Everything you need to know about H.e. Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about H.e. Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
In a shocking incidence, at least 15 children were killed when the gas cylinder in their school van blew up in Pakistan's Punjab province. The children were on the way to school when the incidence occurred.
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least 15 children were killed Saturday when the gas cylinder in their school van blew up in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): It is believed that the mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study has shown that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted six weeks' interim bail to former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, sentenced to 10 years in jail for irregularities in appointment of teachers in 2000, for pacemaker implant surgery at Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital.
Barcelona, May 20 (IANS) Scientists have shed light on how stress at work affects the heart, says a study.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that a combination of two FDA-approved osteoporosis drugs having different mechanisms of action increases bone density better than treatment with either drug alone.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have identified the dose of dengue virus in human blood that is required to infect mosquitoes when they bite.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have modified a handheld diagnostic device, which was first developed to diagnose cancer, to rapidly diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and other important infectious bacteria.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, a cancer surgeon at Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital, has won a prestigious US award for his innovative leadership in the fight to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disease in India.
Lahore, May 3 (IANS) In strong criticism of the April 26 brutal attack on Sarabjit Singh in Kot Lakhpat jail here, Pakistan's Human Rights Commission said Thursday that "not even the most naive person can believe" that the assault on Sarabjit by prisoners can be executed "without the knowledge and support of prison guards and the authorities".
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A team of bioengineers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has created artificial heart tissue that closely mimics the functions of natural heart tissue through the use of human-based materials.
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) India Monday appealed to Pakistan to release critically injured Sarabjit Singh on humanitarian ground but a Pakistani medical board ruled that the Indian death row prisoner would continue to get treatment in that country.
Lahore, April 29 (ANI): Indian High Commission officials were allowed a second consular access visit to Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner who is in deep coma at Lahore's Jinnah Hospital, on Sunday evening, after initially being denied access.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): A simple operation which could effectively cure high blood pressure is being tested on patients in Britain.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The five-year-old girl battling for life after being starved, tortured and brutally raped here for two days, was Friday shifted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for treatment, a police officer said.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Many people believe that smoking tobacco through a hookah is less harmful than smoking cigarettes.
Boston/Washington, April 19 (IANS) Describing them as possibly armed and "extremely dangerous", the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released pictures and videos of two men with a direct appeal to the public to help them find the prime suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded about 180.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Hunting for the Boston marathon bombers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released pictures and videos of two men with a direct appeal to the public to help them find the prime suspects.
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Lt. Gen. Sanjiv Chachra, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command, has said that the need of the hour is to conduct vigorous and visible campaigns to promote organ donation in the society
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Two bombs that killed three people and injured 176 at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday were pressure cookers filled with metal and ball bearings, according to various media reports.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Strongly condemning the "senseless and cowardly" terror bombings in Boston, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday wrote to US President Barack Obama offering India's help in probing the attack.
London, April 1 (ANI): Regular dental hygiene visits and taking preventive measures to maintain good oral hygiene can help prevent conditions that can lead to a stroke, research has revealed.
London, Mar. 27 (ANI): The inquest into the death of Indian nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who answered a hoax call about the pregnant Duchess Kate, will be heard in May.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that adding lubricin - a protein that our bodies naturally produce - to the fluid in our joints may reduce the risk of or even prevent osteoarthritis (OA).
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Most running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel, but a new research has revealed that these shoes may alter an adolescent runner's biomechanics (the forces exerted by muscles and gravity on the skeletal structure) and diminish performance.
Sydney, Mar 15 (ANI): Reigning Melbourne Grand Prix champion Jensen Button showcased his softer side as the McLaren ace visited sick kids at the Monash Children's Hospital to read them stories and help launch a new hospital radio station.
Phnom Penh, March 14 (IANS) Ieng Sary, former foreign minister of the Democratic Kampuchea, also known as Khmer Rouge regime (1975-79), died Thursday at the age of 87 due to illness after 10 days in hospital, a spokesman of the UN-backed tribunal said.
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Quitting smoking can cut the risk of cardiovascular events in half despite any weight gain, a new study has revealed.
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Participants in a new study who slept just five hours a night over a workweek gained nearly two pounds of weight - suggesting that sufficient sleep could help battle the obesity epidemic.
Beijing, Mar. 9 (Xinhua-ANI): At least six people were killed and 28 others injured when a bomb went off inside a mosque in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar on Saturday afternoon, local media reported.
Caracas, Mar 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Venezuela's Vice President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that President Hugo Chavez is continuing his battle for "health and life" following his recent cancer treatment.
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital have discovered two new drug targets in the inflammatory response pathway responsible for asthma attacks.
Washington, February 25 (ANI): Babies born by Caesarian section are susceptible to developing allergies by age two, a Henry Ford Hospital study has suggested.
