Doctor suspended for performing surgeries in drunken state

 A gynaecologist in government hospital who allegedly performed family planning surgeries at a camp in Mandi district in a drunken state has been placed under suspension, the state Assembly was told on Thursday.

Botched surgeries: Chhattisgarh HC orders seizure of banned medicines

 The Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the state government to seize tainted and sub-standard medicines including Ciprocin-500, which have been banned after botched sterilisation surgeries here claimed 13 lives and left many critical.

Aishwarya celebrates 20th anniversary of Miss World title with smiles, kids and her Dad
Aishwarya celebrates 20th anniversary of Miss World title with smiles, kids and her Dad

It was right 20 years ago, when the "most beautiful woman in the world" created history and won brought the crown home, after bagging the 'Miss World' title.

Botched surgeries: Chhattisgarh HC takes suo moto cognisance; seeks report

 The Chhattisgarh High Court here on Wednesday sought a detailed report within ten days from the state government on the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur district, after it took suo moto cognisance of the the incident, which left 11 women dead and many critical.

Doctors perform birth surgeries under candlelight in Kashmir

When the floods wreaked havoc in Kashmir and plunged most parts of the Valley into darkness, few doctors at a lone maternity care hospital here, lent a ray of light to people's lives by performing birth surgeries under candlelight.

Nearly 148 female inmates `illegally sterilized in California prisons`

Nearly 148 female inmates in California prisons were illegally sterilized by doctors, a new report has found.

Death rates lowest for patients having operations on Monday

There is a higher risk of death for patients who have elective surgery later in the week and at the weekend, compared with those earlier in the week, a new study has revealed.

`Malala undergoes two successful surgeries`

Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban has undergone two successful operations

Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai gets robotic arm for surgeries

Advanced medical techniques took a great leap forward in India with the arrival of a robotic arm for assisting in surgeries at the prestigious Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.

A 20-year-old spends 20,000 pounds on cosmetic surgeries

This beauty addict is just 20 years old and she has spent an incredible 20,000 pounds on cosmetic surgeries.

Kangna amused by her surgery stories

Kangna is not perturbed by the rumoured changes in her body and face.

Caesarian surgeries on rise in China

The rate of babies born through Caesarian surgeries in China is rising at an unhealthy rate - three times higher than that termed "alarming" by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Caesarian surgeries on rise in China

The rate of babies born through Caesarian surgeries in China is rising at an unhealthy rate - three times higher than that termed "alarming" by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Riskier surgeries for back pain raise costs: Study

A study of Medicare patients shows that costlier, more complex spinal fusion surgeries are on the rise — and sometimes done unnecessarily — for a common lower back condition caused by aging and arthritis.

Riskier surgeries for back pain raise costs: Study

A study of Medicare patients shows that costlier, more complex spinal fusion surgeries are on the rise — and sometimes done unnecessarily — for a common lower back condition caused by aging and arthritis.

200 kids with ortho problems await surgeries with hopes

Fifteen-year old Abishek hopes his bones will no longer break everytime he tries to chase a puppy down the street and trips.

200 kids with ortho problems await surgeries with hopes

Fifteen-year old Abishek hopes his bones will no longer break everytime he tries to chase a puppy down the street and trips.