Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.20

Mahto surgery successful

State education minister Jagarnath Mahto, who was on life support for 21 days after testing positive for a Coronavirus infection, underwent lung transplant surgery at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (GM) Heal...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 17.10.20

Winter: how to stay healthy

Prevent burning of waste, compel all builders to ensure construction materials are covered, stop running commercial vehicles aged 15 years or older, and encourage work from home at least till the end ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.08.20

Sanjay Dutt diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

By Our Bureau in Mumbai

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Health ministry studying Covid's long-term effects

The Union health ministry has launched an exercise to probe long-term health problems among coronavirus disease survivors in India amid suggestions by medical researchers elsewhere that survivors may ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.06.19

Cured TB patients run risk of lung disease: Study

Many patients who have successfully completed treatment for tuberculosis may continue to display poor lung function and face the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a study in India ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 27.02.19

Price cap on 42 cancer drugs

India’s drug pricing authority on Wednesday imposed profit-margin caps on 42 anti-cancer medicines, but drew criticism from sections of patients’ rights activists who said the move would have limi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Whistle extracted from child’s lung

An eight-year-old girl who had part of a whistle stuck in her right lung for 12 days underwent surgery at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday to remove the 2cm long object that doctors sa...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.07.19

Well-wishers pray for veteran politician AK Roy

Political leaders cutting across party lines are making a beeline for Central Hospital of BCCL where A.K. Roy (86), the grand old man of coal belt politics, is admitted in a critical condition.Roy, a ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Science  /  Published 02.11.18

Scientists track the spread of lung cancer

Cancer biologists in India have identified eight genes they say could be used to predict the spread of lung cancer to the liver through a process called metastasis and design new anti-cancer therapies...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.06.20

Indian-origin doctor in lung transplant milestone in Chicago

A young woman whose lungs were destroyed by the coronavirus received a double lung transplant last week at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, the hospital reported on Thursday, the first known...
By Denise Grady in New York


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