News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


Doctors place metallic stent in 10-year-old who swallowed sulphuric acid

Due to his inability to eat for nearly a month, the 10-year-old suffered from malnutrition and weighed a mere 20 kgs.

Jan 31, 2018, 18:38 PM IST

Boy, who lost 22 litres of blood due to hookworms, now cured

According to doctors, the boy was referred to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SRGH) in August last year with complaints of passage of blood in his stool.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:08 AM IST

Doctors discover 26 cockroaches living inside right ear of a 19 year old teen!

 A 19-year-old, who went to his doctor complaining of a ear ache, was horrified when he was told that 26 cockroaches were living inside his ear.

Aug 31, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Examining pancreatic `juices` may help identify pancreatic cancer

Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a promising method to distinguish between pancreatic cancer and chronic pancreatitis - two disorders that are difficult to tell apart.

May 20, 2013, 11:37 AM IST

New microscope detects cancer deep inside body

Tiny mechanical microscopes — those that can see inside single living cells — are increasingly being used to diagnose illness in hard-to-reach areas of the body.

Aug 16, 2012, 09:18 AM IST