HOSPITALS

  • Six students killed in road accident at Siwan in Bihar, angry locals torch ambulances over absence of doctors 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Siwan: In a tragic incident in Bihar, six students have been killed in a road accident in Siwan district. Two students have also been injured in the accident and have been admitted to a local hospital. The accident occurred when an auto rickshaw carrying students collided with a mini bus...
  • Health-related tweets can help predict emergency hospital visits: Study 4 days ago

    New York: Twitter can help several hospitals plan better in terms of tackling patient rush and availability of resources and staff, suggests a study. The researchers said personal health-related tweets posted by some users could be helpful for hospitals. "You can get a lot of interesting insights from social media that you...
  • Riya Sen's outburst on 'delayed' response of firemen irks Shiv Sena 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Slamming Bollywood actress Riya Sen for her tweets saying that she was "ashamed" of Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the city is respected by people as it gives shelter to everyone. A fire had broke out at her twin apartments in Juhu on Sunday following which the 34-year-old actress...
  • Citizen Journalist Healthcare Special 5 days ago

    Highlighting the crumbling state of medical infrastructure of the country. This Citizen Journalist Show focuses on the failing healthcare system in the country. @meghamamgain, @tweetyvandy , @akanshapradeep, @runjhunsharmas Video Editor: Narendra Kumar ...
  • Wrong medication claims life 5 days ago

    Fighting for justice for his 10 year old daughter who passed away due to alleged medical negligence Pramod kumar is using the Citizen Journalist platform to highlight his story. Runjhun Sharma helped Pramod file this Citizen Journalist report. ...
  • Give free treatment to acid attack survivours: SC to private hospitals April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Coming to the aid of acid attack survivours, the Supreme Court on asked all private hospitals across the country to provide free treatment, including medicines and expensive reconstruction surgeries, to such survivours. A social justice bench comprising justices Madan B Lokur and UU Lalit asked all state governments...
  • A peek into the future of health care April 7, 2015

    Dr H Sudarshan Ballal, Medical Director & Chairman - Medical Advisory Board, Manipal Health Enterprises I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Lake Nona Impact Forum held at Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida, USA. Lake Nona is being developed into a state of the art, futuristic health city; a residential...
  • Swine flu deaths occurred in 'high risk factor group' patients: Research April 5, 2015

    Jaipur: About 65 per cent of persons who died due to Swine Flu at the SMS Hospital and College in January and February, also had a "high risk factor" involved, they all suffered from other chronic diseases including diabetes, TB, chronic lung disorder, a research has revealed. A team of...
  • 'General Hospital' leads Daytime Emmy nominations April 1, 2015

    New York: ABC's 'General Hospital' earned a leading 28 nominations for Daytime Emmy awards, with four of its stars competing for honors as top actor or actress. Nominations were announced Tuesday for the 42nd annual awards. The ceremony will be held on the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank, Calif., on...
  • Let's Talk Health: All about heart attack and its treatment March 29, 2015

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about heart attack and its symptoms and treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates...
  • CAG report tabled in Haryana Assembly blames Hooda-government for undue favours to Robert Vadra March 25, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Comptroller and Auditor General has blamed Haryana's previous Congress government led by then Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for showing undue favours to Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, in his multi-million rupee controversial land deal with realty giant DLF. Vadra's company, Skylight Hospitality, sold a...
  • World TB Day: Government yet to make plans to ensure availability of new drug March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Three years ago, 12 cases of the lethal, almost impossible-to-treat strain of extremely drug resistant Tuberculosis were identified in Mumbai in which six patients died within months of the diagnosis. Tuberculosis which was a disease curable in the 90's, has mutated into this lethal strain in a span...
  • Let's Talk Health: How to manage diabetes March 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about diabetes and its treatment. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and also demonstrates how relevant technology...
  • Let's Talk Health: Hypertension - a silent killer March 15, 2015

    In this very first episode of 'Let's Talk Health', health experts discuss all about hypertension and its impact on your health. 'Let's Talk Health' is a new show by CNN-IBN in which each episode talks about how to beat the disease in question with the right diet and exercise, and...
  • West Bengal: 8 detained in nun gangrape incident March 15, 2015

    Krishnagar: Eight persons were detained in connection with the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun in a convent school, as a a high official of a Roman Catholic congregation, Religious of Jesus and Mary, arrived on Sunday to inquire into the incident. The official, who preferred to be known only as...
  • Let's Talk Health: Myths, doubts about Diabetes March 14, 2015

