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Japanese Encephalitis death in city hospital, toll rises to 118

Japanese Encephalitis death in city hospital, toll rises to 118

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 15:03

Japanese Encephalitis claimed the life of a 56-year-old man at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in the early hours Friday.

IMA demands ban on use of antibiotics for growth promotion in poultry

IMA demands ban on use of antibiotics for growth promotion in poultry

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 03:50

A day after an environment body said that "large-scale and indiscriminate" use of antibiotics in poultry industry might be "strongly linked" to growing antibiotic resistance in Indians, Indian Medical Association called for a ban on use of antibiotics for growth promotion and mass disease prevention in poultry.

BJP alleges patients harassed due to lack of infrastructure

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 18:09

BJP on Wednesday alleged that patients coming to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for treatment of encephalitis were harassed in the absence of infrastructure at the institution.

Wife kills husband with paramour`s help in UP

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 16:54

A woman allegedly killed her husband with the help of her paramour at Thana medical area in Meerut, police said.

New tool to help analyse 'big data' faster

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 22:44

Scientists have developed a new tool that speeds the analysis of data sets that are so large and complex they would take days or weeks to analyse on a single workstation.

Medical interns on indefinite strike in TN

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:09

About 400 medical Interns at the Government Rajaji Hospital here and Government hospitals in Southern districts today began their indefinite boycott of work demanding an increase in stipend, revised in 2004.

MP PMT scam: Shimla CBI unit seeks info on students of GRMC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 17:44

The ambit of ongoing probe into the alleged Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam in Madhya Pradesh may become wider with the Shimla unit of CBI seeking details of certain medical students and graduates of the city-based Gajra Raje Medical College (GRMC).

New EU guidelines to put cancer research at risk: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:47

The proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could make cancer research impossible and add a significant burden to cancer patients, the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has said.

Medical negligence can be criminal offence: Tripura HC

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:16

The Tripura High Court has observed that medical negligence can be termed a criminal offence, a lawyer said here on Friday.

Ram Gopal Yadav admitted to AIIMS

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:10

Samajwadi Party`s national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav, who is the brother of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

No proposal to create Indian Medical Service: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:56

The government has not taken any step to create an Indian Medical Service, close on the lines of IAS and IPS, for super specialist doctors, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.

Patients have right to their medical records: CIC

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:21

Patients have a right to get their medical records from hospitals, both public and private, Central Information Commission has held while ordering disclosure of information to a former RAW official.