News  /  Published 26.09.22

Cochlear implant to cure loss of hearing

Detection of deafness at an early age followed by prompt treatment can lead to normal hearing and development of normal speech among children born with hearing impairment, an ENT surgeon said on Wedne...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 23.09.22

Singh bros sent to jail

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced the former promoters of Ranbaxy and Fortis Healthcare —Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh — to six months imprisonment in a contempt case filed by ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 21.09.22

Minimally invasive cardiac surgery on 87-year-old

Ashwini Kumar Bhuniya, 87, underwent a cardiac surgery with a 2-inch incision on his chest on August 19. Seven days later he was up on his feet and moving. On Tuesday, Bhuniya came to Kolkata from H...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.09.22

KMC blames digital healthcare platforms for delay in vector-control work

Kolkata Municipal Corporation has blamed some digital healthcare platforms that conduct dengue tests for the delay in vector-control work in some instances because the platforms allegedly do not infor...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 17.09.22

Peerless charts growth path

The Peerless Group has initiated the process of charting its next phase of growth under its four business verticals — healthcare, hospitality, real estate and financial services — with an ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


News  /  Published 16.09.22

Indo-Bangla International Health and Wellness Expo in Chittagong

The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I), Kolkata, in collaboration with Mati-Ta Wellness and Hospitality, Chittagong and Apollo Hospital, Kolkata, organised a two-day International Hea...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.22

Govt's healthcare spending falls

Healthcare spending in India continues to be a matter of concern. According to the latest National Health Accounts report, India’s per capita healthcare expenditure at constant prices has remain...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 15.09.22

Dengue cases gallop to over 800 since January, enter pre-Puja adda

A KMC official admitted that everyone was now worried about dengue. “The Covid vaccination numbers have dropped and people do not seem eager to take the jabs any longer. Combatting dengue ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 13.09.22

Health expenditure ‘worrying’ trend

Sanjay Mohanty, professor of population health at the International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai, who has tracked health spending patterns, said the steady fall in the total health expendi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 12.09.22

Celebrating life with cancer survivors

Common people are capable of outstanding achievements often ignored by society. On many occasions, cancer survivors have made very significant contributions to society after being cured. Rediscovering...
By Gautam Mukhopadhyay in Kolkata


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