    Dr SK Wangnoo said Continuous Glucose Monitor, Insulin Pump developed by Apollo Hospitals, is a one-stop shop medical solutions app which includes everything from booking a doctor's appointment to calling an ambulance, to getting your medicines delivered, to researching on the latest medical technology. ...
  • Thane: Civic hospital denies admission to pregnant woman, gives birth on street March 13, 2015

    Thane: In a shocking incident, a civic hospital in Thane allegedly denied admission to a pregnant woman and forcing her to give birth on the street. The child died soon after being born. The hospital allegedly refused to admit the woman because she was unable to pay the amount. The...
  • Pregnant woman dies of swine flu in Delhi, toll goes up to 11 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Another pregnant woman has died of swine flu in the capital taking the toll due to the deadly virus in Delhi to 11. The 18-year-old is the second pregnant woman to have perished due to swine flu in the city with the other death reported last month. Also,...
  • Indian healthcare is better but cheaper than anyone else in the world, say experts March 12, 2015

    CNN-IBN along with Apollo hospitals has embarked on a special health journey that focuses on diseases plaguing India and our healthcare system. ...
  • Attack on 21-year-old Assamese student not racially motivated, says Delhi Police March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday said the attack on a 21-year-old Assamese student was not racially motivated. Police said the victim was beaten up by locals in south Delhi's Amar Colony when he was trying to break the lock of someone else's house, mistaking it to be his...
  • Sonam Kapoor discharged from hospital March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Khoobsurat' actress Sonam Kapoor was on Saturday discharged from a hospital here after she recuperated from swine flu. She is joyous to be back to 'home sweet home'. "Discharged!!!!!! Home sweet home!!!" Sonam shared on Twitter. The daughter of actor-producer Anil Kapoor had, on Thursday, informed fans through the micro-blogging platform...
  • SP supremo Mulayam Singh hospitalised March 7, 2015

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to a hospital in Gurgaon late last night after he complained of uneasiness and breathing difficulty. The 75-year-old has been advised rest and there is no need to panic, Samajwadi Party Spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary said on Saturday. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is being examined...
  • Well-wishing South Korean offers dog meat to injured US envoy March 7, 2015

    Seoul: A well-wishing South Korean man tried to offer dog meat to injured US Ambassador Mark Lippert, who is recovering from an attack by a knife-wielding anti-US activist, hospital officials said Saturday. The man, who looked to be in his 70s, arrived at Seoul's Severance Hospital on Friday morning with a...
  • Maharashtra: Would respect court verdict on Muslim reservation says Devendra Fadnavis March 5, 2015

    Maharashtra: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said in Latur that his government would respect the verdict of the court on the Muslim reservation issue. He was in Latur for the inauguration of Vivekananad Cancer Hospital. Fadnavis, while speaking to reporters about the ordinance on Muslim reservation in jobs issued...
  • Sonam Kapoor shows signs of speedy recovery after being diagosed with swine flu March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Sonam Kapoor, who went for a checkup at a Rajkot hospital on Saturday, was diagnosed with swine flu. However her publicist says the actress is on the road to recovery. According to the representative, there are too many "unofficial and irresponsible statements being made on Sonam's behalf" and that's the...
  • Telangana CM to relocate Secretariat to Hospital site citing poor vaastu conditions March 2, 2015

    Hyderabad: While Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's belief in vaastu is well known, he has found himself in the middle of a controversy after the Opposition accused him of wasting state funds over shifting the state Secretariat citing vaastu as a reason. The Telangana government has decided to build a...
  • India keeps tight rein on public health spending in 2015-16 Budget March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian government on Saturday kept its healthcare Budget for 2015-16 on a tight leash and asked states to contribute more funds for running the country's flagship health programmes. The government announced 297 billion rupees ($4.81 billion) for its main health department, roughly 2 per cent higher than current...
  • Heart harvested in Bengaluru, transplanted in Hyderabad March 1, 2015

    Hyderabad: In a swift operation, a heart harvested from an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday from Bengaluru in one-and-an-half hour and transplanted successfully in a 46-year-old woman at Yashoda hospital in Hyderabad. A 15-member team headed by Dr AGK Gokhale peformed the transplantation surgery on Padma, a home-maker from Kothagudem in...
  • Bandh in Maharashtra to condemn CPI leader Govind Pansare’s murder February 22, 2015

    Mumbai: A bandh is being observed in Maharashtra on Sunday, following a call from the Left parties, to protest the cold-blooded murder of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare. The Opposition Congress and the NCP have also declared their support for the Left-sponsored protest. RPI leader Ramdas Athawale participated in a 'rasta...
  • Has India taken the swine flu outbreak too lightly? February 19, 2015

    Swine flu scare became worse on Thursday with over 700 people having died and 11,071 cases getting reported so far in the country in 2015. ...