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News 50: Death toll in Rajasthan due to swine flu rises to 84

84 people have died due to swine flu across the state, in Rajasthan.

Feb 03, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

Viral fever, dengue cases rise in Hyderabad, doctors blame temperature change

After the rise of Zika virus and Dengue fever in Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh, Telangana's Hyderabad saw a rise in cases of viral fever, dengue and influenza on Sunday.

Oct 14, 2018, 17:09 PM IST

Providing timely treatment to rare disease patients is need of the hour

The good news is that treatment is available for these disorders and if provided on time, patients are able to lead a very positive life.

Nov 24, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

Doctors in India see patients for barely two minutes, says study

This figure does not represent the entire spectrum of medical professionals offering consultations to patients, commented Dr Aashish Chaudhry, Managing Director and Orthopedic Surgeon, Aakash Healthcare.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

Bright white light may help patients with bipolar disorder

Previous studies have found morning bright light therapy reduced symptoms of depression in patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Oct 11, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Fire in Indore's MY Hospital; patients evacuated, none hurt

No loss of life or injury was reported in the incident.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Thought-controlled musical instrument may help stroke patients

Neurologists have created a hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument they hope will help empower and rehabilitate patients with motor disabilities such as those from stroke, spinal cord injury or amputation.

Jul 14, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

IMA's new advisory to its members: Refrain from drinking with 'non-doctors'

The representative voluntary organisation of doctors has also asked its members to observe dry days on July 1 (Doctors’ Day) and September 5 (Teachers’ day).

Jun 26, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Oxygen supply cut claims lives of 17 patients at Indore's MY Hospital

The hospital administration has refuted the claims that the deaths were caused by lack of oxygen or "any other negligence".

Jun 23, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

NHS cyber-attack: Patients asked to use services 'wisely'

The ransomeware, which locked files and demanded payment to allow access, has infected 200,000 machines in 150 countries since Friday

May 15, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

Smartphone notification in emergency room of hospital may help discharge patients quickly

Patients who come to the emergency department with chest pain have blood drawn to test for troponin (protein) levels, which, if elevated, indicate a heart attack, researchers said.

May 13, 2017, 16:32 PM IST

#InternationalNursesDay: Reasons why we should show gratitude to nurses

Being a nurse needs a lot of commitment and dedication to the job, and that's one reason why not everyone is capable of taking up the profession althouhg it's one of the most demanding careers in the world.

May 12, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Violence against health workers – AIIMS doctors to get self-defence training from black belt champions

As per a report in TOI, resident doctors doctors will take self-defence classes from black belt champions in martial arts, including taekwondo starting May 15.

May 03, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi HC

The ruling came in a habeas corpus plea moved by the son of the patient, a former Madhya Pradesh policeman who was admitted in the hospital for treatment in February.

Apr 27, 2017, 08:57 AM IST

Modi govt aims to break doctor-pharma company nexus, medicines will become cheaper

We will bring in a legal framework by which if a doctor writes a prescription, he has to write in it that it will be enough for patients to buy generic medicine and he need not buy any other medicine, he said.

Apr 18, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

This new 3D-printed digital patch may help heal damaged heart tissue

A new revolutionary digital three dimensional (3D) bio-printed patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue in patients after a heart attack has been created by US scientists.

Apr 15, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

9 out of 10 patients want their doctors to listen to them during initial consultation: Survey

About 38.8 percent of the patients want the doctor to thank them after the consultation.

Apr 14, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Patients with damaged lungs have some hope with this new therapy - Read

Though still at a pre-clinical stage, these findings have important potential implications for the future treatment.

Mar 25, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Patients having blood clots in lungs often go without effective therapies: Report

PE, a blood clot in the lungs that causes shortness of breath and chest pain, is the third leading cardiovascular cause of death in the United States with more than 100, 000 lives taken each year.

Mar 19, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Here's some hope for dialysis patients – Read story

Kidney failure patients on dialysis have a very high prevalence of atrial fibrillation, a common heart arrhythmia

Mar 17, 2017, 09:45 AM IST