Soon French hospital to serve wine to patients, family

Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital in Puy-de-Dome, central France, has recently revealed that they will soon open a wine bar in their palliative care centre for the patients and their families.

Medical interns on indefinite strike in TN

About 400 medical Interns at the Government Rajaji Hospital here and Government hospitals in Southern districts today began their indefinite boycott of work demanding an increase in stipend, revised in 2004.

Himachal to post specialised doctors in remote areas

The Himachal Pradesh government is making efforts to increase the number of specialised doctors in far-flung areas, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said Friday.

Active pregnant women could give birth without medical intervention: Study

A new study has revealed that women who indulge in more activities during pregnancy are more likely to give normal birth.

`Paedophile` Jimmy Savile was called `doctor` by staff

Jimmy Savile was referred to as `Dr Jimmy Savile, OBE, KCSG, LLD` in official documents despite him having had no medical qualifications.

The Toothmaker

With 28 molars in our mouth, a dentist will never be jobless. Prachi Rege gleans information on the various specializations in dentistry and its support functions.

Octomom Nadya Suleman charged for additional welfare fraud

Nadya Suleman has been issued an additional welfare charge for allegedly receiving health-care benefits which she wasn`t entitled to.

Advanced medical care for defence personnel in forward areas

Government is setting up advanced medical facilities in forward areas including Siachen and in the Northeast, Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Air Marshal DP Joshi, said.

AIPMT: Points to remember

Students need to thoroughly revise NCERT.

Court questions centre on rural medical course

The Delhi HC told central govt to file its reply on the contempt plea filed against it for alleged failure to start a three-year course for non-MBBS people.

Over 1,500 doctors in Kanpur boycott work for two hours

Over 1,500 doctors of various hospitals in the city on Tuesday boycotted work for two hours to protest the arrest of their three colleagues on the charges of issuing fake medical certificates on payment.

`Save the Doctor` movement held Thursday

Medical students under the aegis of the Indian Medical Association and the Association of Healthcare Providers India organised a "Save the Doctor" campaign Thursday.

`Ailing` Tihar inmate accuses medical officer of extortion

The Director General of Prisons (Tihar) has been ordered by a court to look into an allegation of extortion by a senior medical officer.

`Reach of medical institutes should be beyond big cities`

President Pranab Mukherjee asked the private sector and NGOs to "step up" their involvement to share responsibility in extending services in the rural areas.

Medical articles purchase scam; 2 arrested

The city police has registered
two cases against two senior Delhi government officials for
buying surgical gloves and other disposables at inflated rates from two private firms.

Medical education bill not in monsoon session

Government is unlikely to
table in the monsoon session of Parliament the National
Council for Human Resources in Health Bill (NCHRH) to regulate
medical education in the country.

Iran “self-sufficient due to West sanctions”

Iran has claimed that West`s
sanctions against it has made the country self-sufficient in
the areas of health, treatment and production of medicines.

MMC will not spare black sheep in medical profession: Taori

The Maharashtra Medical Council
(MMC), which was revived after a span of 12 years by the state
government has decided to root out corruption and take to task
doctors, who have brought a bad name to the profession.

Execute MCI rules in medical PG entrance exams, HC tells govt

Orissa HC has directed
the state government to act positively for implementing the
guidelines of Medical Council of India (MCI) from next year
while selecting candidates for medical PG seats in state-run
medical colleges.

New medical treatment freezes away extra body fat

A scientist has developed a new medical treatment that freezes extra fat and tightens the skin.