Everything you need to know about Millitary Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Millitary Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Surinder Rawat, a physical education teacher who had rheumatoid arthritis, got a new lease of life after doctors here performed a replacement surgery on both her knees using a new technology, a doctor said Tuesday.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): How kids eat their food may turn out to be just as important as what they eat, according to a new study.
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A US hospital has announced that it is looking for kids for the world's first paediatric hand transplant program.
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) What is Amitabh Bachchan concerned about? The ailing elephant Bijlee. He has appealed to animal lovers to rescue the tusker who had collapsed near Wockhardt Hospital in Mulund last week.
London, June 15(ANI): Men and women react differently when they are ill and doctors need to know how the symptoms vary, say researchers.
London, June 15 (ANI): An Indian radiographer who was hired by Colchester General Hospital after an interview on Skype has been sacked within two months owing to 'serious incompetence' at work.
Washington, June 15 (ANI): If you are healthy and plan to start running for the first time, it is perfectly all right to put on a pair of completely ordinary 'neutral' running shoes without any special support, according to new research from Aarhus University.
London, June 14 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney might face a police quiz over a photographer's assault that reportedly took place ten feet away from him and his wife Coleen at the Rihanna concert.
New York, June 14 (ANI): Kate Middleton is reportedly considering the option of hypno-birthing for delivering her first child.
London, June 12 (ANI): A silk tie that was worn by Princess Diana, when she visited St Mary's Hospital in Paddington to see her new-born nephew Louis, Viscount Althorp, in 1994, is set to be auctioned off for 3,000 pounds.
New York, June 12 (ANI): Surgeons at the University of Kansas Hospital sealed a 3-week-old baby's life-threatening brain aneurysm with a dollop of superglue.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With India accounting for one-third of the global burden of cervical cancer, doctors Tuesday stressed upon spreading awareness among women to fight the disease.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Providing universal HIV testing for India's billion-plus population every five years would prove to be a cost-effective approach to managing the epidemic, even with more intensive testing for high-risk groups, a new study has revealed.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old chain snatcher shot himself dead after firing at police who were chasing him Monday afternoon, police said.
Mumbai, June 10 (ANI): Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra's father, Dr. Ashok Chopra, breathed his last at the Kokilaben Ambani Hospital here on Monday after battling with cancer.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Think twice before grabbing food that is labeled sugar-free, fat-free or whole-wheat.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Doctors at Duke University Hospital created a bioengineered blood vessel and implanted it into the arm of a patient with end-stage kidney disease.
New York, June 6 (ANI): Michael Jackson's teenage daughter Paris Jackson was rushed to a Los Angeles Hospital on Wednesday after attempting to commit suicide by slitting her wrist, according to reports.
Florence, June 6 (IANS/AKI) A baby boy born in Italy with just one limb is being put up for adoption after his migrant parents rejected him. Hospital staff have named the baby Francis, after the pontiff.
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Scientific experts and representatives from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday met here to review the progress in combatting gene and cell doping.
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Researchers found that obese teenagers who reduced their body mass index (BMI) by 8 percent or more had improvements in insulin sensitivity, an important metabolic factor related to the later development of type 2 diabetes.
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Nafisa alias Jiah Khan, who was seen opposite Amitabh Bachchan in "Nishabd", committed suicide at her residence in Mumbai's Juhu area, police said Tuesday. She was 25.
London, Jun. 3 (ANI): Scientists from the UK have developed a 33p-a-day "superfoods" pill that they claim is a powerful cancer-buster.
Shymkent (Kazakhstan), June 3 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Minister of Justice Hadef Bin Jouan Al Dhaheri inaugurated the new Sheikh Khalifa Mosque here in Shymkent city, one of the most populous places in Kazakhstan.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Tibial nerve stimulation helps ease symptoms of overactive bladder, or OAB, a new study has suggested.
San Juan, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Prominent Puerto Rican entertainers such as Daddy Yankee, Victor Manuelle and Tito Nieves will take part in this year's charity walkathon to benefit cancer patients at San Juan's Hospital Oncologico.
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) In a country of 300 million smokers and where two trillion cigarettes are produced every year, "smoking cessation clinics" seemed to be a promising business. But the results such clinics have produced show how far off the mark such an effort was.
Melbourne, May 30 (ANI): Doctors from Germany have removed a pencil from an man's head after it got stuck there 15 years back.
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Two female polio workers were killed when gunmen attacked a polio-eradication team in Pakistan's northwest Peshawar city Tuesday, a media report said.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Genes largely determine whether children sleep through the night, a new study has shown.
London, May 28 (ANI): In a small clinical trial at Glasgow's Southern General Hospital, five seriously disabled stroke patients have shown small signs of recovery following the injection of stem cells into their brain.
