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News  /  Published 20.05.22

Medica launches cancer support group

Urinary bladder cancer is difficult to diagnose at the initial stage because it has symptoms similar to urinary tract infection and most people tend to ignore small signs like frequent urination at ni...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.05.22

Two-year countdown to Rs 125-crore Mukundapur drainage project relief

Large housing complexes like Utalika and Avidipta are located in the area. New housing complexes of similar scale are coming up, along with a number of big schools. The Telegraph has reported several...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.04.22

Eye on fortnight count for Covid surge clue

The daily count of new Covid cases in Bengal has been up and down over the past few days and experts said it might be clear in the next fortnight whether a fresh wave is imminent in the state. In the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.04.22

Centre nod to booster vaccine for all adults spurs hope for Kolkata hospitals

The hospital is having barely 20 recipients every day on an average. In late February and early March, the KMC had swapped 16,000 doses of Covid vaccines, which were to expire in March, with private ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Pollution in Kolkata may cause common diseases

Many common diseases — a blockage in the artery or a stomach upset — could be caused by environmental pollution, some doctors in the city said on Wednesday. Doctors spoke at an event orga...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 22.03.22

Cervical cancer can be prevented if women get jabbed

At least once cancer is preventable if women get vaccinated, an oncologist told a gathering of women at a city hotel recently. Cervical cancer can be prevented if women get vaccinated, said Arunava R...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Bengal clinical establishment regulatory commission orders hospitals to refund

The state’s clinical establishment regulatory commission on Friday asked Horizon Lifeline to give Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the family of a patient because the hospital had not shared medical...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 08.03.22

Temasek funds for Medica, Manipal set to buy AMRI in boost to Kolkata hospitals

One big private hospital group has got a new investor, while a healthcare chain in the city is set to get a new owner. Temasek, a Singapore-based investment firm, has invested around Rs 600 crore in ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.02.22

Cancer survivors now on a quest to help other patients in Kolkata hospital

Three cancer survivors will soon work as support staff in a hospital for cancer patients. The three were diagnosed with cancer at various times over the past 12 years. Their own experiences in battli...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Confusion over Covid vaccine ‘expiry date’ in Kolkata hospitals

Many people are refusing Covaxin and Sputnik V jabs from vials past their ‘expiry date’ though the Union health ministry has extended the date by six months. A man has complained to ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata


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