Hospital

  • Jammu and Kashmir floods: Army hospital saving lives as health infrastructure crumbles Yesterday

    Srinagar: At a time when almost the entire healthcare infrastructure in Srinagar city has been rendered ineffective by the devastating floods, the Army's 92 Base Hospital has saved the lives of more than 300 people including 35 newborns. The army doctors without caring about their own houses and families affected by...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man beaten up for sexual assault of mentally ill woman dies 3 days ago

    Virudhunagar: A 41-year old man who allegedly outraged the modesty of a mentally challenged woman died after he was beaten up by her family members, three of whom surrendered before a local court on Thursday, police said. Murugesan had outraged the modesty of the woman three days ago...
  • Delhi: Stricter vigil at Tihar after 4th inmate dies within fortnight 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities have stepped up security at the facility and intensified frisking and other precautionary measures following the death of a fourth inmate within a fortnight at the prison. A prisoner in the special security ward died after he was attacked on Wednesday with a sharp weapon by...
  • Mumbai: Minor girl repeatedly raped for a year, gets pregnant 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said. The accused, identified as Rahim (age not specified), a resident of Sainik Nagar in Kausa area of Thane's Mumbra town, had been sexually assaulting the girl since October last...
  • J&K floods: Newborne loses battle for life 1 week ago

    Srinagar: In a rather grim story from the flood-hit state of Jammu & Kashmir, a new-born baby lost his battle for life in a Srinagar hospital on Sunday. The newborne apparently died due to lack of medical attention. Laldutt Hospital in the Valley is now home to thousands of people...
  • Delhi hospital sends relief to Jammu and Kashmir 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi has sent emergency relief supplies to flood-ravaged regions of Jammu and Kashmir to help it overcome the acute shortage of medicines and blankets. "The director general of health services, Srinagar apprised the hospital management (Sir Ganga Ram) that most of the hospitals in...
  • Hearty and cheerful Lalu Prasad walks out of Mumbai hospital 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Eighteen days after undergoing three cardiac surgeries, a hearty and cheerful RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday walked out of the Asian Heart Institute, doctors said. "Lalu Prasad has been an excellent and cooperative patient with a strong willpower which has helped him immensely in his speedy recovery," said Ramakanta...
  • J&K floods: NDRF deploys 'boat hospitals', turns to relief operations September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: After undertaking rescue operation in the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now focusing on relief operations and had deployed 'boat hospitals' in water logged areas to provide health care facilities to the stranded people. "We have changed our role. For the last one week...
  • 14 children found dead in Srinagar hospital September 13, 2014

    Srinagar: As the flood waters receded in Kashmir, authorities on Saturday said that 14 children were found dead at a hospital. State government officials confirmed that 29 deaths have taken place in the Kashmir Valley alone. Officials on Saturday said 14 children had died in the government-run G.B. Pant Hopsital. The hospital...
  • Miracle baby survives in spite of weighing half a kilogram at birth 5 hours 22 minutes ago

    Bangalore: Baby Syeda who weighed less than half a kilogram at birth has now survived and blossomed into a 4-month-old healthy baby weighing 2 kilogram. The baby is set to be taken home by her parents who thank the doctors for their persistent efforts. Syeda was born weighing just 470...
  • Rape-cheating case: Rail Minister's son Karthik Gowda appears before investigating officer September 12, 2014

    Bangalore: The son of Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, Karthik Gowda has finally made an appearance before the investigation officer on Friday in the alleged rape and cheating case against him. Karthik is likely to record his statement later on Friday. Karthik has undergone a medical examination in Bangalore. The sessions court...
  • Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery September 10, 2014

    Coimbatore: Robot-Assisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday said. Traditional open heart surgery involved making a big incision and resulted in...
  • Isolation ward in Mecca to check Ebola virus September 9, 2014

    Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will establish a 50-bed exclusive isolation ward at Arafat Hospital in Mecca during the Haj pilgrimage as a preventive measure against the Ebola virus and other communicable diseases, Arab News reported on Tuesday. Deputy Health Minister for Planning and Development Mohammed Al-Khasheem said that over 22,000 medics will...
  • 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...
  • TN: 20-member gang hacks brothers to death, beheads them September 3, 2014

