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MRI machine repair in Mumbai's Nair Hospital to cost Rs 94 lakh

Of the Rs 94 lakh the BMC will pay for the repairs, Rs 56.67 lakh is meant to be spent on replacing the damaged parts of the machine, Rs 23.60 lakh for servicing and 13.79 lakh for filling up helium gas.

After Nair hospital accident: MRI machine repair may cost Rs 3 crore, says Civic body proposal

“We have approved a proposal for the repair of the machine. It only needs a nod from the municipal commissioner,” said BMC’s Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Public Health Department) Sunil Dhamn


MRI machine death: Staff who accompanied deceased not from radiology department, were untrained

According to radiologists, in case new equipment is installed in a radiology department, the company provides a two-week ‘application specialist’ training to technicians, doctors, and staffers.

From the lab: Algorithms to get machines to study medical reports

Developing algorithms that separate the images of tumours or lesions in the brain from the background.

New projects unlikely, BMC to focus on completion

Major departments is likely to concentrate on completion of projects announced in the previous fiscal.

To facilitate patients,PGI authorities planning to merge all fee counters

The proposal to merge separate fee counters was presented recently in a meeting in PGI.


Aerobic exercise boosts memory in people with multiple sclerosis

Study showed executive functioning and processing speed remained unaffected.

Civic hospitals will soon get more MRI,CT scan machines

BMC has issued tenders to procure these for various civic hospitals on a public-private partnership basis.

Human brain 'maps' numbers

Brain activity suggest higher cognitive functions have similar principles as lower ones.

Eating disorders linked to brain size and proportions in new study

Those with anorexia nervosa were found to have bigger insulas and orbitofrontal cortex.