Fourth Sierra Leonean doctor infected with Ebola

Another doctor from Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, and an official said Thursday that she would be evacuated abroad for medical treatment.

Police create 'green corridor' to transport heart to save patient

In a heart-warming action, city traffic police today created a "green corridor" to facilitate unhindered transport of a donor's heart from a hospital here to the airport to be transplated on a patient at Chennai.

WHO staffer with Ebola taken to Germany for treatment

A World Health Organization (WHO) employee who has contracted Ebola arrived in Germany Wednesday, the first patient with the virus to be treated in the country, officials said.

Doctor commits suicide in Lucknow

A retired government doctor allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in Indira Nagar locality here, police said on Monday.

US doctor infected with ebola in Liberia outbreak

An American doctor battling West Africa`s Ebola epidemic has himself fallen sick with the disease in Liberia, his aid agency said.

India-born doctor wins battle against deportation

An India-born doctor in Australia, convicted of sexually assaulting a patient, Friday won a court battle to overturn a ministerial decision to deport him.

Vizag doctor sent to jail in kidney sale case

The director of a private hospital in Vishakhapatnam, arrested in an alleged kidney sale case, was brought here and sent to jail for two weeks by a local court today.

Varanasi road accident kills three

A doctor and two others were killed Monday in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh when a speeding truck rammed into their car, police said.

BJP leader murder case: Notice issued against doctor for sheltering accused

The health department has issued a show cause notice to a doctor for cancellation of his licence and started inquiry of his hospital after he was arrested for allegedly sheltering the accused in the murder of local BJP leader Om Vir Singh here.

UK Indian-origin doctor cleared of female genital mutilation

A medical tribunal in Britain has cleared an Indian-origin doctor accused of intentionally performing surgery on a woman amounting to female genital mutilation (FGM), a criminal offence in the UK.

Indian-origin doctor accused of `serious failings` in UK

An Indian-origin doctor in the UK is under the scanner for "serious failings" after he was found guilty of putting his patients at "unacceptable levels of risk".

Will Smith to play doctor in `Game Brain`

Hollywood star Will Smith is set to star in the NFL concussion drama `Game Brain` and play doctor, Bennet Omalu.

Two doctors arrested for negligence as boy dies after operation

Two doctors of a reputed hospital were arrested after their alleged negligence led to the death of a nine-year-old patient.

People with health concerns shouldn`t trust Wikipedia, say experts

A new study has revealed that Wikipedia contains errors in nine out of 10 of its health entries and people with health issues should speak to their doctors first.

Autism risk higher among kids with parents in technical jobs

Children of parents who are in technical occupations are more likely to have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a more serious form of autism, a study suggested.

Lawyer of Pak doctor who helped CIA track down Laden quits

A Pakistani lawyer representing jailed doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped the CIA track down al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, has quit citing threats to his life and the US`s "pressure tactics" for his release.

Lawyer of Pakistani doctor who helped track down Laden quits

A Pakistani lawyer representing jailed doctor Shakil Afridi, who helped track down then al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, today quit citing security threats to his life and indirect interference by the US for his release.

Indian-American doctor gets 46 months in jail for bribery

An Indian-American radiologist who owned and operated a diagnostic testing center in New Jersey has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for overseeing a sprawling cash-for-patients scheme to bribe other doctors for testing referrals.

`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.

China circumcision patient held over doctor`s murder: Media

A Chinese man "dissatisfied" with his circumcision is suspected of killing a doctor at the hospital where the operation was carried out, state media reported Wednesday.