Patient with severe burns treated using stem cell therapy

Mumbai, June 23 : Raising hopes of new and less painful treatment for burn injuries, a 26-year-old patient with Grade 2 burn injuries was successfully treated using stem cell therapy at a city-based hospital, doctors said on Thursday. Anand Tiwari suffered burns after accidentally falling in a boiler unit while at work. He sustained Grade […]

Uttarakhand, Haryana become Open Defecation Free states

New Delhi, June 22 : Uttarakhand and Haryana have become the fourth and fifth Open Defecation Free (ODF) states of India under the Swachh Bharat Mission, said an official statement on Thursday. The two states on Thursday joined the league of Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh and Kerala, which were the first three states to be declared […]

Irked over wife’s death, academician wants doctors’ licence revoked

Guwahati, June 22 : A senior Assam-based academician, whose wife died due to medical negligence at a Delhi-based hospital in 2015, on Thursday urged the Assam Medical Council to cancel the medical licence of the two doctors involved in the treatment of the victim. The demand by Ankuran Dutta, serving as the head of Journalism […]

Ex-judge Karnan complains of chest pain, admitted to hospital

Kolkata, June 22 : Former Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan was admitted to city-based SSKM Medical College and Hospital on Thursday after he complained of chest pain, a hospital official said. The retired judge was lodged in Presidency Correctional Home on Wednesday after he was brought to Kolkata from Chennai following his arrest. Karnan […]

Banned drugs in food supplement major challenge: FSSAI

New Delhi, June 22 : The FSSAI on Thursday said presence of doping substances in food supplements posed a major challenge and efforts were needed to save the reputation of the supplements industry. Pointing out that India stands at third position in doping cases, the FSSAI cautioned food supplements manufacturing and processing industry to be […]