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  • Dr Meshram feted for contribution to neurology

    28 May, 2017 9:57 PM 27

    Nagpur: Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari, who is pursuing a project to upgrade all 12 port trust hospitals across India into 'super-speciality hospital and paramedical institute', has announced that the project will be initiated from the port hospital at Mumbai. Gadkari announced this on Sunday at a programme to felicitate

  • Zika signs, symptoms, treatments: All about the virus causing global alarm

    28 May, 2017 5:15 AM 89

    While the Gujarat Health Minister has said that there was no need to be worried as actions have been taken in accordance to the guidelines of WHO, the world body has noted that the country may see more cases of Zika in the future. The World Health Organisation on Saturday released a statement confirming India's first Zika virus cases in Gujarat's Ahmedabad

  • NGT slaps Rs 7 lakh fine on Noida banquet hall for noise pollution

    28 May, 2017 4:18 AM 30

    Hall owners to pay compensation, Rs 5L to Bhardwaj Hospital, Rs 2L to board against future violation The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs seven lakh on a banquet hall adjacent to a hospital in Noida for causing noise pollution. It asked the Uttar Pradesh pollution control board to maintain a strict vigil and conduct periodical visits

  • Online drug sale: Chemists to shut shop on Tuesday

    28 May, 2017 1:30 AM 37

    BENGALURU: Chemist shops in the city are likely to remain shut in support of a nationwide bandh on May 30 called by the All India Organization of Chemists and Druggists against online sale of drugs.Drug stores at nursing homes and hospitals, both private and government, however, will remain open. "As of now it's a proposal and the state government hasn't

  • Three cases of Zika virus reported in Ahmedabad in January

    27 May, 2017 1:04 PM 46

    Its outbreak has been contained, no more cases since that month, says Health Ministry. The Union Health Ministry has confirmed that three cases of Zika virus attack were reported from Ahmedabad in January. The information was made public five months after the cases were reported as the World Health Organization (WHO) published a ‘member state report’

  • 4-day-old baby dies; parents blame hospital

    27 May, 2017 1:20 AM 57

    MYSURU: A baby born four days ago at a Mysuru hospital died on Friday reportedly due to severe lack of oxygen supply; its parents have accused doctors of negligence. Sources said Namita, 20, from Tagadur village of Nanjangud taluk, was admitted to Cheluvamba Hospital here on Tuesday night. Since she had completed 9 months, doctors decided to wait for a normal

  • I’m fasting for Ramadan, but life can’t slow down. How do I make the best of it?

    26 May, 2017 8:03 PM 54

    Allow me to bring you into my world for a moment. For the next few weeks, I will wake up every morning at around 3:45 to eat some food and drink as much water as I can stand. By 4:15 a.m., give or take a few minutes, I will stop eating and drinking, and will begin a nearly 16-hour complete fast — no water, no food, not even gum. Then I’ll try to get a couple

  • Doctors script unusual success story, cure as-yet-unknown mental illness

    25 May, 2017 11:40 PM 51

    KOLKATA: Two months ago, doctors at Institute of Psychiatry (IOP) at IPGMER faced a strange problem — Abhro Mukherjee (name changed) was brought in suffering from a mental illness they couldn't diagnose right away. The 48-year-old would feel like he was surrounded by lunatics every time he left home and had confined himself to his room for months. Visits

  • World Thyroid Day 2017: 10 Quick Facts You Must Know About Thyroid Disease

    25 May, 2017 12:31 PM 55

    World Thyroid Day is commemorated every year on 25th May globally by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) along with other International thyroid societies. Thyroid is an important gland found at the base of the neck that produces, stores and releases two important hormones which are Triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4). Thyroid disease is more common

  • Everest conqueror Kalpana Das critical, shifted to hospital

    23 May, 2017 4:42 PM 21

    Family sources said Kalpana complained of pain in her abdomen and she was taken to a Puri hospital on Monday But when her condition did not improve, she was referred to the Cuttack hospital last night cuttack, May 23 Kalpana Das, who conquered Mt Everest in 2008, has fallen ill and has been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital here in critical