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IMA says 196 doctors died of COVID-19; seeks PM's help

08 Aug 2020

IMA says 196 doctors died of COVID-19; seeks PM's help

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure adequate care for doctors as many have contracted the virus.

Kerala: Doctors on COVID-19 duty say mob coughed on them

11 Jul 2020

Kerala: Doctors on COVID-19 duty say mob coughed on them

A young doctor and her team were allegedly mobbed by a crowd as they drove into a Community Health Center in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Friday.

7-year jail for attacking health workers, says government

22 Apr 2020

7-year jail for attacking health workers, says government

Addressing a press conference after the Union Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced stricter laws for the protection of doctors and healthcare staff against violence.

Coronavirus: SC tells Centre to protect doctors and healthcare workers

08 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: SC tells Centre to protect doctors and healthcare workers

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that doctors and healthcare professionals treating COVID-19 patients are "warriors" and need to be protected.

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

10 Aug 2019

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

In India, becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and is also one of the most respected professions.

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

31 Jul 2019

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is also one of the most respected professions.

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

11 Jul 2019

Five doctors turned entrepreneurs in India to know about

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country.

4-day-old girl dies after being shifted around hospital for hours

20 Jun 2019

4-day-old girl dies after being shifted around hospital for hours

A four-days-old kid breathed her last on Wednesday after she was shunted between two wings of a government hospital, without treatment.

WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee

16 Jun 2019

WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee

Junior doctors of NRS Medical College agitating in Kolkata have on Sunday reportedly agreed to meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee even as their strike entered the sixth day.

Doctors v/s Mamata: 300 doctors quit in West Bengal

15 Jun 2019

Doctors v/s Mamata: 300 doctors quit in West Bengal

For the last five days, doctors in West Bengal have been protesting and the strike is only intensifying with each day.

#SaveTheDoctors: While Mamata ignores doctors' demands, her nephew joins protests

14 Jun 2019

#SaveTheDoctors: While Mamata ignores doctors' demands, her nephew joins protests

It takes a special kind of 'determination' to make the entire bunch of doctors angry and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had done just that.

Why doctors at AIIMS Delhi wore bandages while treating patients

14 Jun 2019

Why doctors at AIIMS Delhi wore bandages while treating patients

Earlier this week, an unruly mob attacked two doctors in Kolkata. They claimed an elderly patient died due to "medical negligence".

Five people who became the youngest-ever doctors in the world

12 Jun 2019

Five people who became the youngest-ever doctors in the world

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many and it is one of the most sought-after professions.

Five doctors who have changed the face of Indian healthcare

18 May 2019

Five doctors who have changed the face of Indian healthcare

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many students and it is one of the most sought-after professions in the country too.

#CareerBytes: 5 tips to score high marks in NEET 2019

11 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: 5 tips to score high marks in NEET 2019

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) is the gateway to admission to undergraduate programmes at prestigious medical colleges in the country.

Kannada couple develops '80% cheaper' portable device to detect hearing-loss

31 Mar 2019

Kannada couple develops '80% cheaper' portable device to detect hearing-loss

Hearing loss is a common problem faced by many in India and is often not taken seriously.

#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12

29 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12

Becoming a doctor is a dream of many Class 12 Science stream students and it is one of the most sought-after professions, too.

#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12

13 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12

Becoming a doctor is a dream of many Class 12 Science stream students and it is one of the most sought-after professions, too.

Boy born 'without brain' proves doctors wrong; grows it back

22 Feb 2019

Boy born 'without brain' proves doctors wrong; grows it back

In a miraculous news, a boy who was born with only 2% of his brain is now six years old and has grown back most of his brain, defying what his doctors believed at the time of his birth.

Maharashtra: 57 fake doctors treated patients for 4 years

09 Feb 2019

Maharashtra: 57 fake doctors treated patients for 4 years

In a shocking development, 57 doctors have been nabbed by the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) for submitting fake Post Graduation degrees from the same medical college in a bid to get registration from the council.

Uttarakhand: Drunk doctor mistakes police station for hotel; creates ruckus

03 Feb 2019

Uttarakhand: Drunk doctor mistakes police station for hotel; creates ruckus

On Saturday, a police station in Uttarakhand witnessed much drama after a drunk doctor walked into it, and threw a ruckus after mistaking it to be a hotel.

Gurugram: Seven new swine flu cases takes total to 34

22 Jan 2019

Gurugram: Seven new swine flu cases takes total to 34

While Rajasthan is in the grips of a swine flu outbreak, the disease seems to have reached Gurugram too.

Man injects semen for 18 months to cure back pain

21 Jan 2019

Man injects semen for 18 months to cure back pain

In a bizarre attempt, a man in Ireland tried to cure his chronic back pain by injecting himself with a dose of his own semen every month, for the last one and a half years.

