DOCTORS

  • New York doctor who treated patients in Africa tests positive for Ebola Yesterday

    New York: A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City after treating Ebola victims in West Africa tested positive for the virus, setting off fresh fears about the spread of the disease. Dr Craig Spencer, 33, is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. Two friends and his fiancée...
  • Odisha government doctors to get higher remuneration 3 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: In a Diwali bonanza to doctors appointed on contractual basis, the Odisha government announced a hike in their remuneration. The hike was announced by Health and Family Welfare Minister Atanu S Nayak here a day before Diwali. As per the government notification, specialist doctors working in rural and urban...
  • Bihar CM Manjhi backtracks on remark on doctors 1 week ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday made a U-turn on his controversial remark that he would chop off the hands of doctors found neglecting poor patients. Manjhi told the media that he had used a Hindi proverb "hath kaat denge" (will chop off hands) to take a tough line...
  • Bihar CM defends his remark to chop off hands of doctors who don't work 1 week ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has stirred controversy once again as he was heard threatening to chop off the hands of doctors if they didn't work. He has defended himself by saying that it was just a figure of speech. Manjhi had said, "I will cut off the hands...
  • Doctors hailed as 'real heroes' as they save lives of shelling October 10, 2014

    Jammu: While soldiers at International Border give a befitting reply to firings by Pakistan, the contribution of doctors who are treating people, including BSF jawans, injured in the cross-border shelling in Jammu is also remarkable. The doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu, have saved lives of...
  • Sunanda Pushkar died due to poisoning, doctors say in fresh report October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of AIIMS doctors has submitted a fresh report to police on the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union minister Shashi Tharoor, maintaining that she died of poisoning. The new report by the three-member panel of doctors, who had conducted the autopsy on her,...
  • RJD MP Pappu Yadav to launch stir against doctors from Monday October 9, 2014

    Patna: RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav announced to launch a "people's agitation" against doctors charging "exorbitant" fees and other charges from Monday to solve problems of common man. The agitation is fixed on October 13 at Saharsa, Yadav said addressing a dharna here. Yadav, Lok Sabha member from...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 7, 2014

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Liberia's chief doctor under Ebola quarantine September 28, 2014

    London: Liberia's chief medical officer has put herself under quarantine for 21 days, after one of her assistants died from the Ebola virus. Liberia's deputy health minister Bernice Dahn on Saturday said that she had no symptoms but wanted to take every precaution, BBC reported. She said she had not come into...
  • Appoint doctors in tribal areas to stop malnutrition deaths: HC to Maharashtra government September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Taking a serious note of the death of children due to malnutrition in Melghat region of Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the state government to appoint women and child specialists there immediately. It also asked the state to hold a meeting of the core committee which...
  • Minor dies after unqualified doctor operates with kitchen knife September 19, 2014

    Patna: A child died after an unqualified doctor operated on her with a kitchen knife in Bihar's Purnea district, police said on Friday. "We have detained the accused doctor after the victim's relatives protested against his negligence and beaten him," a district police official said. Victim's father Prakash Pundit, resident of Dagarua...
  • Indian, Chinese doctors tour China as 'barefoot doctors' September 19, 2014

    Beijing: A team of Indian and Chinese doctors have toured southwest China's Yunnan Province to treat patients in remote areas without proper medical facilities, in an effort to retrace the trail of "Barefoot Doctors" first undertaken by legendary Dwarakanath Kotnis. A ninemember Indian team of medics along with nine of...
  • 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. ...
  • J&K floods: Delhi BJP, IMA to send 200 doctors, 400 paramedics September 15, 2014

    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 September 14, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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 September 12, 2014

    Washington: The world response to the deadly Ebola crisis in West Africa needs a major scaleup 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 braindead 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 foodpoisoning at governmentrun hospital August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Fortyseven doctors at governmentrun 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 flaghoisting 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...