Rome, May 28 (IANS) Researchers have analysed more than 100 global studies to show that exposure to pesticides, weed killers and solvents is likely to be associated with a higher risk for developing Parkinson's disease.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Exposure to pesticides, or bug and weed killers, and solvents is likely associated with a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large analysis of more than 100 studies from around the world has revealed.
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Families of patients needing an immediate organ transplant for their survival would soon find it easy to locate a potential donor with the Indian government coming up with an online network containing necessary details like the blood group and organs available for transplant.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): University of East Anglia scientists have made a breakthrough in breast cancer research which shows how some enzymes released by cancerous cells could have a protective function.
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) An Indian's heart is now beating for 40-year-old Moulana Mohammed Zubair Ashmi, a Pakistani national, who has undergone a successful heart transplant surgery at the Fortis Malar Hospital here.
Islamabad, May 23 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 12 people including 10 security men were killed and 17 others injured when a bomb hit security forces' vehicle in Pakistan's southwest Quetta city on Thursday morning, local officials said.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Salman Khan was cute when he did it in "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" and Omi Vaidya's "Silencer" got all the laughs when he let it off in "3 Idiots". But flatulence, as the many millions who suffer from it will tell you, is not funny, just embarrassing.
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre, the Safdarjung Hospital here and its doctors over a plea seeking a code of conduct and grievance redressal platform for the hospital staff to prevent inconvenience to patients.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that an important genetic risk factor for pulmonary fibrosis can be used to identify individuals at risk for this deadly lung disease.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The use of anabolic-androgenic steroids may affect one's mental health later in life, a new study has warned.
Sunyani (Ghana), May 17 (IANS) Armed robbers have killed a 27-year-old Indian in western Ghana, the police said here Friday. Two people have been arrested.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The mother of Dec 16 gang rape victim Friday pleaded, with tears in her eyes and folded hands, to the fast-track court to "give justice to her daughter".
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Resident doctors at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital called off their indefinite strike Wednesday after a health ministry official agreed to look into their demands, including better amenities and salaries.
Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Two Indo-Canadians from different parties were among the winners in the provincial elections in British Columbia, Canada, media reported Wednesday.
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): Despite being officially classed as twins, three-year-olds Alessia and Lara Deleo from Australia do not share the same birthday.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured Saturday in a huge explosion that tore through a group of voters waiting close to a polling station in Karachi, a media report said.
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): At least ten people were killed and 30 others injured when a blast went off near a polling station in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Saturday morning, reported local Urdu TV channel Dawn.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) One vote can change Pakistan's future and "it's our right", teen activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, said Saturday, a day when ballotting took place in the country.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University have unlocked a new door to developing drugs to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): A girl student of Class Twelve was shot dead in broad daylight in Delhi's Munirka area on Friday.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A rejuvenating hormone has been found to reverse symptoms of heart failure in old mice.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi called off their day-old indefinite strike after the administration agreed to their demands for better amenities and salaries, among others.
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Scientists have successfully tested a new class of drugs in humans, that targets a rogue protein responsible for the proliferation of skin cancer, says a study.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Around 1,000 resident doctors at the Safdarjung Hospital are on a strike, miffed with poor amenities, security and salary, and patients are bearing the brunt of their agitation, a doctor said Thursday.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs are identified as the missing link between the 2 defining features of muscle fitness-fuel-burning and fiber-type switching-providing a potential new target for interventions that boost fitness in people with chronic illness or injury.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Michigan State University researchers have identified a test that can determine which children with malaria are likely to develop cerebral malaria, a much more life-threatening form of the disease.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Many parents are putting their children at risk while driving by engaging in distracting behaviors, according to a survey.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Nearly one in five children and teens found to be at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research has shown.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Preschool children are less likely to be obese if they live in a neighborhood that is safe and within walking distance of parks and retail services, according to a new study.
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Actor Colin Donnell is on the way to recovery after undergoing an emergency operation to remove his appendix.
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday demanded a detailed statement from the central government about the missing vital organs of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner who died in a Lahore hospital a week after a murderous attack in jail.
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) A six-member medical board has completed the autopsy of Sarabjit Singh, thean Indian death row prisoner who died Thursday following a savage assault in Kot Lakhpat jail here, a media report said.
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Five members of an Indian origin family were killed and one was seriously injured when the car they were travelling in rammed into the iron pillar of a signpost on the North-South Expressway in the Malaysian state of Johor.
Washington, May 02(ANI): A woman who was viciously attacked with lye and disfigured by her former husband has been given a new face.
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) Three more doctors were added Thursday to a three-member medical board that will perform the postmortem Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, a media report said.
New Delhi/Amritsar, May 2 (ANI): Family members of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died at the government-run Jinnah Hospital in Lahore early on Thursday morning, have accused the Pakistan Government of a cover-up, and demanded a state funeral for him in India.
