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Covid-infected Jammu health director admitted to private hospital

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 08:26 AM IST
The Centre’s team of health experts will reach Jammu on Saturday
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Robotic surgery can enhance surgery and help patients in the COVID era, as well as has the potential to support surgery during future pandemics.
Robotic surgery can enhance surgery and help patients in the COVID era, as well as has the potential to support surgery during future pandemics.

COVID-19 drives robotic surgery for patients

UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 04:49 PM IST
In the COVID-19 era, the increasing use of surgical robotics can enable patients to get minimally invasive procedures, while providing greater protection to the surgical team, when compared to manual minimally invasive surgery
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Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital teachers’ body says fill 200 vacant posts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
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.
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Chandigarh’s GMCH-32 to sanitise all entrants’ hands

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 01:38 AM IST
More than 2,500 patients register at the outpatient department everyday on average
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Punjab and Haryana HC stays notices of protests by PGIMER employees’ unions

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 12:56 AM IST
PGI Employees’ Union (non-faculty) had called for a symbolic protest from 10am to 11am on March 12 and an indefinite hunger strike from March 19 to protest against non-fulfilment of various demands
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Lack of machines hits patient care, research at PGIMER

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 01:07 AM IST
Awaiting CT scanners, high-end endoscopy machines for two years
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The calculator which can accurately predict whether a patient with type 2 diabetes and obesity will die or develop serious complications including a heart attack, heart failure and diabetic kidney disease.(Unsplash)
The calculator which can accurately predict whether a patient with type 2 diabetes and obesity will die or develop serious complications including a heart attack, heart failure and diabetic kidney disease.(Unsplash)

Novel risk calculator predicts when you will die

By Asian News International | Washington D.C [USA]
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 01:00 PM IST
The calculator which can accurately predict whether a patient with type 2 diabetes and obesity will die or develop serious complications including a heart attack, heart failure and diabetic kidney disease.
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Lack of employees hits Ayush clinic services in Chandigarh

By Amanjeet Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:24 AM IST
19 doctors manage 26 government homeopathic dispensaries in the city
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New Delhi: Members of Federation of Resident Doctors Association during a strike against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi, Friday, Aug 2, 2019. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI8_2_2019_000035B)(PTI)
New Delhi: Members of Federation of Resident Doctors Association during a strike against National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi, Friday, Aug 2, 2019. (PTI Photo/Arun Sharma) (PTI8_2_2019_000035B)(PTI)

PGI doctors to boycott work today onwards in protest against NMC Bill

By HT Correspondent | Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 09:26 PM IST
Services at Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, and Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, will remain unaffected.
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In 2016, the state government expanded its EDL following the AAP government’s announcement that all state-run hospitals will dispense all medicines free.(HT Photo)
In 2016, the state government expanded its EDL following the AAP government’s announcement that all state-run hospitals will dispense all medicines free.(HT Photo)

Expanded in 2016, Delhi’s free medicine list has shrunk again

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2019 05:39 AM IST
The EDL catalogues all medicines and consumables that are available for free in Delhi government hospitals and dispensaries.
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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

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Delhi
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.
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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Jhajjar district of Haryana is the first in a nationwide grid of high-end public hospitals being developed to offer affordable and quality cancer treatment at the district level. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Jhajjar district of Haryana is the first in a nationwide grid of high-end public hospitals being developed to offer affordable and quality cancer treatment at the district level. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)

National cancer grid takes off from Haryana’s Jhajjar

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 07:57 AM IST
The 710-bed NCI, which has been set up at a cost of R2,035 crore, will focus on patient care, undergraduate teaching, research, and training specialists to provide cancer treatment in small towns, which will be networked with NCI to provide the best treatment modalities.
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There’s a definite link between type 1 diabetes and depression.(Shutterstock)
There’s a definite link between type 1 diabetes and depression.(Shutterstock)

People suffering from Type 1 diabetes, there’s a reason you feel depressed often

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 12:00 PM IST
It is well established that people with both type-1 and type-2 diabetes have an increased risk of developing depression, a debilitating mental health disorder with potentially serious consequences, but the causes remain poorly understood.
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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

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International, Washington D.C.
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.
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