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  • Fat wives make men diabetic, says study

    12 September, 2017 10:04 AM 50

    A new study suggests that women who love their food could pose a risk to their husband’s health. According to the study, middle-aged men with obese wives are likely to develop type-two diabetes than those with partners who are slimmer. However, study did also go on to find, that overweight husbands had no impact on their wives’ chance of developing similar

  • ‘1,730 dengue, 423 chikungunya cases so far in Delhi’

    12 September, 2017 5:48 AM 53

    A total of 1,730 dengue and 432 chikungunya cases have been reported in the national capital so far, according to the civic agencies on Monday. Among the total cases, 829 patients are from Delhi while 901 others at Delhi hospitals are from neighbouring states. Similarly, for chikungunya cases, 259 patients are from Delhi while 173 patients are from other

  • Make India the leader in Research arena of Homoeopathy – Naik

    10 September, 2017 10:32 AM 71

    India is doing everything possible to promote research in various departments of Homoeopathy and encourage new researchers to make India the leader in Research arena of Homoeopathy said Union Minister of State for AYUSH Mr Shripad Yesso Naik. He was the Chief Guest at International Homoeopathic conference in Bengaluru.Central Council for Research in Homeopathy

  • Dengue patient denied admission, dies

    10 September, 2017 12:57 AM 49

    KOLKATA: A 30-year-old dengue patient, who was also suffering from a head injury, died on Saturday morning after being allegedly refused admission by two government hospitals in the city. Biswanath Paria, a resident of Charu Market in Tollygunge, had been suffering from fever since early this week. On Thursday, a test conducted at a private diagnostic

  • Inebriated doc misbehaves patient’s kin at hosp in Odisha’s Malkangiri

    9 September, 2017 6:02 AM 67

    Malkangiri: In a highly unfortunate incident, a doctor allegedly misbehaved with a patient’s family members in an inebriated state at Malkangiri district headquarters hospital in Odisha last night. According to reports, blood was required to be administered to a patient namely Savitri Tangula at the hospital following which her kin went to doctor Shrimaya

  • Nine more test positive in city, district

    7 September, 2017 10:11 AM 32

    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 45

    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 45

    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 45

    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 43

    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