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IMA's new advisory to its members: Refrain from drinking with 'non-doctors'

IMA's new advisory to its members: Refrain from drinking with 'non-doctors'

The representative voluntary organisation of doctors has also asked its members to observe dry days on July 1 (Doctors’ Day) and September 5 (Teachers’ day).

Doctors in Faridabad successfully remove 'egg-shaped' cyst from 41-year-old woman's brain

Doctors in Faridabad successfully remove 'egg-shaped' cyst from 41-year-old woman's brain

Doctors have successfully removed an egg-shaped cyst weighing 200gm from inside the brain of a 41-year-old woman at a city hospital.

14-year-old girl with 'scoliosis' cured through new medical technology

14-year-old girl with 'scoliosis' cured through new medical technology

Scoliosis is a sideway curvature of the spine which caused breathing issues.

Doctors use nerves from foot to restore vision of 60-year-old woman

Doctors use nerves from foot to restore vision of 60-year-old woman

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue.

Doctors in Udaipur successfully remove female reproductive organs from 22-year-old man's body

Doctors in Udaipur successfully remove female reproductive organs from 22-year-old man's body

Persistent Müllerian Duct Syndrome (PMDS) is a rare genetic disorder of sexual development that affects males.

Appalling! Dead bodies used by medical college for study purpose thrown in pit in Kozhikode

In a shocking incident, it has been discovered that dead bodies used for study purpose was thrown in an open pit in Kozhikode.

Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather

Doctors' advice: Guard your kids against infections due to hot weather

According to the doctors, recent medical check-up camps in Delhi slums have found that contagious diseases, such as mumps, typhoid and gasterointestinal infections, have risen over 20 per cent compared to other seasons.
 

Doctors booked for sexually harassing medical practitioner in Bhiwandi

Police have booked three persons, including two doctors, from the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in a case of alleged sexual harassment of a medical practitioner while being operated upon at the hospital.

More than 50% doctors suffer from hypertension owing to high stress levels!

More than 50% doctors suffer from hypertension owing to high stress levels!

Hypertension is one of the most common lifestyle diseases prevalent today with one in three Indian adults suffering from it and is equally high amongst the medical fraternity. 

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Rare surgical feat - Delhi doctors remove 6-inch long roundworm from infant's liver

Doctors at the GB Pant surgeons removed a roundworm from the 18-month-old's organ using an adult endoscope.

30-year old man accidentally swallows a live fish, saved by doctors

30-year old man accidentally swallows a live fish, saved by doctors

Reportedly, as the man was holding the fish, it went straight into his mouth and settled in his throat .

Try to stay away from painkillers, warns study

Try to stay away from painkillers, warns study

Previous studies suggested that NSAIDs could increase the risk of heart attack, but the timing of the risk, the effect of dose, treatment duration, and the comparative risks between NSAIDs were poorly understood.

Online health information may mitigate trust in doctors

Online health information may mitigate trust in doctors

Prompt treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs is needed to help prevent life-threatening complications such as ane

This man from Kota lives with 75 pins inside his body, doctors in a fix

This man from Kota lives with 75 pins inside his body, doctors in a fix

X-ray reports revealed Meena had 40 pins inserted inside his throat, 25 in his right leg and two in both of the arms.

Violence against health workers – AIIMS doctors to get self-defence training from black belt champions

Violence against health workers – AIIMS doctors to get self-defence training from black belt champions

As per a report in TOI, resident doctors doctors will take self-defence classes from black belt champions in martial arts, including taekwondo starting May 15.

'Govt needs to phase out branded drugs to promote generic medications'

'Govt needs to phase out branded drugs to promote generic medications'

Days after PM Modi's announcement, the Medical Council of India (MCI) had directed all the hospitals, doctors and state medical council to prescribe generic medicines to patients.

 In a first, scientists use life-like virtual humans to help doctors learn empathy

In a first, scientists use life-like virtual humans to help doctors learn empathy

Researchers created two virtual humans - Robin and Delmy - that are intelligent and conversational, and have the capacity to interact using a wide range of communication behaviours shared in typical face-to-face dialogue.

DNA: MCI cracks the whip on errant hospitals, doctors; directs them to prescribe generic drugs

DNA: MCI cracks the whip on errant hospitals, doctors; directs them to prescribe generic drugs

The implication of this directive is huge as India moves to mitigate healthcare costs across the nation.

Doctors at Coimbatore hospital perform robotic whipples surgery on 14-year-old girl

Doctors at Coimbatore hospital perform robotic whipples surgery on 14-year-old girl

Hospital Chairman and Chief Surgeon Dr C Palanivelu told reporters here today that the girl was referred to the hospital after being evaluated outside, with pancreatic tumour called solid pseudo papillary tumor of pancreas, which is common in young women in their early 20's.

Docs save 60-year-old's life through new minimally invasive procedure

Docs save 60-year-old's life through new minimally invasive procedure

The man was diagnosed with aortic bio-prosthesis degeneration with severe stenosis -- condition in which calcium gets deposited on the aortic valve in the heart -- was successfully operated using a new minimally invasive procedure called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).