27 Nov 2020


Gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting prevalent in COVID-19 patients

An ongoing study by a team at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh showed that gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations are prevalent in 27% of the COVID-19 patients sampled.

09 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: India's death-toll nears 200 as Centre mulls extending lockdown

In Maharashtra, the worst-hit state in the coronavirus outbreak in India, the number of infections surged past 1,000 on Wednesday, with close to 700 cases located in the state capital of Mumbai alone.

26 Oct 2018


Four terminally ill patients receive new life after kidney transplant

Four terminally ill renal failure patients received a new lease of life after receiving kidneys of two men who died of cardiac arrest at a hospital in Chandigarh.

PGIMER doctor suicide: He kept seeking help, but nobody listened

A day after a 24-year-old junior resident at the PGIMER (Chandigarh) killed himself, his mother expressed regret for not paying attention to his distress.