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Beating hunger, COVID, destitute medical aspirants of Odisha on way to become doctors

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Braving all odds, a select group of medical aspirants of Odisha coming from humble background have got entry in medical colleges after clearing tough NEET examination in 2020.
Doctors can help patients with mental health concerns in a better way by using a different style of questioning about self-harm and suicide, experts said.(Yahoo)
Doctors can help patients with mental health concerns in a better way by using a different style of questioning about self-harm and suicide, experts said.(Yahoo)

Doctors should change the way they ask patients about self-harm, suicide: Experts

Washington | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Doctors can help patients with mental health concerns in a better way by using a different style of questioning about self-harm and suicide, experts said.
The IMA is the apex body of allopathy doctors in the country.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
The IMA is the apex body of allopathy doctors in the country.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Over 30,000 doctors in Gujarat join IMA call for protest

Ahmedabad, Gujarat | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2020 02:59 PM IST
The IMA has called for withdrawal of all non-essential and non-Covid-19 services between 6 am and 6 pm on Friday across the country against the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) decision to allow Ayurvedic doctors to conduct certain surgical procedures after the completion of their 3- year PG course.
Experts say until the vaccine is found, precautions are the only way out to avoid the Covid and for the diabetic patients(Unsplash)
Experts say until the vaccine is found, precautions are the only way out to avoid the Covid and for the diabetic patients(Unsplash)

Amid Covid, responsibility of diabetics to maintain healthy lifestyle gets bigger: Doctors on World Diabetes Day

New Delhi [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:58 PM IST
Primary health care workers must be trained and equipped to conduct adequate health checks, including blood pressure and blood sugar of all visiting patients, feel experts.
A doctor of Sir Sayajirao General Hospital said they celebrated Diwali following the social distancing norms(ANI)
A doctor of Sir Sayajirao General Hospital said they celebrated Diwali following the social distancing norms(ANI)

Covid patients celebrate Diwali with doctors in Vadodara hospital. Watch

Vadodara, Gujarat | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 10:42 AM IST
“I am really happy today, missed my family but here I got one more family,” said a COVID patient.
“We’re definitely in a better place” when it comes to improved medical tools and knowledge, said William Hanage, a Harvard University infectious-disease researcher.(Unsplash)
“We’re definitely in a better place” when it comes to improved medical tools and knowledge, said William Hanage, a Harvard University infectious-disease researcher.(Unsplash)

Doctors may be better equipped to handle latest virus surge

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 04:34 PM IST
The latest surge in U.S. coronavirus cases appears to be much larger than the two previous ones but experts say there are also reasons to think the nation is better able to deal with the virus this time.
The resident doctors of the Hindu Rao hospital, the biggest municipal hospital in Delhi, and Kasturba Hospital are protesting to demand salaries of the last three months.(HT Photo)
The resident doctors of the Hindu Rao hospital, the biggest municipal hospital in Delhi, and Kasturba Hospital are protesting to demand salaries of the last three months.(HT Photo)

AAP attacks BJP over strike by municipal doctors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent and ANI
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 12:27 AM IST
While Delhi health minister Satyender Jain said that the MCDs, which are ruled by the BJP, have funds for putting up hoardings but not for paying doctors, AAP incharge of MCD affairs Durgesh Pathak said the North civic body was harassing senior doctors who were supporting their protesting colleagues.
In July, U.S. health officials found that nearly 40% of people who have died with Covid-19 had diabetes.(Unsplash)
In July, U.S. health officials found that nearly 40% of people who have died with Covid-19 had diabetes.(Unsplash)

Doctors probe whether Covid-19 is causing diabetes

By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 07:59 PM IST
It’s already been well-documented that people with diabetes face much higher risks of severe illness or death if they contract Covid-19.
Stubble being burnt after harvesting of paddy in Jalandhar last year.(ANI/For representation only)
Stubble being burnt after harvesting of paddy in Jalandhar last year.(ANI/For representation only)

No option but to burn stubble, say farmers as doctors worry about Covid

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By Vishal Rambani, Patiala
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 04:38 PM IST
Fear patient load will increase as virus impacts lungs and pollution from the burning fields can severely affect people’s health
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

MP govt to foot bill for doctors of autonomous medical colleges

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 05:06 PM IST
This will benefit nearly 10,000 staffers and doctors of such institutions in the state, a public relations department official said on Sunday.
Doctors have learned valuable lessons, not only about how to ensure hospitals don’t run out of ICU beds and ventilators, but also that flipping a patient onto their stomach, known as prone positioning, can help. Giving patients steroids early on and treating them with blood thinners can also improve someone’s prognosis.(REUTERS)
Doctors have learned valuable lessons, not only about how to ensure hospitals don’t run out of ICU beds and ventilators, but also that flipping a patient onto their stomach, known as prone positioning, can help. Giving patients steroids early on and treating them with blood thinners can also improve someone’s prognosis.(REUTERS)

