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  • Nine more test positive in city, district

    7 September, 2017 10:11 AM 22

    Summary: With this, the total number of swine flu positive patients in Vadodara rural has reached 166 of which 130 have been cured, 11 have died, condition of 23 patients is said to be stable while two patients are currently under ventilator. Vadodara: As the swine flu scare continues across the state, nine more patients in city and district tested positive

  • Swine flu deaths: Rajasthan govt cancels leaves of doctors

    7 September, 2017 4:38 AM 31

    Earlier, the hospital was not collecting the samples in the night. Besides, a separate facility has also been created for providing consultation to patients suffering from seasonal diseases outside the emergency unit. The decision has been taken to cater increasing number of patients coming for treatment suffering from seasonal diseases. The facility

  • Health authorities gear up as Telangana clocks highest swine flu caseload

    7 September, 2017 1:47 AM 33

    HYDERABAD: With Telangana recording the fifth highest number of swine flu (H1N1) cases among all states and a marked increase in number of cases reported over the last one month, health authorities are now preparing for tackling a swine flu outbreak. Although Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka have recorded higher numbers, the numbers are rapidly

  • Swine flu: One more died in Vadodara, death toll reaches 38

    6 September, 2017 10:30 PM 36

    Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], Sept. 6 (ANI): Swine flu has claimed another life in Gujarat's Vadodara, with the death toll in the district climbing to 38, confirmed Mukesh Vaidya, additional health officer at Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC). Seven people have lost their lives in past one week and thirteen cases have been tested positive in the rural

  • 14-month-old Surat boy’s organs save lives

    6 September, 2017 7:15 PM 30

    Karjat woman’s heart also transplanted Mumbai: A 14-month-old boy from Surat and a 45-year-old woman from Karjat gave a new lease of life to several critically ill patients, after their families donated their organs on Wednesday. Somnath Shah was playing near a staircase when he slipped and suffered a severe head injury last week. Doctors at the New Civil

  • Agriculture must attract youth, loan waivers no remedy, says MS Swaminathan

    5 September, 2017 2:01 PM 30

    Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers' income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist M S Swaminathan. Indian agriculture must become profitable to boost farmers’ income and attract youth to the farm sector as loan waivers cannot be sustained, according to eminent scientist

  • How being a kept man could raise your heart attack risk

    4 September, 2017 11:01 PM 26

    For all that modern men might claim to be comfortable with the idea of female equality in the workplace, it seems their subconscious still feels otherwise. A study that followed couples for 30 years of marriage found that when a husband loses his position as chief earner he also increases his risk of heart attacks, type 2 diabetes and stroke. The researchers

  • Tobacco consumption causes Infertility

    4 September, 2017 6:48 PM 30

    “Tobacco consumption in any form can have not only adverse effect on general health but also hamper fertility up to a large extent. A large population of Indian men are addicted to tobacco chewing and smoking. Studies have revealed that compared to non-smokers, active smokers were 14 per cent more likely to be infertile and 26 per cent more likely to have early

  • Onakkali brings cheer to General Hospital patients

    3 September, 2017 7:42 PM 22

    Two-hour programme held on Uthradam day The District General Hospital witnessed Onakkali on Sunday, much to the joy of the patients and their relatives who were forced to spend Onam in the hospital because of various illnesses. The Onakkali or Kaikottikali by Anupama Theatres, Mulavukkad, was a major relief for the patients in the hospital on Uthradam

  • At Famous Hyderabad Hospital, Doctor's Car Rams Six, Including Patients

    31 August, 2017 7:26 AM 30

    One person is reported in critical condition after the accident at Osmania Hospital. Hyderabad: At least six people were injured at one of Hyderabad's largest government hospitals after a car belonging to a doctor ran into a group of patients and others near the hospital's parking lot. Those injured include at least two patients - one of them is a 95-year-old