Dengue claims its first victim in Delhi this season

An eight-year-old boy has become the first victim of dengue in the national capital this year after he succumbed to the mosquito-borne infection.

Delhi hospital sends relief to Jammu and Kashmir

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi has sent emergency relief supplies to flood-ravaged regions of Jammu and Kashmir to help it overcome the acute shortage of medicines and blankets.

Delhi hospital sends relief material for J&K flood victims

A city hospital on Saturday sent relief material for the victims of the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, particularly those in Kashmir Valley.

Delhi-based hospital conducts fellowship programme for Afghan doctors

Delhi`s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is providing fellowship programmes in ophthalmology and sub-specialty to Afghan doctors.

Decline of hearing ability related to gene: Experts

In a path-breaking research which may have implications for those suffering from a decline of their cognitive and hearing abilities, Indian and American experts have established the role of a specific gene in triggering such conditions.

Pancreatic, biliary cancers difficult to treat: Experts

Early diagnosis and treatment for pancreatic and biliary cancers is very challenging as development of breakthrough chemotherapy and target therapy is limited in such cases, say health experts.

Waste water treatment facilities make for hardy bacteria

Waste water treatment facilities can be hotspots for the spread of antibiotic resistance in bacteria, making them immune to drugs that fight infection.

Rare robotic surgery to remove cancer a first by docs in north

In a first by doctors in the northern region, a robotic procedure was used to remove a tumour from the large intestine to give a new lease of life to a 62-year-old city-based businessman.

Govt hospital nurse commits suicide in Delhi

A 24-year-old nurse of a government hospital allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan inside her hostel room in Rajendra Nagar area here on Monday, police said.

Indian researchers find faster way to detect sepsis in newborn

Indian researchers have devised a method that can immensely reduce the detection time of sepsis, one of the most common problems in newborn in India, thus reducing usage antibiotics usage.

Madan Lal Khurana stable, blood pressure in control

Former Delhi chief minister Madan Lal Khurana was admitted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital early Thursday following brain haemorrhage.

Indian doctors` software distinguishes malaria from dengue

Indian doctors in collaboration with a Russian lab have developed software to differentiate dengue, malaria and other viral fevers, otherwise a challenging task due to their similar symptoms.

LPG-operated gas geysers cause health problems: Study

Liquefied Petroleum Gas-operated geysers in ill-ventilated rooms can result in seizures, epilepsy, cardiac arrest and early onset of Parkinson`s, a new study has revealed.

Muzaffarnagar acid attack: Police arrest two perso

The police on Friday arrested two persons for their alleged involvement in the Muzaffarnagar acid attack case in which four sisters, all of whom are teachers, were severely injured.

Doctors restore eyesight of UP acid attack victim

Doctors at a city hospital have been able to bring substantial improvement in the eyesight of a 26-year-old acid attack victim by performing a unique procedure, hospital authorities said on Friday.

Priyanka Gandhi discharged after surgery

Priyanka Gandhi, who underwent a surgery for removal of stones in gall bladder, was discharged from the hospital Wednesday.

Priyanka Gandhi, Brinda Karat pledge to donate organs

Priyanka Gandhi and Brinda Karat were among 500-odd people from different walks of life who on Wednesday pledged to donate their organs.

Vitamin B can help reduce heart diseases: Study

Adequate folic acid and vitamin B intake could help reduce vascular disease risk in Indian patients, a study released here said Friday.

Ganga Ram hospital performs successful heart transplant

Surviving all odds, 44-year-old Sunita represents a success story of heart transplants in the city.

Ganga Ram hospital performs successful heart transplant

Surviving all odds, 44-year-old Sunita represents a success story of heart transplants in the city.