MCD employees on strike over non-payment of salaries, garbage dumped on Delhi streets

MCD workers are protesting against the non-payment of salaries.

Meanwhile, resident doctors and nursing staff at municipal hospitals under East and North corporations have threatened to strike work from Wednesday in case their salaries are not paid.

BMC-run hospitals overburdened but have enough doctors

 Maharashtra Government today admitted in the Legislative Council that hospitals run by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) are "overburdened" with patients, but there are adequate doctors to cater to them.

Indian doctors provide training to 150 medicos in Nepal

A team of three Indian doctors led by a top cardiologist on Saturday provided training to 150 Nepalese physicians to help them provide the best medical treatment to heart patients at an affordable cost here.

Docs reconstruct artificial bladder of 17-yr-old before kidney transplant

A 17-year-old boy combating three life-threatening problems is now on the path to recovery thanks to doctors at a private hospital here who reconstructed an artificial bladder before taking him through a kidney transplant.

Kelly Osbourne defies doctors
Kelly Osbourne defies doctors

Singer Kelly Osbourne is defying doctors' orders by exercising as she is determined to “stay in shape".

Poland sends doctors to help Poles hurt in Tunisia

 Poland has sent a plane with doctors and diplomats to Tunisia to help and bring back Poles injured in a gun attack in a museum in Tunis.

Doctors call for raising awareness to encourage voluntary body donation

With medical colleges in Delhi finding it hard to arrange for dead bodies for medical students to perform dissection, doctors in the city have said that awareness must be raised among people to encourage voluntary cadaver donations for medical research.

Expert's tips for a safe and healthy Holi!

Here's a handful of tips that will help you celebrate the festival of colours in a safe and healthy way.

Jharkhand govt may ban pvt pratice by govt doctors: Minister

Jharkhand Health Minister Ramchandra Chandrawansi on Saturday said the new government was considering to impose ban on government doctors doing private practice.

Summons issued to over 500 doctors for taking bribe: Govt to LS

 The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued summons to more than 500 doctors upon complaints that they accepted inducements from Indian pharmaceutical firms, the government on Friday said.

Delhi: Resident doctors protest over security issues

Resident doctors working in government hospitals on Friday staged a protest following the delay in improving security conditions in hospitals here.

AP, Telangana will need 10,000 healthcare professional by 2020

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will need over 10,000 hospital management professionals in the coming five years, according to health care management and research institute IIHMR Bangalore.

Islamic State militants suffer from 'brutal, instinctive' sex desires: Report

Despite claims of being an 'ultra-conservative', the militants of the Islamic State (IS) are seeking medical attention from local doctors to improve their sexual prowess and subjecting their wives to 'brutal, abnormal' sex acts, Daily Mail reported on Tuesday.

Doctors store 1,600 digital human hearts on computer

UK doctors have stored 1,600 beating human hearts in digital form on a computer to better understand the relationship between people's genes and heart disease.

Man saved hours after heartbeat stops

 A man was saved hours after his heartbeat stopped as doctors gave immediately began cardiac massage on him as soon as he was brought to the hospital.

Acid attack survivor showed remarkable fortitude: Doctors

 Undaunted by the acid attack on her in a December morning, a 30-year-old doctor of the ESI Hospital here is moving ahead in life.

Mumbai: Doctors save Pakistani boy's cancer affected hand

A young Pakistani boy, who was on the verge of getting his hand severed in his home country because of cancer, was saved by Indian doctors.

India needs 3.5 mn hospital beds, 3 mn doctors by 2034: Report

The Indian healthcare delivery system, which suffers from acute problem of limited resources, will need an investment of around USD 245 billion through traditional means to deliver desired outcome in next two decades, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report.

Joan Rivers' daughter files negligence lawsuit against clinic
Joan Rivers' daughter files negligence lawsuit against clinic

 Joan Rivers ' daughter Melissa Rivers has filed a lawsuit against doctors and the clinic where Joan was treated for showing negligence during the treatment.