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”Eating placenta harmful for mother, child”

New mothers who consume placenta after birth could be putting themselves and their babies at risk of infections such as sepsis, a study warns. After...

Bijbehara to get new SDH at a cost of Rs 18 cr: Abdul RehmanVeeri

Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul RehmanVeeri today said that PMDP funded Rs 18 crore new Sub District Hospital would be constructed...

WORLD HEART DAY: GMC, SSH organize awareness programs

To commemorate the ‘World Heart Day’, Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College (GMC) and Super Specialty Hospital (SSH), Jammu, today organized various functions for...

PHC Vesu operates from 4-room doctors’ quarter, OPD from a tin shed

In what reflects the sorry tale of healthcare in this district, primary health centre (PHC) Vesu on the highway here is functioning from a...

No gynecologist for 21 villages of Awantipora

At least 21 villages of Awantipora tehsil in Pulwama district are without a gynecologist, resulting in immense problems to the female patients here. As...

Retirement age of central govt doctors raised to 65

The government today decided to increase the retirement age of central government doctors including those working under the AYUSH ministry and in the railways...

Govt focuses on highly unpopular Ayurveda in JK

Government recently opened the fourth AYUSH college in J&K state while Rs 118 crore budget is allocated to this system of medicine annually even...

Man gains consciousness after 15 years in vegetative state

In a rare instance, a 35-year-old man in France who had been in a vegetative state for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness...

‘Mass vaccination against swine flu not recommended’

A committee set up by the Health Ministry to review its guidelines on seasonal influenza vaccination (H1N1), in the wake of a spurt in...

12th state level dental conference-2017 held

Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat formally inaugurated the 12th J&K State Dental Conference at Nageen Club here today.  The 4-day Conference (22nd...

GMC fails to operationalise swine flu lab: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said that authorities at Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar have “failed” to operationalise swine flu testing lab set...

‘2 tested positive for dengue at DH Rajouri’

Of the four suspected dengue cases reported in district hospital Rajouri, two have tested positive.   A source said that four patients of Rajouri had...

World running out of antibiotics, WHO warns

Antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report said.   Most...

Absence of senior doctors in evening hits patient care at SMHS

Absence of senior doctors at tertiary care SMHS Hospital during evening hours is leaving patients on the mercy of junior doctors, who too are...

New single vaccine for Zika, Dengue, Hepatitis in offing

In a discovery that may lead to a vaccine against Zika, dengue and Hepatitis C viruses, scientists have found that our body's key immune...

DAK urges early use of antiviral drugs to prevent swine flu deaths

At a time when positive cases and deaths have been reported in Jammu province, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Sunday urged doctors to prescribe early...

5 students hospitalised after feeling ‘uneasiness’

Five girl students of Government Higher Secondary School Solkihave were hospitalised after they complained of uneasiness and partial unconsciousness inside school today. The students from...

Swine flu infection may trigger type 1 diabetes: Study

Infection with H1N1 influenza - also known as swine flu - may put people, particularly children, at greater risk of developing type 1 diabetes,...

No mid-term revision of stent prices before Feb 2018: NPPA

Drug pricing regulator NPPA today ruled out mid-term revision of coronary stent prices, saying it would revisit the matter in February 2018 after taking...

Govt forms panel to review guidelines on swine flu vaccination

The government has constituted a committee to identify areas most-hit by swine flu as it seeks to review its guidelines on seasonal influenza vaccination...

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