February 3, 2012
Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life at the AIIMS here, has shown signs of improvement and taken off ventilator on Friday. Doctors said if she responds positively for another...
January 4, 2012
All medical services with the exception of emergency care procedures and surgeries in government treating facilities in the district will be suspended on Wednesday as part of the State-wide protes...
December 16, 2011
Nineteen-year-old Ajay Kumar did not even in his wildest dreams imagine that his hand will be complete in one piece again after the palm was severed completely a little above the wrist.
November 9, 2011
Receiving anywhere between 30,000 and 40,000 calls and attending to around 3,000 emergencies every day, the GVK EMRI 108 service has returned in full strength. The emergency ambulance servic...
November 4, 2011
Six months ago, J. B. Mohan, a businessman in the city, was driving and was in the middle of morning peak hour traffic at Vazhuthacaud junction, when he suffered a major stroke.
October 8, 2011
Vasantha is just 37. But as she lies on the hospital bed, floating in and out of consciousness, she looks a hundred years old.Painkillers coursing through her system sustain her through the...
July 24, 2011
Electrical short circuit in air-conditioner caused fire in intensive care unit »
March 27, 2011
Burns? A fracture? Here's how knowledge and a little awareness can help you provide first-aid »
January 23, 2011
It is been proposed to set up Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) at 40 government hospitals across the State that will take care of newborn babies having breathing problems and suffering from fit...
November 13, 2010
A cholera epidemic sweeping across Haiti has killed more than 800 people, hospitalized 12,000 and put an estimated 200,000 at risk, the United Nations said on Friday, as it appealed for $163...
February 2, 2012
Fighting a grim battle for life since the past 16 days at AIIMS, the condition of two-year-old Falak further deteriorated on Thursday due to an infection in blood which has increased her chances of...
January 4, 2012
Doctors in government and private service went on strike from 7.30 a.m. on Wednesday, honouring the call given by the Tamil Nadu Government Doctors' Association, in protest against the killing of...
November 24, 2011
Move to reduce the number of employees resented
November 7, 2011
On the one hand, thousands of crores of rupees are being spent on welfare schemes for the poor but on the other their lives are being ruined by liquor shops that have come up in every nook and cor...
November 1, 2011
A team of researchers at the State Inter-University Centre for Excellence in Bioinformatics (SIUCEB) under the University of Kerala is working on the development of a biosensor for identification...
September 16, 2011
There is no improvement in the health of Mohammed Ayazuddin (19), who is undergoing treatment in the Apollo hospital here after he suffered serious injuries in an accident, a hospital bulletin said...
April 26, 2011
A German baby girl, born at just 21 weeks and five days, has been released from the hospital and sent home with her parents after five months in neonatal care.Named Frieda, the baby weighed...
March 7, 2011
The Supreme Court verdict dismissing the plea for mercy killing of a nurse was on Monday welcomed by the medical fraternity, including nurses looking after the comatose sexual assault victim, whic...
November 24, 2010
"Why this silence, who is next, stop Killing our Children”; shouted the posters and photographs lined up in the corridors of Ayurveda College here on Wednesday. They were put up a...
October 24, 2010
If your liver has failed and you need a functioning organ to be transplanted for you to survive, and you do not have a close relative who matches your blood group and can give you a part of her liv...