Washington, February 22 (ANI): Motor development in children under five years of age can now be tested reliably by making them do different exercises such as standing on one leg, hopping or running.
Hyderabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Eight of the 12 people killed in the twin bomb blasts in Hyderabad Thursday evening have been identified, police said.
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 20 others injured in two near-simultaneous explosions in crowded Dilsukhnagar area in Hyderabad, eye witnesses said.
Stockholm, Feb 19 (IANS) Caffeine, the primary constituent of coffee has been found to be associated with low birth weight babies and may also prolong pregnancy, says a Swedish study.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Men who are circumcised are in for some bad news - it puts them at a disadvantage in the bedroom, experts have claimed.
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) With only around 3,000 maxillofacial surgeons in India and rising incidence of oral cancer, there is need for more such medical specialists both in urban and rural areas, experts said Wednesday.
Washington, Feb. 10 (ANI): Sri Lanka's prison officials have discovered rampant cell phone smuggling into the high security Welikade Prison, in the northern sector of the capital, Colombo.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A 30-year-old HIV-positive patient from Nigeria got a new lease of life after a kidney transplant at a private hospital here, a doctor said Sunday.
Washington, January 30 (ANI): In 2011 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning against the use of popular antidepressant citalopram (Celexa), but it left many patients and physicians with more questions than answers.
London, Jan 26 (IANS) A hospital allowed a pregnant woman to carry her pet dog into a maternity ward so that it could watch her delivering the baby.
London, January 23(ANI): Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found a novel way to engineer key cells of the immune system so they remain resistant to infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have developed an imaging system enclosed in a capsule about the size of a multivitamin pill that creates detailed, microscopic images of the esophageal wall.
Islamabad, Jan. 14 (Xinhua-ANI): At least four people were injured when a blast went off near a fuel station in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Monday morning, reported local media Geo.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Cervical cancer can be fully prevented if there is the required awareness. The tragedy, however, is that because of lack of knowledge and an it-cannot-happen-to-me attitude, it is the most common kind of cancer in India today.
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) After nearly a century of debate on whether heart muscle cells are generated after birth or they simply grow larger, researchers now say children and adolescents too generate these cells.
Washington, Jan. 8 (ANI): Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was given a lighthearted welcome back to the State Department after her blood clot health scare, with her top aides gifting her a football helmet to guard against another medical mishap.
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistani teenaged rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting girls' education, has been discharged from a hospital in Britain but will undergo cranial reconstructive surgery soon.
Puducherry, Jan.3 (ANI): Police in the Union Territory of Puducherry have arrested two persons for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl.
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): A grandmother from Russia has been declared dead twice by doctors, but each time has come back to life - and once was just minutes away from being cut open for her autopsy.
United Nations, Dec 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his "deep sorrow" at the death Saturday of an Indian woman at a Singapore hospital 13 days after being gang-raped by six men in a moving bus in Delhi.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The 23-year-old gang-rape victim had been admitted to a Singapore hospital and was stable, union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): With Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit writing to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on reported interference in the gang-rape victim's statement, Minister of State for Home R.P.N Singh on Tuesday said that the Centre would act in a legal way into the matter.
Washington, December 25 (ANI): Elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammatory disease, appear to be associated with increased risk of psychological distress and depression in the general population of adults in Denmark, researchers say.
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The 23-year-old gang-rape victim, battling for life in a Delhi hospital, has been named "Damini" by thousands of people who are supporting her on the streets and via social networking sites. The name draws inspiration from a Hindi film on a woman's fight for justice for a rape victim.
Washington, Dec 23(ANI): Patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries have started to walk again at a Southern California hospital, thanks to a battery-powered bionic suit.
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Dismissing statements that rape be considered equal to murder and that the death penalty be imposed as punishment for it, legal experts and feminists said criminals are deterred by the certainty of punishment, not its severity.
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) A youth was arrested Monday for attacking a woman with a knife in broad daylight in a crowded area of Dadar in Mumbai, police said.
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences which is the first dental hospital in the country to receive the prestigious NABH accreditation is hosting "DELHI SMILES" dental health utsav from 11th-15th December, 2012 with lots of gusto, gaiety and color to create awareness regarding oral health.
Johannesburg, Dec 14 (ANI): South African authorities have insisted that Nelson Mandela's privacy is of the utmost importance, and defended their decision of not disclosing the name of the hospital where the former president is being treated.
Washington, Dec 12 (IANS) A new discovery has revealed how osteocalcin, a protein, strengthens our bones, potentially opening the way to better therapeutics for fighting osteoporosis or brittle bones.
Johannesburg, Dec 11 (IANS) Anti-apartheid champion and former South African president Nelson Mandela has been suffering from a recurrence of a previous lung infection and was receiving appropriate treatment, the government said Tuesday.
