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Bareilly: Triple Talaq victim dies after month-long torture

A Triple Talaq victim, who was allegedly thrashed and confined to a room without food for a month by her husband, died during medical treatment on Tuesday. According to Razia’s sister, the victim, who has a six-year-old child, got divorced from her husband over the phone. Subsequently, she was locked inside the room without any food or

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All you need to know about Cardiomyopathy!

Cardiomyopathy is a progressive disease of the myocardium, the heart muscle. The condition is either confined to the heart or is part of generalized systemic disorders. They often lead to cardiovascular death or progressive heart failure-related disability. These diseases have many causes, signs and symptoms and treatments. The heart muscle either becomes enlarged, thick or rigid in

Governor exhorts medical fraternity to undertake research on sleep disorders

DP Correspondent, Jalandhar, October 27 : Asserting that sleep disorders could be fatal for the human health, the Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore (Governor exhorts medical fraternity) Friday called upon the medical fraternity to undertake extensive research on this diverse field to facilitate the humanity.Addressing the gathering during third Inter National Conference of Sleep Disorders,

Woman dies during delivery in Moga

Woman dies delivery Moga due medical negligence. A 27-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn child died due to alleged medical negligence during a delivery at the district hospital here last night. Paramjit Kaur, a resident of Raunta village, was admitted to the district hospital on Monday for delivery.After preliminary check-up, the gynecologist who attended to

Punjab will soon get mohalla clinics and health insurance for all citizens:CM

Chief Minister Punjab Captain Amarinder singh said a new medical college will be set up at Mohali, he announced again and a satellite centre of PGIMER at Ferozepur, work on which had remained pending for more than a year during the previous government, would be established to address the demand-supply gap in medical education.He also

Medical superintendent clash with patient and family

Medical superintendent clash with patient and family. A bus met with an accident while travelling to Jwala ji , not only this pilgrims were facing more difficulties after the accident .Late at night injured arrived at Guru Nanak Hospital Amritsar doctors were not available there, due to that they called Medical superintendent Ram Sarup on

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Amarnath Pilgrims Have to Submit Medical Certificates

People who wish to trek to the Amarnath shrine must furnish medical certificates and those below 13 or above 75 years of age will not be allowed to join the pilgrimage.Besides, no woman more than six weeks pregnant will be registered for the pilgrimage. Amarnathji Shrine Board which conducts the annual pilgrimage has issued advisories

IMA Punjab to observe protest June 6, OPD services to remain suspended

IMA Punjab to observe protest June 6 OPD services to remain suspended. On a call given by Punjab State of Indian Medical Association (IMA), doctors from Jalandhar would observe complete strike on June 6 in support of National Protest rally. All hospitals, including the government and clinics would remain closed on June 6 across state. OPD

AIIMS to make online purchase of medical equipment, machinery

New Delhi: Following the government’s pushfor digital transactions, AIIMS has decided to purchase medical equipment and machinery online saying it will bring more transparency and efficiency into the procurement process. The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is an integrated online portal set up by the Directorate General of Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) to facilitate procurement of common

Medical Scientist award for year awarded to PGI faculty

Chandigarh: Dr Sanjay Kumar Bhadada, additional professor, Deptt of Endocrinology,PGIMER, Chandigarh received prestigious Prof Shurveer Singh Trust (Udaipur,Rajasthan) memorial Medical Scientist Award for year 2016.This award is given in recognition of tireless dedication and contribution in the field of Endocrinology and Metabolism to a medical graduate from Rajasthan. Dr Bhadada delivered his oration at RNT

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 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

EAMCET paper leak: NIN research assistant among 2 more held

Hyderabad: Two more persons, including aresearch assistant working in National Institute of Nutrition, were arrested today by the Telangana CID in connection with the medical EAMCET-II question paper leak case, taking the total number of arrests to ten. “In the TS EAMCET-II-2016 (medical) entrance examination question paper leak case, two more brokers Shyam Yadav alias

Murray has no medical concerns ahead of Games

Rio De Janeiro: Tennis world number two Andy Murray has said he is fit for the Rio Olympic Games following several high profile withdrawals three days ahead of the Games’ opening. The British three-time Grand Slam winner remains in the men’s singles main draw with world number one Novak Djokovic and Spanish world number five

Civil Hospital to get two more new medical schemes of government

Ludhiana: Only two medical specialists at civil hospital catering large number of patients as two more new schemes of Punjab government to launch soon for the people to provide free medical facility in Hepatitis C and Cancer disease. State government failed to provide more doctors at hospitals. Importantly, Punjab government is providing free medical facility

Breaking- PPMET Results: Kapurthala girl topped, results on BFUHS website

  Chandigarh: Kapurthala girl brought the laurels for her city by grabbing first position in the Punjab Pre Medical Entrance Test (PPMET). The results has been released officially announced of the test conducted on 10 july, 2016.   Navjot Kaur hails from village Mirzapur in town Dhilwan in Kaurthala outshined in 2814 candidates across the

Punjab emerging as medical hub: Badal

Mohali: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badaltoday said Punjab was swiftly emerging as a global hub of medical institutions and expressed hope that people across the world would come to the state to avail healthcare facilities. Inaugurating Chiropractic and Massage Therapy institutes at Ranbaj Hospital here, Badal said these state-of-the-art medical institutions would provide the best

‘Selfie elbow’ becoming new medical condition

New York: Be warned if you are an avid selfie-taker since capturing that perfect selfie can put you at risk of developing “selfie elbow” which is slowly becoming a real medical condition, says a report. Like tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, an addiction to selfie-taking can cause a pain in your primary pic-snapping elbow, a

Military medical college soon in P’kula

Chandigarh: Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that a military medical college on the pattern of AFMC Pune would be constructed on the 30 acres of land in Panchkula available with the state government. He has also held out the assurance that the demand regarding relaxation in the

PIMS stops stipend of ‘Dalit’ MBBS interns

Jalandhar: If facts are any indication, the MBBS interns of Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Jalandhar are bearing the brunt of delay in the release of Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme grant by the Centre. The PIMS authorities have not released the Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI) of Rs 7,000 per month to Scheduled