New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India is home to over 76.6 million people over the age of 60.
Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:14:51 PM
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Diagnosed with kidney stones, Indrajit Roy wanted to get the best cure at an affordable cost. When a hospital in Kolkata promised to remove the stone in a bloodless laser-aided operation at less than half the fee quoted by other hospitals, his prayers were answered.
Wednesday, May 09, 2007 10:47:14 AM
Siliguri/Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Bird flu scare has gripped Siliguri in north Bengal following the death of over 2,000 poultry birds even as the West Bengal animal husbandry department said the birds died for reasons other than the H5N1 virus as avian influenza is medically known.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 9:33:08 PM
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian-American boy has undergone a successful simultaneous liver and kidney transplant from two separate live donors at a city hospital, which doctors claimed to be a surgical first in the world.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 8:26:14 PM
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian-American boy underwent a simultaneous liver and kidney transplant at a city hospital here, which the attending doctors claimed Tuesday was the first such in the world.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 4:45:50 PM
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The shocking story of medical negligence that led to a one-year-old child having his foot amputated has moved the Delhi High Court to ask the concerned hospital for an explanation.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 12:38:19 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) Kerala's Left Democratic Front (LDF) government, set to mark its first anniversary May 18, is battling charges that it is to blame for the deaths of 38 newborns in a state-run hospital.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 9:20:38 AM
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Bidi, that quintessentially Indian puff, has become a victim of politics, with thousands of bidi workers in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu going on strike.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 8:25:32 AM
Patna, May 8 (IANS) Thousands are dying in Bihar due to kala azar, a deadly parasitic disease transmitted by the tiny sand fly. And a former minister says he knows how to battle the scourge.
Tuesday, May 08, 2007 8:24:28 AM
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The tussle between All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director P. Venugopal and Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss reached a flashpoint Monday with the eminent cardiologist being literally asked to simply carry out the orders of the institute governing body headed by the minister.
Monday, May 07, 2007 11:24:11 PM
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