From fumbling in the dark to prescribing the right drugs: Doctors narrate experience in fighting Covid-19

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 10:37 PM IST
Doctors and experts say that improved medical tactics and earlier treatment are helping improve the outcomes for very sick patients, said Andrew Badley, head of Mayo Clinic’s Covid Research Task Force.
Given the urgency during the coronavirus pandemic, their recruitment and posting was done simultaneously in a record time of 36 hours since the Bihar Technical Service Commission declared their result on September 10.(AFP)
Given the urgency during the coronavirus pandemic, their recruitment and posting was done simultaneously in a record time of 36 hours since the Bihar Technical Service Commission declared their result on September 10.(AFP)

No home posting for newly recruited doctors in Bihar

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 02:58 PM IST
In posting the newly recruited doctors, the health department has, however, ensured that most of them were posted nearest to their home district.
Dr Nasib Chand Digra complained about work culture and interpersonal relations among doctors having taken a hit. (HT Photo)
Dr Nasib Chand Digra complained about work culture and interpersonal relations among doctors having taken a hit. (HT Photo)

In battle among doctors, patient care at Jammu hospital takes a hit

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Dr Digra, in a two-page letter to the lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha, offered to opt for VRS because of the interference in working of the Government Medical College in Jammu by “extra-institutional officials”.
More than 50% staff have been infected in Mohali Civil Hospital in Phase-6.(HT Photo)
More than 50% staff have been infected in Mohali Civil Hospital in Phase-6.(HT Photo)

2 more doctors get Covid, Mohali Civil Hospital staff strength down by 50%

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 07:39 PM IST
Lone doctor handling around 100 patients at night, say other medicos on condition of anonymity
(Representative Image/HT)
(Representative Image/HT)

4-year-old falls off stairs and dies at GMCH, Jammu; kin allege doctors’ negligence

Hindustan Times/Jammu | By HT Correspondent, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 09:42 PM IST
Victim’s mother says he was shifted to isolation ward on the pretext of being Covid positive where he passed away without being attended to
This was the first time that the government had completed the recruitment process of so many doctors in one go. (HT File photo)
This was the first time that the government had completed the recruitment process of so many doctors in one go. (HT File photo)

Over 3,000 doctors’ appointment cleared in Bihar, move to help fight Covid

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:58 PM IST
The notification of appointment and posting of these doctors is expected before the announcement of assembly elections.
A student from Mount Litera Zee School dressed as pilot.(HT)
A student from Mount Litera Zee School dressed as pilot.(HT)

Punjab school events: Little cricketers, pilots, doctors go to school

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 07:07 PM IST
Punjab school events: Important and interesting event that took place at Punjab schools recently.
Statistically, the number of calls from patients seeking advice has doubled, say doctors in the Uttar Pradesh capital. (HT Photo)
Statistically, the number of calls from patients seeking advice has doubled, say doctors in the Uttar Pradesh capital. (HT Photo)

With out-patient services shut, doctors’ phones have turned into helpline

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 04:10 PM IST
WhatsApp is mostly used for communication, say doctors in Lucknow.
The minor was rescued by the district child welfare committee .(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The minor was rescued by the district child welfare committee .(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Doctor in Assam allegedly pours hot water on 12-yr-old domestic help

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 04:15 PM IST
The minor, who had been employed as a domestic help for over a year, was sleeping on the floor when the doctor allegedly poured hot water on him.
Sushant Singh Rajput was dating Rhea Chakraborty.
Sushant Singh Rajput was dating Rhea Chakraborty.

Rhea Chakraborty left Sushant Singh Rajput’s house as his sister changed his medicines without consulting doctor: lawyer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 06:47 AM IST
Rhea Chkaraborty’s lawyer has said that the actor left Sushant Singh Rajput’s house after his sister changed his medicines without a proper doctor’s consultation. Rhea left Sushant’s home on June 8.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda, director Dr DK Singh (in dhoti) during the Independence Day function on the campus on August 15. Five doctors, including medical superintendent Dr Satish Gupta, have tested positive in the past 10 days, while the institute director is among those in quarantine.(HT file photo)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bathinda, director Dr DK Singh (in dhoti) during the Independence Day function on the campus on August 15. Five doctors, including medical superintendent Dr Satish Gupta, have tested positive in the past 10 days, while the institute director is among those in quarantine.(HT file photo)

