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

The strike entered its second day; the doctors went on strike on Sunday, June 30. After the death of a patient at Hindu Rao Hospital, in Delhi, the relatives went into a frenzy; they manhandled doctors and broke hospital equipment

#DoctorsDay: Resident doctors at Hindu Rao Hospital go on strike to protest attack against colleagueIt 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 […]

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

Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed as the Minister of Health and Family Welfare for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in Delhi this morning  (June 3)on a cycle to take charge of his ministry

Dr Harsh Vardhan assumes charge of Health Ministry, cycles to work on first dayDr 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. […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan appointed as union health minister

Dr Harsh Vardhan was appointed Minister of Health and Family Welfare during the Narendra Modi government’s first stint in 2014 and later, given the charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences and Ministry of Science and Technology. Harsh Vardhan was re-elected to the Lok Sabha from the Chandni Chowk seat, winning it by a margin of over 2 lakh votes this time

Dr Harsh Vardhan appointed as union health ministerThe Chandni Chowk MP Harsh Vardhan took oath as Cabinet Minister for the second time on Thursday, May 30. An experienced party hand with decades of experience in the Capital’s politics, speculation was rife about him being placed at the helm of the party’s State unit to focus on the Delhi Assembly elections early next […]

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

What do you do with the medicines which are left over? Simply dump it somewhere and forget it right? But, these medicines can save someone’s life that is in dire need and does not have money to buy it. Meet Delhi's octogenarian who begs for medicines which he distributes among the poor and needy

Meet Delhi’s ‘Medicine Baba,’ who begs for medicines to save poor and needyIf 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 […]

65% counsellors believe students not aware of mental illnesses: Fortis Mental Health Program study

Search engines and social media were reported as a preferred source of information for students about mental health. Fortis Mental Health Program conducts a survey to ascertain the need for a mental health curriculum in schools

65% counsellors believe students not aware of mental illnesses: Fortis Mental Health Program studyTo emphasise the need for incorporating a mental health curriculum in schools, Fortis Healthcare’s Department of Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, under the aegis of Dr Samir Parikh, conducted a survey among 200 school counsellors, special educators, and occupational therapists across 130 schools in Delhi/NCR and Mumbai. The survey questionnaire consisted of 17 questions to […]

Doctor attack: Government hospitals in Delhi to file FIR in case of assault

The Delhi government has issued a circular to all state-run hospitals asking them to file an institutional FIR in cases involving abuse or violence on doctors involving patients or their relatives

Doctor attack: Government hospitals in Delhi to file FIR in case of assaultIn the last few years, attacks on doctors have increased manifold. Keeping the rising spate of attacks in mind the Delhi government has taken a step asking government-run hospitals to file an FIR as a whole when an individual has been assaulted. Earlier, the doctor, nurse or paramedical staff would have to individually go to […]

Man accidentally swallows toothbrush while cleaning throat

In an interesting turn of events, a 36-year-old resident of Delhi accidentally swallowed a 12-cm-long toothbrush while cleaning his throat on the advice of an unqualified healer. The toothbrush was later retrieved by AIIMS doctors

Man accidentally swallows toothbrush while cleaning throatThe patient was a 36-year-old man named Avid. The Delhi resident swallowed the toothbrush on the night of December 08 while cleaning his throat. He did not tell anyone about it immediately. He complained of stomach ache only the next day and was taken to a hospital. Even there, Avid did not tell doctors about […]

Delhi: Soon, robots to help provide physiotherapy at AIIMS Hospital

The physiotherapy department at AIIMS Hospital will soon have robotic assistance for its patients. The physiotherapy department of the institute is soon going to procure robotic-assisted technology for the early rehabilitation of its patients

Delhi: Soon, robots to help provide physiotherapy at AIIMS HospitalWhen you are injured or fractured a certain part of your body, you generally take more than a few weeks to completely heal your bone. Apart from this you also require mandatory physiotherapy to help move the affected area. Now, if you are admitted at Delhi’s physiotherapy department a robot will soon help assist and […]

Delhi: Heart valve repair without open heart surgery performed for the first time in India 

The 69-year-old becomes the 1st person in India to get operated on through MitraClip. He was suffering from a severely leaking valve which lead to breathlessness and heart failure. This procedure has helped give him a new lease of life

Delhi: Heart valve repair without open heart surgery performed for the first time in India For the first time in India, a team of doctors led by Dr Ashok Seth, supported by Professor Saibal Kar of Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, successfully performed the catheter based procedure of MitraClip to repair a leaking heart valve without surgery. The surgical procedure upon a 69-years old man who […]

Surat: Brain-dead youth gives new lease of life to four

The family of a 18-year-old boy consented to donate his organs after he was declared brain-dead on September 12, this act of generosity helped give a new lease of life to four patients who were on the waitlist for an organ transplant

Surat: Brain-dead youth gives new lease of life to fourA cadaver donation took place at Surat’s Sunshine Global Hospital, on Wednesday, September 12. Mihir Patel, an 18-year-old youth was declared brain after being admitted in the hospital for two days. After appearing for his exams on Monday, September 10 he met with a road accident on his way home. His bike collided with another […]
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