Central MARD doctors to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis to discuss doctor’s security  

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) are likely be meet Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis next week. The MARD delegation will submit a written appeal to CM Fadnavis to address their security concerns in the government and civic-run hospitals across the state

Central MARD doctors to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis to discuss doctor’s security  In the wake of a recent attack on doctors and security staff inside Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has decided to meet Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis next week. The MARD delegation will express their concerns on the security of the resident doctors while providing medical treatment While speaking to […]

IMA ponders possible solutions to deal with doctor attacks

In a recent meeting of the doctors and hospital owners in Pune, some IMA members suggested very significant suggestions. Some of the key points from the discussion will be in the line of action in the near future

IMA ponders possible solutions to deal with doctor attacksThe hooligans and crowd attacking the doctor community is a thing of fear these days. Every day, in any nook or corner of India, a doctor or a nurse or any health worker, in a hospital is attacked. These attacks may be of any form, it could be verbal abuse, slapping, beating, injuring, or maybe […]

Doctor attack: Union govt holds first ever meeting to discuss central act for doctor’s security

On Friday, July 5, the union government had constituted a committee to discuss over the issues related to doctor’s security and the possibility of bringing in a Central Act to prevent violence against doctors. The committee held its first meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, July 10. It was attended by health secretaries from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Doctor attack: Union govt holds first ever meeting to discuss central act for doctor’s securityThe committee was constituted to examine the pros and cons of bringing out a Central Legislation against the assaults on doctors on duty and clinical establishments. The health ministry has constituted a committee for the first time to look into the aspect of violence against doctors and whether a central act can be brought in […]

Govt sets up committee to discuss central act for doctor’s security

The central government has set up a committee to discuss the central act. In total, four Rajya Sabha MP’S have raised the issue of attacks on doctors and paramedics

Govt sets up committee to discuss central act for doctor’s security  Are doctors in our country safe and secure? It doesn’t appear to be so as the vicious cycle of violence against doctors shows no signs of slowing down. In what is now evident as a dangerous pattern of doctor attacks, the incidences are fast increasing day-by-day in the country. It has now reached a […]

#SaveDoctors: Two days, five attacks, one doctor dead – all pointing to lapses in doctors security

In the span of just two days, two doctors and a paramedical staff member has been brutally attacked inside a hospital. Dr Rajeev Gupta, the Director of Amrit Dhara Hospital in Karnal, Haryana, was shot dead late evening on Saturday, July 6. Meanwhile, a resident doctor from Delhi’s Lok Nayak hospital was assaulted by a patient’s relatives. In the third incident, a paramedical staff member was attacked by a patient’s relatives at Nagpur’s Orange City Hospital

#SaveDoctors: Two days, five attacks, one doctor dead – all pointing to lapses in doctors securityAre doctors in our country safe and secure? It doesn’t appear to be so as the vicious cycle of violence against doctors shows no signs of slowing down. In what is now evident as a dangerous pattern of doctor attacks, the incidences are fast increasing day-by-day in the country. It has now reached a point […]

Pimpri Chinchwad: Dentist and 2 others assaulted by patient’s relatives   

The incident took place on in the Sangvi area of Pimpri-Chinchwad on Tuesday, July 02. In a violent rage, the relatives of the patient attacked the dentist, the receptionist and the father of the dentist. This incidence adds to the list of a growing number of incidents of doctor attacks

Pimpri Chinchwad: Dentist and 2 others assaulted by patient’s relatives   The victims were brutally kicked and punched in the private clinic. Two people were arrested by the police in relation to the attack. The daughter of the accused was seeking treatment under the dentist. They had taken an appointment for Tuesday night from the doctor. But the dentist arrived early in the evening on Tuesday, […]

Health tech: E-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring beats regular ECG

Engineers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new ‘e-tattoo’ that could enable easier and more accurate heart monitoring than the current technology allows

Health tech: E-tattoo enables accurate, uninterrupted heart monitoring beats regular ECGCurrently, doctors use electrocardiographs (ECG) to monitor the heart – a technology that has not changed in any significant way for almost a century. A new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material could make heart health monitoring easier and more accurate than existing electrocardiograph machines — a technology that has changed little in almost […]

Mother’s physical and emotional health during pregnancy has an effect on baby’s health

Athletes invest hours practising before a big game. Runners train for months leading up to a marathon. A mother-to-be should likewise prepare herself for the mental and physical rigour of pregnancy, labour and caring for a newborn

Mother’s physical and emotional health during pregnancy has an effect on baby’s healthDr Andrew Lutzkanin, a physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Penn State Health, has a research interest in perinatal outcomes. He said the journey to motherhood taxes a woman in more ways than one. Because about half of all pregnancies nationwide are unintended, he said he doesn’t always have a chance […]

FDA to take action against chemist who sell medicines on homeopath doc prescription

The state government had granted permission for homoeopathy doctors to practice allopathy, but they are allowed to do so only if they have completed the six-month-long bridge course. But the bridge course has not started anywhere yet, and there isn’t a batch that has graduated from the bridge course

FDA to take action against chemist who sell medicines on homeopath doc prescriptionYet, homoeopathy doctors prescribe allopathy medicines. So far, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) used to conduct an investigation on the homoeopathy doctors if they would prescribe or stock allopathy medicines. But now, the person selling the medicine at the chemist will be investigated upon, if they are found guilty of selling allopathy medicines sold […]

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds study

The study states clearly that is has ‘confirmed’ that there is indeed an association between childhood asthma and low intake of vitamins D and E during pregnancy

Taking vitamin D and E during pregnancy may ‘reduce likelihood’ of asthma, finds studyAt present, approximately 300 million people are living with asthma worldwide. It is estimated that by 2025, another 100 million people will be diagnosed with asthma and that urban lifestyles will play a significant role in this. Among other causes, changes in diets, climate change, and air pollution have all been associated with an increase […]
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