nursing

Breast cancer: Erratic lifestyle, less nursing of babies major risk factors behind disease

Stressful and erratic lifestyle, mothers not nursing babies adequately, smoking and pollution have put women at higher risk of developing breast cancer.

Oct 26, 2016, 13:59 PM IST

Nursing is an all round profession

Dearth of skilled manpower is affecting the nursing profession. Prachi Rege speaks to experts about the courses and the various new job roles a nursing graduate can work in.

Dec 09, 2014, 13:02 PM IST
Armie Hammer nursing black eye after boxing bout

Armie Hammer nursing black eye after boxing bout

Actor Armie Hammer has been left with a black eye after stepping into the boxing ring for a sparring session with a former professional American footballer.

Nov 22, 2014, 14:38 PM IST

Indian nurses in Iraq are free, in touch with our embassy officials, confirms MEA

Assuring that Indian government will leave no stone unturned to bring back the Indians trapped in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday confirmed that all 46 nurses who were yesterday held in ISIS controlled areas against their will have been freed and will reach Kochi tomorrow morning by a special Air India flight from Erbil in northern Iraq.

Jul 04, 2014, 18:37 PM IST

Crisis management committee formed to bring Indian nurses back: Oommen Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that a top-level crisis management committee has been formed under the chairmanship of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to bring back captive Indian nurses back from Iraq.

Jul 04, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Kerala nurses given food by ISIS militants in Iraq: Chandy

The 46 nurses from Kerala, who were shifted from Iraq`s Tikrit city to Mosul by Sunni insurgents, have been put up in a building and have been given food, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

Jul 04, 2014, 09:54 AM IST

Iraq war veteran says ISIS may inflame passions in India, but more in Pakistan

Iraq is in tatters. Over a dozen towns have fallen to the Sunni militants and given the American hesitation to act militarily this time, Iraq is clueless about any immediate way out to blunt the lightning offensive by the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria).

Jun 25, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Examination malpractice unearthed in Karnataka

The Karnataka government has unearthed a major examination malpractice, involving over 5,000 nursing students across the state.

Jan 17, 2013, 22:45 PM IST

`Efforts made to strengthen medical education`

In order to overcome the human resource shortage in the health sector, the government has increased the number of medical seats at the post-graduate level in the past three years.

May 15, 2012, 08:56 AM IST

`Efforts made to strengthen medical education`

In order to overcome the human resource shortage in the health sector, the government has increased the number of medical seats at the post-graduate level in the past three years.

May 15, 2012, 08:56 AM IST

‘India faces 50% nursing shortage’

The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply.

Mar 29, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

‘India faces 50% nursing shortage’

The fledgling health sector in India is facing a 50 percent shortage of nursing staff due to demand outstripping supply.

Mar 29, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Tamil Nadu nursing admission scam comes to light

Months after officials in Tamil Nadu
unearthed engineering admissions scam,
a similar scam in nursing admissions have surfaced following
the arrest of two persons including a retired headmaster.

Dec 10, 2010, 18:28 PM IST

Nursing teaching faculty retirement age raised to 65 years

Facing faculty crunch in
nursing institutions, government Thursday decided to raise the
retirement age of teachers having post graduation degree from
60 to 65 years.

Jun 10, 2010, 15:04 PM IST

Centre to spend over Rs 3,000cr to improve nursing services

The Centre plans to invest over
Rs 3,000 crore to strengthen the quality of nursing services
in the country, during the current five-year plan.

Nov 20, 2009, 00:40 AM IST