Saturday, Oct 01, 2022



National Doctors' Day 2022: Why you should trust your doctor and not the internet

July 01, 2022 2:34 pm

"The intangible world wide web may store more information and data than your average doctor, but it can never compare to the experience, skill-set, decision making and empathy that a doctor has"

National Doctor's Day 2022: History, significance and theme of the day

July 01, 2022 12:36 pm

"There is an urgent need to strengthen healthcare education in India so that world-class competent medical physicians graduate each year," Dr Sameer Kulkarni said

From NEET to NExT, an anxious time for medical students

June 29, 2022 6:05 pm

Already struggling with lessons that had been interrupted by the pandemic, students have little clarity about an exam that they might have to attempt in January

‘Doctors being made scapegoats; transplants will come to a halt if harassment continues’

May 21, 2022 12:20 am

Indian Society of Organ Transplantation finds support in Indian Society of Nephrology in condemning the handling of Ruby Hall case

Pune: PMC to launch tele-consultancy for civic hospital doctors to seek expert advice on treatment

April 27, 2022 2:37 pm

The doctors' tele-consultancy service will be launched under National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) and it will connect medical practitioners to expert doctors posted in select hospitals.

100 doctors of East MCD hospital fired for strike over salary delay

February 05, 2022 1:07 am

Dr Mohd Qasim, secretary, resident doctors’ association of the hospital, said, “The order states that if we do not report to work today, we will be considered terminated. We did not report to work. There has been no fresh interview call, but the order has also not been withdrawn.”

Doctors often prescribe placebos. But how well do they work?

December 17, 2021 2:59 pm

In recent years, an increasing number of researchers have made the case that placebos are effective not just in pharmaceutical trials, but also in clinical treatments, prescribed to alleviate conditions like chronic pain, chronic fatigue, asthma and depression.

Women earn $2 million less than men in their careers as doctors

December 07, 2021 7:10 pm

🔴 The survey of more than 80,000 physicians, published Monday in the medical journal Health Affairs, is the largest analysis to date on physician salaries and the first to estimate the cumulative effect of pay gaps in medicine.

Healthcare workers expect better work environment, mental health support: Report

November 01, 2021 9:27 am

Indeed’s data revealed anxiety among 60 per cent of the employees; depression among 45 per cent; physical stress among 47 per cent; and burnout among 26 per cent of the survey participants. 

Doctors jobs hard to fill, job postings for ‘registered nurses’ increased by 12% over a year: Report

October 08, 2021 4:42 pm

Along with nurses, job postings for physicians (7 per cent), laboratory technicians (6 per cent), pharmacists (5 per cent) and nurses (4 per cent) also showed a steady increase. 


Doctors in Cinema: 10 of our most favourite on-screen caregivers

July 01, 2022 10:19 am

It is National Doctor's Day today, and here is a look at ten memorable on-screen depictions of doctors and caregivers across languages and formats.

Doctors observe 'Black Day' to protest Ramdev's allopathy remarks

June 01, 2021 5:34 pm

Ramdev was recently forced to withdraw a statement made in a viral video clip, in which he was heard questioning some of the medicines being used to treat the coronavirus infection and saying that "lakhs have died from taking allopathic medicines for COVID-19".


Implant files: How medical devices that are recalled in the US are still in use in India

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

The Indian Express-ICIJ investigation finds that at least 57 medical devices, many used in critical care, were being sold in India when the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clamped down on them for a range of faults over the last two years.

West Bengal: Police constable shot dead

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Midnapore, Jan 08 (ANI): A police constable was shot dead by unknown people in East Midnapore district in West Bengal last night. The incident happened around 10:30 pm during the patrolling by cops of Mahishadal Police Station, when they saw two men with a large bag standing beside the NH41. When the cops asked the men to identify themselves and show the bag, they opened fire on the cops and reportedly threw bombs on them as well. The injured constable was carried to the nearby Mahishadal hospital and then to the Tamluk Hospital where the doctors declared him dead. Police force was rushed to the area where the incident took place and a hunt was launched for the two suspects.