Medical Treatment
Calcutta  /  Published 26.10.20

Two killed, five injured in three accidents

Two motorcyclists were killed and two pillion passengers injured in two accidents in Ballygunge and Beleghata early on Tuesday. Three others on a motorcycle were injured in an accident on the Garden ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

2 kids face hospital refusals in Calcutta

Two children, a five-year-old who had swallowed a whistle and a one-year-old who had peanut pieces stuck in his trachea, were allegedly denied treatment by several government hospitals before being re...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.20

Crash kills patient, wife and 3 in Alipurduar

Five persons, including a critical patient who was suffering from liver cirrhosis and his wife, died when the SUV they were travelling  in collided head on with a bus near Falakata in Alipurduar ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 22.07.20

Doctors: online advice

The Union health ministry on Tuesday announced a new online programme to offer doctors across India guidance on managing coronavirus disease patients and seek to minimise case fatality rates that have...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.07.20

K'taka: Pregnant, on hospital hunt

Pregnant women have been finding it tough to find a hospital in Karnataka since most government facilities have been dedicated for Covid-19 treatment. Leader of Opposition P.C. Siddaramaiah brought o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Health  /  Published 16.07.20

Covid: cloud on acidity drug

People who consume anti-acidity medications called proton-pump inhibitors appear to be at higher risk of severe disease or death if they get infected with the new coronavirus, a team of doctors in the...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.07.20

Covid-19 cost ceiling onus on Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to fix any ceiling on treatment costs in private hospitals for coronavirus patients, but asked the Centre to consider a suitable model for the country so that the ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

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

Health  /  Published 12.02.20

Emergency heart care on doorstep

Two paramedics on a motorbike zipped through morning traffic in New Delhi on January 31 and gave an injection to a 52-year-old man experiencing a heart attack, the country’s first instance of life-s...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.20

Hospital care: less than 7 %

Less than 7 per cent of India's patients with the new coronavirus disease need hospital care, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday, recording a fresh unprecedented spike of 5,611 new cases.The ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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