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  • LS Speaker wants experts to handle Indore hospital management

    23 June, 2017 2:21 PM 39

    INDORE: A day after 11 persons died in a short span amidst allegations that oxygen supply was disrupted at MY Hospital, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday sought replacement of the existing team of doctors with experts to handle hospital management and administration system. Mahajan shot letters to Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh

  • 17 Deaths in 24 Hours: MP Govt Hospital Under the Scanner

    23 June, 2017 5:28 AM 45

    Indore: The death of 17 patients within 24 hours has put the spotlight on a state-run hospital in Madhya Pradesh amid allegations that oxygen supply to different wards had been snapped. Seven patients, six of who were on ventilators, died within 30 minutes. The administration of Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital has denied the allegations, claiming that if the central

  • Nagpur doctors treat man who was made to drink kerosene after stroke

    23 June, 2017 1:18 AM 39

    NAGPUR: A 70-year-old man from Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh (MP) was administered a cup of kerosene by his relatives after he suffered a paralysis attack. When his condition deteriorated, he was brought to a private hospital in Ramdaspeth where he was treated for eight days and discharged on Thursday after full recovery. The patient, Karodilal

  • Five percent of world population recently used drugs

    22 June, 2017 11:41 AM 23

    A new U.N. report says about five percent of the world’s population used drugs at least once in recent years and nearly 30 million people could be dependent on narcotics to the point of needing treatment. The annual report by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime released Thursday also says the United States accounts for about 25% of drug-related deaths

  • Yoga must for railway staff: circular

    21 June, 2017 7:22 PM 40

    On the third International Yoga Day, the Railway Board sent a circular to zonal railway offices requesting all staff including motormen and guards to practise yoga. Wednesday marked the conclusion of a 21-day yoga workshop that was started by Central Railway officials on June 1. All senior railway officials, officers and staff participated in activities

  • Now, Aadhaar made mandatory for TB patients to avail cash benefits

    21 June, 2017 9:09 AM 41

    The Union government has made Aadhaar or Aadhaar enrolment number mandatory for tuberculosis (TB) patients and health providers seeking cash assistance under the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme. In a notification issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on June 16, the government has made it clear that those eligible

  • Gurgaon's corporate employees to leave their desks & learn asanas on International Yoga Day

    21 June, 2017 2:08 AM 23

    Working in office and being stuck in traffic is how most employees in Gurgaon spend their day. But to mark International Yoga Day and to get their employees to stretch and bend a little, offices have called in yoga experts for a special session today. It's a usual Gurgaon weekday, but those working in corporate offices in the city are all set to roll out their

  • ‘Docs need awareness of adverse drug reactions’

    21 June, 2017 12:30 AM 47

    Visakhapatnam: The pharmacology department of Andhra Medical College (AMC) organised a continuous medical education (CME) programme on pharmaco-vigilance under the aegis of National Coordination Centre Pharmaco-vigilance programme of India (PVPI) on Tuesday to sensitise doctors and clinicians on drug reactions. Around 3.7% of all patients visiting the out-patient

  • International Yoga Day: 5 Food Rituals You Should Follow Along with Yoga

    20 June, 2017 2:38 PM 38

    This is a common ritual which is often recommended by doctors as well as grandmothers. Starting your morning with a cup of warm water can benefit the body by flushing out toxins. "Drink half a litre of warm water as soon as you wake up, which will help in removing that acidic layer in your body that occurs while sleeping, as well as ease stool movement

  • From India with love — how yoga got its stretch back

    20 June, 2017 1:32 PM 33

    From the UK to Canada, China to India, around the world, yoga is big business. In 2016, Americans alone spent US$16 billion on yoga classes and products. To put that figure into perspective – this is the same amount allocated by the World Bank to help the entire continent of Africa tackle urgent climate change challenges. But for many people, although