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A new study has found out that Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), which is a non-invasive way of stimulating the brain over the Wernicke's area, may lead to new assistive neurotechnologies for the rehabilitation of people with cognitive disorders in future.(ANI)

Direct current stimulation over brain's Wernicke area can help learning words

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:02 PM IST
A new study has found out that Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), which is a non-invasive way of stimulating the brain over the Wernicke's area, may lead to new assistive neurotechnologies for the rehabilitation of people with cognitive disorders in future.
A health worker collecting a swab sample from a child to test for coronavirus infection at Chhatrapati Shivaji Park in Shivaji Nagar, Gurugram on Thursday.(Parveen Kumar/HT)
A health worker collecting a swab sample from a child to test for coronavirus infection at Chhatrapati Shivaji Park in Shivaji Nagar, Gurugram on Thursday.(Parveen Kumar/HT)

2,788 fresh Covid cases, 19 more fatalities reported in Haryana

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 12:16 AM IST
As many as 23 people have succumbed to Covid at the Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here in the last three days
The assistant professor had gone to Gurugram but his body was found in his car near Kanheli village on the Jhajjar-Rohtak road around 6pm on Wednesday. An hour later, his wife left their house with their two daughters. The elder survived, while the younger was found dead with the mother on Thursday morning.(For representational purpose only)
The assistant professor had gone to Gurugram but his body was found in his car near Kanheli village on the Jhajjar-Rohtak road around 6pm on Wednesday. An hour later, his wife left their house with their two daughters. The elder survived, while the younger was found dead with the mother on Thursday morning.(For representational purpose only)

Hours after Rohtak assistant professor’s body found in car, wife allegedly commits suicide with daughter

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 05:21 PM IST
Incident comes to light on Thursday morning after the elder daughter, who is 11 years old and the lone survivor, informs local residents
Medical faculty members said it is a good idea in principle.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Medical faculty members said it is a good idea in principle.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Medical students have to work at dist hospitals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 01:14 AM IST
The board of governors of Medical Council of India (BoG-MCI) recently notified new postgraduate medical education regulations that include the district residency programme, which will be implemented from the 2020-21 academic year.
Covaxin, which has been developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV), will be tested on 50 volunteers at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, in Phase 2.(Reuters file photo)
Covaxin, which has been developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV), will be tested on 50 volunteers at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, in Phase 2.(Reuters file photo)

Rohtak’s PGIMS begins second phase of clinical trials for indigenous Covid vaccine, Covaxin

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 02:14 AM IST
12 volunteers administered dose of vaccine through intramuscular injection, next dose after 28 days
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 transporter was returning from Delhi with his family when the accident occurred in Sonepat district on Friday night.(HT file photo)
The transporter was returning from Delhi with his family when the accident occurred in Sonepat district on Friday night.(HT file photo)

9 killed in 3 Sonepat road mishaps in 24 hours

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2020 12:52 AM IST
In one incident, transporter four of a family were killed as their car fell into a canal.

Will give digital degrees online to pass outs who haven’t received them: DU to HC

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 01:30 PM IST
The university submitted before the high court that the students have to register on an online portal www.digicerti.du.ac.in, and give their details including academic qualification and name of their college and after completion of the verification, the digital degree certificates will be issued by DU within a week.
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J-K sanctions Rs 15 crore for additional setup in 3 medical colleges

Srinagar | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2020 01:13 PM IST
The sanctioned amount will be equally distributed among Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Government Medical College of Jammu and Srinagar, i.e. Rs 5 crore each, stated the press release by the Department of Information and Public Relation, J-K.

Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital teachers’ body says fill 200 vacant posts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 07:01 AM IST
The posts of over 200 specialists and resident doctors are vacant at the hospital and the college.
The family also tried to get admission in the private facility Jaypee, Fortis Hospital in Gautam Buddh Nagar and Max in Vaishali, Ghaziabad, but were allegedly told that no beds were available.(File photo)
The family also tried to get admission in the private facility Jaypee, Fortis Hospital in Gautam Buddh Nagar and Max in Vaishali, Ghaziabad, but were allegedly told that no beds were available.(File photo)

Pregnant woman dies in ambulance after running between hospitals for 13 hours

Noida | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2020 10:43 PM IST
Neelam, 30, and her husband Vijender Singh, 30, knocked the doors of eight hospitals, including government ones, before she died in the ambulance outside a facility in Greater Noida on Friday, the family told PTI.
Indore, worst-hit by coronavirus pandemic, has so far reported 2,470 cases and 100 deaths.(PTI)
Indore, worst-hit by coronavirus pandemic, has so far reported 2,470 cases and 100 deaths.(PTI)

Covid 19 update: People with metabolic syndrome take longer to recover, say experts

Indore | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2020 05:20 PM IST
Dr Ravi Dosi, who heads chest department of Indore- based Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences(SAIMS), said that at least 150 of 1,100 COVID-19 patients he came across so far in Indore district had metabolic syndrome.
Professor Nachiketa Tiwari (IIT Kanpur), and professor Devendra Gupta, in-charge, Covid-19, ICU SGPGIMS, Lucknow have led the innovation.(Sourced)
Professor Nachiketa Tiwari (IIT Kanpur), and professor Devendra Gupta, in-charge, Covid-19, ICU SGPGIMS, Lucknow have led the innovation.(Sourced)

IIT-K, SGPGIMS jointly develop safer alternative to N-95 masks

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajeev Mullick
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 05:29 PM IST
Prof Gupta of SGPGIMS said, “This is just the prototype. We have applied for patenting of the design of the product. A lot of refinement will be done in due process of time.”
NGOs such as Uday Foundation are feeding thousands of people everyday.
NGOs such as Uday Foundation are feeding thousands of people everyday.

