Indian hospital to treat Bangladesh armed forces personnel

Bengaluru, May 24 : Leading super-specialty Amrita Hospital, founded by Hindu spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi, would treat personnel of the Bangladesh Armed Forces (BAF), its top official on Wednesday. “We have signed an agreement with the BAF to provide healthcare services, including patient care, medical education, research and training at our hospital in Kochi (Kerala) […]

Trinamool MP Bandyopadhyay shifted to SSKM hospital

Kolkata, May 24 : Ailing Trinamool MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay, an accused in the Rose Valley chit fund scam, was on Wednesday shifted to the state-run SSKM Hospital from the private Apollo Hospital, with his lawmaker wife claiming the step was taken to reduce the cost of treatment. Bandopadhyay, who got conditional bail on health grounds […]

Cabinet approves new AIIMS in Assam

New Delhi, May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Kamrup district of Assam at a cost of Rs 1,123 crore. The announcement was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “The […]

Cabinet approves Indo-German cooperation in alternative medicine

New Delhi, May 24 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between Germany and India regarding their cooperation in the sector of alternative medicine. The announcement was made by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley after the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Initiation of collaborative research, training and […]

7 die in Patna hospital, junior doctors may intensify strike

Patna, May 24 : Though at least seven patients have died at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) during their strike since Tuesday night, junior doctors have now threatened to extend it indefinitely if their demands are not met, officials said on Wednesday. Protesting junior doctors have been abstaining from work for 24 hours, […]

‘One-third of Indians suffer from thyroid disorders’

New Delhi, May 24 : Nearly 32 per cent of Indians are suffering from various kinds of thyroid disorders including thyroid nodules, hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroiditis and thyroid cancer, says a report. The report, published on thyroid panel test by global diagnostic chain SRL Diagnostics, revealed that sub-clinical hypothyroidism — a milder form of hypothyroidism and […]