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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Strike by resident docs partially affects healthcare services in AIIMS

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 01:33 PM IST
The hospital administration has put in place a contingency plan for patient care services, as a part of which faculty-on-call in all clinical departments will physically man the in-patient wards.
The strike will affect OPD clinics, services in wards, surgeries.(HT File Photo)
The strike will affect OPD clinics, services in wards, surgeries.(HT File Photo)

AIIMS doctors go on strike after professor ‘slaps’ resident

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 08:21 PM IST
Dr Atul Kumar, professor and chief of RP centre, the ophthalmology department of the hospital, had allegedly slapped a resident doctor in front of junior doctors and patients.
Sleeping pills among dementia patients are on the rise.(Shutterstock)
Sleeping pills among dementia patients are on the rise.(Shutterstock)

Dementia patients are loading up on unnecessary painkillers and sleeping pills

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 03:41 PM IST
Potentially inappropriate or unnecessary medications included sleeping tablets, pain drugs, depression drugs and acid reflux drugs (proton pump inhibitors).
Th fee hike has sparked outrage with parents and students taking to streets against the move.(HT Photi)
Th fee hike has sparked outrage with parents and students taking to streets against the move.(HT Photi)

Fee fiasco intensifies, private medical college refuses to roll back 300% hike

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Anupam Trivedi
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 10:12 PM IST
The Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Uttarakhand Medical Education University Wednesday asked the Himalayan Institute to roll back the hiked fee as the fee fixation issue was sub-judice
Workers of the Samajwadi Party protest against the Unnao incident, in Lucknow on Tuesday.(PTI)
Workers of the Samajwadi Party protest against the Unnao incident, in Lucknow on Tuesday.(PTI)

Father of Unnao woman allegedly raped by BJP MLA died of shock and septicaemia: Autopsy report

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rohit Singh and Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 08:54 PM IST
The post-mortem report lends more weight to the woman’s claim that her father was beaten up MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s brother and his aides before being taken into custody.
Brain tumours constitute two to three per cent of all cancers but are the second commonest tumours in childhood.(Shutterstock)
Brain tumours constitute two to three per cent of all cancers but are the second commonest tumours in childhood.(Shutterstock)

Brain tumours can be cured, defeatist attitude towards it must go, say doctors

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 10:31 AM IST
There have been a lot of advancements in understanding the biology and treatment strategies of brain tumours. Therefore, the defeatist perception must change, feel experts.
The roll back was announced days after the BJP government had enacted a law in the state assembly’s recently concluded Gairsain budget session.(HT Photo)
The roll back was announced days after the BJP government had enacted a law in the state assembly’s recently concluded Gairsain budget session.(HT Photo)

Pvt medical colleges roll back fee hike following CM’s intervention

Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2018 10:23 PM IST
Bowing to pressure from students and parents, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday prevailed upon private medical colleges in the state to withdraw the hike in their fee structure
Around 25% to 30% people are estimated to have non-alcoholic fatty liver, but the condition is prevalent in around 70% to 90% of morbidly obese people.(Shutterstock)
Around 25% to 30% people are estimated to have non-alcoholic fatty liver, but the condition is prevalent in around 70% to 90% of morbidly obese people.(Shutterstock)

Bariatric surgery helps reverse liver disease, sleep apnoea: AIIMS studies

Hindustan Times | By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 07:37 PM IST
A large majority of patients who underwent bariatric surgery showed improvement in liver-related conditions a year later, doctors found.
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