April 16, 2012
According to Dr. Panda, information technology will penetrate medical sciences and play a major role in the area of robot-assisted surgery. "In the US, 50 per cent of the general and about 10 per cent of cardiac surgeries are performed with the assistance of robot arms." »
March 1, 2012
New York woman gets child Jamaican passport, exit permit
January 29, 2012
The three day annual conference of the Kerala Orthopaedic Association, KOACON 2012, which dwelled on the latest developments in orthopaedic surgery, concluded here on Sunday.
November 18, 2011
India requires professionals who are trained in institutions with standardised infrastructure, and accessible and equitable health care for both the rural and urban populace.
October 21, 2011
M.K. Mani, pioneer in nephrology in the country and Chief Nephrologist at Apollo Hospital, Chennai, has been honoured with the 40th Dhanvantari Award.
Dhanvantari Medical Foundation presi...
October 4, 2011
Paediatricians, especially those practising in the periphery, should be educated about Kawasaki disease, an acquired heart disease in children, which can be very dangerous if not diagnosed and tre...
August 24, 2011
A public debate is required to create awareness of the ethical issues involved in fertility treatment procedures.
July 2, 2011
Athletic heart syndrome is often mistaken for heart disease. A careful examination will show the difference between the two.
June 2, 2011
The Hyderabad-based L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) opened its 100th centre at Vijayawada marking the silver jubilee.
Over the years, LVPEI has been steadily expanding on its faciliti...
May 15, 2011
The question whether all human clinical trials undertaken in India are conducted ethically has been answered. The final report of the three-member committee appointed by the central governme...
April 9, 2012
Thanks to medical advancement and technology, the number of senior citizens in our country has risen to almost 10 crore. Interestingly, a majority of them are above 80 years. “Out of them,...
February 24, 2012
The Chennai-based Dr K.M. Cherian Heart Foundation (KMCHF) has launched a joint venture with the Pushpagiri Medical College in Thiruvalla with a view to provide advanced cardiac care facility to t...
January 29, 2012
Some responses to the article, “Do doctors listen to Patients or computers” (Open Page, The Hindu, January 15, 2012), suggest a perception that the author was decrying the use of technology...
November 14, 2011
The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has approved for notification two new super-speciality courses in paediatrics and neo-natology.The two DM courses were approved by Health and Fam...
October 12, 2011
For patients of lung cancer, there could be a safer and more efficient treatment in the offing as researchers in Scotland are developing a method to give drugs by inhalation rather than the approa...
October 2, 2011
Every major hospital and all districts should offer the facility
July 30, 2011
There's more to oral hygiene than just brushing your teeth. Here’s why it's important and how to get it right.
June 7, 2011
Palliative drug available only in cities, denying access to patients in the districts
May 26, 2011
The technique allows making of carbon copies of DNA from an embryo obtained by in vitro fertilization, enough to do multiple tests
May 7, 2011
Dr. Nagesh Simha, President, Indian Association of Palliative Care, says caregivers need enormous patience and compassion…