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Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

The ruling came in a habeas corpus plea moved by the son of the patient, a former Madhya Pradesh policeman who was admitted in the hospital for treatment in February.

Modi govt aims to break doctor-pharma company nexus, medicines will become cheaper

Modi govt aims to break doctor-pharma company nexus, medicines will become cheaper

We will bring in a legal framework by which if a doctor writes a prescription, he has to write in it that it will be enough for patients to buy generic medicine and he need not buy any other medicine, he said.

This new 3D-printed digital patch may help heal damaged heart tissue

This new 3D-printed digital patch may help heal damaged heart tissue

A new revolutionary digital three dimensional (3D) bio-printed patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue in patients after a heart attack has been created by US scientists.

9 out of 10 patients want their doctors to listen to them during initial consultation: Survey

9 out of 10 patients want their doctors to listen to them during initial consultation: Survey

About 38.8 percent of the patients want the doctor to thank them after the consultation.

Patients with damaged lungs have some hope with this new therapy - Read

Patients with damaged lungs have some hope with this new therapy - Read

Though still at a pre-clinical stage, these findings have important potential implications for the future treatment.

Patients having blood clots in lungs often go without effective therapies: Report

Patients having blood clots in lungs often go without effective therapies: Report

PE, a blood clot in the lungs that causes shortness of breath and chest pain, is the third leading cardiovascular cause of death in the United States with more than 100, 000 lives taken each year.

Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Kidney failure patients on dialysis have a very high prevalence of atrial fibrillation, a common heart arrhythmia

Doctors ask patients to buy medicines from outside at district hospital

Doctors ask patients to buy medicines from outside at district hospital

District Magistrate D K Singh told reporters that a complainant alleged that doctors at the district hospital were asking people to purchase medicines from the market and not from the medical store at the hospital.

Scam in Arvind Kejriwal's 'Mohalla Clinic'? Vigilance Department initiates probe over doctors earning Rs 4 lakh/month

Scam in Arvind Kejriwal's 'Mohalla Clinic'? Vigilance Department initiates probe over doctors earning Rs 4 lakh/month

After receiving several complaints against Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's 'Mohalla Clinic', the Vigilance Department has initiated an investigation to probe into the matter.

Post trial scientists develop tablet to prevent kidney cancer relapse

A recent trial demonstrates that consuming oral tablet Sunitinib for one year reduces the likelihood of cancer returning for kidney cancer patients following removal of the kidney. 

Quitting alcohol easier than trying to control drinking

People who aim to quit drinking entirely are more likely to achieve this goal if they are treated by a care provider who advocates total abstinence, a new study suggests.

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.

Patients operated on during night twice more likely to die, claims study

A new study has found that patients who are operated on during night are twice more likely to die than patients who are operated on during the day.

Patients operated on at night twice more likely to die

Patients who have surgery during the night are twice as likely to die compared to patients who are operated on during the day, a study has found.

16 die at Lucknow's KGMU hospital following junior doctors' strike

More than 2000 patients have been turned away by KGMU because of a shortage of doctors and only very critical patients were seen by senior doctors.

Radiotherapy can affect lung cancer patients adversely

In particular, they found that high doses to the left atrium of the heart and the superior vena cava had the strongest association and increased risk of non-cancer death.

Why Alzheimer's patients can't recognise their loved ones

Alzheimer's steals not only the memory but also the ability to recognise your loved ones and now, a recent study has revealed why it is so.

Quit smoking at one go!

A new study says that quitting smoking all of a sudden is more abstinence compared to quitting gradually.

'Green corridors' in MP city help quick transport of harvested organs

A resident of Mahidpur in Ujjain district, Vishwas Joshi, 40, was declared brain-dead in Choithram Hospital here on Monday evening.  

App to provide 24X7 free medicines at Delhi govt hospitals!

The motive is to provide free medicines round-the-clock and to avoid any inconvenience to patients seeking treatment at the government hospitals.