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World Diabetes Day: Diabetes currently affects over 425 million people worldwide

World Diabetes Day, which aims to promote awareness, education and care for those with diabetes. Diabetes currently affects over 425 million people worldwide, with more than 72.9 million cases of diabetes in India in 2017, with most having type 2 diabetes and at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and its complications. A recent survey by

New hope for patients with hard-to-treat breast cancer

New hope for patients with hard-to-treat breast cancer. A team of researcher has identified a method for treating particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer that could potentially save thousands of lives each year. According to results from a SWOG clinical trial, those with tough-to-treat triple negative breast cancer, whose tumors also don’t allow for double-strand

Stubble burning leading to more patients in Delhi hospitals

New Delhi, Nov 1, With Delhi-NCR air quality varying between ‘severe’ and ‘very poor’, and stubble burning going on unabated in neighbouring states, major city hospitals saw a spike, with some registering a 25 per cent hike in patients complaining of respiratory issues. According to medical experts, most of the patients are being diagnosed with

Looming threat make companies launch dengue insurance

Dengue has become quite a dreaded disease this season as the cases are not ceasing to come. With an eye of increasing number of patients, several companies have now started dengue insurance where a subscriber will be paid the expense of treatment is he is affected by the disease. While the experts believed that cases

Swine Flu: Wash hands, greet with folded hands to prevent

Wash hands, greet with folded hands to prevent Swine flu !

By Dr. Ashwani K Malhotra Swine Flu: The number of patients of Swine flu and the deaths of the critically ill among them is rising every day with reports of newer patients being admitted to the isolation wards specially created for Swine flu patients in hospitals across the country.Not that all the patients with a

Two more swine flu cases reported in Ghaziabad

Two more swine flu cases reported in Ghaziabad

Two more cases of Swine flu have been reported in Ghaziabad‘s Indirapuram area.One of the patients, Motilal, who works in a tyre shop, was taken to the hospital due to high fever.The 50-year-old man had boils on his body, which lead to this condition.The other patient is a woman, who was affected by swine flu right

Swine flu cases go up to six in Chandigarh

Swine flu cases go up to six in Chandigarh

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Chandigarh: One more patient adds up in increasing number of swine flu patients in the city. Swine flu positive report of swine flu has found in Ambala’s girl. Patient has been admitted to G.M.S.H. With this number of swine

PGIMER: A silver lining but still has miles to go

PGIMER: A silver lining but still has miles to go

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For AndroidClick For IOS Formally inaugurated on July 7, 1963 by then Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), in the last 55 year has treated millions of patients from all across the country. The first

Diarrhea outbreak- DC orders free treatment to diarrhea patients in Phillaur

Taking serious note of the death of a person due to diarrhea outbreak, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Wednesday announced free medical treatment for all diarrhea patients at civil hospital Phillaur.The DC accompanied by SDM Phillaur, medical team and Municipal council officials visited the affected areas of ward number 9 and 10 and met

Problems related to Urine, these are the 6 reasons

We don’t normally talk about our trips to the bathroom, but we should. Our bowel movements reveal a lot about our health. One thing you should be talking about with your doctor is the smell of your urine. You may not have noticed it because you probably flush fairly quickly, but the next time you

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,

Patients rue at non-availability of prescribed medicines at medical store of Civil Hospital

  LUDHIANA: Most of the medicines which are prescribed by the doctors at civil hospital are not available at drug store of civil hospital. Though, patients are forced to buy the medicines from outside stores which are more expensive. During a visit to civil hospital, most of the patients standing in queue outside drug store

Patients demanding heart unit, doctor

Ludhiana: City residents are seeking from state government to improvise the infrastructure at civil hospital as numbers of things are not available at hospitals which cause problems to the different poor patients. The visitors are expecting better health services and cleanliness at the civil hospital. Due to non-availability of required infrastructure, doctors and paramedical staff,

Patients with prolonged illness forced to vacate shelter home at PGIMER

Chandigarh: Manoj (20) is admitted to PGI for the last one and a half years and is suffering from blood cancer. The Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) which is having different facilities to treat all type of diseases, is now allegedly found mistreating its patients. According to his uncle Sita Ram, “I

Patients suffer following HM visit

Panchkula: As Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij made his visit to Panchkula Civil hospital stationed at Sector 6 on Monday afternoon, majority of the doctors were seen on different duties following his visit and patients were found having harrowing time while waiting for the concerned doctors in the OPDs. It can also be stated here

Electro-acupuncture may improve sleep in breast cancer patients

New York: Electro-acupuncture may be an effective method in improving sleep quality in patients suffering from breast cancer, a study has shown.Electro-acupuncture is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. Compared with women who undergo natural menopause, nearly 30 to 40 per cent of women with

PGI patients celebrate Diwali with Red Cross

Chandigarh: As part of Diwali celebrations Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab State Branch distributed blankets to the poor patients and fruits to the indoor patients of PGI. The social workers distributed 500 packets of fruits to the admitted patients of Gastroenterology, Advanced Urology Centre, Male Surgical Ward, Female Surgical Ward, Gynae Ward, Maternity Ward and ICUs. Prof S C

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Patients footfall falls in Govt Rajindra Hospital

Patiala: The number of patients started going down in the government Rajindra Hospital here on Wednesday because of the ongoing strike of the nurses as well as the ancillary and para medical staff. The strike on Wednesday entered into seventh day. The striking staff has completely called off work due to which the working in the

Don’t deny treatment to dengue, chikungunya patients: HC

New Delhi: Concerned over rise in dengue and chikungunya cases which have claimed several lives, Delhi High Court today asked city hospitals run by the Centre and AAP government not to deny treatment to patients as it passed a slew of directions in the matter. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Sangita

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Patient’s relatives stage protest  in front of Max hospital in Bathinda

Bathinda: Slogans were raised against facility’s management of Max hostpital  by the relatives and family members of the patient on Sunday. The family alleged that the patient was put on ventilator just to jack up the bill. Baljeet Kaur of BDS Nagar underwent a heart surgery at the hospital. The patient died in the evening.Family