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Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram doctors remove 'longest' ureteric stone

The stone was 22 cm long and weighed 60 grams, said a hospital statement, adding that its length was approximately the same as that of the ureter -- a urinary pipe leading from the kidney to the bladder.

Chandigarh: PGI comes second after AIIMS, same as last year

​​The NIRF rankings under the medical institutes category was initiated last year. Also, the ranking of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Niper), Mohali, has slipped from first position to the third slot under pharmacy category.

UK-Calcutta Medical College tie up for subsidized lap surgery in NE

Leeds Global Health Research Group, UK on Surgical Technologies (GHRG-ST) are collaborating with Kolkata Medical College to benefit patients for laparoscopic surgery in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur and Nagaland. Seven surgeons from the four NE states undertook their first training at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital between 11–14 March 2019.

Chandigarh : GMCH-32 may soon take over Sec 48 civil hospital

To cater to the southern sectors of the city, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) will soon take over the newly constructed civil hospital in Sector 48.

Hyderabad : A first- All women hospital opens, 33 depts in place

In a first, an all-women hospital, totally run by women, was inaugurated in the city on Monday.

New Delhi: Man loses 130 kg after surgery at AIIMS

A 20-year-old engineering student who underwent a weight loss surgery in May 2017 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has lost over 130 kg over a period of two years, doctors said.

Mumbai: JJ, Tata open clinic for head and neck cancer

The clinic, which will be jointly operated by JJ Hospital’s ENT department and Tata Memorial Hospital’s head and neck cancer specialists, looked at 18 patients on its inaugural day.

Kolkata hospitals sound alarm over drug-resistant fungus

Infections are rare, but an outbreak could be very difficult to contain, as few hospitals in the city can detect it. Doctors suspect there are already a large number of undetected cases in the country.

Doctors will appear on April 25 if we don’t get stay order: Apollo

The commission is probing the circumstances surrounding former chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s death. As many as 10 doctors and a few non-medical staff were scheduled to appear on Wednesday.

Doctors beaten up after pregnant women dies in Tripura

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said stern action will be taken against those who attacked the doctor.

Surgeons master new techniques in AIMS

Around 10 established reconstructive surgeons from across the country are working hard on a rat’s tail at the animal lab in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi.

Patient’s kin claim assault by bouncers at AIIMS

AIIMS trauma centre on Sunday afternoon witnessed chaos after the family members of a four-year-old girl patient were allegedly thrashed by bouncers.

Cholera cases rise in Kenya's capital, top hospital says

The statement gave no figures for how many cases the hospital now suspected there were in the city.

Kolkata hospital draws up expansion plans

As part of the celebrations, around 40 experts in neuroscience from across the globe were in the city to attend a brainstorming session on the latest treatment options and challenges in this specific medical branch.

Madurai: OT complex inaugurated in super-specialty block of GRH

The hospital officials said that the modular OTs were setup at a combined cost of Rs 6 crore and that the equipment that have been installed were worth around Rs 30 crore. Dean of GRH, Dr K Vanitha inaugurated the complex.

Aurangabad: GMCH receives free drugs worth Rs 5.5L from pvt hosp

A discussion had ensued between the GMCH and the Marathwada Medical and Research Institute (MMRI), Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital, on the assistance required by GMCH where in the state-run hospital had decided upon the set of drugs it required on a priority basis.

Delhi govt begins 'Happiness Therapy' in five more hospitals

The project was first rolled out in GTB hospital by Health Minister Satyender Jain on January 17, 2019 in GTB hospital.

Many men over 40 have low libido: Delhi's Ganga Ram hospital study

The doctors said lack of energy followed by poor erection and loss of libido (decrease in sexual drive) was the most commonly reported symptom among men who complained about Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome (TDS).

Govt hospitals told to file FIRs for doc attacks

Delhi government on Tuesday issued a circular directing all state-run hospitals to file an institutional FIR in case of any incident involving abuse or violence by the patients or their attendants.

Kochi : Doctors may perform surgery on infant today

The baby boy with congenital heart disease was being taken in an ambulance by road from Mangaluru to Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday afternoon, but was admitted to AIMS after the health minister intervened as the child’s condition was critical.