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): Comatose Indian prisoner on death row Sarabjit Singh has died at Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital after battling for survival for nearly a week.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The death of Sarabjit Singh is "the killing of our citizen while in the custody of Pakistan jail authorities", said the Indian external affairs ministry Thursday.
Washington, May 1(ANI): Kim Kardashian has apparently asked her friends not to give her any baby gifts, and instead donate them to a hospital in Chicago.
Bern, May 1 (IANS) Swiss scientists have proved that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can improve muscle strength and fibre function in women, says a study.
Attari (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) The family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner battling for life in Pakistan, returned to India Wednesday.
London, April 30 (IANS) Actress-singer Roxanne Pallett was reportedly rushed to hospital with a severe kidney infection.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis of the debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia, according to a TAU researcher.
Durban, April 29 (IANS) A 16-year-old Indian origin student was stabbed to death and his elder brother wounded after a confrontation in school, media reports said Monday.
Lahore, April 29 (ANI): A panel of four medical experts has reportedly decided that comatose Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh will not be sent abroad for further treatment, as his health condition is very critical.
Lahore, April 29 (ANI): A panel of experts has reportedly been appointed in Pakistan to determine whether comatose Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh should be sent abroad for further treatment.
Lahore/Amritsar, April 28 (IANS) With doctors in a Lahore hospital describing as "slim" the chances of survival of badly beaten up Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, his hapless family Sunday pleaded for help from the Indian government, which said it would do everything it could to bring him home.
Lahore/Amritsar, April 28 (IANS) With doctors in a Lahore hospital saying that chances of survival of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was brutally assaulted by fellow inmates, were "slim", his family Sunday pleaded for help from the Indian government and prayed for his life.
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) She is known for her high-flying lifestyle, but socialite Paris Hilton took time out from her busy schedule to visit a children's hospital in Colombia.
Melbourne, Apr. 28 (ANI): Nurse Jacinta Saldanha, who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge by two Australian DJs, left a suicide note where she reportedly blamed them for her death.
Amritsar/Lahore/New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): Four members of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh's family will travel to Lahore, Pakistan on Sunday, even as the latter has slipped into "deep coma" at the government-run Jinnah Hospital, and continues to remain on ventilator support.
Amritsar, April 27 (IANS) Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh's daughter Saturday pleaded that he be shifted to a better facility from Lahore's Jinnah Hospital for treatment.
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A doctor Saturday told the court trying the Dec 16, 2012 gang rape case that the injuries suffered by the victim could be caused by the weapons (rods) used in the crime.
Lahore, April 27 (ANI): Indian Embassy officials on Saturday got consular access to death row convict Sarabjit Singh in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Lahore's Jinnah Hospital, where he was admitted after being attacked on Friday by two prisoners in the jail.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Dec 16 gang-rape victim died in India due to medical negligence and her dead body was shifted to Singapore because of public agitation and pressure, claimed counsel for one of the accused in the case.
Bhopal, Apr. 26 (ANI): At least 15 persons are feared to be trapped under the debris of an under-construction wing of the Kasturba Hospital, which collapsed here on Friday evening.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Having faith in God may significantly improve the outcome of those receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a recent study conducted by McLean Hospital investigators.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Prolonged cough and breathlessness should not be taken lightly, as it can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, say experts. Over half a million people die every year due to such respiratory issues.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An 11-year-old girl from Africa, who had sickle cell disease, underwent a rare open heart surgery, doctors at a hospital here claimed Thursday.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The number of deaths from malaria might be steadily declining, but health experts believe the mosquito sting continues to pose a grave threat to millions in the country.
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Mothers in quake-hit areas in southwest China named their new-borns with characters like "luck" and "quake" to mark their births after the devastating earthquake.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The medical superintendent of Safdarjung Hospital, where the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape victim was treated for 10 days, told a Delhi court Tuesday that the victim was shifted to a Singapore hospital as it had the "best" critical care and organ transplant facility.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): New research shows smoking even a small number of cigarettes a day over a period of years greatly boosts the odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis, not to mention a host of other health problems.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A father fatally flung his one-and-a-half year old child from the third floor balcony of a house in east Delhi after a violent quarrel with his wife, police said Monday.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The in-charge of the Safdarjung Hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) where the Dec 16 gang-rape victim underwent treatment for 10 days, Monday told the court trying the case that the injuries inflicted by the six accused on her led to her death.
Islamabad, Apr. 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's team of lawyers was reportedly refused entrance into his farmhouse which is serving as a sub-jail.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A researcher at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, has identified factors in the brain that distinguish susceptibility and resiliency to depression and heart disease comorbidity.
Beijing, Apr 20 (Xinhua-ANI): Seventy-one people were killed in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province, according to the China Earthquake Administration.