According to the 2019 report Cancer patients have a fourfold risk of suicide compared to the general population.
The government also plans to add 115 more private hospitals to the list of empanelled hospitals in a phased manner.
The instruments in the drone’s pouch included a foldscope (optical microscope known as one-dollar microscope), slides and brush biopsy equipment.
Once a patient with cerebral thrombosis is brought to the hospital within four-and-a-half hours of showing the symptoms, physical defects can be avoided in 33% of the cases.
Rehabilitation centres form an essential part of healthcare infrastructure and are often associated with goals of getting patients rehabilitated to the point where they can live on their own.
Detected with rarest of the rare type of lung cancer, pulmonary blastoma (stage III), doctors at two major private hospitals in the city joined hands to give life to Haidan.
The police told the court that their custodial interrogation was necessary as they were allegedly involved in diversion of public money and needs to be tracked.
The transaction is part of Columbia’s strategic decision to exit healthcare business in India and has mandated Morgan Stanley to run a formal process to find a buyer.
The 30-year-old software professional was diagnosed with osteoid osteoma - a non-cancerous bone tumour.
The Union Health Ministry had sought a detailed report from AIIMS over the contribution of Japanese doctor post uncoupling of the craniopagus twins and two-year stay at AIIMS.
Services include treatment under specialist medical practitioners, nurses trained in palliative care, nutritional advice and special services such as spiritual and entertainment facilities.
The man was admitted to the GH after complaining of symptoms like change in voice, difficulty in swallowing, speaking and breathing for nearly 6 months. A biopsy revealed that he was suffering from laryngeal cancer.
The Health Ministry had prepared a list of central government institutions, district and private hospitals and community health centres for their work in maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene in public health facilities and awarded these hospitals under the 'Kayakalp Awards Scheme'.
The licence of hospitals, veterinary centres, nursing homes, pathology centres and drug stores would also be revoked in case of grave violation of the norms.
On verifying, the committee noted that the said certificate is fake and that the certificate was not issued to Dr Shajahan Yoosaf Sahib by the MCI but to Dr Shamna Abdul Kader," the MCI said in its order.
Dialysis remains the second-best option for patients after kidney transplants, according to experts.
The decision has been taken following largescale complaints that doctors and medical staff were not punctual in the district and rural hospitals.
"This year, the number of viral fever cases in the city has increased compared to last year.Not all the viral fever cases are dengue positive, but most of them have influenza symptoms.
The technical committee of the Medical Council of India has cleared the decks for six new government medical colleges in the state.
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