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Bollywood Icon Kader Khan Admitted to Baba Ramdev’s Ashram with Acute Diabetes

Yesteryears actor Kader Khan who was seen many chqaracter roles ranging from comedy to villain has been admitted to Ramdev Baba’s Patanjali Yogpeeth ashram in Haridwar with acute diabetes and other age-related ailments. Baba Ramdev’s associate Acharya Balkrishna said the actor who was admitted on Wednesday would remain in the ashram for three weeks. Apart from diabetes, Kader Khan was ...

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Cow’s heart valve saves 81 year old woman; All eyes on her survival time

In a remarkable medical success story, an 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad rekindled her life by getting a valve donation from a cow while undergoing a valve replacement surgery. The woman was experiencing thinning of the aortic valve in her heart and required the valve replacement surgery that was conducted at Frontier Lifeline Hospitals in Chennai, last Saturday. She had been ...

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CM wants nurse who cut baby’s thumb sacked

After the authorities of Balurghat General Hospital suspended the accused nurse, who “accidentally” cut off the thumb of an 8-day-old baby while trying to cut the leucoplast, chief minister Mamata Banerjee demanded that the nurse be sacked from her job. The baby, who was suggested to be taken to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH) in Siliguri after the ...

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Baby’s thumb cut: What happened after accident?

Infant deaths are the most common form of medical negligence in West Bengal. Adding to it, in a shocking incident on Sunday, a nurse allegedly cut off the thumb of an 8-day-old baby girl by “accident” while trying to cut a leucoplast for creating a channel to run saline – with scissors, said reports. Photo Credit: The incident happened in ...

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Newborn baby dies after two government hospitals decline treatment

A newborn baby who was one-day old died of respiratory problems on Monday after two government hospitals declined treatment when his parents approached. According to PTI, the relatives of the parents said that on Sunday noon, the baby was born at a private hospital in Budh Vihar area of Delhi. Soon after the delivery, the doctors notified the baby’s parents ...

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Fasting BJP Supporter, Telugu actor Sivaji shifted to hospital

Police in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur town forcibly shifted Telugu actor Sivaji to hospital on Wednesday as his condition deteriorated on the fourth day of his indefinite hunger strike to demand special category status to the state. Police cracked down on his hunger strike camp after a team of doctors advised authorities to shift him to hospital in view of his ...

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West Bengal’s gang-raped nun discharged from hospital

The 71-year-old nun who was raped by a gang of bandits inside a convent in West Bengal’s Nadia district was on Friday discharged from the hospital, an official said. The sister superior of the Convent of Jesus and Mary in Ranaghat was hospitalised on March 14 with serious injuries after she was brutalised by the gang, who also looted the ...

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US Designates 35 Hospitals to Ebola Treatment Centres

The US hospitals are all set to treat ebola patients with new equipped centres. The health authorities in US have declared that the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have designated a total of 35 hospitals to be ready to treat Ebola patients. The CDC worked together with state health authorities to determine which hospitals could be designated “Ebola treatment ...

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Five new born babies die in Ludhiana hospital

Five new born babies died in a government hospital in Punjab’s Ludhiana during delivery, leading to protests from affected families. Hospital sources said that the babies died during or just after delivery. The affected families alleged that no doctors were available for delivery of the pregnant mothers and the hospital staff started conducting the procedure leading to the deaths. They ...

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Ebola Cases on Rise; US Opens Ebola Response Hospital in Liberia

The two countries in Liberia, Rivercess and Grand Cape Mount have recorded in the rising cases in the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) despite drastic reduction in the number of cases nationwide. The 10 death reportedly occurred in Rivercess town of Kaha has led to the deserting of the town due to the fear of Ebola, Xinhua quoted as the county’s ...

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Shashi Kapoor in ICU with Acute Lungs Ailment

Kappor family icon and film veteran Shashi Kapoor, who was known for his famous dialogue "Mere Paas Maa Hai" in Deewar was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai on Sunday after an acute lung disease and breathlessness. The 76-year-old actor had underwent a cataract surgery at the same hospital in suburban Andheri two years ...

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Home minister outlines new rules to monitor Delhi buses; Gang rape victim still suffers in hospital

As the nation is shocked and outraged by Sunday’s gang-rape of a para-medic trainee in a private bus in the capital, the government has hurriedly announced several measures, but the outcome remains distant to safeguard terrified women in New Delhi to take any vehicles. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has outlined the following measures in Parliament on the Gang Rape incident ...

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