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Blood tests can offer early indicator of severe Covid-19? Here's what study says(Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)

Blood tests can offer early indicator of severe Covid-19? Here's what study says

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:09 PM IST
As per a recent study, blood tests can help doctors predict whether a coronavirus patient requires care in the intensive care unit or requires ventilator support or is suffering from severe Covid-19 that could lead to death
Mike Mosallam's Hollywood romcom 'Breaking Fast' busts myths around gay Muslims(Twitter/firstshowing)
Mike Mosallam's Hollywood romcom 'Breaking Fast' busts myths around gay Muslims(Twitter/firstshowing)

Mike Mosallam's Hollywood romcom 'Breaking Fast' busts myths around gay Muslims

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 10:06 AM IST
Hollywood writer and director Mike Mosallam wants to bust stereotypes that 'you can't be gay and Muslim' with his romantic comedy 'Breaking Fast', was originally released as a short in 2015 and warmly received at the Cannes Film Festival
For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering
For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering

“Growing up trans means a relentless othering”

By Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:49 PM IST
  • Karnataka’s first transgender doctor tells her story of transition and celebrating self-love
The people familiar with the development cited above said the fresh FIR will empower NIA to investigate SFJ’s activities in various countries.(File photo)
The people familiar with the development cited above said the fresh FIR will empower NIA to investigate SFJ’s activities in various countries.(File photo)

NIA files charge-sheet against doctor who joined ISIS

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 06:02 PM IST
The case pertains to the arrest of Wani and his wife Beigh from Jamia Nagar in Delhi in March 2020.
File photo: A health worker collects a nasal sample from a man for Covid-19 test.(PTI)
File photo: A health worker collects a nasal sample from a man for Covid-19 test.(PTI)

‘Join service only after ensuring self-protection’: Tripura govt doctors appeal co-workers

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 05:58 PM IST
The doctors’ association asked its members to become mentally prepared to protect themselves as the administration is busy in doing much more vital jobs.
Resident doctors and nurses of Hindu Rao Hospital at a protest earlier this month against the Delhi Government and MCD for non-payment of salaries.(/HT PHOTO)
Resident doctors and nurses of Hindu Rao Hospital at a protest earlier this month against the Delhi Government and MCD for non-payment of salaries.(/HT PHOTO)

Doctors in MCD-run hospitals withdraw indefinite strike on assurance of pay

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:31 AM IST
The doctors withdrew the strike after an appeal from the Mayor of North corporation of the MCD that they needed time to arrange funds.
Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by early psychosis detection(Twitter/ErikMessamoreMD)
Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by early psychosis detection(Twitter/ErikMessamoreMD)

Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by improved early psychosis detection system: Study

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 04:46 PM IST
Study reveals that delusions or suffering from hallucinations that causes migration and social stress, trauma or substance abuse can be halved through new data mining methods that can potentially detect most people who are at risk of developing psychosis.
Google Doodle goes all hearts for coronavirus helpers this Monday(Google homepage)
Google Doodle goes all hearts for coronavirus helpers this Monday(Google homepage)

Google doodle goes all hearts for frontline warriors as it honours them in the fight against coronavirus

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 09:36 AM IST
‘To all coronavirus helpers, thank you’: Google doodle’s quirky appreciation for those on the front lines is exactly the peppiness our Monday morning needs
Indigenous community in Peru turns to ancestral remedies amid COVID-19(Twitter/ForestPeoplesP)
Indigenous community in Peru turns to ancestral remedies amid COVID-19(Twitter/ForestPeoplesP)

Indigenous Shipibo community in Peru’s Amazon turn to herbs and ancestral remedies to fight COVID-19

Pucallpa, Peru | By Associated Press | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:30 AM IST
Amid shortage of doctors and hospitals located far away, Peru’s Amazon witnessed its Indigenous Shipibo community turning to ancestral remedies to tackle coronavirus spread.
The study supports the World Health Organization’s 2016 report on ‘The Health Workforce in India’, which had also found that 57.3% people practising allopathic medicine in India did not have a medical qualification, and 31.4% were educated only up to secondary school level.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
The study supports the World Health Organization’s 2016 report on ‘The Health Workforce in India’, which had also found that 57.3% people practising allopathic medicine in India did not have a medical qualification, and 31.4% were educated only up to secondary school level.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

2 of 3 ‘doctors’ in rural India have no formal medical degrees: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Although 75% of villages have at least one health care provider and a village on average has three primary health providers, 86% of them are private “doctors” and 68% have no formal medical training, found a survey.
The stipend was revised last about five years ago and doctors’ associations had been agitating for an increase in the amount paid to them.(PTI/ Representative image)
The stipend was revised last about five years ago and doctors’ associations had been agitating for an increase in the amount paid to them.(PTI/ Representative image)

Karnataka hikes stipend of resident doctors by 30-50%

Bengaluru, Karnataka | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2020 09:36 AM IST
The stipend has been increased from Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000 a month for resident doctors.
The state government had last month given a warning to around 145 doctors for joining their postings but did not get a response.
The state government had last month given a warning to around 145 doctors for joining their postings but did not get a response.

