Monday, 26 February 2024

Health

Emergency duties performed by allopathy doctors, can't be done by Ayurveda physicians: SC
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Emergency duties performed by allopathy doctors, can't be done by Ayurveda physicians: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside a Gujarat High Court order, holding that Ayurveda practitioners working in government hospitals should be treated at par with doctors holding MBBS degrees and they are entitled to equal pay.

Doctor warns against stern gyming culture without health status evaluation
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Doctor warns against stern gyming culture without health status evaluation

CHANDIGARH: To mark 75th World Health Day, around 100 people were screened during a health camp cum workshop at Evage Automotive, Banur today. The people were screened for their cardiovascular risk factors, blood pressure, blood glucose levels , BMI ,waist circumference and stress levels. During camp the free consultation and counseling were provided by a team of doctors led by Dr. Deepak Puri, director of cardiovascular at Max Hospital, Mohali.

Indian-American prof receives Young Urologist of the Year award
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Indian-American prof receives Young Urologist of the Year award

NEW YORK: An Indian-American Associate Professor at New York-based Albert Einstein College of Medicine has been honored with the Young Urologist Award in recognition of her efforts and commitment to advance the development of fellow young urologists.

Is your cough, fever due to H3N2 virus or Covid?
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Is your cough, fever due to H3N2 virus or Covid?

NEW DELHI: India is currently seeing a surge in respiratory illness commonly characterised by cough, body ache, fever, and sore throat. But how to know whether it is influenza, caused by H3N2 virus, or Covid, caused by Omicron sub-variants XBB.1.16 and XBB.1.5?

3,038 lab confirmed H3N2 influenza cases in India, two deaths

3,038 lab confirmed H3N2 influenza cases in India, two deaths

NEW DELHI: After the outbreak of the seasonal H3N2 influenza across the country, two deaths have been reported from Karnataka and Haryana. So far, 3,038 laboratory confirmed H3N2 influenza cases have been reported from across the country.

IIT-K licenses gene therapy to Reliance Life Sciences

IIT-K licenses gene therapy to Reliance Life Sciences

KANPUR: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kanpur has licensed a pioneering technology to Reliance Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. that has the potential to revolutionise the field of gene therapy, especially for many genetic eye diseases.

Gujarat HC sets up panel to probe denial of medical care to pregnant women

Gujarat HC sets up panel to probe denial of medical care to pregnant women

Ahmedabad:A division bench of the Gujarat High Court has set up a committee to be headed by retired justice to look into two incidents where pregnant women were allegedly refused medical aid by hospitals.

Are Covid vaccines affecting the heart, inducing other non-communicable diseases?

Are Covid vaccines affecting the heart, inducing other non-communicable diseases?

NEW DELHI: While the Covid-19 vaccines are saving lives, serious side effects, inducing inflammation in the heart, have been reported after vaccinations, along with other premature non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

India can have own model for emergency response which other countries may emulate: Mandaviya

India can have own model for emergency response which other countries may emulate: Mandaviya

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that being a vast country with a diverse terrain and geography, India can have its own model for disaster or emergency response which can be emulated by other countries.

Rural Dispensaries of Punjab under attack by AAP Govt: BJP

Rural Dispensaries of Punjab under attack by AAP Govt: BJP

CHANDIGARH:Ahead of the Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab Government move to open 500 more 'Aam Aadmi Clinics' on January 27, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has termed the government move as “extremely detrimental” for the rural healthcare, as it would lead to closure of the rural dispensaries. In a statement issued today, while castigating the AAP Government for the “crumbling” rural healthcare in the state, BJP National Spokesperson, Jaiveer Shergill, cited critical reports in various sections of the media, quoting orders issued by government to rationalise the medical staff, which would leave rural dispensaries without a doctor.

 

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