Medical Check Up
Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.21

Virus hits corporate health check-ups

One casualty of Covid across private hospitals in Calcutta is the corporate annual health check-up. Most big hospitals did not have any person coming for the routine health check-up for the past one-...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.21

Panel caps private hospital test rates

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission on Friday fixed an upper limit on the rates that private hospitals can charge for conducting several pathological and radiological tests. ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

Drive-in test centres in New Town

A 20-bed safe house for Covid-19 patients has been readied in New Town. The unit, adjacent to tank 12 and near City Centre in Action Area I, has come up in a building owned by the Housing Infrastruct...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

India  /  Published 25.02.21

Breast exam cuts cancer toll

A clinical breast examination by trained health workers can detect breast cancer early and reduce mortality by 30 per cent, almost as much as possible through mammography screening, a 22-year-long stu...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Reluctance to get tested worries doctors

The number of people turning up for Covid-19 tests has gone down significantly over the last few weeks leaving doctors worried about the fallout both in treating those who develop complications after ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 08.10.20

Free medical test for wrong report

The health-care regulatory commission has asked private hospitals and diagnostic laboratories to “offer free of cost repeat test at the earliest” if a doctor suspects errors in the first r...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Neighbours seek proof of cure

“Dear All, This is to inform you that… and family is out of quarantine.” This was the message sent on Thursday to residents of a housing complex in south Calcutta by its welfare as...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Bengal among states testing less, says Centre

Bengal is among 13 states or Union territories performing less than 140 coronavirus disease tests per day per million population, a threshold set by the World Health Organisation for “comprehens...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.05.20

7+7 quarantine for fliers from abroad

All international travellers arriving in India would need to undergo mandatory quarantine for seven days in a paid facility at their own cost followed by seven more days under home isolation, the Unio...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.05.20

Tests to double by mid-June in Jharkhand

The state health department is looking at a 100 per cent increase in sample testing capacity by mid-June with Jharkhand seeing a spurt in Covid-19 cases from May onward with the arrival of migrants.Pr...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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