400 doctors sacked in Uttarakhand for not reporting to duty after selection

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 04:18 PM IST
The state chief secretary sadi that in addition to the new appointments, 180 positions were revived by the cabinet and recruitment will be done on these posts soon.
As cases of violence against health care professionals increase, doctors’ associations have urged the central government to formulate more stringent laws.(Reuters)
As cases of violence against health care professionals increase, doctors’ associations have urged the central government to formulate more stringent laws.(Reuters)

IMA warns of ‘White Alert’, ‘Black Day’ over violence against doctors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi, | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 03:52 PM IST
“Our legitimate needs for safe workplaces have to be met. Abuse and violence should stop immediately,” the Indian Medical Association said on Monday .
Doctors wearing protective gear seal a vial after taking a swab from a woman to test for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a residential area in Ahmedabad, India, April 9, 2020.(REUTERS)
Doctors wearing protective gear seal a vial after taking a swab from a woman to test for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a residential area in Ahmedabad, India, April 9, 2020.(REUTERS)

Covid-19: Centre asks states to list all registered doctors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 07:55 PM IST
India has 1.1 million allopathic doctors registered with the Board of Governors, State Medical Councils, and Medical Council as of December 2019.
Many doctors and nurses have complained of harassment and assaults.(HT Photo)
Many doctors and nurses have complained of harassment and assaults.(HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 5 PM: Make assaults on medicos non-bailable offence, docs tell Amit Shah and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 04:58 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The Andhra Pradesh government, however, described it as partial deferment, rather than a pay cut.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)
The Andhra Pradesh government, however, described it as partial deferment, rather than a pay cut.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)

Cops, docs get exemption from salary cut in Telugu states, to get full salaries

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 06:14 PM IST
On Friday, the Telangana government, too, issued an order, paying full salaries to the employees of the Medical and Health and Police departments would be paid for the month of March
Rohit Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Department of Medical Health & Family Welfare Government of Rajasthan, has shared the video of the doctors singing.
Rohit Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Secretary Department of Medical Health & Family Welfare Government of Rajasthan, has shared the video of the doctors singing.

Rajasthan doctors sing ‘Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein’ in video going viral. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2020 03:25 PM IST
“This is the spirit of new India,” says the tweet accompanying the video.
Representative(HT File)
Representative(HT File)

Doctors graduating from govt medical colleges in UP will have to work in villages: Adityanath

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 09:38 AM IST
Stressing on the success of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Adityanath said while around 1.18 crore families have benefited through the scheme, 8.45 lakh families have benefited through the CM Jan Arogya Yojana scheme and golden cards have been distributed to 1.89 lakh people.
Trust the doctors a little more. Your attitude will not only put them at ease, but will also help the confidence levels of the patient you care so much for.(iStock)
Trust the doctors a little more. Your attitude will not only put them at ease, but will also help the confidence levels of the patient you care so much for.(iStock)

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Did you remember to thank the doc?

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 05:31 PM IST
Maybe it’s time to bring back our trust in the good ol’ medical practitioners!
A prescription issued by a doctor in Dhanbad on Thursday.(Bijay/HT Photo)
A prescription issued by a doctor in Dhanbad on Thursday.(Bijay/HT Photo)

Write prescription in clear, capital letters: Jharkhand govt to doctors

Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Subhash Mishra
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2018 07:09 AM IST
The notification was issued in the wake of a Medical Council of India (MCI) directive released on September 28, 2016, asking every physician to prescribe drugs with generic names legibly and in capital letters.
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Public interest can precede govt doctors’ right to retire at will: SC

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashok Bagriya
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 11:38 PM IST
Four doctors employed in various capacities with the Uttar Pradesh medical services department had sought voluntary retirement but the government kept their applications pending.
Tetsuo Yukioka (L), Managing Director of Tokyo Medical University and Keisuke Miyazawa, vice-president of Tokyo Medical University, bow as they attend a news conference in Tokyo, Japan August 7.(REUTERS)
Tetsuo Yukioka (L), Managing Director of Tokyo Medical University and Keisuke Miyazawa, vice-president of Tokyo Medical University, bow as they attend a news conference in Tokyo, Japan August 7.(REUTERS)

Japan medical school admits to altering scores to keep out female applicants

Tokyo | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 02:59 PM IST
The school wanted fewer female doctors because it anticipated they would become mothers and would shorten or halt their careers.
Doctors and patients wear safety masks as a precautionary measure after the Nipah virus outbreak, at a Medical college, in Kozhikode.(PTI file photo)
Doctors and patients wear safety masks as a precautionary measure after the Nipah virus outbreak, at a Medical college, in Kozhikode.(PTI file photo)

Doctors, nurses of taluk hospital in Kerala asked to go on leave after Nipah virus scare

Press Trust of India, Kozhikode | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 03:54 PM IST
The virus has so far claimed 16 lives in Kerala’s northern districts.
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