Doctors raise doubts over proposed national medical commission

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST

Doctors have expressed apprehensions over the proposed PG entrance exam format following Cabinet's approval for setting up a National Medical Commission (NMC) on Wednesday.

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Mission Delhi ups heart attack patients' survival chances

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

It takes just 10 minutes to treat someone under the Mission Delhi programme, started by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) along with the All India institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

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Not just bliss, French kiss may get you gonorrhoea too!

New Delhi |Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

If you thought gonorrhoea -- the most antibiotic-resistant of all the sexually transmitted infections -- can spread through only oral, anal or vaginal sex with someone with the disease, hold on. New r

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WEF Centre to work on drone delivery project in Telangana

Hyderabad |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

The World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network on Thursday announced that it will embark on an innovative drone-delivery project called 'Medicine from the Sky' in Telanga

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Udhampur hospital gets quality certification

Jammu |Friday, 2019 5:15:05 AM IST

In recognition of its high standards of healthcare quality and performance, the Udhampur district hospital was on Thursday accorded the national quality assurance standards (NQAS) certification by the

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Delhi releases Rs 109 cr to MCDs to fight diseases

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday instructed the Urban Development Department to release around Rs 109 crore to the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi to make sure that the civic bo

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Dietary supplements may do more harm than good: Study

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Researchers have found that intake of some vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements may not benefit the heart and, in some cases, may even prove to be injurious.

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US-based Kashmiri doctors to launch critical care ambulance service in Valley

Srinagar |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST

Alarmed by the number of road accident deaths in Jammu and Kashmir, a group of US based Kashmiri doctors is all set to provide fully equipped critical care ambulances.

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Harsh Vardhan kickstarts awareness drive to combat vector-borne diseases in Delhi

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 AM IST

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday stressed upon the importance of community participation in the fight against vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya, while kick-

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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared 'health emergency'

Geneva |Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 AM IST

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).

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Digital de-addiction clinic for children in UP (IANS Special)

Lucknow |Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Digital addiction among children is emerging as a major problem in the modern world and also a reason for adolescent behavioural issues. Comparable to problems like kleptomania or compulsive gambling,

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Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST

To help paralyzed people control devices and empower people with brain disorders enrich their lives, Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has revealed tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting,

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