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Indian-origin doctor not fit to practice: British tribunal


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) An Indian-origin pathologist, who conducted the first post-mortem examinations on a man who died in the 2009 G20 protests in London, is not fit to practice, ... Read more...

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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

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‘Early diagnosis can save patients with genetic disorders’


May 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Several patients, their family members and doctors Tuesday got together to observe the 6th annual International MPS (Mucopolysaccharidoses) Awareness Day, to educate people about this ... Read more...

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Aamir strikes the right chord with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ (Roundup)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The much-awaited television show "Sataymev Jayate" has turned out to be another masterstroke from Aamir Khan. The star evoked a range of emotions as ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ gutsy, sensible show: Viewers


May 6th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) From filmmakers to clinical psychologists to professors - everyone has given the thumbs up to Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate", saying it is a ... Read more...

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In ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir deals with female foeticide - and how!


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Disbelief, horror, tears, smiles --- Aamir Khan evoked all this among his rapt audience as he dealt with the sensitive topic of female foeticide ... Read more...

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Government mulls course on rural healthcare


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian government is considering a course on rural healthcare to create more manpower to serve in the country's hinterland, the Rajya Sabha was informed ... 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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Contempt notice to central government, Medical Council


February 28th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued a contempt notice to the central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) for failing to comply with ... Read more...

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‘Know your genes to live hale and hearty’


January 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Knowing genes structure in the body can help in preventing several chronic and lifestyle diseases, claims a Kochi-based organisation which is launching the "first of ... Read more...

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China sets guidelines for doctors


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Medical ethics and doctor-patient relationship guidelines have been written into a draft meant to systematize medical practitioners' performances, China's health ministry said.The draft was posted on ... Read more...

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UID to facilitate healthcare services: Nilekani


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani Thursday said "Aadhar", the unique identification number, would help people obtain a birth certificate easily and ... Read more...

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Police comb forests, hunt for Kishenji’s aides


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram, Nov 25 (IANS) Using sniffer dogs and anti-landmine devices, security forces Friday carried out combing operations in villages and forests around West Bengal's Burishole, looking for slain Maoist top ... Read more...

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Punjab bans advertisements by doctors


October 30th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Sunday announced a ban on advertisements by doctors - from allopathic, ayurvedic and homoepathic streams - offering treatment of various diseases, including sexual ... Read more...

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Dengue kills three more in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Dengue has claimed three lives in two districts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, spreading panic, even as the government claimed that the situation was under control.Two ... Read more...

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Sex detection rampant in Delhi: NGO


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Taking a lead from Delhi's skewed sex ratio, activists Thursday said sex detection tests were rampant in the capital but these were going unreported."Blatant violation ... Read more...

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Rural India is short of 16,000 doctors


March 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The next time you walk into a clinic for a cough and cold, spare a thought for your rural brethren. Latest government data reveals that ... Read more...

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David Blumenthal To Step Down From National Health IT Coordinator Post


February 4th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. David Blumenthal on Thursday announced that he will be stepping down from the post of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology this spring. He ... Read more...

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Many ‘cyberchondriacs’ misdiagnose themselves via Google, say Oz docs


January 31st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): Australian doctors have warned that they are coming across various 'cyberchondriacs'-patients who misdiagnose their illnesses after Googling their symptoms.The Australian Medical Association is concerned that the ample of ... Read more...

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President calls upon medical fraternity to prevent female foeticide


January 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday called upon the medial fraternity to prevent female foeticide.Addressing the 64th National Conference of India Radiology and Imaging Association here, President ... Read more...

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Prevent misuse of technique in female foeticide: President


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Friday stressed the need to prevent misuse of diagnostic technology in female foeticide calling it detrimental to the society. "An aspect that needs ... Read more...

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Kolkata doctors to campaign for Binayak Sen’s release


January 8th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Expressing shock and anguish over the life sentence given to rights activist Binayak Sen, doctors here Saturday said they would carry out an intensified campaign demanding his immediate ... Read more...

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Need protocol on doctors with foreign degrees, MCI told


January 7th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The government has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to put in place a protocol that makes it simpler for a doctor with foreign qualification to ... Read more...

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Kolkata doctors protest for Binayak Sen’s release


January 4th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Expressing anguish and dissent over the life imprisonment of rights activist Binayak Sen, city-based medical practitioners, professors and students Tuesday held a protest here and started a ... Read more...

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Lightman Of ‘Laagi Tujhse Lagan’ Suffers Fatal Fall


December 24th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A lightman working with the television serial ‘Laagi Tujhse Lagan’ was detected dead by medical practitioners after falling off from a height of 30 feet, claim reports in the media. ... Read more...

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Healing burns psychologically, via telephone


December 19th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Severe burn injuries leave behind scars -- not only physical but in the victim's mind too. The Burn Eradication Project, which now hopes to begin ... Read more...

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High intakes of folic acid may be linked to cancer


December 14th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that increased consumption of folic acid can reduce birth defects including neural tube defects, congenital heart disease and oral clefts but high intakes ... Read more...

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Almonds can boost men’s sex lives


November 13th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 13 (ANI): Here's a piece of advice for men who want a healthy sex life - start taking more almonds.Sin Chew Daily reported that a study showed that almonds ... Read more...

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Undetected high blood pressure ‘ups deaths from heart attacks’


November 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A study has established an association between detection of hypertension and death rates from coronary heart disease.The University of Leicester study has also revealed that the country you ... Read more...

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Howard K. Stern Found Guilty Of Contributing To Anna Nicole Smith’s Murder


October 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Howard K. Stern was found to be guilty of contributing to the murder of Anna Nicole Smith, his ex- lover. Smith had also been his client ... Read more...

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Hundreds walk for a happy, healthy heart in Agra


September 26th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 26 (IANS) Hundreds of health-conscious residents of this Taj city Sunday walked to make people aware that a 30-minute walk a day can keep heart diseases at bay. Businessmen, medical practitioners, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doc’s ‘chewing gum’ cure to save kids across world


September 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 09 (ANI): A new brain surgery technique, which has been invented by an Indian-origin doctor to save the life of a seriously ill newborn baby, is set to be used ... Read more...

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Parliament passes Indian Medical Council amendment bill


August 27th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Parliament Thursday approved the legislation empowering the central government to supersede the Medical Council of India (MCI) and constitute a board of governors, with Rajya Sabha passing ... Read more...

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13 doctors punished for violating medical ethics


August 20th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As many as 13 medical practitioners have been punished for violating medical ethics till July this year, the Lok Sabha was informed Friday. In a written statement, Health ... Read more...

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Medical Council of India bill passed in Lok Sabha


August 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Friday passed the Medical Council of India (Amendment) Bill without discussion as members were busy staging protests demanding more hike in their salaries. ... Read more...

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