Five doctors at AIIMS, Bathinda, test positive for Covid-19 over past 10 days

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Vishal Joshi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Eight staff members of the institute are in home quarantine though none of them has a serious health condition, more reports awaited; cases started surfacing after Independence Day function on campus where Covid guidelines were flouted
The image shared by Dr Syed Faizan Ahmad on Twitter.(Twitter/@drsfaizanahmad)
The image shared by Dr Syed Faizan Ahmad on Twitter.(Twitter/@drsfaizanahmad)

Doctor tweets pic of wrinkled hand after wearing PPE in humid climate. Tweeple post thank you messages

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:13 PM IST
People on Twitter have expressed their gratitude to Covid warriors for going above and beyond to help people.
The doctor has alleged that several relatives of a patient at her nursing home were not wearing masks.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The doctor has alleged that several relatives of a patient at her nursing home were not wearing masks.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai woman booked for threatening doctor who asked her to wear mask

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2020 03:32 PM IST
The complainant said that when she raised objection against the patient’s visitors for not wearing masks, a woman started abusing her and threatened to assault her.
A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) waits at a local health centre for the next person to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, in the old quarters of Delhi, India, August 14, 2020.(REUTERS)
A health worker in personal protective equipment (PPE) waits at a local health centre for the next person to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), amid the spread of the disease, in the old quarters of Delhi, India, August 14, 2020.(REUTERS)

Coronavirus killed more than 100 doctors in India, study says

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 06:35 PM IST
At least 104 doctors in India died due to coronavirus infections, a study has found, as the pathogen’s spread accelerates across the world’s second-most populous country.
Justice SK Panigrahi observed that the physician community at large must walk an extra mile and make conscious efforts to write prescriptions in good handwriting, preferably in capital letters.(HT Archive)
Justice SK Panigrahi observed that the physician community at large must walk an extra mile and make conscious efforts to write prescriptions in good handwriting, preferably in capital letters.(HT Archive)

Write names of drugs and dosages in capital letters, Odisha HC advises doctors

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 01:49 PM IST
HC made the observation while disposing of a bail application of Krushna Pada Mandal, who is accused in a Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, case.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi hospital; stable, say doctors(HT Photo)
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi hospital; stable, say doctors(HT Photo)

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi hospital; stable, say doctors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 08:31 PM IST
Earlier in the day, Sonia Gandhi held a meeting with party’s Rajya Sabha members and discussed the current political situation with them.
By February, China had filed only a limited number of medical journal reports on how patients were faring. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
By February, China had filed only a limited number of medical journal reports on how patients were faring. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Doctors around the world traded tips at beginning of pandemic. Here’s the series of events

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 07:45 PM IST
Every tidbit about the newest baffling symptom, every trick to try, served as clues as the virus bore down on the next city, the next country.
High drama was witnessed at Panchkula’s Civil hospital in Sector 6 when a group of nurses roughed up a government doctor posted in the psychiatry department on Tuesday after a nurse alleged that he had sexually harassed her.(Sant Arora/Hindustan Times)
High drama was witnessed at Panchkula’s Civil hospital in Sector 6 when a group of nurses roughed up a government doctor posted in the psychiatry department on Tuesday after a nurse alleged that he had sexually harassed her.(Sant Arora/Hindustan Times)

Doctor booked for sexually harassing nurse on Covid duty in P’kula hospital

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Panchkula
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Psychiatrist appeared to be drunk when he ‘harassed’ the nurse in the Covid-19 isolation ward; police post in hospital did not register FIR, women’s commission not ‘satisfied with hospital report’
The dedicated Covid-19 hospital of BCCL has a capacity of 100 beds, which, however, got overcrowded with a total of 104 patients at the hospital till Thursday .(Twitter)
The dedicated Covid-19 hospital of BCCL has a capacity of 100 beds, which, however, got overcrowded with a total of 104 patients at the hospital till Thursday .(Twitter)

Crisis at Dhanbad’s Covid-19 hospital as doctors skip duty

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Subhash Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Covid-19 hospital nodal officer cum senior medical officer of the district’s health department Dr Alok Viswakarma admitted that doctors of the BCCL Central Hospital did not report for duty in the first shift, which starts from 6am.
Dr Richa Negi’s groovy steps to the song, starring Varun Dhawan and Nora Fatehi, have quickly gone viral.(Instagram/@dr.richa.negi)
Dr Richa Negi’s groovy steps to the song, starring Varun Dhawan and Nora Fatehi, have quickly gone viral.(Instagram/@dr.richa.negi)

Doctor clad in PPE kits grooves to song Garmi, netizens love it. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Posted on Dr. Richa Negi’s Instagram account, the clip shows her grooving to the beats of the song while still clad in a PPE kit.
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