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Why people with diabetes are at a risk for hearing loss ?

According to the American Diabetes Association, if you have diabetes, you have at least twice the chance of experiencing hearing loss than someone who does not have the condition.If you have pre diabetes, your risk for hearing loss is 30 percent higher compared with those who do not have diabetes. Two other things that can

Patients’ relatives booked for assaulting doctors at workplace

Patients’ relatives booked for assaulting doctors at workplace.

Police have registered cases against family members of two patients, who had allegedly assaulted doctors at work places.On April 20, Dr. Jagdeep Madaan, a senior orthopedic from GTB Hospital, was physically assaulted by the patient’s relatives as they were not happy with the suggested treatment. The second incident took place on May 14, when Dr. Ashish Ohri,

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Rooftop club in AIIMS, aims to giving relaxation to busy doctors

The profession of doctors known as one of the serious and busiest professions in the world. The doctors hardly have time for fun. But now doctors will have time as well as space for entertaining themselves as AIIMS decided to give some relief to their doctors.Now they will have a club on rooftop of the

15% diabetics fail to fertilise partners: Doctors

New Delhi: Fifteen per cent diabetic males in India every year fail to make their partners conceive due to defect in their sperm DNA, fertility experts said on Friday. According to them, a recent survey has revealed that in 80 per cent of couples suffering infertility problem, males suffering high sperm DNA damage were responsible.

Daily post Impact: Kher talks tough over absent doctors in dispensaries

Chandigarh: Finally, Member of Parliament, Kirron Kher has taken a note of absentee doctors and paramedical staff at various Primary Health Care Centres( PHC) and dispensaries across the city , especially in rural areas. Kher in a stern message directed UT administration and Municipal Corporation to install biometric attendance machines at every PHCs to keep

9-day-old baby girl dies in APC; parents allege doc’s negligence

Chandigarh: Family claims of having the recording of the doctor in which he is admitting that negligence has been done on his part. High drama was created on Sunday evening after, a 9 days old baby girl died who was admitted at the Advance Pediatric Center(APC) emergency. While, after the death the family created ruckus

Doctors are most important component of society: Mukherjee

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said that doctors are the most important component of society as they carry the tremendous burden of providing healthcare to the needy. “Doctors are the most important component of the society, who have a tremendous burden on them to provide healthcare to the needy,” said Mukherjee. Urging them

Hookahs can cause cancer more easily than cigarettes, says doctors

New Delhi: Smoking a hookah can be more harmful than cigarettes and can cause diseases like cancers much more easily, doctors say. According to Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an hour-long hookah smoking session involves 200 puffs, while smoking an average cigarette involves 20 puffs. “In fact second-hand smoke from hookahs can also

Most doctors prefer partners from medical profession: Survey

New Delhi: Around 69 per cent doctors prefer their spouses to be from the medical profession, the results of a medical app-based survey have revealed. For the survey, Curofy, a networking app for doctors to connect with other doctors, discuss complicated cases and seek a second opinion, approached 1,273 doctors and found that the majority

Doctors call off two- day strike, patients remain at receiving end

Chandigarh: Finally, after two days strike at PGIMER was calle d of by striking doctors on Tuesday night. Interestingly, the strike came to an end following resentment among the doctors themselves. The strike ended after the president confirmed that he will give the written confirmation of accepteance of the demands in written by today evening.

Doctors strike cripple life, medical services at PGI

  Docs are adamant to continue their strike today as well Chandigarh: PGI witnessed one of the most disgraceful situation in its history created by medical fraternity themselves. Sunday night onwards protesting doctors banned ambulance entry at campus, hundreds of patients and their attendants were seen pleading before doctors for treatment with many of them

Doctors in Amritsar remove 40 knives from cop’s stomach

Amritsar: Doctors in Punjab say they have surgically removed 40 knives from the stomach of a man who had swallowed them over the past two months. The 42-year-old man is recovering in a hospital after undergoing surgery on Friday in which doctors removed the knives — some folded and some with exposed blades up to

Slight improvement in RSS leader’s condition: Doctors

Ludhiana: Vice-president of RSS Punjab Jagdish Gagneja, who was seriously injured after being shot at by some bike-borne assailants, is showing signs of improvement, doctors said on Wednesday. There is a slight improvement in his condition. However, he is still on ventilator, Director, Hero DMC Heart Institute G S Wander said. The RSS leader had

Attack on RSS leader: AIIMS doctor reaches Ludhiana to examine him

Ludhiana: The condition of RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja is continued to be critical even after three days after the murderous attack on him in Jalandhar. On Tuesday a team of two doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) visited Hero Heart DMC Institute, Ludhiana and examined Gagneja. Gagneja is on ventilator from last three

Keep core values in mind& serve with dedication: Bedi to Docs

Puducherry: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi todayexhorted doctors to adhere to core values of profession and function as ‘ideal healers of ailments’ of poor patients. Speaking at the seventh convocation of Centrally sponsored JIPMER after handing over degree certificates and medals to MBBS graduates and other streams, she said the country had invested massively for infrastructure

Junior doctors protest for 4 hours; patient care services hard hit

Chandigarh: For about four hours the patient care services at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), went on halt as about 1200 junior residents from various department sat on protest outside the PGI’S administrative block here on Friday. Sharing the reason behind the called strike, most of the junior doctors said

POEM will cure patients of Achalasia Cardia: Doctors

Ludhiana: POEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) most recent treatment for achalasia cardia performed at the SPS Hospitals, Ludhiana first such procedure in the Punjab and surrounding states as informed in a release issued on Thursday. Achalasia Cardia is a condition in which patients present with the complaints of difficulty in the swallowing and recurrent. In

Doctors ‘go missing’at Ferozepur Civil Hospital

Ferozepur: Patients and their attendants who came to the Civil Hospital here on Friday were in for a rude shock when they found out that no specialist doctor was available. Following this, most of the patients were being referred to other hospitals. Angry over the development, people lodged a protest against the administration of the

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Steps taken to provide security to doctors in Hosp: Govt to HC

Mumbai: Maharashtra government today informed the Bombay High Court that it has undertaken a series of measures to provide security to doctors in hospitals and ensure that they are not assaulted by relatives of patients. Such measures include posting of additional policemen in hospitals and handing over the responsibility of monitoring CCTV cameras installed there

Nepalese police arrests 36 ‘fake’ doctors

Kathmandu: Nepalese police have arrested 36doctors, including six women, working in reputed hospitals as part of a major crackdown on medical professionals in the country who have obtained medical degrees and licences by using fake academic credentials. The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police detained 36 doctors as part of ‘Operation Quack’ on charges