Physicians

Doctors' Day: What is it? Here's why IMA's advisory to its members for healthy living makes sense

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has directed to refrain from drinking with “non-doctors” to promote healthy living and become “brand ambassadors of health” for the society.

Jun 30, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

National Doctors' Day: Six interesting facts about this special event!

As we gratefully remember our physicians who help to save lives everday, let us take at look at some interesting facts about this special event.

Jul 01, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

New moms don't get physician's advice on infant care

Many new mothers do not receive advice from physicians on aspects of infant care such as sleep position, breastfeeding, immunisation and pacifier use, says a new study.

Jul 27, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

Most Americans want their physicians join Facebook

Have you ever contacted your doctor on Facebook to discuss your health? A large number of Americans would love to, though they don't actually do it, says a new survey.

Jun 25, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Documentary on healthcare woes of transgenders

Experiences of transgender activists and sexual rights groups will now feature in a documentary on healthcare woes of the community in West Bengal.

May 11, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

US lawmakers praise role of Indian-American physicians

 The Association of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) welcomed the passage by the US House of a bill that would reformulate how physicians are reimbursed for Medicare, a government health insurance for seniors over 65.

Apr 04, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Twitter can help doctors be better prepared to answer patients' questions

 A new study has revealed that Twitter is the right prescription for sharing health research as using it can help physicians be better prepared to answer questions from their patients.

Feb 15, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Indian-American doctors to help young physicians from India

One of the largest ethnic professional organisations representing some 100,000 Indian American physicians settled in the US is focused on becoming an all-inclusive organization that would also help young physicians coming from India.

Jul 11, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

Physicians` stethoscopes are teeming with bacteria

Researchers have found that although it`s believed that healthcare workers` hands are the main source of bacterial transmission in hospitals it may be physicians` stethoscopes who are culprit.

Feb 28, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

New `smart contact lenses` double up as personal physicians on move

Scientists have developed an ultra-flexible and transparent electronic circuit that could be used in the production of smart contact lenses.

Jan 17, 2014, 14:48 PM IST