Medical negligence case against Kerala govt doctor after teenager’s forearm amputated - India Today

A case of medical negligence has been filed against an orthopedic specialist at a government college in Kerala's Thalassery. This comes after the left forearm of a teenager who the doctor operated on had to be amputated. The boy, identified as Sultan Bin Siddique, had undergone treatment for a bone fracture after he got injured while playing football.
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Yesterday

30% teaching posts vacant in 13 state-run medical colleges of UP

Nearly 30% of the 2,129 teaching posts, including those of professor, associate professor and assistant professor, are vacant. As many as 936 regular faculty and 553 contractual staff make up for the total strength of 1,489. The maximum (117) posts are vacant at Gorakhpur's medical college against the total 257 positions sanctioned.
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Yesterday

Tamil Nadu: Couple Alleges Medical Negligence by Doctors While Performing Child’s Surgery; Hospital Refutes Claim

The 25-year-old Ajith Kumar and Karthika- couple hailing from Ameerpalayam in Sattur of Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu gave birth to their son on October 30 last year. On November 2 of last year, the child was operated on by doctors at Rajaji Hospital in Madurai after being taken there with breathing issues in his trachea and was sent home after treatment completion. However, GRH Dean Dr. A Rathinavel has refuted the claim of medical negligence.
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Yesterday

Check medicine stock at govt hosps: U.P

Brajesh Pathak has directed health officials to visit and check stock of medicines at government hospitals. Pathak asked all chief medical officers and chief medical superintendents across the state to make sure that patients coming to the OPD and those admitted in government hospitals are only provided in-house medicines.
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Yesterday

Gaharwar Pharma Products Pvt Ltd is a Trusted name in ayurvedic medicine for all types of disorders

Gahawar Pharma Private Limited has been working in Ayurvedic medicine manufacturing for the last 4 generations. Dr. Dhirendra Singh is the Director of Gaharwar Pharma Products Pvt. Ltd. He studied in Mumbai and studied BAMS in Karnataka. Today the company has created good trust among the public and is well-known as a reliable brand in the market.
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2 days ago

BBC shows how Microsoft HoloLens can transform medical consultations

Medical iSight has collaborated with the BBC to demonstrate how the Microsoft HoloLens 2 can be used to create 3D visualisations of the human body for a new TV programme, Your Body Uncovered. The patient, a consultant and the host all wore mixed reality headsets. This enabled the consultant to better describe the patient’s medical issues while allowing the patient to gain a better understanding of how their body functions.
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Yesterday

New development in the left atrial appendage occlusion market - Medical Device Network

The left atrial appendage (LAA) is a common site in the heart for blood clot formations that lead to a stroke in patients who have atrial fibrillation. A small subset of patients have contraindications to blood thinners are good candidates for LAAO, a surgical or minimally invasive procedure that closes off the LAA.
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Yesterday

How Indian Healthtech Start-ups Gain International Recognition For Homegrown Medical Technologies

A technology which is built to diagnose or treat a disease will work, relatively unchanged, across the world. The business model to take it to the market can vary widely by country, but the technology itself won't. The first step towards gaining global recognition and entering multiple markets is to run credible clinical studies.
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Yesterday

Medical Colleges in India Increased by 67% in Last 8 Years: Centre

Medical colleges in India expanded by 67 per cent in the last eight years, from 387 to 648. There are 355 government medical colleges and 293 private medical colleges. The number of undergraduate medical seats has increased from 51,348 in 2014 to 96,077 in 2022. At the same time, the number of PG seats increased from 31,185 to 63,842.
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Yesterday

Imparting Medical Education in Regional Language Will Limit Knowledge: Doctors

Madhya Pradesh government's decision to impart medical education in Hindi may help rural students initially, but will gravely limit their scope for growth and knowledge, say doctors. In October, Union Home Minister Amit Shah released textbooks of three subjects in Hindi for first year students of MBBS course.
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2 days ago

Twitter: Medical community frets over fate of Twitter - The Economic Times

Twitter has laid off half of its 7,500 employees, while several hundred others have resigned, creating doubts over its future. Medical experts have been telling their Twitter followers where to find them on other platforms if Elon Musk 's newly-acquired company tanks. The loss of Twitter would be compounded by the fact it has long been frequented by journalists.
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3 days ago

Satyendar Jain’s medical records point to fall in jail, 2 epidural procedures

A fall in the bathroom of Tihar jail in June ostensibly necessitated two procedures to administer transforaminal epidural steroid injections (TFESI) for back pain. These appear to be the two “surgeries” Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia referred to in a press conference recently, after a video emerged of Jain receiving a massage inside the jail.
#ManishSisodia #CitiesNews #Tihar #News #Health #Medicine


3 days ago

Panjab University advised to submit fresh proposal to run nuclear medicine course

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) refused to continue its joint nuclear medicine programme with Panjab University (PU) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) advised the varsity to submit a fresh proposal to run the course with alternative arrangements. The institute has now started its own independent MSc nuclear medicine technology programme.
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3 days ago

Medicine shortage at PMC facility puts patients in fix

PMC has been implementing a health scheme for urban poor citizens under which patients get free medicines from the civic body. However, curtailed finances have hampered the supplies for more than a fortnight. The PMC-run clinic located at Gadikhana near Mandai houses central medicine storage, which is reeling with scant supplies.
#PMC #PMC #Gadikhana #News #Health #Medicine


3 days ago

Young medical student loses battle of life in Rajouri

Last rites and Nimaz-e-Janaza of the deceased were performed in a local mosque after which his burial was done in which thousands of people drawn from different walks of life took part. He was airlifted to Delhi where he remained under treatment in AIIMS for a couple of months.
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4 days ago

BSPCB slaps closure notices on 18,000 medical facilities over bio-medical waste disposal

Bihar state pollution control board (BSPCB) has launched a massive crackdown against those institutions accused of not following guidelines for the disposal of bio-medical wastes. The BSPCB had identified more than 18,000 medical colleges, nursing homes, pathological centres, blood banks, etc., and served closure notices on them.
#BSPCB #Bihar #News #Health #Medicine


4 days ago

Adjuvant Vitamin D to topiramate therapy effective option for prophylaxis of pediatric migraine

A recent study published in the Journal of Child Neurology concluded that Vitamin D supplementation to topiramate therapy could be a safe and effective strategy in migraine prophylaxis of pediatric patients. The researchers added that this therapy is well-tolerable in such cases.
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4 days ago

Systemic Fluid removal improves ECMO outcomes and reduces acute kidney injury in children

There is a reduced incidence of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in pediatric patients associated with the application of a fluid management algorithm supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) The study published in the European Journal of Pediatrics further stated that incorporating a systematic fluid management protocol supported by ECMO proves feasible in children.
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4 days ago

Boy's arm amputated while seeking treatment for broken bone; kin allege medical negligence

A complaint has been lodged against Dr Binu Mon. The boy fell and broke his arm while playing football on October 30. Doctors took a call to perform surgery a week after he was admitted to Thalassery General Hospital. Hospital authorities denied the allegation and said the boy's arm had to be amputated because he developed a condition known as compartment syndrome.
#BinuMon #ThalasseryGeneralHospital #News #Health #Medicine


4 days ago

IIT Delhi is getting an extension campus in Jhajjar district: CM Khattar - India Today

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar said that a 50-acre plot of land in Jhajjar district will be used to build an extension campus of IIT Delhi. The site would be India's first precision medicine centre, he said. New medical technologies would be created by merging patient data obtained from the National Cancer Institute in Badsa.
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4 days ago

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