With cases of misuse of concession tickets coming to the fore, Railways have decided to undertake a slew of measures including issuing an I-card to patients eligible for benefit to curb revenue leakage.
Telephonic follow-up with epilepsy patients who live far away could be introduced at the AIIMS here soon following a study that showed that some patients suffered seizures while travelling sleepless overnight in unreserved train compartments to reach the premier Delhi hospital.
Rajasthan government on Thursday said that Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act will be strictly implemented to check instances of private clinics and hospitals flouting rules while treating BPL patients.
What has long been murmured in private has now come out in public - India's private healthcare sector largely treats patients as mere "revenue generators", according to a study that reveals shocking testimonies of corruption.
With the slump in the temperature and cold winds sweeping across the national capital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has geared up to provide night shelters to the patients and their relatives who fail to get a bed and have to camp outside the premiere institution.
The number of HIV patients has registered an increase in states where it was earlier being considered to be non-prevalent with 10 such states together accounting for 57 per cent of new infections in 2012.
Pledging to extend all possible cooperation to SAARC countries in diverse fields, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced that India will provide immediate medical visa for the patient and an attendant for treatment in the country.
A team of doctors who helped a paralysed man get back on his feet by transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord said they were seeking new patients so they could establish their breakthrough was not a one-off.
In order to remove confusion for patients who could be prescribed drugs that appear to be unrelated to their condition, the world's major psychiatry organisations are proposing to completely change the terminology of the drugs used in mental disorders.
With over 40 lakh dementia patients in India, there is an urgent need to educate people on how to look after suffering family members and, in some cases, even reverse the symptoms, author Minakshi Chaudhry whose book on dementia was presented to President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.
High-intensity exercise can help stable heart transplant patients reach higher levels of exercise capacity and gain better control of their blood pressure than moderate intensity exercise, a study indicates.