electric shocks

Gentle beams of light can treat lethal heart disorders

Gentle beams of light could replace harsh electric shocks in patients reeling from a deadly heart rhythm disorder, new research has found.

Sep 13, 2016, 21:50 PM IST

China hospital offers men to experience 'labour pains'

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

Nov 21, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Tiny part of brain which tracks expectations about nasty events identified

A recent study has identified the half-pea-sized human brain portion called habenula, which tracks negative expectations like painful electric shocks and shows how bad things could get.

Jul 29, 2014, 13:09 PM IST

New mental health bill to ban electric shocks

The right of mentally-ill patients to decide their mode of treatment, decriminalising suicide for them and a ban on electric shock treatment without anaesthesia are some of the provisions of the new mental health bill.

Jun 17, 2013, 00:41 AM IST

New mental health bill bans electric shocks, gives right to treatment

The right of mentally-ill patients to decide their mode of treatment, decriminalising suicide for them and a ban on electric shock treatment without anaesthesia are some of the progressive provisions of the new mental health bill proposed by the Indian government.

Jun 16, 2013, 19:12 PM IST

SC upholds conviction of cops for giving electric shocks

Taking a serious view of
custodial violence by police, the Supreme Court has upheld the
five year sentence awarded to five police personnel for
killing a person in custody through electric shocks on his
scrotum.

Mar 10, 2011, 22:22 PM IST