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GMC Neurology department brings fresh hope to patients

The newly opened department of neurology at super-specialty hospital Shireen Bagh is bringing new hope to the patients in Kashmir for treatment of many...

2 hospitals in Kashmir bag Kayakalp certificates

Union health minister, Jagat Prakash Nadda has felicitated two health centers working under directorate of health services Kashmir for promoting sanitation and infection control....

Govt hospital found locked, action initiated

Authorities here initiated action against staff members of New Type Primary Health Center Swari in Kandi block on Thursday after it was found completely...

3 hit by pellets face vision loss

As student protests against Kathua rape and murder intensified in the Valley, three more persons with pellet injuries to eyes were admitted to the...

Stroke patients not receiving life-saving treatment: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Tuesday said that use of a clot-busting drug saves lives of stroke patients, “but at Kashmir hospitals patients don’t receive...

Naik inaugurates off campus accommodation for Ayurvedic College

Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik  on Tuesday inaugurated the off-campus accommodation for the Government Ayurvedic Medical College (GAMC) here in...

Dearth of doctors hits patient-care at sub-district hospital Tral

The dearth of doctors and paramedic staff at sub-district hospital (SDH) Tral is affecting healthcare in the town. The hospital caters to about 87...

Every hospital to be equipped with modern healthcare facilities: Govt

Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat today said the government has taken various path-breaking steps to equip the hospitals in the state...

Antibiotics in treated farm waste contribute to rise of superbugs

Even the most elite waste treatment systems currently available do not remove antibiotics from manure, according to a study which suggests that traces of...

Quacks practising medicine great risk to society: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern that a number of quacks practicing medicine are playing with the lives of people and posing a...

Complicated surgery performed

A huge ovarian tumor was successfully removed with laproscope at Trauma Hospital Kangan in district Ganderbal. “A 35-year old female patient  of Yachama  Kangan presented...

Rising CANCER deaths: late diagnosis major cause

Sixty-nine year old Abdul Razaq would occasionally complain about difficulty in swallowing food. This unease continued for almost a year till it reached a...

Novel sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetics

Scientists have developed an adhesive patch, which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin, potentially spelling an end for frequent painful...

Medical college faculty seek end to pay anomaly

At a time when faculty of government medical and dental colleges were expecting a resolution to their demand of removal of pay disparity, the...

Defunct lift adds to agonies of patients at SSH

PATIENTS visiting the MRI Centre, located at the first floor of the Disease Diagnostic and Imaging Centre of Super specialty hospital, Shireen Bagh, have...

World Health Day commemorated at GMC

On occasion of World Health Day, a seminar and quiz was held at Government Medical College Srinagar.  The event was organised by department of Community...

World Health Day commemorated at GMC

 On occasion of World Health Day, a seminar and quiz was held at Government Medical College Srinagar.  The event was organised by department of Community...

New blood test to predict TB onset two years in advance

Researchers have developed a new blood test that can more accurately predict the development of tuberculosis (TB) up to two years before its onset...

Sub-district hospital Chrar: A hospital without doctors

The sub-district hospital Chrar i Sharif in Budgam district is yet to get the vacant posts of medical officers and specialist doctors filled, compromising...

Patients deprived of breakfast, as Govt fails to pay contractors

Showing resentment against non-clearance of their pending liabilities by the government, the contractors have stopped supply of breakfast to the patients at government medical...

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