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Pakistani son gives new life to mother on his birthday


August 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday."A ... Read more...

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Pakistani son gives new life to mother on his birthday


August 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A Pakistani son's donation of his liver to his mother has left the woman cured of cirrhosis, doctors at Sir Gangaram Hospital here said Sunday."A ... Read more...

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Effective antibodies against flu strains identified


August 10th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists have identified three human antibodies effective against flu B virus strains. The same team had earlier reported finding antibodies against flu A strains.The isolation of ... Read more...

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Infant dies after removal from Punjab hospital incubator, probe ordered


July 26th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday ordered a high-level probe after the parents of a newborn alleged that their child died in the civil hospital ... Read more...

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British woman gives birth in coma


July 1st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a ... Read more...

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Bengal heat toll rises to 42


June 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) With a heat wave prevailing across southern West Bengal, the death toll rose to 42, with 12 more people succumbing Wednesday in Kolkata and the ... Read more...

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Girl child found abandoned in Rajasthan


June 5th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 5 (IANS) Police in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town are looking for parents of an infant girl who was found abandoned at a bus stand Monday evening barely two days ... Read more...

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We didn’t know it was a rave party: Shilpa Saklani


May 21st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) TV actor Shilpa Saklani claims innocence after she was detained along with her husband Apurva Agnihotri at a rave party, busted here by the Mumbai police. ... Read more...

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Enraged parents attack doctor, held


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Gurgaon-based couple was arrested Sunday for assaulting a doctor at Lok Nayak Hospital in central Delhi, police said.According to police, John and Mohnissa, were ... Read more...

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Woman doctor stabbed in Beijing


April 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.The attack ... Read more...

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Dead woman’s body found in Russian hospital trash


April 10th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The body of an elderly woman was found in a hospital garbage bin in St. Petersburg two days before she was to be discharged ... Read more...

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Andhra woman delivers on road


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident in Andhra Pradesh, a woman gave birth to a child on the road after a government-run hospital allegedly refused to attend ... Read more...

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Kin of deceased man vandalise Noida government hospital


March 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Noida (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) Doctors at the Noida district hospital went on strike for nearly 14 hours Wednesday after the kin of a deceased man assaulted them Tuesday ... Read more...

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Fire at two health care facilities


March 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Dozens of patients were evacuated from a premier referral hospital here after a major fire, bringing back memories of a hospital inferno that killed 94 people.Another ... Read more...

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Another rape in Bengal, victim deaf and mute (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), Feb 29 (IANS) In another incident of rape in West Bengal, a physically challenged woman was allegedly raped by a junior doctor in a government hospital ... Read more...

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Bengal reports more crib deaths, seven dead in 24 hours


January 18th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The horror of crib deaths in West Bengal returned Wednesday with seven infants, aged between three hours to three months, dying in a 24-hour period in ... Read more...

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Marathon liver transplant saves three toddlers (with Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17, (IANS) Three children got a new lease of life following a 20-hour, complex liver transplant procedure, requiring a team of 40 doctors simultaneously performing in half-a-dozen ... Read more...

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Bengal hospital gets clean chit in patient denial case


January 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Sunday gave a clean chit to a state-run city hospital following allegations that a pregnant woman died allegedly after she was denied ... Read more...

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Second case of rats mutilation in Rajasthan


January 14th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Tension flared up in Rajasthan's Beawar town Friday after the dead body of a woman was nibbled on by rats at the mortuary of a government ... Read more...

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Rat attack on patient: Action against two hospital employees


January 12th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 12 (IANS) Authorities at a Rajasthan government hospital removed from duty two employees for negligence over an incident in which rats allegedly nibbled on the ears, nose, lips ... Read more...

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Rats nibble on paralysed man as hospital staff sleep


January 11th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 11 (IANS) A 70-year-old paralysed man on ventilator in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a government hospital here was allegedly attacked by rats who nibbled on his ... Read more...

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AMRI’s Dhakuria unit suspends medical treatment


December 14th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Four days after the fire that left 93 dead, AMRI Hospital Tuesday night decided to suspend medical treatment at its entire Dhakuria unit in south ... Read more...

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Bhopal hospital staff seek pay hike, government gets notice (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government for its response to the demand by a Bhopal hospital's staff for wage hike and parity with ... Read more...

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Kolkata hospital blaze kills 90, India mourns


December 10th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) In the worst fire tragedy in any hospital in India, 90 patients and staffers were killed in Kolkata's well-known AMRI hospital when a terrible blaze ... Read more...

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Inadequate fire safety in Delhi hospitals: Experts


December 9th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As a devastating fire in a Kolkata hospital claimed 81 lives, experts in Delhi pointed out how some hospitals are a ticking time bomb with ... Read more...

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Bengal government comes down hard on ‘callous’ hospital


December 9th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, other ministers, the Kolkata mayor and security officials ripped apart the AMRI Hospital authorities for "callousness", "negligence" and for ... Read more...

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Survivors, relatives charge hospital with callousness


December 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Insufficient and faulty fire-fighting systems, ill-trained hospital staff more interested in saving their own lives - survivors of Kolkata's AMRI Hospital fire Friday had horrific tales ... Read more...

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Child rights panel slams facilities in Bengal hospital


November 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Slamming lack of infrastructure at West Bengal's Malda district hospital where a series of crib deaths occurred in October and November this year, India's apex ... Read more...

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Boy declared dead wakes up in mortuary, doctor suspended


November 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday suspended a doctor in a case of medical negligence in which a teenager declared dead by him regained consciousness in a ... Read more...

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Baby allegedly dies after mother cleaned with acid


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Nov 2 (IANS) A newborn Wednesday died in a sub-divisional hospital in this West Bengal district after the mother was allegedly cleaned with an acidic solution ... Read more...

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Two hospital staff shifted out for giving wrong HIV report


November 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Tuesday transferred two employees of a public hospital after they were found guilty of "negligence" in giving a wrong HIV report to ... Read more...

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Bengal needs a full-time health minister: BJP


October 31st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Demanding a full-time health minister for West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Mahila Morcha president and MP Smriti Irani Monday criticized the lack of basic ... Read more...

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Poor woman delivers baby at hospital door


October 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 7 (IANS) Unable to pay bribe allegedly demanded by the hospital staff for admission, a poor woman gave birth to her child on the doorsteps of ... Read more...

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Five get organs from man with HIV


September 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) Five people unknowingly received organs from an HIV-positive man in Taiwan due to "human error" at the hospital. All the organ receivers have so far tested ... Read more...

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Delhi blast toll rises to 13


September 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The death toll in the Delhi High Court bombing has risen to 13 with two more people succumbing to their injuries Thursday, officials said. P. Patra, ... Read more...

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