This is how good Samaritans are helping Delhi survive in lockdown

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 12:29 AM IST
In times of such hardships, it’s the NGOs and citizen groups that have stepped up to help.
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Three Haryana women test positive for Covid-19, take tally to 24

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 01:16 AM IST
The NEXT exam is designed in a way that tests the basic skills and concepts of a medical student.
The NEXT exam is designed in a way that tests the basic skills and concepts of a medical student.

It’s time to prepare for the NEXT challenge

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 01:48 PM IST
According to reports, the NEXT exam is designed in a way that tests the basic skills and concepts of a medical student. Know more from Dr. Sumer Sethi, Director, Delhi Academy of Medical Sciences (P) Ltd.
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Punjab budget: Chandigarh airport to get air cargo facility

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 01:18 AM IST
While presenting the 2020-21 budget, Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal said the air cargo facility will give a fillip to the industry and provide exporters better access to international and domestic markets
Online classes are less expensive than conventional classes. (Representational image)(unsplash)
Online classes are less expensive than conventional classes. (Representational image)(unsplash)

Online video classes: A boon for medical aspirants from rural India

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2020 04:00 PM IST
Several major platforms such as NEETprep, BYJU’s, ICA Edu skills and Youth4works have started offering online programmes for medical aspirants. Read on to know more...
A 28-year-old woman delivered quadruplets at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh on Saturday evening(HT Photo)
A 28-year-old woman delivered quadruplets at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh on Saturday evening(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand woman delivers quadruplets in AIIMS

Hindustan Times, | By Kalyan Das
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2020 09:13 AM IST
The woman, a resident of Uttarkashi district, was shifted to AIIMS from Government Doon Hospital, Dehradun on Sunday as a ‘high risk case.’ She was earlier brought to Doon Hospital from Uttarkashi district hospital.
The slab for conveyance allowance starts from Rs 1,680 for 201-300 km distance to Rs 4,500 for more than 800 km.(HT File)
The slab for conveyance allowance starts from Rs 1,680 for 201-300 km distance to Rs 4,500 for more than 800 km.(HT File)

PGIMER faculty seek resumption of conveyance allowance

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Amanjeet Singh Salyal
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2020 01:06 AM IST
The faculty association has written to the hospital administration, expressing their anguish against the “discontinuation of conveyance allowance since December 2018 without any official notification to them”
Police taking away Maninder Singh, 31, after getting his five-day custody at the district courts in Chandigarh.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
Police taking away Maninder Singh, 31, after getting his five-day custody at the district courts in Chandigarh.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

Nurse killer bought knife 20 days before murder

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shub Karman Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Planned to murder the 27-year-old woman after she rejected his marriage proposal, say police
Of the 5,179 patients recruited for the trial from about 30 countries, 941 were from India.(HT File (Representative Image))
Of the 5,179 patients recruited for the trial from about 30 countries, 941 were from India.(HT File (Representative Image))

Smoking, obesity key to heart issues among Indians: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 05:09 AM IST
The findings, while in line with similar research carried out in western nations, is significant since it reaffirms how global focus areas are equally relevant to India.
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Punjab caps price of buprenorphine at Rs7 per tablet

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ravinder Vasudeva
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2019 11:15 PM IST
The move is aimed at providing monetary relief to drug addicts undergoing treatment at private centres, which charge them Rs 40 to 50 per tablet
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Undertrial dies in hospital, kin allege custodial torture

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 10:41 PM IST
Pika alias Pike of Sulchani village in Hisar district was arrested in a drug case from Lakhan Majra area about two weeks ago and was lodged under judicial custody.
There is no cure for most of these lung conditions, with supportive treatment to ease the symptoms the only option.(HT image)
There is no cure for most of these lung conditions, with supportive treatment to ease the symptoms the only option.(HT image)

Miners at higher risk of lung diseases with no cure for most: Experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 03:40 AM IST
The miners are also at risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a severe inflammation of lung tissues that causes obstructed airflow.
The researchers tested the rats’ spatial memory by first familiarising them with two objects.(Unsplash)
The researchers tested the rats’ spatial memory by first familiarising them with two objects.(Unsplash)

Junk food consumption may harm spatial memory

Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:29 PM IST
According to a recent study, high on fat, rich and unhealthy food has long-term negative impact upon spatial memory.
A 20-year-old homeless woman was allegedly gangraped by two men near the Indraprastha Park in south Delhi on Sunday night.(Representative Image)
A 20-year-old homeless woman was allegedly gangraped by two men near the Indraprastha Park in south Delhi on Sunday night.(Representative Image)

Twenty-year-old homeless woman gang-raped near Indraprastha Park

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 01:24 AM IST
The police said they are trying to trace her family and are also on the lookout for the unidentified suspects. The woman was incoherent at the hospital, but told them that she is from a southern state and a graduate.
The Press Council of India has adopted norms for reporting on issues pertaining to mental illness and suicide. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Press Council of India has adopted norms for reporting on issues pertaining to mental illness and suicide. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Press council adopts norms over covering suicide, mental illness

New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 12:18 AM IST
Apart from the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) also has guidelines on reporting of suicide cases and presentation of reports.
Women from homes of farmers protesting for higher compensation had joined the dharna earlier in June this year.(HT Photo)
Women from homes of farmers protesting for higher compensation had joined the dharna earlier in June this year.(HT Photo)

Farmer on agitation consumes poison in Haryana’s Dadri, dies

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 06:48 PM IST
Farmers of Julana and Dadri have been protesting for past seven months to seek more compensation for their land proposed to be acquired for green corridor (national highway 152-D).
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