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Medical services hit as junior doctors in Andhra intensify stir


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Medical services in the government-run hospitals across Andhra Pradesh were hit Monday as the junior doctors intensified their strike.Emergency services in the Gandhi Hospital and Osmania ... Read more...

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Junior doctors call off strike in Andhra


February 15th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Emergency services in government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh were restored Wednesday as the junior doctors called off their strike after the government promised to address their ... Read more...

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10 die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least 10 patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior doctors, ... Read more...

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Eight die as emergency services crippled in Andhra hospitals


February 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) At least eight patients have died since Friday night at government-run hospitals in Andhra Pradesh where emergency services are crippled following a strike by junior ... Read more...

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Andhra junior doctors call off strike


May 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Junior doctors at government hospitals in Hyderabad and Warangal Monday called off their strike after the Andhra Pradesh government agreed to provide them with security at ... Read more...

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Now, a new eye jab that could cure blindness!


April 17th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new eye injection, which they claim could cure blindness.The treatment, which costs 2,000 pounds, could stop the onset of blindness and can also help ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

London hospital to sack 500 to save 50 mn pounds


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) A leading hospital in the British capital will sack 500 employees, including nurses and consultants, leading to closure of wards and removal of beds, that would save over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why hospitalized daytime cardiac arrest patients are likely to survive


November 15th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): A new University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine study has indicated that Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) quality is worse during in-hospital cardiac arrests occurring overnight than those that happen ... Read more...

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Rampant sexual harassment of female doctors in Karachi by male staffers


November 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 06 (ANI): Female doctors in Karachi have revealed that male paramedical staffers at Civil Hospital Karachi are harassing them, and it is causing serious mental stress among them.The harassment is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cancer drug could combat ovarian tumours


October 12th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A drug administered to patients with bowel, breast and lung cancer can also be used to help women fight ovarian tumours, results from a clinical trial in UK ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Growling dogs could merely be depressed


July 19th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Dogs that growl and bite people might not be naturally hostile, but are merely depressed, says a new research. Scientists, who studied badly behaved pets concluded that they ... Read more...

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Four swine flu deaths, 23 infections in Andhra


June 26th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) Four people died of swine flu in Andhra Pradesh while 23 were found infected by H1N1 virus this year, officials said Saturday. Three deaths and a majority of the ... Read more...

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TalentSprint announces programme for engineering graduates


April 13th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 13 (IANS) TalentSprint, a leader in creating quality professionals for the IT industry, Tuesday announced an advanced software engineering programme (ASEP) to turn fresh engineering graduates into high performance programmers. The ... Read more...

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Now, Al Qaeda develops ‘boob-job bombs’ which are impossible to detect


March 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 24 (ANI): Al Qaeda is laying deadly "booby traps" by equipping its female suicide bombers with explosive breast implants that are impossible to be detected at airport security checkpoints, British ... Read more...

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Lahore’s Ganga Ram Hospital doctors oppose new health bill


January 7th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Jan 7 (IANS) Doctors at the Ganga Ram Hospital here will Friday protest a proposed health care bill that, among other provisions, prescribes doctors to be booked for patient's accidental death ... Read more...

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Why patients often report depression post ICU stay


April 11th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers say that several factors may explain why a stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) leads many patients to report depression after they go home, ... Read more...

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Simple surgical checklist reduces deaths, says study led by Indian American


January 15th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 15 (IANS) A simple surgical checklist significantly cut down post-operative complications and deaths in eight teaching hospitals across the world, according to a pilot study led by Indian American Atul ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chances of surviving cardiac arrest better in bigger hospitals


January 10th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) People who go through cardiac arrest have better chances of survival in large, urban and teaching hospitals, according to a recent study.Chances of survival are better still if ... Read more...

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Teething mixture kills 25 Nigerian babies


November 29th, 2008 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Nov 29 (DPA) The Nigerian government has ordered an investigation after a locally made mixture used to suppress discomfort in babies cutting teeth killed 25 infants.The children were administered the mixture, ... Read more...

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Even a little caffeine during pregnancy can raise low birth weight risk


November 4th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Intake of caffeine even one cup of it daily at any time during pregnancy is associated with an elevated risk of low birth weight, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Common infertility treatments of little use


August 8th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 8 (ANI): They offer a ray of hope for couples trying for a baby, but according to a new research, common infertility treatments do not live up to their ... Read more...

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Under siege Peshwar close to falling to militants


June 25th, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , June 25 (ANI): The NWFPs Home Department is on the verge of declaring a red alert in provincial capital Peshawar in the wake of the grim security situation there, ... Read more...

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