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Chikungunya outbreak in Delhi: What you need to know, why it is so dangerous for the elderly!

Chikungunya is a viral illness, primarily transmitted to humans through the bites of infected mosquitoes, predominantly Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus - two species which can also transmit other mosquito-borne viruses, including dengue. 

30-year-old first to die of malaria in Delhi this year

A 30-year-old man was the first victim here to die of the vector-borne disease malaria this year, authorities said.

Delhi hospitals face staff crunch as doctors down with dengue, chikungunya

 It's not only the common people who are down with chikungunya and dengue here in the national capital -- even the doctors are suffering from the vector-borne diseases, leading to staff crunch in the city hospitals.
 

Dengue menace: Two more die in Delhi, death toll jumps to 311

Dengue menace: Two more die in Delhi, death toll jumps to 311

Two more persons including a 12-year-old girl from south Delhi have succumbed to dengue, taking the death toll due to the vector-borne disease in the city to four as the total number of cases jumped to over 310.

NHRC issues notice over electrocution of Delhi girl leading to amputation of hands

 The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that both the hands of a ten-year-old girl had to be amputated at Delhi`s Safdarjung Hospital following severe burn injuries due to shock from a high voltage.

Teenager held in Gurgaon for raping 6-year-old girl

Teenager held in Gurgaon for raping 6-year-old girl

 A teenager has been arrested here on charges of kidnapping and raping a six-year-old girl.

Teenager held in Gurgaon for raping 6-year-old girl

Teenager held in Gurgaon for raping 6-year-old girl

 A teenager has been arrested here on charges of kidnapping and raping a six-year-old girl.

Excess gadget use leading to hunched backs: Doctors

Hyperkyphosis or excessive curvature of thoracic spine is more common among hunchbacks if not treated on time.

JP Nadda inaugurates national organ donation registry

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Friday inaugurated a national organ donation registry that will track, facilitate and promote organ donations across the country and announced opening of transplant facilities at all major government hospitals.

2 children of Dalit family burnt alive in Faridabad

Two children of a Dalit family were burnt alive when a mob allegedly set fire to their home in Faridabad. The children, two-and-a-half-year-old Vaibhav and nine-month-old charred to death while their parents Jitender and Rekha are fighting for their lives at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi.

2nd swine flu death reported in Delhi

The national capital has reported the second death due to swine flu this year with a 60-year-old woman succumbing to the H1N1 virus at a hospital while undergoing treatment.

4-year-old girl raped in north west Delhi

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by an unidentified accused in a slum dwelling in north west Delhi's Keshav Puram area, police said on Saturday.

Man dies of swine flu in Delhi

 Mahesh Gupta who was undergoing treatment for swine flu (H1N1) died here at the Safdarjung hospital this week.

Dengue cases hit 7,606 in Delhi 

Dengue update: Cases of the vector-borne disease reach 7,606.

Delhi: Dengue death toll reaches 17, over 2000 tested positive

Dengue is now in an epidemic state as more than 17 people have died while there are more than 2000 patients. A woman named Urmila Devi was admitted in Safdarjung Hospital from where she was referred to AIIMS. Unfortunately Urmila Devi died in AIIMS emergency ward.

Delhi: Three crushed to death by bus in Motibagh

 Three members of a family, including a three-year-old boy, were crushed to death by a bus in south Delhi's Motibagh area, police said today.

Try VAAFT, a painless treatment for anal fistula

People suffering from anal fistula now have a new treatment at their service that enables them to undergo the surgical procedure painlessly, with an assurance of fast recovery and less chances of re-occurrence.

RML's ENT surgeon appointed Safdarjung medical superintendent

ENT surgeon A.K. Rai of Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital was on Monday appointed the new medical superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital.

Nadda pays surprise visit to Safdarjung Hospital

Health Minister JP Nadda paid a surprise visit to the Safdarjung Hospital here on Friday and directed the medical superintendent to upgrade its facilities to make it more patient-friendly.

OPD for sportspersons at Sports Injury Centre soon

The Sports Injury Centre (SIC) at the Safdarjung Hospital will introduce an exclusive OPD for sportspersons from next month.