Charity begins at home

Charity begins at home, doctors need to step up and lead

Health is the most important asset of any living being.  The medical profession evolved as a distinct profession to safe guard this ‘treasure’ and suggest remedies when things go wrong. Healthcare is undoubtedly the noblest of all profession. However, in recent years, rampant commercialisation and privatisation of healthcare sector is the biggest challenge that society […]

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IVF tied to slight increased risk of rare childhood cancer

Medical insurance for infertility treatment: First step towards empathy

Infertility is fast becoming a huge concern in India. With 30 million infertile couples currently, by 2020, as many as 2, 50,000 IVF cycles will be performed in the country. Needless to say that the cost of infertility treatments, too, continues to rise, making it unaffordable to a large number of couples. There is a […]

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‘If not for the hotel staffs and god’s grace, I wouldn’t have survived’

‘If not for the hotel staff and god’s grace, I wouldn’t have survived’

“After work on Thursday, I and my friend had planned to dine at 1Above at Kamala Mills. We reached at around 10pm and had finished eating by 12.15 am. We were just to pay the bill when we saw a small portion of the roof catching fire. It looked so minor that everyone thought it […]

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60% of girls suffer from ovarian problems, reveals survey

60% of girls suffer from ovarian problems, reveals survey

This information has come from a survey done by a gynaecologist from Navi Mumbai. According to the doctors, the number of school girls with ovarian problem is increasing. Owing to which, the doctors are trying to find a solution for this serious issue. Dr Bandita Sinha, a Gynaecologist in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, conducted a survey […]

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Doctor Attack: Resident docs protest in Pune, wear black ribbons in solidarity

After a female gynaecologist was recently assaulted at Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation’s Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital (YCMH) recently, the question of security of resident doctors in medical colleges has again come to the fore. Resident doctors participated in a two hour protest wearing black ribbons. The Out Patient Department (OPD) services were affected during the protest. […]

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Superwoman: Kentucky doctor in mid-labour pauses to deliver another woman’s baby

Superwoman: Kentucky doctor in mid-labour pauses to deliver another woman’s baby

Doctors are known to be dedicated to their profession which involves healing and helping people. A doctor from the United States recently proved that she isn’t just a good doctor but also a great human being. Dr Amanda Hess, a Kentucky based obstetrician-gynaecologist, who was in the hospital preparing to give birth put her own […]

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Supreme Court allows Kolkata woman to terminate her foetus, due to abnormalities

In a landmark judgment, in what is being considered as a ray of hope for a pregnant woman, the Supreme Court on Monday allowed a Kolkata woman, to terminate her 25 plus week foetus that is suffering from a severe cardiac abnormality. Doctors, who are advocating stretching the abortion limit from 20 weeks to 24 […]

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