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  • American Ebola survivor doctor says 'thrilled to be alive' 5 days ago

    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...
  • AIIMS doctors go on strike after three colleagues assaulted July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Three senior resident doctors at AIIMS were allegedly assaulted by a patient's relatives following which doctors at the premier hospital went on an indefinite strike demanding adequate security measures. The doctors alleged that those accompanying the patient to the Surgical Emergency of the institute brandished guns and created a...
  • Sanjeev Bhaskar 'thrilled' to be a part of 'Doctor Who' July 12, 2014

    London: Sanjeev Bhaskar, best known for starring "The Kumars at No. 42", is set to appear in an upcoming episode of "Doctor Who". The comedian will play an "important" role in the final episode of the new series, reports dailystar.co.uk. Sanjeev had previously lent his voice to "Doctor Who" audio stories,...
  • Maharashtra: Doctors end strike after assurance from Prithviraj Chavan July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Members of Maharashtra Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO), who were on strike since July 1, on Monday called off their stir after meeting Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. Chavan told reporters that most of the demands of MAGMO had been accepted earlier and the government is positive on some of...
  • Maharashtra health minister appeals doctors to withdraw strike July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Health Minister Suresh Shetty has appealed to striking medical officers under the public health department to end their agitation and resume duty. In an statement issued here on Wednesday Shetty urged doctors not to cause trouble to citizens. On June 2, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan held discussions...
  • 'I think I suffer from all these diseases I'm studying, like Hypochondriasis': 10 problems only medical interns understand July 1, 2014

    Happy doctor's day! If you're a medical student, you're only halfway there yet but you'll ultimately be a doctor one day. There are certain things only a medical intern understands, like the depressing feeling of watching all your friends graduate, get a job, and get married while you're still studying...
  • India needs more doctors than ever before: Harsh Vardhan June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Noting that doctor-to-population ratio in the country is much less than the standard prescribed by the WHO, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said India needs more doctors now than ever before. "India needs more doctors now more than ever before. Building healthy lives would enable us realise the...
  • Om Vir Singh murder case: Notice issued against doctor for sheltering accused June 14, 2014

    The health department has issued a show cause notice to a doctor for cancellation of his licence and started inquiry of his hospital after he was arrested for allegedly sheltering the accused in the murder of local BJP leader Om Vir Singh on Friday. A notice was issued against Dr Ramkumar...
  • Delhi BJP to launch membership drive, target professionals June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP's Delhi unit will launch a 15-day membership drive targeting the city's professionals, especially doctors, engineers along with youngsters and women, a statement said. The drive will take place between June 15 and 30 across the national capital and will "try to connect" with all sections of...
  • 9-year-old boy dies due to alleged medical negligence, two doctors arrested June 3, 2014

    Two doctors of a reputed hospital in Ghaziabad were arrested on Monday after their alleged negligence led to the death of a nine-year-old patient here in the district. SS Bhagat and Sachin Mittal, both employed with the hospital, have been arrested, police said. According to the police, Dev Sharma was admitted to...
  • Badaun gangrape: Maneka Gandhi to set up centres for rape survivors June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Women & Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday insisted that her department was taking the Badaun gangrape case very seriously and it topped their priority list. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, the newly-inducted Minister also said that rape crisis centres would be set up by...