Forty-seven doctors at government-run Sion hospital on Friday fell sick after eating sweets during the Independence Day celebration. Dean of the hospital, Dr Avinash Supe, said the sweets had been bought from a shop in nearby Koliwada area. "After the flag-hoisting and other ceremonies, the doctors thought of getting some...
  • Nigeria: Hospital slams Indian doctors for creating Ebola scare, says no cases reported August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Primus hospital has slammed the five Indian doctors stranded in Abuja, Nigeria of creating an Ebola scare, insisting that no Ebola cases have been registered in their hospital. The hospital has also declared that it has returned the passports of the doctors to the Indian Embassy. The hospital clarified that...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Ebola scare: Should Indian doctors in Nigeria return? August 13, 2014

    Amid the Ebola outbreak that has claimed 1,000 lives in west Africa, five Indian doctors are still stranded in Nigeria. The doctors desperate to return home, say that their passports have not been returned to them by the hospital authorities. They have also alleged the hospital authorities of threatening to...
  • India asks Nigerian hospital to return Indian doctors' passports August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: With Indian doctors still stuck in Ebola-hit Nigeria, India on Wednesday asked the Nigerian branch of an Indian hospital to return the passport of the four Indian doctors. Making it clear that this is not a diplomatic issue, the Ministry of External Affairs said the hospital is Indian-owned, Indian-established...
  • Stranded Indian doctors in Ebola hit Nigeria plead Indian government to arrange return August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid the Ebola outbreak that has claimed 1,000 lives in west Africa, five Indian doctors are still stranded in Nigeria. The doctors desperate to return home, say that their passports have not been returned to them by the hospital authorities. They have also alleged the hospital authorties of...
  • Indian doctors in Nigeria want to return: Should patient care be their first priority instead? August 12, 2014

    Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether patient care should be the first priority for Indian doctors stuck in Nigeria instead...
  • Indian doctors in Ebola-hit Nigeria say they want to return but their passports have been seized August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerns being raised about Indians who are in several West African nations including Nigeria, that have seen several Ebola cases in the past couple of weeks. CNN-IBN has accessed a video plea made by three Indian doctors who are in Nigeria, who have claimed that they are being...
  • Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug August 12, 2014

    Monrovia (Liberia): Liberia announced on Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak. The US government confirmed that it had put Liberian officials in...
  • Maharashtra: Doctors call off strike; minister assures to accept demands August 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Medical Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) on Saturday called off their indefinite strike across the state after being assured by the state government that their demands would be fulfilled within a fortnight. "We had a late night meeting with State Medical Education Minister Jitendra Awhad and he assured us...
  • Maharashtra: 4,000 doctors to go on indefinite strike from today August 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Around 4,000 doctors across Maharashtra have decided to go on an indefinite strike from Saturday to protest against "failure" of state government to fulfil the "long pending" demands of the resident doctors. "We have been requesting the state government to fulfil our valid demands regarding bond service from a very...
  • Resident doctors call off strike after assurance of proper security arrangements August 9, 2014

    Resident doctors of Sawai Man Singh government hospital here on Friday called off their strike after assurance of proper security arrangements by the hospital administration. The residents went on strike yesterday after attendant of a patient allegedly manhandled a resident doctor. They demanded action against the attendant and appropriate security so that...
  • Chhattisgarh lures doctors for Naxal-hit areas with fat salaries, accommodation August 8, 2014

    To overcome the acute shortage of doctors in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit regions, the state government is working on a "special package" to offer certain facilities, besides lucrative salary, to the specialists for their posting in such areas. "Unlike typical procedure of the appointment, we are trying to bring more flexibility in the...
  • Doctor's remove additional electrical wire from nurse's heart August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As an emergency nurse at a city hospital, 21-year-old Rakhi (name changed) is required to be alert and efficient while at work. Rakhi's health had begun to fail around four months ago when she suddenly started perspiring and a sense of constant fatigue had settled in her. She...
  • 'The brain is really an organ and not a phrase used to reflect common sense!': 15 ridiculously hilarious things doctors have explained to their patients August 5, 2014

    It's a tough life for doctors around the world. From spending years studying anatomy to treating patients who have no idea about the human body, doctors experience some of the most ridiculously hilarious incidents. This was revealed on a Reddit thread recently where doctors from across the world came and...
  • Vinod Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring the doctor to the patient - digitally July 31, 2014

    San Francisco: HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient - digitally? On Wednesday, the Palo Alto-based startup, which is backed by investor Vinod Khosla, introduced a virtual-consult service called HealthTap Prime. Consumers can...
  • Shortage of doctors in ESI: Government July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Labour and Employment Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said that senior officers will be deputed to investigate complaints that some doctors of Bhubaneswar ESI hospital were engaged in private practice. Replying to suplementaries in Rajya Sabha, he said if doctors are engaged in private practice it is...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Doctor Who' features Peter Capaldi as the new doctor, along with a bunch of monsters and aliens July 14, 2014

    The Doctor is ready to see you now.'Doctor Who' fans, rejoice! The trailer for the latest season of the long-running British series is here! Featuring the 12th doctor Peter Capaldi, the series features the Doctor and his colleague Clara Oswald in TARDIS."Where are we going?" asks Clara. "Into the darkness,"...
  • Assault on doctors: AIIMS strike called off July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A strike by doctors at AIIMS on Sunday was called off late in the evening after hospital officials agreed to fulfill their demands for adequate security following an attack by a patient's relatives on three senior resident doctors. The doctors had gone on an indefinite strike demanding adequate security...