As Attacks on Doctors Grow, Centre Reminds States of Law for Violence on Medical Staff

As Attacks on Doctors Grow, Centre Reminds States of Law for Violence on Medical Staff

Asking state governments to ensure safety and well-being of doctors, the Union Health Ministry on Friday reiterated that the Centre has brought an ordinance which was notified as an act, where violence against healthcare professionals will be registered as a non-bailable and cognizable offence. “Healthcare workers are the most crucial resources who are undertaking the … Read more

Doctors in Assam Tea Estates Fear Mob Violence amid Covid Crisis ​

Doctors in Assam Tea Estates Fear Mob Violence amid Covid Crisis ​

At 81, Dr Basanta Goswami is in a dilemma. Should he go back to the Majulighur Tea Estate and rejoin duties or quit and come down to Guwahati and stay at his apartment in Uzan Bazaar to spend a carefree retired life? The former superintendent at Kanaklata Civil Hospital in Tezpur has been serving as … Read more

3.5 Lakh IMA Doctors to Hold Protest on Friday Demanding Law to Curb Violence Against Medicos

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Around 3.5 lakh doctors of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) will participate in a nationwide protest on Friday demanding a central law dealing with violence against medicos. IMA national president Dr J A Jayalal said besides its members, a number of organisations such as the Association of Physicians of India, the Association of Surgeons of … Read more

Doctors Remove Eyes of Three Children in Mumbai to Thwart Spread of Black Fungus

Centre Plans to Inoculate 80% Children Aged 12-18, Covaxin Likely to Lead Drive: Report

An eye each of three children infected with Mucormycosis or Black Fungus had to be removed in Mumbai as the disease spread to an extent that it became a risk to their lives. Doctors said Black Fungus cases in children are a worrying sign and the infection primarily targets COVID-19 recovered patients with comorbidities like … Read more

Coronavirus Recovery: Doctors explain how soon you can go back to your pre-COVID workout routine

Coronavirus Recovery: Doctors explain how soon you can go back to your pre-COVID workout routine

When it comes to mild infections, where there is no lung involvement, patients can resume their normal activities. Although, stringent activities should be avoided for sometime, Dr. Udyavar recommends, at least mild exercises like walking, brisk walking can be started after 10-12 days or two weeks of testing negative from the COVID infection. “But if … Read more

In rare surgery, doctors staple 50kg dog’s tummy | India News – Times of India

In rare surgery, doctors staple 50kg dog’s tummy | India News - Times of India

About three years ago, Yasmin Daruwala, started noticing that her otherwise active dog, Deepika, had suddenly grown lethargic, would keep panting and ate more. At 50 kg, Deepika was 30kg beyond what she should have weighed. After considering and ruling out a number of weight-loss diets, doctors decided to perform sleeve gastrectomy, a type of … Read more

Doctors diagnose the first case of Green Fungus (Aspergillosis) in India – Times of India

Doctors diagnose the first case of Green Fungus (Aspergillosis) in India - Times of India

Post-COVID recovery requires a lot of care and caution. Not paying enough attention to your body after recovering from COVID can lead to various other problems. Mucormycosis aka black fungus has been one of the deadly infections which have been troubling many people after their recovery. After mucormycosis, cases of white fungus and cream fungus … Read more

Amid Unlock, Doctors Warn of ‘worse Than Second Wave’ Situation if Norms Not Followed

Amid Unlock, Doctors Warn of 'worse Than Second Wave' Situation if Norms Not Followed

With close gathering of shoppers in markets and restaurants resuming business amid phased unlock in the national capital, doctors on Tuesday cautioned that Delhi could face a “worse than second wave situation” of COVID-19 if people do not adhere to safety norms or lower their guards. The remarks from many doctors at leading government or … Read more

Delhi Defies Social Distancing Norms, Doctors Say Brace for Covid-19 ‘Explosion’

Delhi Defies Social Distancing Norms, Doctors Say Brace for Covid-19 'Explosion'

In India’s capital, Delhi, thousands of commuters crowded into underground train stations and shopping malls on Tuesday, prompting some doctors to warn it could lead to a resurgence in COVID-19 infections. Major Indian cities have begun lifting strict lockdowns as the nationwide tally of new infections has dropped to its lowest level in more than … Read more

Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heatwave hits US West

Image Source : AP Doctors warn of burns from asphalt as heatwave hits US West Doctors who work in Arizona and Nevada burn centres are warning of injuries from contact with super-heated roadways and other surfaces as the first extreme heatwave of the year extends across the US West. A high-pressure system is expected to … Read more

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