India  /  Published 22.09.21

Coaching gets marks, hits learning

Private coaching centres for the medical entrance exam NEET have turned students into “marks-scoring machines” who have no exposure to all-round skill development and are “poor&rdquo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.21

Medical team calls on kids with flu

A five-member team of doctors from the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) visited the Jalpaiguri district hospital on Monday to check on some 100 children suffering from influenza-like ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.21

RIMS: brawl over post-exam party

A brawl broke out between two groups of undergraduate medical students at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi on Sunday morning over an alleged post-exam celebration by junior stud...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

People  /  Published 03.09.21

Memoir to archive Covid frontline workers’ experiences

A group of doctors who fought in the Covid frontlines in Bengal and beyond has come together to chronicle their experience. A book, titled Covid Memoir,  has been published compiling their accoun...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 14.08.21

Kerala’s doctors on warpath over attacks

Doctors are on the warpath in Kerala over continuing attacks and alleged inaction from the state government that at one stage had even refused to acknowledge the incidents. Health minister Veena Geor...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


Books  /  Published 12.08.21

Tracing the lives of the first female doctors in India

There is a line in the introduction of the book Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine (Westland Non-fiction;Rs 499) by Kavitha Rao that says, “A crater in Ven...
By Shrestha Saha

India  /  Published 08.08.21

Resident docs observe 'Black Day' in Gujarat

Resident doctors of six medical colleges in Gujarat observed “Black Day” on Saturday after the state government dismissed their strike as “illegal” and threatened to invoke the...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 21.07.21

UP: Doctors mess up during surgery

Doctors at Government Medical College in Shahjahanpur have been accused of leaving a cloth in the stomach of a pregnant woman during a cesarean operation in January this year. The woman, who was admi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shahjahanpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.07.21

Jharkhand focus on cancer screening

The Jharkhand government will focus on screening of suspected cases of cervical cancer to prevent the spread of the disease, officials said during an online orientation programme on Saturday. The sta...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 09.07.21

Human genome holds clues to Covid severity

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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