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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates Ambedkar Nagar Hospital, in New Delhi on August 9.(ANI file)

Covid-19: Delhi hospitals start increasing ICU capacity

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 10:32 AM IST
The number of intensive care unit (ICU) beds in Delhi for the treatment of Covid-19 patients has gone up to 2,558 from 2,100 within two days
Among the first systems to be rolled out will be the digital health identifier, ‘swasthya account’, which will help individuals create their identity in the national healthcare system for ease of access to their personal health information(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Among the first systems to be rolled out will be the digital health identifier, ‘swasthya account’, which will help individuals create their identity in the national healthcare system for ease of access to their personal health information(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Chandigarh among 4 UTs on Digital Health Mission grid

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 11:40 PM IST
NDHM will provide a comprehensive health ecosystem that will have digitally empowered individuals, doctors, and health facilities and enable paperless registrations and payments
MRI & CT rooms so beautiful, that you will not want to come out.
MRI & CT rooms so beautiful, that you will not want to come out.

Yatharth Group of Hospitals launches Noida Extension’s first MRI & CT scan facility

UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 06:02 PM IST
It is designed to perfection by professional interior designers, allowing patients to feel at ease during the complete scan.
A UK-registered company whose sole director is Mumbai-based entrepreneur Shadab Shaikh has been wound up in British courts. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)
A UK-registered company whose sole director is Mumbai-based entrepreneur Shadab Shaikh has been wound up in British courts. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)

UK shuts company owned by Indian entrepreneur

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 08:40 PM IST
The company, Young Forever Limited, was wound up in the high court before Judge Prentis, the Insolvency Service said on Monday.
The researchers said that their study shows that osteoarthritis increases the risk of social isolation.(Unsplash)
The researchers said that their study shows that osteoarthritis increases the risk of social isolation.(Unsplash)

Social isolation can increase risk of osteoarthritis. Here’s how

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 03:23 PM IST
As social isolation can worsen your health, the researchers suggested that older adults with arthritis perhaps could benefit from physical activity and participating in social activities.
One of the two doctors penalised for medical negligence has since superannuated and the other is serving in the Bihar health services(HT PHOTO/Representative/File)
One of the two doctors penalised for medical negligence has since superannuated and the other is serving in the Bihar health services(HT PHOTO/Representative/File)

Two Bihar doctors, punished for operating patient’s gall bladder instead of leg, cry foul

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 08:34 PM IST
Sushila Devi, spouse of Shiv Narayan Prasad of Bahbal Bazar village in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district was to be operated for burn injury in her leg at the SKMCH on September 10, 2011, but the doctors ended up removing her gall bladder.
The NMC Bill has reignited debates about on qualifications of CHPs(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The NMC Bill has reignited debates about on qualifications of CHPs(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Why we need community health providers

By Srinath Reddy
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 12:54 PM IST
They fill the vast gaps of access and quality. There’s a way to reconcile the views of the government and doctors
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) is a form of psychotherapy that combines behavioural science and Buddhist principles on mindfulness and acceptance.(Unsplash)
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) is a form of psychotherapy that combines behavioural science and Buddhist principles on mindfulness and acceptance.(Unsplash)

New website may help eliminate suicidal thoughts

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 10:16 AM IST
The site exposes visitors to dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), a form of psychotherapy that combines behavioural science and Buddhist principles on mindfulness and acceptance.
The evolution of healthcare mobility solutions has been on the rise due to the constantly growing medical requirements.(Unsplash)
The evolution of healthcare mobility solutions has been on the rise due to the constantly growing medical requirements.(Unsplash)

How medical apps give access to patients

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 03:14 PM IST
With umpteen mobile healthcare management solutions, patient care and everyday activities of medical practitioners can be simplified to a great extent.
Patients who were able to speak to infection preventionists reported receiving constructive information and feeling reassured about their condition, whereas patients who did not, reported feeling dismissed by staff members.(Shutterstock)
Patients who were able to speak to infection preventionists reported receiving constructive information and feeling reassured about their condition, whereas patients who did not, reported feeling dismissed by staff members.(Shutterstock)

Patients experience emotional response to diagnosis and ‘feel dirty’

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 11:06 AM IST
According to the analysis, many patients experienced an emotional response to their diagnosis and described ‘feeling dirty,’ ‘having the plague,’ or ‘feeling like a leper.’
The Delhi high court had recently said that healthcare “has become lucrative business”.(File Photo)
The Delhi high court had recently said that healthcare “has become lucrative business”.(File Photo)

Paying nurses more will make business unviable: Private hospitals to Delhi high court

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2018 03:49 AM IST
Private hospitals and nursing homes on Tuesday opposed in the Delhi high court an AAP government order directing them to comply with an expert panel’s recommendation to pay minimum wage of Rs 20,000 to nurses, saying it would “render their business unviable”.
The Nursing Homes Act, currently in operation, gives power to the government to cancel the licence of facilities that do not adhere to minimum standards such as floor area for every bed, proportion of doctors, nurses and staff with the bed strength.(Shutterstock)
The Nursing Homes Act, currently in operation, gives power to the government to cancel the licence of facilities that do not adhere to minimum standards such as floor area for every bed, proportion of doctors, nurses and staff with the bed strength.(Shutterstock)

Legal dilemma, missing details in draft advisory to cap profits of private healthcare providers

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Stakeholders say that in its attempt to cap medical bills, the draft issued by the government ignores hidden costs and provides only a ‘vague’ outline
Here’s why post hospital care is needed for brain injury treatment.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why post hospital care is needed for brain injury treatment.(Shutterstock)

Patient care, follow-up is important for full recovery after brain injury

Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Follow-up care in this study referred to receiving TBI-related educational materials at discharge, a call from the hospital within two weeks after release, seeing a healthcare provider within two weeks, or seeing a healthcare provider within three months.
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia deserve our love and respect.(Shutterstock)
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia deserve our love and respect.(Shutterstock)

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2018 01:58 PM IST
While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in managing the symptoms in most cases.
Healthcare providers, like obstetricians, who treat and follow mothers in the early stages of dealing with children who have heart defects can help women understand and minimise their risk, say researchers.(Getty Images)
Healthcare providers, like obstetricians, who treat and follow mothers in the early stages of dealing with children who have heart defects can help women understand and minimise their risk, say researchers.(Getty Images)

Mothers of babies with congenital heart defects at risk of heart problems later in life

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 06:06 PM IST
A Canadian study found 43% higher risk of any cardiovascular hospitalisation in women whose offspring had critical heart defects.
Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than four months, were most likely to be introduced to foods too early.(Shutterstock)
Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than four months, were most likely to be introduced to foods too early.(Shutterstock)

What’s the right time to introduce solids to your baby? Here are some answers

Asian News International, Washington D.C . | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Introducing babies to complementary foods too early can cause them to miss out on important nutrients that come from breast milk and infant formula. Conversely, introducing them to complementary foods too late has been associated with micronutrient deficiencies, allergies, and poorer diets later in life.
Regular screening for common ailments is critical as most health conditions go unchecked and start showing signs only at an advanced stage.(Shutterstock)
Regular screening for common ailments is critical as most health conditions go unchecked and start showing signs only at an advanced stage.(Shutterstock)

5 common health problems that can affect you after 40

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 04:55 PM IST
Hectic schedules, inconsistent health-care patterns, and unhealthy habits can cause these common health problems from age 40.
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