#CareerBytes: Websites that offer mock tests for AIIMS MBBS exam

03 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: Websites that offer mock tests for AIIMS MBBS exam

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many science students and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is the dream destination for medical aspirants.

#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12

27 Dec 2018

#CareerBytes: 7 apps to prepare for medical entrances after Class-12

Becoming a doctor is a dream of many Class 12 Science stream students and it is one of the most sought-after professions, too.

Delhi: AIIMS doctor commits suicide after fight with wife

27 Dec 2018

Delhi: AIIMS doctor commits suicide after fight with wife

In a tragic incident, a doctor who worked at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was found dead after he jumped from the balcony of his fourth floor apartment in Delhi's Gautam Nagar.

Doctor in dock for using electric shocks to 'cure' homosexuality

09 Dec 2018

Doctor in dock for using electric shocks to 'cure' homosexuality

It's been three months since the Supreme Court has scrapped IPC Section-377, which made gay sex 'unnatural'.

Pune: 4-year-old gets India's first successful skull implant

10 Oct 2018

Pune: 4-year-old gets India's first successful skull implant

In what makes for a medical marvel, doctors in Pune have successfully replaced 60% damaged skull of a 4-year-old girl, making it India's first.

Jharkhand: Doctors asked to write prescription in capital letters only

22 Sep 2018

Jharkhand: Doctors asked to write prescription in capital letters only

In a notification issued on Friday, the Jharkhand government has asked all government and private doctors to write prescriptions in capital letters.

Ghaziabad: Denied ambulance, 3-day-old dies; hospital blames mother's breastfeeding

07 Sep 2018

Ghaziabad: Denied ambulance, 3-day-old dies; hospital blames mother's breastfeeding

A protest was staged outside MMG Government Hospital, Ghaziabad, on Thursday after a three-day-old baby died, allegedly, because the hospital didn't provide an ambulance.

Doctor among 7 arrested for looting medicines worth Rs. 2cr

05 Sep 2018

Doctor among 7 arrested for looting medicines worth Rs. 2cr

Seven people, including a doctor, have been arrested from Ghaziabad for looting medicines worth Rs. 2cr when the consignment was being transported in a lorry last month.

#HealthBytes: How to get rid of bad breath naturally

01 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: How to get rid of bad breath naturally

If having bad breath has ever made you feel humiliated in a social setting, know that you're not alone. A whopping 25 to 30% of world's population suffers from halitosis.

Rajasthan: Bacteria kills six in 7 days, health-department on alert

25 Aug 2018

Rajasthan: Bacteria kills six in 7 days, health-department on alert

The health department in Kota, Rajasthan, is on high alert after six people lost their lives to scrub typhus (a disease caused by bacteria) in seven days.

US: Fertility-doctor impregnates women with own sperm for unknown reasons

24 Aug 2018

US: Fertility-doctor impregnates women with own sperm for unknown reasons

On Thursday, a fertility doctor in Indiana, US had his license suspended for impregnating dozens of women with his own sperm.

Bengaluru: Drunk Doctor in BMW mows down 17-year-old flower decorator

21 Aug 2018

Bengaluru: Drunk Doctor in BMW mows down 17-year-old flower decorator

An evening of partying turned into a nightmare for this 30-year-old doctor, who rammed his BMW into a young boy. The 17-year-old passed away.

100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims

20 Aug 2018

100 doctors, paramedics from Maharashtra to help Kerala flood victims

A team of around 100 doctors and paramedical staff from Maharashtra left for Kerala today to help the flood-affected people.

Maharashtra: Giving doctors incentives turns healthcare around in Maoist-affected areas

05 Aug 2018

Maharashtra: Giving doctors incentives turns healthcare around in Maoist-affected areas

Facing acute crisis of doctors in rural areas, the Maharashtra government decided to allow professionals to negotiate their salaries and also added incentives.

What can you do when you face medical negligence?

29 Jul 2018

What can you do when you face medical negligence?

On October 24, 2013, US-based Dr. Kunal Saha famously won a compensation totaling Rs. 11 crore, 15 years after he had filed a case against Kolkata's AMRI Hospital, where his wife died because of medical negligence.

UP: Nursing home with unqualified doctors sealed in Shamli

23 Jul 2018

UP: Nursing home with unqualified doctors sealed in Shamli

A nursing home at Shamli district in Uttar Pradesh was sealed after unqualified doctors were reportedly found performing surgeries on unsuspecting patients, officials said today.

Haryana: Newborn dies, family accuses doctors of not giving proper-treatment

21 Jul 2018

Haryana: Newborn dies, family accuses doctors of not giving proper-treatment

A newborn died soon after birth in Haryana's Ambala, following which the family accused the doctors of not giving the mother proper treatment.