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Doctor treats poor patients only at Rs 5 in Jharkhand’s Ranchi

Doctor treats poor patients only at Rs 5 in Jharkhand’s Ranchi

Ranchi (Jharkhand), Jan 29 (ANI): A doctor who treats poor patients for free became a ray of hope for many in the society. Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee of Ranchi who runs his medical clinic on Lalpur chowk is an example in medical profession. He takes Rs 5 as fee from his patients. His low consultation […]

9 dead from H1N1 influenza in Shimla

9 dead from H1N1 influenza in Shimla

Shimla (HP), Jan 29 (ANI): At least nine people have died from swine flu (H1N1 influenza) in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla. According to the data available with the hospital administration in Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (IGMC), four patients including a child died in January. Total 20 cases have been reported positive in swine flu […]

Indian health ministry bans 328 fixed dose combinations drugs to avoid illegal use

Indian health ministry bans 328 fixed dose combinations drugs to avoid illegal use

The Indian health ministry had banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations drugs to prevent the illegal use of these drugs and to prevent health risks with immediate effect. The manufacture and sale of other six drugs have been restricted. The ban follows the rules recommended by Drug Technical Advisory Boards […]

Bacterial scrub typhus disease kills 15, 70 hospitalised in Nagpur

Bacterial scrub typhus disease kills 15, 70 hospitalised in Nagpur

Bacterial scrub typhus disease is taking its toll on the residents of Nagpur for the first time and atleast 15 people have been killed by this bacterial scrub typhus in the last one week. Another fifteen people are struggling for life with this disease and 90 cases of scrub typhus have been reported so far. […]

Karnataka on high alert as Nipah virus spreads in areas bordering Kerala

Karnataka on high alert as Nipah virus spreads in areas bordering Kerala

Karnataka is on high alert, mainly at the areas bordering Kerala as 11 people died of deadly Nipah Virus in Kozhikode in the last few days. The Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Department directed primary healthcare centres in Mysuru and Chamanrajnagar districts to be alert and to report suspected Nipah virus cases from Kerala as […]

Scientists by chance develop plastic-eating enzyme, may solve global pollution

Scientists by chance develop plastic-eating enzyme, may solve global pollution

The scientists of the University of Portsmouth accidentally developed a super-powered version of plastic-eating enzyme that may help in solving global pollution problem. This enzyme is capable of eating plastic, which cannot be degraded naturally. The developed substance is based on an enzyme that works as a biological catalyst. This was first produced by bacteria […]

Understanding the Risks and Complications of Hernia Mesh Repair

Understanding the Risks and Complications of Hernia Mesh Repair

Feelings of hopelessness have poured over a group of men in the UK, thanks to complications arising from hernia mesh repair surgery. Enduring constant pain, a lackluster personal life, and no course of action to correct the problem, many men have come together to spark a discussion on the common medical procedure. This follows a […]

Elon Musk reveals plan to use Mars rocket for intercity transport on Earth

Elon Musk reveals plan to use Mars rocket for intercity transport on Earth

Business tycoon Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX has revealed his plans to use the aerospace company and space transport services company’s BFR Rocket intended to travel to Planet Mars for dispatching passengers from New York to Shanghai in just 39 minutes. The same rocket destined to go to Mars can be used for making […]

UK – The Impact of A&E Closures on Patient Wait Times

UK – The Impact of A&E Closures on Patient Wait Times

Upholding the quality of patient care has been the primary focus of the UK’s health care system since its establishment, but in recent years, data from NHS trusts have told a different story. Reports are published in an effort to provide both transparency to patients who rely on the system and accountability for the providers, […]

Latest meteorite incident : 4.5 billion years old meteorite discovered in Netherlands

Latest meteorite incident : 4.5 billion years old meteorite discovered in Netherlands

Latest meteorite incident : Scientists have discovered a 4.5 billion years old meteorite in The Netherlands which could provide vital clues to the formation of our solar system. With a weight of about 500gm, the fist-sized meteorite as reported by Phys.org came down to find its way into a shed in the Broek town in […]

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