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Robots will carry out surgeries at Safdarjung hospital soon

Robots will carry out surgeries at Safdarjung hospital soon

The hospital is in the process of buying a robot at an estimated cost of Rs 18 crore to carry out surgeries.

Over 20,000 resident doctors in Delhi go on strike, 800 surgeries postponed

Over 20,000 resident doctors in Delhi go on strike, 800 surgeries postponed

Over 20,000 resident doctors in the national capital on Thursday went on mass casual leave in solidarity with their Maharashtra counterparts.

Surgeries postponed at AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike; emergency shuts for first time

Surgeries postponed at AIIMS as 5,000 nurses go on strike; emergency shuts for first time

The move severely affected patients as the emergency unit closed for the first time in the premier institutes history.

Delhiites can now get free diagnostic tests

Delhiites can now get free diagnostic tests

Under the scheme, all residents of Delhi will get free diagnostic tests in 21 private institutions if they are referred to by Delhi government hospitals.

Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Women way ahead of men in family planning, says doctor who performed over 3.5 lakh sterilisation operations

Fondly called `Doorbeen-wale bawa' in rural areas, Dr Pant works with the state government's health department and specialises in laproscopic sterilisation.

New tiny ingestible `robot` may soon make surgeries history

New tiny ingestible `robot` may soon make surgeries history

Researchers at MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have demonstrated a tiny origami robot that can unfold itself from a swallowed capsule and steered by external magnetic fields, crawl across the stomach wall to remove a swallowed button battery or patch a wound.

Surgeries, emergency services hit as nurses go on mass leave

At Safdarjung Hospital, 70 routine surgeries had to be rescheduled as 25 out of the 30 operation theatres were shut.

I went through two surgeries listening to music: Amitabh Bachchan

I went through two surgeries listening to music: Amitabh Bachchan

Music is the best healer and for megastar Amitabh Bachchan it has been his companion in the operation theatre too.