In UP and Bihar, epidemiological investigation has limped, preventive intervention has been inadequate, and the classic ‘control knobs’ of financing, payment, regulation and organisation have been ignored.
Medical practitioners in India must learn to communicate better with patients
For her, the story came first. The lymphoma that ate away at her couldn’t take that away.
In both wards where the women were taken after their delivery, the newborns were identified by their mothers. That apart, they came screaming into two entirely different worlds.
Health Minister Satyendar Jain added that longer training programmes may also be organised for hospital administrators after considering feedback from the first batch.
Started in 1962 in the middle of a dhobi ghaat, the burns department in Safdarjung is the oldest specialised emergency unit that still receives emergency cases from as far as Badaun, Bulandshahar, Jammu and Panipat.
The ‘triage system’ — implemented this year — is an attempt to streamline the provision of medical care.
Apollo Hospital has an independent transplant authorisation body with five members, including two external members, that is mandated by the Transplant of Human Organs Act.
So what is potassium bromate? It is recognised as a category 2B carcinogen since 1999 which means it is believed to be "possibly carcinogenic to humans" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
A resident of Patna, he had been put on the air ambulance earlier in the day from the Jagdish Memorial Hospital there to be treated for a neurological stroke.
Doctors said patients reporting to emergencies and OPDs with heat exhaustion were those who spent a considerable amount of time outdoors.
Temperature crossing 44-45 degrees Celsius in May is not new for Delhi, but such spikes are usually seen in the second half of the month. This summer, however, the rise was seen from the first week. Here is the lowdown on the effect of such energy-sapping heat and how people are coping.
The report shows Delhi boys had 551 reported cancers, which was 5.4 per cent of the total reported cancers, while girls with 309 cases had 3.2 per cent of the total cancer cases.
The facility, which is expected to be formally inaugurated by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, will provide treatment in super-specialty departments such as cardiology, cardiac surgery and critical care.
The CPCB also pointed out that emission from different sources, apart from vehicular pollution, also varied, making it difficult to analyse the scientific benefits of the scheme.
Gwalior, among the top five cities globally in terms of PM 2.5 levels, recorded an annual average of 176 micrograms per cubic metre (ug/m3) and Allahabad 170.
According to a new WHO report, New Delhi was the 11th most-polluted city while Gwalior (2), Allahabad (3), Patna (6) and Raipur (7) figured in the top seven.
The post-mortem at AIIMS was carried out Monday on the court’s order on May 6, six days after the body was repatriated.
peaking to The Indian Express, Prof. Scott Ritchie from the James Cook University in Australia said fumigation does not work well, especially for the Aedes Aegypti mosquito which has a tendency to go indoors.
Friends and family members told The Indian Express that Tiwari was under severe stress due to an extortion case filed against her by the couple, who alleged that she had asked for a bribe to not publish the story.
On April 24, ozone levels hit 75 parts per billion or 150 µg/m³, the first sharp rise seen during the scheme, from around 62 parts per billion or 124 µg/m³ the preceding day.
This was the 972nd distress call the Delhi fire department received this month. In April last year, the number of such calls was 164, according Delhi Fire Services data.
If we compare the period April 15-25, the CPCB station at Punjabi Bagh recorded three "moderate days" last year and not a single moderate day this year
Police refuse to accept names or addresses furnished by friends, or even shelter home records of poor people who die without leaving behind a proof of identity
With protocol limiting time to trace families or loved ones, and valid identification difficult to come by, authorities are left with hard choices.
Sunita Narain from the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said that ozone, a gaseous pollutant, moves from areas that are highly polluted to those that have low pollution levels.
We have introduced varying vehicle restriction measures since 2008 to tackle Beijing’s poor air quality.
Despite increase in frequency of Metro trains and more buses on roads, commuters have fallen back on hiring cabs.
As per data released by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, border areas in east and northeast Delhi recorded the highest particulate matter compared to other borders.
Scientists, however, cautioned that due to high rains during this period last year, such a daily short-term comparison may not give an understanding of the impact of the scheme.
For the second phase of the odd-even scheme, the Delhi government’s environment department started collecting data on air quality before the start of the scheme for comparative data.
Stating that this phase has “almost” the same rules as the first one, Kejriwal said the new rule will be applicable between 8 am and 8 pm on all days, barring Sunday.
The Delhi government is "seriously" mulling a proposal to enforce the odd-even scheme for 15 days every month, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.
What is driving teenagers in India, across socio-economic groups, to anxiety and depression?
If candidates from Delhi are not available to fulfill the 50 per cent seat reservation, only then will candidates from other states be considered.
The study found that average speeds decreased by 5 per cent in arterial road segments, 4 per cent in ring road segments, 3 per cent in commercial roads and by 1 per cent in inter-city roads during the first phase of the scheme between January 1 and 15.