DOCTOR

  • Need to be careful about the spread of ebola in India: Doctors November 19, 2014

    Since, ebola virus can continue to stay for 90 days, the patient should be isolated for 90 days. According to government officials, a three member team has been constituted to inspect all airports to identify the gaps. It will include officials from the ministries of Health, Civil Aviation and Immigration....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 18, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 18, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre lowers upper age limit for attempting the civil services exam November 18, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants. According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, down from 30, for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 28 from 33 and for Scheduled Caste (SC) and...
  • MCI probes nexus between doctors, pharma companies: Reactions from across the nation November 18, 2014

    The Medical Council of India has ordered a probe after allegations surfaced that a Gujarat based firm had bribed doctors. CNN-IBN takes views of people from across the country. ...
  • Bilaspur medical tragedy: Doctor arrested for botch-up November 13, 2014

    In connection with the Bilaspur tragedy, the doctor who conducted these back to back surgeries has been arrested, but the haphazard way in which India is going about its family planning program has now been exposed. 14 women have lost their lives after laparoscopic sterilisation surgeries were conducted at a...
  • Bilaspur tragedy: I am not the only one responsible, says arrested doctor November 13, 2014

    Dr RK Gupta, who conducted 83 laparoscopic surgeries in Bilaspur has been arrested. "Whatever charges are framed against me are false, I am being targeted. I am a government servant and I only follow orders given to me by the CMO and BMO," said Gupta. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 7, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India withdraws flag meet proposal as Pak continues firing across border October 7, 2014

    India on Tuesday toughened its stand on the border situation, after 24 hours of incessant firing and shelling by Pakistan troops across the Line of Control (LoC) that resulted in several casualties. India on Tuesday put withdraw the flag meeting with the Pakistan Army, deciding instead to wait for Islamabad...
  • Who cares about goldfish? Well, this Australian family certainly does September 16, 2014

    It's called loving thy pet. An Australian family went through great pains to make sure their goldfish George lived to swim another day. ...
  • Timely heart transplant possible through team work, says doctor September 4, 2014

    Doctors on Tuesday transplanted the heart of a braindead accident victim from Bangalore to another patient in Chennai. The heart was flown away in a record two hours to save the life of a patient in a private hospital in Chennai. Asian Heart Institute, Medical Director, Dr Vijay Dsilva said,...
  • 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 40yearold heart patient in Chennai. A team of 4 doctors flew the heart to Chennai," said transplant coordinator. ...
  • 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...
  • 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. CNNIBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether patient care should be the first priority for Indian doctors stuck in Nigeria instead...
  • UP CM promises to drop charges on doctors, no action against MLA yet March 4, 2014

    On day 4 of the doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav stepped in and promised to drop the charges against the 24 doctors who were arrested in Kanpur earlier in the week. But, Akhilesh Yadav has given no assurance to striking doctors on whether action will be...
  • As doctors' strike spreads, Mulayam hauls up Akhilesh government March 4, 2014

    The doctors' strike in Uttar Pradesh today entered the fourth day. More than 200 doctors at a Agra hospital resigned. Several protesting BJP workers were lathicharged by the police. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav chided son Akhilesh for being surrounded by "stooges". ...
  • CJ follow-up: No improvement in the condition of Alwar hospital February 23, 2014

    CJ Samar Gupta had filed a report exposing the lack of basic medical facilities in a government run hospital in his hometown of Alwar in Rajasthan. Two years later, Samar followed up on his story only to find that the condition has only become worse. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show February 22, 2014

    This week, as elections near, CJ tackles one of the most urgent issues that should be on any aspiring politician's agenda: healthcare. ...
  • Video blog: Dr Sharad Paul talks about vitamin D deficiency in most Indians July 3, 2013

    Skin specialist Dr Sharad Paul talks about vitamin D deficiency in most Indians. ...
  • Medical seats for sale: Is there a conspiracy of silence? April 4, 2013

    A CNNIBN sting operation exposed how medical seats are being sold in black to the highest bidder by private medical colleges in three states. ...
  • US: Baby girl born with HIV infection cured with early treatment March 4, 2013

    A baby girl born with HIV was cured in Mississippi, US after doctors administered three anti-viral drugs, raising hopes of an early stage cure in new born babies. ...
  • Karnataka: Strike by govt doctors hits healthcare across state February 8, 2013

    A strike by over 75,000 doctors and government medical staff across Karnataka has affected healthcare across the state. ...
  • India Positive: Stories of courage and hope November 24, 2012

    Diwali in Mumbai was less noisy and greener this year, thanks to the efforts of Sumaira Abdulali, an activist with NGO Aawaz Foundation, who for the last ten years has been working tirelessly to make this happen. ...
  • Disheartened by Dhoni's comments: Steve Waugh November 21, 2012

    MS Dhoni's demand to doctor the pitch suggests "if the pitch doesn't suit us, we can't win," feels the former Australia skipper. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Rape victims' diaries September 8, 2012

    One woman is raped every 29 minutes, two women every hour, every day of the year in India. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of human efforts September 3, 2012

    Inspiring stories about young doctors who are helping the riottorn people in the Assam relief camp, an Indian American bridging gender gap in the tech world, a 100yearold former Mr Universe still strong and young and much more. ...
  • K'taka: Rural service must for doctors August 2, 2012

    The Karnataka Assembly has passed a bill making it mandatory for doctors to serve in rural areas for a period of one year, or pay hefty fines to the government. The bill comes into effect immediately. ...
  • Most common myths associated with eye care July 24, 2012

    Dr Surbhit Chowdhry tells us about the most common myths associated with eye care. ...