Most Americans want their physicians join Facebook
Most Americans want their physicians join Facebook

Have you ever contacted your doctor on Facebook to discuss your health? A large number of Americans would love to, though they don't actually do it, says a new survey.

Doctors warn against wearing of skinny jeans

Doctors warn against wearing of skinny jeans as it cut off the blood supply to her calf muscles.

Delhi doctors' strike: AIIMS gets 2,500 referrals

 As the indefinite strike by over 20,000 resident doctors in the national capital continued for the second day on Tuesday, the number of patients referred to the AIIMS crossed the 2,500-mark.

Over 500 AIIMS doctors to join strike by FORDA

 Over 500 AIIMS doctors here will on Thursday join an ongoing strike called by Delhi-based Federation Of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA), a senior resident doctor said.

Delhi doctors on strike, risking numerous lives: Is this ethical?

Doctors, who are vested with the responsibility to aid people and treat them, are looked upon as gods by those in need. But is it justified for them to go on strikes and risk lives of people?

Public suffers as resident doctors go on strike in Delhi

Around 2,000 doctors at 20 hospitals in the national capital on Monday launched an indefinite strike, demanding adequate life saving drugs, security at workplace and timely payment of their salaries.

Delhi: 2,000 doctors go on indefinite strike

Over 2,000 resident doctors went on an indefinite strike in the national capital on Monday over several issues, including adequate life saving and generic.

Health Ministry wants doctors to write in caps to reduce prescription errors!

In a move that would help ease the pain of the common man, the government is set to come out with gazette notification asking doctors to prescribe medicines in capital letters to make them 'legible'.

G7 states vow to wipe out Ebola but offer little concrete action

Leaders of the Group of Seven industrial nations pledged on Monday to wipe out Ebola but offered little in terms of concrete action, disappointing non-governmental organisations.

Tripura HC curtails doctors' private practice

The Tripura High Court has directed government doctors to restrict their private practice to a maximum of three hours daily during working days, an official said here Saturday.

2 Indian-US docs to pay over USD 3.6 mn for healthcare fraud

 Two Indian-American doctors and their cardiology firm have agreed to pay more than USD 3.6 million to resolve allegations that its facilities falsely billed federal health care programs for tests that were not medically necessary.

Slovenian doctors strike for 40 percent pay rise

Doctors in Slovenia began a 24-hour strike on Thursday demanding a 40 percent wage hike.

Six in 10 doctors verbally abused in China: poll

Nearly six in 10 Chinese doctors have been verbally abused by their patients and 64 per cent of them do not want their next generations to adopt the medical profession due to low job satisfaction, according to the results of a poll today.

Doctors sweep Patna roads

Hundreds of doctors on Saturday took brooms in their hands and swept roads as part of a cleanniess drive in the city.

Time has come to quit 'Doctors': Ian Kelsey

"Doctors" star Ian Kelsey has explained his decision to leave the show, admitting that he won't miss the gruelling schedule.

HC moved against recruitment of doctors through TNPSC

Madras High Court has ordered that appointments of medical officers in hospitals of Indian medicine and homoeopathy in Tamil Nadu would be subject to result of a writ petition challenging the recruitment process initiated by the state public service commission.

AIIMS doctors write to health minister over denial of quota in faculty posts

A group of AIIMs faculty members has written to the Union Health Ministry expressing concern over the denial of reservations in faculty appointments at the premier medical institute.

Braving tremors, doctors in Bihar carry on with cesarean section to deliver baby

When everybody was scampering for safety in the wake of a series of powerful earthquakes, a team of doctors in Munger district continued with a surgical procedure on a pregnant woman and came out only after delivering a healthy baby.

IMA to serve legal notice to makers of 'Gabbar is Back'
IMA to serve legal notice to makers of 'Gabbar is Back'

The Indian Medical Association (IMA), an umbrella body of doctors practising modern medicine, has decided to serve a legal notice to "Gabbar is Back" actor Akshay Kumar and producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali for allegedly portraying the medical profession in poor light.

Apollo Hospitals broadcast surgery to 100 doctors

A bariatric surgery performed at the Apollo Hospital at Perungudi here on Saturday was broadcast live to around 100 doctors from different hospitals using high speed internet service, the hospital said in a statement.