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  • Exercising 2.5 hours a week may slow Parkinson's

    24 March, 2017 10:04 PM 22

    . . At least 150 minutes of weekly exercise may help people suffering from Parkinson's disease by improving mobility impairment and health-related quality of life, a study has showed. "We found that people with Parkinson's disease who maintained exercise 150 minutes per week had a smaller decline in quality of life and mobility over two years compared

  • IMA rolls back support to doctors’ strike after High Court’s warning

    24 March, 2017 4:26 PM 30

    The IMA, backing the strike of the resident doctors of the Maharashtra government hospitals, today rolled back their support to them shortly after the Bombay High Court warned them against continuing the strike. However, it is not known as yet if the resident doctors too would follow the suit. In its official statement, the IMA’s Maharashtra chapter

  • 'Public will hit you': Resume work or face termination, Bombay HC tells striking resident doctors

    24 March, 2017 12:58 PM 48

    The court hit out at the agitating resident doctors for taking "undue advantage of its sympathy," Irked by the doctors' failure to resume work on Friday despite giving an assurance to the court that they will do so, a bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice G S Kulkarni said if they stretch the matter, the "public will hit" them. The bench

  • Facial Recognition Tech Helps Diagnose Rare Genetic Disease

    24 March, 2017 12:48 PM 25

    Researchers have successfully used a facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease that mainly affects children of African, Asian and Latin American descent, paving the way for physicians to diagnose the disease by snapping a photo. The technology used to diagnose the disease, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, also known as DiGeorge syndrome

  • Parrots In Madhya Pradesh Are So Addicted To Opium They're Stealing It Straight From The Farms!

    24 March, 2017 12:44 PM 33

    Forget chilies, parrots have discovered something new to nibble on. Actually, get high on. Yes, it's drugs. Wild parrots in Madhya Pradesh are getting high on opium and farmers are not happy. The birds are raiding their fields to feed their addiction, so much so that they have trained themselves to do it quietly, without squawking. The parrots wait until

  • Doctors will resume duty from Saturday, MARD tells Bombay High Court

    24 March, 2017 11:41 AM 40

    “We don’t have any problem if managements of hospitals take suitable action against striking doctors,” it says. The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) told the Bombay High Court on Friday that doctors should resume duty by 8 a.m. on Saturday. In an affidavit submitted before a Division Bench of the court comprising Chief Justice Manjula

  • Maharashtra Doctors Call off Strike, Resident Doctors Not on Board

    24 March, 2017 11:13 AM 41

    Mumbai: After almost five days of medical services paralysis in Maharashtra, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called off doctors' strike in Maharashtra after they met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. All the 40,000 doctors have reported back to work immediately. Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, Secretary of the IMA, told CNN-News18 that a fruitful discussion

  • Maharashtra’s striking doctors call off strike, to resume services today

    24 March, 2017 11:13 AM 31

    Nearly 4,000 Maharashtra resident doctors have been on strike since Monday, demanding enhanced security in the wake of a string of attacks by patients’ relatives Mumbai: The resident doctors in Maharashtra who were on strike since Monday protesting cases of assault against the fraternity and demanding better security at government hospitals have called

  • Hubli shocker: Watch 4 pregnant women being carried on one stretcher at a hospital

    24 March, 2017 9:12 AM 23

    A shocking video has surfaced that exposes the appalling state of government healthcare facilities in Karnataka. In the YouTube video, four women can be seen seated on a single stretcher, while they are being wheeled in to the elevator to be taken to the labour room. The hospital seems to be oblivious to the safety of the women as is evident in the casual

  • Doctors strike work demanding safe work environment

    24 March, 2017 6:01 AM 28

    Services in 40 govt hospitals, except AIIMS, hit as doctors go on mass leave to protest attacks in Maharashtra; more hospitals likely to join protest In a massive blow to the State authorities negotiating with the resident doctors on mass leave, more than 40,000 senior doctors from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) joined the protest on Wednesday