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has visited Malala Yousafzai in a hospital in Birmingham where she has been recuperating from a gunshot wound.
Gurgaon, Dec.6 (ANI): For more than 1.5million patients in India who annually suffer from heart failure a breakthrough was announced today by Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai.
London, December 6 (ANI): The hospital where Duchess Kate is being treated for severe pregnancy sickness has admitted that it breached patient confidentiality after falling victim to a hoax call from an Australian radio station.
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Teenage girls who smoke carry a higher risk of developing osteoporosis later in life, according to new research.
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Researchers will be undertaking a new stage of a study aimed at improving the health and mobility of those suffering from the common complaint of "walking on marbles" associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in the feet, it has been revealed.
London, Dec 4 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess were forced to go public with the baby news much earlier than intended after Kate was admitted to hospital with a rare form of severe morning sickness.
Mumbai, Nov. 30 (ANI): Russian Ambassador to India, Alexander M. Kadakin, today mourned I.K. Gujral's demise, and said that the former Indian Prime Minister made a tremendous contribution to stronger relationship between New Delhi and Moscow, which blossomed in strategic, special and privileged partnership.
Washington, November 29(ANI): Excess belly fat is not only a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes, it is also a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Nov 28 (IANS) Men with belly fat are ripe candidates for bone loss and decreased bone strength, says a new study.
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): As holiday crunch time fills your schedule, experts have advised not to give up your exercise.
Toronto, Nov 25 (IANS) Scientists have punctured the popular myth that links lunar phases with psychological instability ?? a belief surprisingly shared by doctors and nurses.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India Tuesday said it expected a transparent investigation by Ireland into the death of Savita Halappanavar, an Indian pregnant woman who died after doctors there refused an abortion citing Catholic laws of the country.
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Pran, who is admitted to Lilavati Hospital here, is recovering well and is ready to go back home soon, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan who enjoyed working with him in Hindi films.
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A 50-year-old man from Thailand was forced to have his penis removed following a failed enlargement attempt using olive oil.
Melbourne, November 20 (ANI): Nurses at a Brisbane hospital, who have seen so many weird and wacky complaints come through their emergency ward, have compiled a list of their favourites, it has been revealed.
Washington, Nov. 20 (ANI): British-based Islamic radicals are preparing to announce a fatwa on 15-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Pakistan Taliban, for speaking up against the outfit and advocating female education.
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, the full moon does not increase the incidence of psychological problems, researchers have revealed.
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) At least three people, including a woman, were killed and 23 injured in a bomb blast near a mosque for Shia Muslims in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Sunday night, officials said.
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A teenager from North Fayette is dealing with a rare sleep disorder called Kleine-Levin or Sleeping Beauty Syndrome, it has been revealed.
New Delhi, Nov. 17 (ANI): Delhi Police on Saturday officially confirmed the death of real estate and liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep.
London, Nov 16 (IANS) It's time for us to "stop talking and legislate", said an opinion piece by an Irish senator who described the agonising death of Savita Halappanavar in Ireland as a wake?up call.
London, Nov. 13 (ANI): A "chemo-bath" which delivers toxic cancer drugs to just one organ in the body has been used for the first time on patients in the UK.
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Couples who adopt after unsuccessful IVF treatment have a better quality of life than both childless couples and couples without fertility problems, a study has revealed.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Diabetes is emerging as a leading cause of erectile dysfunction among Indian men. A recent study says that nearly half of Indian men above the age of 40 years suffering from the condition are diabetic.
Washington, November 6 (ANI): Taking a daily multivitamin does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in middle-aged or older men, according to a new study.
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The intake of daily multivitamins does not lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in men, says a new finding.
Washington, November 6 (ANI): Scientists searching for new anti-cancer drugs have found the Achilles' heel of tumour cells.
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) A new tool known as MS-Chip can instantly tell cancerous cells from normal cells by having them go through microscopic barriers, say researchers who developed it.
Melbourne, Nov 1 (ANI): People with pale skin and red hair may be more prone to developing a deadly form of skin cancer regardless of whether they spend time in the sun or not, researchers have claimed.
Washington, October 31 (ANI): Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have proposed a new model that shifts how we think about mindfulness.
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A dermatologist from Columbia University has suggested ten tips to stop winter from weathering your skin.
Mumbai, Oct.25 (ANI): A one-day-old baby boy was stolen from Central Mumbai's B J Wadia Hospital late on Wednesday evening.
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Ravi Chopra, who is undergoing treatment in Breach Candy Hospital for lung ailment, has reportedly shown no signs of improvement.
Washington, October 23 (ANI): Stress in parents may contribute to obesity in their kids, and as this strain rises, their offspring eat fast food more often, according to a new study.