‘One-stop centre’ for sexual assault victims established in Delhi

Eleven major hospitals in Delhi, so far, had a ‘stop-gap one-stop’ centre for women victims of sexual assault or physical violence, which were essentially a separate room in the general or gynaecological emergency to provide privacy to the survivors. Such facilities did not have dedicated staff and had to draw from the hospital resources, lacking […]

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Doctors remove 7.5 kg kidney from 60-yr-old man, claimed to be the heaviest kidney in India

    Doctors claimed that this is said to be the heaviest kidney which has been removed in India, till date According to doctors, Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a genetic disorder. Which cause the kidney to swell, and numerous cysts form in the kidneys. It is the most common disorder of the […]

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Meet Delhi’s ‘Medicine Baba,’ who begs for medicines to save poor and needy

If a beggar approaches you for food or money what would you do? Our general reaction is we turn a blind eye towards him/her or sometimes out of compassion offers to help them. But, have you ever heard about a beggar who begs for medicines? NO?! Then you must meet an 82-year-old octogenarian from Delhi […]

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Delhi residents struggle to breathe, as air quality remains in ‘severe’ category

As the thick smog has chocked the national capital on the second consecutive day, Delhiites are forced to breathe toxic air. The pollution level in Delhi is still considered to be in the ‘severe’ category, there is a steep rise in respiratory illnesses reported in the city. Doctors informed that they are witnessing a sharp […]

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#DelhiChokes: Health emergency declared in Delhi, schools to remain shut as air quality plunges into ‘severe’ category

On Friday morning, Delhi residents woke up to a thick blanket of smog and haze. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality has entered into the severe category. While Delhi has witnessed such conditions since the last few days, it is expected that the situation will deteriorate further in the coming […]

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Delhi’s air pollution casts its shadow over India vs. Bangladesh cricket match

  There have been growing concerns over pollution in Delhi. Recently, Bangladesh’s batsman Liton Das was seen training in a mask at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Thursday. Some other players including Mushfiqur Rahim and Mustafizur Rahman were also spotted at the ground, however, they were without masks. The poor air quality has led many […]

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#DoctorsDay: Resident doctors at Hindu Rao Hospital go on strike to protest attack against colleague

It is a sad reminder that even though we are observing Doctor’s Day on July 01, the incidents of violence against doctors keep increasing. Relatives become embolden and the innocent doctors have to bear the brunt of their anger. The shocking incident took place on Saturday, June 29. At the moment, only emergency services are […]

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Dr Harsh Vardhan assumes charge of Health Ministry, cycles to work on first day

Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Delhi this morning on a cycle to take charge of his ministry. .@drharshvardhan cycles to Health Ministry to take charge. Senior officials of #MoHFW welcomed him. […]

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