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17 September, 2015 12:08 AM Clinics at North Delhi municipal hospitals a hit

Working like a well-oiled but overburdened machine, fever clinics set up by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation at its two big hospitals see hundreds of suspected dengue patients each day free of charge. The clinic at Bara Hindu Rao Hospital sees around 450 patients daily on an average, with people coming from all over Delhi and neighbouring States 52

16 September, 2015 5:40 PM Dengue Toll Rises to 14 in Delhi, Hospitals To Take in More Doctors

New Delhi: Three more persons have succumbed to dengue, taking the toll to 14 today, as hospitals across the capital continued to wilt under huge rush of patients down with the mosquito-borne fever while an embattled Delhi government directed all medical institutions to urgently increase bed capacity and employ more doctors and nurses. A 41-year-old 71

16 September, 2015 5:21 AM Present dengue less fatal, it's not epidemic: IMA

NEW DELHI: Indian Medical Association released dengue guidelines and said not to panic on Wednesday. The present serotype is less fatal than the one in 2013 said IMA. Dr KK Aggarwal, honorary secretary general of IMA said that only suspected severe dengue cases needs medical attention and admission. Most can be managed as OPD care. IMA said no to platelet 30

16 September, 2015 4:02 AM Dengue toll on the rise, city turns to home remedies

LUDHIANA: A total of 33 cases of dengue were reported from the city on Tuesday, taking the toll to 141. As many as 17 cases were reported from Dayanand Medical college and hospital, three from Rajindra hospital, four were referred to Chandigarh, five from Christian Medical College and Hospital, 2 cases from Civil Hospital, Ludhiana and one each from Civil 48

15 September, 2015 4:43 PM Dengue cases on a rise but Indian Medical Association says nothing to panic about

Indian Medical Association in New Delhi on Tuesday released guidelines to avoid dengue and also said that people had no reason to panic as everything was under control. Dengue is known to have four serotype out of which type four and type two are supposed to be most dangerous. The national capital this year is said to be exposed to type four dengue although 35

15 September, 2015 12:53 PM Dengue in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says govt mulling law to take over private hospitals during emergencies

The dengue crisis continued to rattle Delhi with a six year-old boy becoming the 10th victim this season even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his government was mulling bringing a law to enable temporary takeover of private hospitals during emergencies. Aman Sharma, a child from Srinivaspuri area of South Delhi died of dengue and his parents 36

1 September, 2015 1:37 PM Aadesh Shrivastava battling cancer, in critical condition

Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava's cancer has relapsed, and he is in critical condition right now. Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava, who is admitted to a suburban hospital in Mumbai, is in a critical condition and is battling cancer. Aadesh, 48, has been in the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri, Mumbai, for the last 41 days for cancer 114

21 July, 2015 5:08 PM Dengue: Delhi pvt blood banks asked to give platelets for free

To keep a check on cases of dengue in the city, the Delhi government has asked private blood banks to provide platelets for free and have dedicated beds for dengue patients. Assuring that they have adequate supply of blood and platelets with them, the city government said that it will ensure that there is no shortage of beds during the outbreak 43

17 April, 2015 1:49 PM World Hemophilia Day being observed today

On the occasion of World Haemophilia Day on Friday, the Manipal Chapter of Haemophilia Society will organise a summer camp for patients suffering from the disorder at Bharathiya Vikas Trust here from Friday to Sunday. Hemophilia is a group of hereditary genetic disorders that impair the body’s ability to control blood clotting. There are two types of hemophilia 32

10 April, 2015 12:18 PM Microbes help produce serotonin in gut

Washington: A group of approximately 20 species of bacteria is important for the production of serotonin in the gut, according to a new study. Although serotonin is well known as a brain neurotransmitter, it is estimated that 90 per cent of the body's serotonin is made in the digestive tract. Altered levels of peripheral serotonin have been linked to diseases 73