Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Precaution dose: Doctor on why everyone eligible must 'take it without fail'

March 22, 2022 5:15 pm

"Getting jabbed will reduce the rate of hospital admissions, and one will be able to protect people around him/her. Vaccination is a vital tool to curb the spread of Covid-19," said Dr Manjiri Karlekar

This festive season, follow Covid-appropriate behaviour to keep Omicron away, urge experts

January 15, 2022 8:00 am

"Taking medication without the doctor’s knowledge can be risky and invite unwanted complications like throat infections," said Dr Sanjiv Dang, ENT specialist

Covid-19: Which masks are most effective against Omicron?

January 13, 2022 1:07 pm

Before putting on a mask, clean hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water, suggests WHO

Centre says no mix-and-match of vaccines for third 'precaution dose'; doctors elucidate

January 06, 2022 2:58 pm

As such, those above the age of 60 and with co-morbidities as well as health workers who received Covishield will get a third dose of the same, while those who were administered Covaxin will get a dose of that vaccine.

Why a gap of 9-12 months between 'precaution dose' and second jab is important

December 28, 2021 10:20 am

According to PM Modi, 61 per cent of India's adult population has received both doses while 90 per cent has received the first dose

Simple dos and don'ts to protect yourself from smog

December 03, 2021 4:09 pm

Smog, a type of intense air pollution and smoke, not just reduces visibility but is considered extremely harmful for one's health.

7 precautions to be taken by a high-risk pregnancy patient

April 14, 2021 5:19 pm

Accepting your condition is the first step to dealing with a high-risk pregnancy.

Safety tips for a child with Hepatitis C positive parents

July 29, 2020 4:05 pm

General recommendations for families with HCV positive members are that all patients should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B.

Visiting a hospital during the pandemic? Keep these pointers in mind

May 27, 2020 12:27 pm

If a visit to the hospital can't be avoided, count on these expert tips to stay safe.

Coronavirus: Are you disinfecting your furniture properly?

May 25, 2020 12:30 pm

When the job is done, clean your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If your hands are not visibly dirty, an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60 per cent alcohol could also be used.


Lance Naik's condition worsened despite all measures: R.R. Hospital

February 11, 2016 2:50 pm

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Research and Referral Hospital of the Indian Army on Thursday said Lance Naik Hanamanthapa's neuro functions and heart functions worsened despite all precautions, eventually leading to his death. R.R. Hospital Director Lt. Gen. Duhan said when they received Lance Naik Hanamthappa in an intubated state on February 9, his body temperature was normal but his blood pressure was very low. Lt. Gen Duhan further said that all these cells, which had already become fragile and consisted of toxin because of working in very cold environment without glucose and oxygen, had produced a lot amount of toxins. Four days after he was found alive in Siachen, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa died in the hospital on Thursday morning.