News  /  Published 09.08.22

Private hospital in Howrah ordered to refund Rs 3.7 lakh to Covid patient kin

A private hospital in Howrah was asked by the state clinical establishment regulatory commission on Monday to return over Rs 3.7 lakh to the family of a woman who was treated in the facility for Covid...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.22

Half of CCTV cameras at NBMCH defunct

The North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH), which is the largest medical referral centre in the region, has decided to install 25 new CCTVs on the premises at a time when nearly half of the...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

India  /  Published 07.08.22

Patient bleeds, doctor strolls

Police registered a case against a gynaecologist after a panel of government doctors indicted her for negligence leading to the death of a 26-year-old woman post delivery at a private hospital in Jaln...
By PTI in Jalna

India  /  Published 07.08.22

Monkeypox: A.2 strain found

An analysis of India's first two monkeypox cases by an institute of the Indian Council of Medical Research revealed that the duo who returned from the UAE were infected with the virus strain A.2 -...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 07.08.22

Baguiati: 28-year-old, recently married, found dead

The body of a 28-year-old newly married woman was found in the lane in front of her apartment in Baguiati late on Friday, police said.  A team from Nagerbazar police station arrested Kausta...
By Snehal Sengupta in Baguiati


India  /  Published 07.08.22

'1 in 100 indians carries hidden heart risk'

About one in 100 otherwise healthy Indians carries genetic variations linked to electrical disorders in the heart that can lead to sudden cardiac death, a study of 1,029 genomes has indicated. The st...
By GS Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.22

Order on private practice irks doctors

 The Jharkhand State Health Services Association (JSHSA) has called an emergency meeting in Ranchi on Sunday to discuss the course of action against a recent government directive restricting priv...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 07.08.22

Heart attack care focus shift

Treatment for heart attacks in India should focus on clot-busting drug therapy, three top Indian cardiologists have said, cautioning against a focus on angioplasty, or coronary stent insertion, routin...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.22

22-year-old held for throwing acid on girl

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly throwing acid on an underage girl while she was sleeping in her house at a village in Chatra district of Jharkhand. The girl suffered 80 per cent bur...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 05.08.22

The terror of unseen afflictions

Book: The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness Author: Meghan O’ Rourke Publisher: Riverhead Price: $28 Most illness narratives, Meghan O’Rourke, the American poet and critic...
By Koyna Tomar


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