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Sunday, February 22, 2015
A first-person account of four days spent in a hospital ICU, seemingly for nothing »
More on critical care AND: health
, human interest
Monday, January 5, 2015
At least 10 people have reportedly lost their eyesight following botched up cataract operations that were conducted at an eye camp organised by an NGO in Mathura in November 2014. An FIR has now b...
More on critical care AND: crime
, non government organizations (NGO)
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October 4, 2014
Even as the Supreme Court considers the need for living wills, a new documentary looks at the issues that haunt passive euthanasia.
May 28, 2014
Members of ‘108’ Ambulance Workers’ Union here allege that ambulances in the district are frequently used for shifting patients from one government hospital to another rather than attending to eme...
November 21, 2013
Jyothi Uday has right-side paralysis and will take around four months to recover, doctors say
July 13, 2013
All the victims of the City Light Hotel collapse were given an option to shift to nearby corporate hospitals from the Gandhi hospital. Not only did each person decline the offer, a victim who left for a nearby private hospital later came back and got himself readmitted »
May 6, 2013
Doctors say his condition is so precarious that shifting him is not advisable »
April 11, 2013
A midwife at an Irish hospital has apologised for telling Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died following a miscarriage, that she could not have an abortion “because Ireland is a Catholic c...
April 8, 2013
The owner of a hospital and its doctor have been charged in a criminal case for alleged medical negligence that resulted in the death of a patient. The case was booked after receiving directions fr...
March 6, 2013
Senior doctors rue ‘indifference’ of health authorities in improving infrastructure
July 21, 2012
Seeking for a detailed documentation on the host of the relief and rehabilitation packages for the hundreds of victims, the two-day national workshop on Endosulfan began here with Chief Minister O...
June 9, 2012
The laparoscopic procedure, done on May 21 lasted 45 minutes and the patient was discharged three days later.
August 25, 2014
Sexual assault victims will be provided treatment and counselling in the intensive care unit (ICU) of district hospitals where there will be least interference from public, said Health Minister U.
April 24, 2014
Apollo Hospitals created a milestone by becoming the first hospital in the country to reach the 500-mark for patients from a single foreign country.
August 21, 2013
Death row convict Shivu Munishetty on Wednesday allegedly slashed his wrist and private parts with a blade at the Hindalga Central Prison complex in Belgaum.Shivu Munishetty is one of the t...
May 27, 2013
Congress leader V.C. Shukla, critically injured in the Maoist attack on party leaders in Chhattisgarh, continues to remain critical and will take time to recover owing to his old age, doctors atten...
April 14, 2013
“In 2012, almost half of organ donations from dead donors in India were from the State - the game changer”
April 10, 2013
Eight persons were killed when a bullet tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) overturned and the gas leakage fuelled an inferno engulfing the vehicle and neighbouring buildings at Perne on...
April 6, 2013
The Irish government’s move to relax the strict anti-abortion laws in the wake of the uproar over the death of »
February 16, 2013
Getting an accident victim to the hospital within an hour can increase the chances of survival. »
June 22, 2012
The Chennai traffic police has done it again. A green corridor helped a patient get a heart in time by helping to transport the vital organ from one medical institution to another in minutes. Moto...
April 20, 2012
The man was also on treatment for cardiomyopath. This was a very high risk angioplasty, said the hospital director Padma.
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.