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Saudi Arabia targets its illegal private clinics


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has launched a crackdown on illegal private medical practices.Saudi Arabian authorities Sunday announced to have started the crackdown, with the latest closure being of ... Read more...

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Honour for women delivering girl child


August 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) A village council in Rajasthan will honour women who give birth to a girl child in their first delivery with a view to check cases of ... Read more...

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Baby dies in Italy after being injected with milk


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 23 (IANS/AKI) Six staff members of a hospital in Rome were investigated Monday after a premature Filipino baby died when he was injected with artificial milk instead of ... Read more...

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Dara Singh shifted home


July 12th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Critically ill actor-wrestler Dara Singh was shifted from hospital to his Juhu home late Wednesday, a hospital official said."In view of his deteriorating condition and keeping ... Read more...

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US state faces doctor, nurse shortages


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) The US state of Texas will need 71,000 more nurses and 39,000 additional family physicians by 2020.The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Barack Obama's ... 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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Dubai launches new education initiative


June 27th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 26 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai government has launched a new educational initiative to enable working nurses to seek higher education without having to leave their jobs.The Dubai Health Authority ... Read more...

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Melanie Brown sells dresses for charity


June 13th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Singer Melanie Brown is set to sell off a collection of her glamorous dresses to raise money for an Australia-based breast cancer charity.The 37-year-old former Spice ... Read more...

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‘Death of babies in Pakistan hospital fire shocking’


June 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The death of seven babies in a fire at a hospital in Lahore is shocking, said a Pakistani daily that noted the "total absence of fire-extinguishing ... Read more...

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Medical intern criticised for teasing babies


June 4th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) A Chinese medical intern posted photos of her teasing new-born babies and holding them upright while their heads drooped, prompting action from authorities.Xiao Shiyu, a student ... Read more...

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Another AMRI director gets bail


May 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday granted anticipatory bail to Preeti Surekha, one of AMRI Hospital directors, against whom an arrest order was issued after a fire ... 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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AMRI authorities plan to reopen fire-hit hospital


April 21st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The AMRI Hospital authorities are planning to reopen a portion of their complex in Dhakuria, sealed off by Kolkata Police after a major fire choked 94 ... Read more...

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Man, 67, fathers child despite 12 heart attacks


April 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) An elderly Briton, who survived 12 heart attacks, has become a father again with his 31-year-old wife undergoing IVF.Malcolm Lawrence, 67, a retired nurse, also ... Read more...

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Business over funerals?


March 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Some funeral companies in Shanghai are paying doctors, nurses and even ambulance drivers for providing information about dying patients.According to the Shanghai Daily, the Shanghai Emergency ... Read more...

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Two more AMRI hospital directors get bail


March 28th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted bail to two directors of the AMRI Hospital who spent nearly four months in custody after they were arrested for ... Read more...

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Madonna nurses broken finger


March 28th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna broke her finger while rehearsing for her upcoming tour.The singer has been working hard for the tour, reports contactmusic.com."I have a broken ... Read more...

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Kerala nurses stranded in Saudi Arabia


March 11th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) Three nurses from Kerala have been left stranded in Saudi Arabia for more than two years - with no source of income and no documents to ... Read more...

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Another AMRI hospital director granted bail


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Gynaecologist and AMRI Hospital director Pranab Dasgupta was Thursday granted bail by a court here in the fire tragedy case at the medical facility which claimed ... Read more...

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Deadly Lassa virus kills 40 in Nigeria


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Feb 22 (IANS) A deadly haemorrhagic virus Lassa has killed at least 40 people in Nigeria, Xinhua reported.A total of 397 cases have been reported in the last six ... Read more...

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370-kg Briton is possibly world’s heaviest man


February 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A 42-year-old Briton who eats hot dogs and ham for breakfast, chocolate bars for lunch, and sausages and chips for dinner weighs an astounding 370 kg ... Read more...

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Nurses’ strike: Court orders police protection for hospital


February 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday directed police to provide protection to a private hospital which recruited 100 new nurses after failure of talks over the last ... Read more...

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Global festival to unveil facets of ayurveda


January 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 17 (IANS) Some leading practitioners of ayurveda will speak on various facets of the traditional form of medicine at the global festival, starting here Feb 9, organisers said.The ... Read more...

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Kolkata blaze: Hospital director’s bail plea rejected


December 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) A West Bengal court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of AMRI Hospital director R.S. Agarwal, an accused in the hospital fire tragedy that killed 93 people ... Read more...

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Chinese couple have eight babies using IVF


December 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A Chinese couple has become parents to eight children using in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment and with the help of two surrogate mothers, a media report said ... Read more...

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Inspired by action movie, Chinese man bombs bank van


December 19th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) A man arrested for bombing a bank in China that killed two people and injured 15 others said he was inspired from the plot of a ... Read more...

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Roof of room collapses in Jammu hospital (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) A portion of the roof of the nurses' ward in the gynaecology and children's wing of a government hospital here collapsed Saturday afternoon. Police sources said ... Read more...

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Mamata offers jobs to youth who rescued AMRI patients


December 14th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced that the locals who had risked their lives to rescue people from the AMRI Hospital fire would ... Read more...

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Bodies of two Kerala nurses sent home


December 12th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The bodies of two nurses of the city's Advanced Medicare & Research Institute (AMRI) hospital who died while saving the lives of the patients during a ... Read more...

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Toll now 91, including two nurses, says AMRI


December 10th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The toll in the AMRI Hospital fire -- the worst fire tragedy in any hospital in India -- Saturday reached 91, the hospital management said."The total ... Read more...

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With flowers, candles Kolkata mourns its hospital victims


December 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Kolkata residents hit the streets Saturday, protesting the "callousness" of the AMRI Hospital through silent marches and tearfully remembering with bouquets and lighted candles the 90 ... Read more...

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Staff flee, leave patients unattended after fire


December 9th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) As bodies of AMRI Hospital fire victims are brought out of the annexe, it is the patients in the adjacent old building who are facing severe ... Read more...

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Mamata offers Rs.10,000 for fire victims’ last rites


December 9th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced grant of Rs.10,000 for the last rites to each of the families of those killed in the ... Read more...

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Cuba boasts of lowest infant mortality rate


December 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 5 (IANS) The development achieved by Cuba's health sector has made it possible for the country to have one of the lowest infant mortality rates -- 4.5 per ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne rushed to hospital with head injury


November 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fashion Police co-host Kelly Osbourne was rushed to the emergency room over the weekend with head injury. The 27-year-old seems to have recovered from the accident and ... Read more...

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