NEUROSURGEON

  • Australian court reduces jail term of Indianorigin doctor April 18, 2013

    Melbourne: An Indianorigin neurosurgeon, convicted in 2010 for manslaughter and supplying cocaine to two female escorts, has won a substantial reduction in his sentence, with an Australian court agreeing that one of the women willingly took the drug which killed her. Suresh Nair, 44, who pleaded guilty in late 2010...
  • Report medical negligence cases to consumer court: Dr R Ramnarayan April 2, 2013

    A young woman and mother of two, Shailaja has been reduced to a completely vegetative state reportedly because of an anaesthesia overdose she underwent while in for a surgery. Today, she cannot eat, speak or move. She is completely immobile, all because her family say an overdose of anaesthesia. What...
  • US: Sikh student laughs off cruel taunts about her facial hair September 27, 2012

    London: A Sikh US student's dignified response to a tasteless post making fun of her facial hair has earned her a legion of fans. A man took a photo of Balpreet Kaur and uploaded onto Reddit in the 'funny' category with the tagline 'im (sic) not sure what to conclude from...
  • Life's a miracle for this judge with 2 pacemakers July 18, 2008

    Mumbai: Seventyfouryearold Mohini Kapur's hat just about hides her bandages. A retired High Court judge, she is the first Indian to be fitted with two pacemakers one in her heart and the other in her brain. After a successful surgery and flanked by her family, Mohini is now celebrating...
  • Glued to Ipod or cellphone? You are at risk, say docs August 27, 2007

    New Delhi: While your Ipod may have become your favourite tech essential, theres a word of caution it might have more than just good music in store. It could leave you irritable, sleepless or with violent mood swings, says a recent study. And experts say all for a simple...
  • Delhi to host neurologists' meet February 13, 2007

    New Delhi: Nearly 600 neurosurgeons from south Asia along with renowned specialists from the US, Britain, Germany, Japan, Australia, and Canada are meeting in the Indian capital to discuss several health concerns related to brain. During the meet beginning February 15, they would discuss latest developments and future trends in the...