OMG! At 6 feet and 7 inch Yashwant Raut is India's tallest teenager? - Watch

OMG! At 6 feet and 7 inch Yashwant Raut is India's tallest teenager? - Watch

Raut has applied to Guinness World Records but he will have to wait till he’s 18 to be considered for one of their records.

Beware! Use of steroids may cause joint problems in youths

According to doctors, usage of muscle building supplements and steroids can cause several joint related problems in youngsters.

UK plans to hire GPs from India to meet shortage

In a statement, Apollo Hospitals said the MoU would involve an exchange of clinical staff.

Experts call for MCI's radical reforming

A team of leading doctors has welcomed a landmark report calling for radical reform of the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Blood test to predict your risk of developing TB

 An international team of researchers has identified biological markers in the blood that can help doctors predict who is at high risk of developing active tuberculosis (TB).

Medical devices market likely to grow to $8.6 billion by 2020

Domestic medical devices market is estimated to grow organically at 15 per cent to USD 8.6 billion by 2020 and industry estimates indicate a much larger potential to grow to USD 50 billion by 2025, says a report

'Godman' stays in sealed pit 'without water' for 15 days in Bihar, it's not possible, say doctors

A self-styled godman called Pramod Baba reportedly emerged from a sealed hole in the ground after 15 days, as per a media report.

Kidney failures have doubled in last 15 years in India: Doctors

Doctors have also mentioned that the citizens of India are more susceptible to chronic kidney diseases and therefore, they should take extra precautions.

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MCD hospital doctors, staff to join sanitation workers' strike

Dr R R Gautam, President, Municipal Corporation Doctors Association said they have given a notice to the Commissioner of North Delhi announcing their decision to join the strike.

Doctors in US city go paperless by using Google Glass

 Ten doctors at CHI Health Centre in the Omaha city of Nebraska state in the US are using Google Glass - personal assistant tool to help them take better care of patients by reducing the cumbersome paperwork.

One in four doctors at high risk of depression

This is a bad news not just for the young doctors but also for the patients.

Odisha sacks 408 doctors for long absence

 Odisha on Friday dismissed 408 doctors for leaving their place of duty without authorisation for a long period, said an official.

Mufti Mohammad calls back doctors who have gone abroad

Doctors from Jammu and Kashmir who have moved out of the country should consider returning to their roots, Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said on Saturday while promising a conducive atmosphere for medical fraternity.

Doctors participate in breast cancer awareness drive

Breast cancer awareness drive was organised by a city based hospital on Friday following studies that stated that breast cancer was rising more rapidly than cervical cancer among Indian women, eapecially young women including teenagers.

Doctors to run for diabetes awareness in Delhi marathon

Doctors from different parts of the capital will spread awareness about diabetes by running in a marathon being held by medical networking app Curofy here on Sunday.

Set to expand medical college network in 'big' way: Govt

 Observing that the prestigious AIIMS was overburdened, the government today said it is all set to expand the network of medical colleges in the country even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley pushed for relaxation in medical council and municipal norms to achieve that goal.

Respect for doctors getting eroded: J P Nadda

Urging medical practitioners to show compassion and kindness while treating patients, Health Minister J P Nadda today said the high respect held by people for doctors is getting "eroded" due to increasing complaints of rude behavior.

Overuse of contraceptives may cause blood coagulation

 Overuse of contraceptive pills by women can lead to increased blood coagulation, with an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, doctors have warned.

Air pollution major cause of eye infection: Doctors

 Air pollution in cities is emerging as the major reason behind the rise in eye allergies and conjunctivitis in people of all ages, doctors say.