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`On-off` switch can help coma patients come to life

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 13:26

Do you know there is an "on-off" switch in our brain that controls consciousness? Scientists have found one that can help coma patients regain consciousness.

DCI bats for redesigning dental education system

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 15:44

With an aim to improve skills of dental practitioners to ensure safety of patients and enhance overall health care quality, the Dental Council of India (DCI) today said it is keen to redesign the dental education system in the country.

`The Fault In Our Stars` to release in India on July 4

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 14:45

Hollywood`s weepy summer hit `The Fault In Our Stars`, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as young cancer patients who fall in love, is set to hit Indian screens on July 4.

Fire at hospital for elderly kills 21 in latest major South Korea accident

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 05:02

A fire at a rural South Korean hospital for chronically ill elderly patients on Wednesday killed 21 people and injured eight in the second major fire this week as the country still mourns victims of a ferry disaster last month.

Vivek Oberoi hosts `The Amazing Spiderman 2` special screening for cancer patients

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 16:29

Vivek Oberoi recently hosted a special screening of ` The Amazing Spiderman 2` for kids suffering from cancer in Mumbai.

Not mandatory for private hospitals to treat poor for free: HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 01:34

In a setback to poor patients, the Delhi High Court Monday exempted city`s four big private hospitals from the "mandatory obligation" to provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.

Customised footwear can help patients with foot problems: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 19:25

Customised footwear with better shaped insoles can address difficulties of patients having problems with their gait, according to a new research.

A wearable antenna to ease health monitoring

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 19:48

Keeping a tab on patients can become a tad easier for doctors as scientists have designed a new flexible antenna that could be stretched and easily integrated into wearable health monitoring devices.

Treat critical patients or court will ensure it: HC to govt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 21:47

Anguished over lack of funds to provide free treatment to critical patients,Delhi High Court asked city government to find way out,else it will find remedy under Constitution to protect right to life.

Doctors setup `Cause` to help poor patients in Jammu

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 14:49

In a humanitarian move to aid the poor patients, a team of young doctors from the Government Medical College hospital here have setup a group called "Cause".

Free X-ray facility in UP govt hospitals

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 22:15

Uttar Pradesh government today decided to provide free X-ray facility in its hospitals and free land for the Institute of Driving Training and Research at Rae Bareli.

Lack of shelter forces AIIMS patients to stay in toilets, pavements

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 22:48

Paucity of beds in AIIMS and lack of affordable accommodation facilities have forced many outstation patients and their families to seek refuge in a toilet complex and on pavements near the hospital in this freezing cold.