    Chennai: In a gruesome incident, a 20-member gang hacked two brothers to death in Tamil Nadu. The gang then beheaded them with sickles and dumped their heads at a medical college hospital in Chidambaram district. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance Kumar and Rajesh, who...
  • Tamil Nadu: Two criminals hacked to death; beheaded September 2, 2014

    Chidambaram: In a gruesome incident, an armed gang of about 20 persons on Tuesday attacked two rowdies, both siblings, with country bombs, beheaded them with sickles and threw their severed heads near the Medical College Hospital, police said. The gang also attacked friends and relatives of the two brothers, Ambulance...
  • Tamil Nadu: 97-year-old woman undergoes angioplasty September 2, 2014

    Coimbatore: A 97-year-old woman underwent angioplasty at a hospital with the doctors claiming her to be oldest women to have gone through such a procedure. The nonagenarian woman was attending to her activities on her own when she felt severe chest pain. She was admitted to the KG Hospital around...
  • Odisha: 1 dead, over 20 students fall ill after consuming food August 31, 2014

    Nayagarh: A girl student died on Sunday and over 20 other inmates of a government-run hostel for tribal girls in Odisha's Nayagarh district fell ill after consuming food at the residential school, officials said. The inmates complained of nausea, vomiting, loose motion and fever after taking dinner last night at the...
  • Apollo launches critical care delivery initiative August 27, 2014

    Hyderabad: A new initiative in the delivery of critical care medical services was on Wednesday launched by Apollo Hospitals. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched "eAccess", an advanced technology interface that enables the doctors to monitor and provide critical care services to patients undergoing treatment in Intensive Care Units...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former union minister and former Bharatiya Janta Party leader Jaswant Singh is still in coma and on ventilator support on the 20th day, a doctor said. Asked if there was any improvement in his condition, a doctor at the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said: "No, same condition." "All medical...
  • Six passengers quarantined at Delhi airport hospital test negative for Ebola: Government August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Tuesday said that the six passengers who were quarantined at the Delhi airport hospital on fears of having been exposed to the Ebola virus have tested negative. The passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have now been shifted to the Ram Manohar...
  • Cardiac surgery needed for 66-year-old Lalu August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Asian Heart Institute where RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been admitted, on Tuesday said a cardiac surgery was needed, based on preliminary medical investigations. "Laluji is fundamentally a healthy person, as can be seen from the intense campaigning he has done. Based on preliminary reports, we can now...
  • Delhi: 6 passengers suspected to have been exposed to Ebola virus taken to hospital after arriving from Liberia August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They...
  • India reviews state hospitals to end widespread corruption August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the health minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration's crackdown on malpractice in the healthcare sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has vowed to eradicate graft in India's $74 billion...
  • Gwalior: Probe team reaches Scindia School after alleged ragging of class IX student August 24, 2014

    Gwalior: A probe team has now reached Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh after a class IX student was allegedly ragged. The student, son of a Bihar minister, has been battling for his life in a Delhi hospital ans is still on a life support system. The family...
  • Centre reviews state hospitals to end widespread corruption August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the Health Minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration's crackdown on malpractice in the healthcare sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has vowed to eradicate graft in India's $74 billion...
  • Efforts on to end corruption in central hospitals: Harsh Vardhan August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Under attack for removing whistleblower IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi as AIIMS Chief Vigilance Officer, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said various forms of corruption exist in central hospitals and efforts are on to end the "systemic and symptomatic" corruption. Defending Chaturvedi's removal, Vardhan said his designation as...
  • Living it up: Battling antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infection August 23, 2014

    In this episode of Living it up, CNN-IBN shows how harmful bacteria can prove to be leading to antibiotic resistance and hospital acquired infection. ...
  • Hit-and-run case: Car rams into rickshaw pullers asleep on footpath August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a hit-and-run case in the national capital, a car hit 6 cycle rickshaw riders who were asleep on the footpath at Inderlok in North Delhi in the wee hours of Saturday. While the car driver abandoned the car after the accident, all the 56 injured were admitted...
  • 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,...