Tag Archives: AIIMS

Latest Update Negative on Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

As his mother and wife are in the hospital already, Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad is battling for life with his condition declining from critical but stable to most critical on Wednesday night. The Army Research and Referral Hospital said his condition had worsened “despite aggressive therapy and supportive care” roping in experts from AIIMS. “He continues to remain extremely critical ...

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CBSE to Announce AIPMT 2015 Results Today Afternoon

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The CBSE, which was directed by the Supreme court to re-conduct the All India Pre-Medical Test 2015 is all set to announce the results by Monday afternoon and candidates are advised to check the official results website of the CBSE. [RESULTS DECLARED; CHECK HERE] http://cbseresults.nic.in/ The initial test was conducted on May 3, 2015 but the Supreme Court annulled it ...

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India Starting Online Registry to Combat Hepatitis Better

Taking a major step ahead to combat Hepatitis about whose subsistence nearly 75 percent individuals are unaware in India, the country’s foremost gastroenterologists have declared that an online registry will soon get underway in order to record the growing numbers of hepatitis patients, as per media reports. The registry will be a fragment of the recently created Indian National Association ...

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Health Minister Nadda Kick Starts Kayakalp Initiative at AIIMS

It is a part of Kayakalp initiative which encourages public health facilities to work towards standards of excellence to help the facilities stay clean and hygienic Union Health minister J P Nadda has launched the ‘Clean and Green’ campaign at AIIMS, New Delhi as part of the ‘Kayakalp’ initiative to create awareness about staying clean and hygienic. The Kayakalp initiative ...

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Appalling AIIMS: How a Poor Child’s Kidneys Went Missing After Operation?

India’s premier institute All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMS has always been in the news of late, both for positive or negative surgeries. While las month’s brain-incision surgery to correct epilepsy made the institute proud of its achievements, this week another news turned around the publicity for AIIMS. A poor father of six-year-old daughter alleged that the surgeons ...

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More Indian kids falling prey to eye cancer: AIIMS doctors

A rare eye cancer called ‘Retinoblastoma’ is afflicting children more than ever worrying the doctors and parents alike, according to eye specialists from the Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Revealing the incidence of the new disease, Bhavana Chawla, Associate Professor of RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, said the disease is rising at an alarming rate ...

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AIIMS Successfully Conducts Laser Surgery to Cure Epilepsy Patients

Three patients, including a four-year-old, suffering from uncontrolled epilepsy successfully underwent an advanced minimally invasive technique using laser at the AIIMS, doctors said here on Tuesday. The patients aged 4, 23 and 24 were admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on April 7 and underwent the surgery between April 9-10. The treatment was also part of technology ...

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Epilepsy: AIIMS to follow-up patients with phone calls soon

Telephonic follow-up with epilepsy patients who live far away could be introduced at the AIIMS here soon following a study that showed that some patients suffered seizures while travelling sleepless overnight in unreserved train compartments to reach the premier Delhi hospital. The study, done by the Neurology Department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, found that many patients ...

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Swine Flu: Telangana reports 4 new cases

Telangana has reported 34 fresh cases of swine flu with the death toll at 46 so far this year from the H1N1 virus. “In the current year from January 1 till February 18, 3,571 samples have been tested, out of which 1,162 found to be positive and number of deaths because of other complications and swine flu are 46,” said ...

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AIIMS, Ohio Varsity Hoin Hands to Study Regenerating Bodyparts, Tissues

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has signed an MoU with the US-based Ohio State University to develop a technique in regenerating human body parts and tissues for patients in India, which is till now confined to Hollywood films like Amazing Spiderman and its sequel. AIIMS said initiative will help those suffering from burn injuries, infections and abdominal ...

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Twist in Sunanda Death Case: Sunanda Pushkar Was Murdered, Tharoor Will Be Questioned, Says Delhi Police

The Delhi Police on Tuesday threw a spark over Sunanda Pushkar’s death case, confirming it as a murder. Delhi Police commissioner BS Bassi said that a case of murder is registered based on the medical reports that revealed the death was “unnatural.” Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor’s wife, Pushkar, was found dead in a five star hotel in New Delhi ...

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Sterilisation Death: Brinda Karat Blames WHO

A week after 13 women died in the sterilisation tragedy in Chhattisgarh, CPI-M leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday alleged that the World Health Organisation (WHO) was equally responsible for the botched up sterilisations in the state since the government programme was being funded by the organisation. "Sterilization programme in Chhattisgarh was being funded by the WHO and it needs to ...

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Chhattisgarh Sterilisation Tragedy: UN Panel Seeks Accountability for Deaths

The UN Population Fund and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have come out against "any forms of incentives" for adopting contraceptives and sought accountability for Chhattisgarh sterilisation deaths. Reacting to the deaths of 13 women who underwent sterilisation operation in Chattisgarh, Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the Fund known by its acronym, UNFPA, and Tewodros Melesse, the director-general of ...

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‘Friends of Ayurveda’ Formed to Propagate Ayurveda at Global Level

A committee of professionals and well wishers from across the world named "Friends of Ayurveda" was declared in a bid to propagate credible and authentic Ayurveda at the global level, on Monday in New Delhi. The committee “Friends of India,” announced by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the sidelines of the World Ayurveda Congress underway here, will also ...

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