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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

`Poorly maintained air conditioners pose serious health risks”

With increase in the use of air conditioners at homes, workplaces and cars due to soaring temperatures, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that...

Govt working on steps to bring down knee surgery costs: PM Modi

After the recent move to put a cap on the price of coronary stents, the government is working on measures to bring down the...

Solar eclipse can leave you blind: DAK

With solar eclipse nearing, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today advised that looking directly at the sun during eclipse with bare eyes could cause permanent...

7 years on, multi-crore Bandipora hospital project in limbo

The multi-specialty district hospital at Nusoo here is awaiting completion for past seven years even as the local population is facing immense problems in...

Critical care ambulances to be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir hospitals soon

A meeting of the Committee on Estimates of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly was held here today under the Chairmanship of MLA Mohammad Ashraf...

`Machigam Health Care Centre staffers arrive late’

The residents of Machigam Handwara in  Kupwara district on Wednesday alleged that the staff members of  Medical Aid Centre do not follow official timings...

Health Advocates Appeal for Higher Taxes on Tobacco Products In JK

As the state of Jammu and Kashmir continues to spend more on tobacco products than the monthly national average, a health advocacy group has...

Poonch: Six labourers injured after under-construction tunnel caves in

Six labourers were injured after an under constructions tunnel caved in due to landslide in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. A police...

#Day20: Attention Pellet Victims! Call Borderless World Foundation For Treatment

​Borderless World Foundation (BWF) – Jammu & Kashmir in collaboration with Borderless World Foundation Pune and Department of Ophthalmology, SMHS Hospital is conducting Free Retinal...

Students with PcK degrees left in the lurch

Srinagar: Medical Council of India (MCI) has refused to recognise the MBBS degrees of Kashmiri students acquired from medical colleges located in Pakistan controlled...

Red Cross, DSEK observe Blood Donor Day

State Red Cross today celebrated World Blood Donor day today in collaboration with School Education Department. The function was attended by Muhammad Shafi Rather General...

Scores ill as water-borne diseases break out in Tanghdar villages

Peerzada Sayeed Srinagar: Water borne diseases have broken out in many villages in Tanghdar area of frontier north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district, leaving dozens of people...

HEALTH CAMP HELD AT AKHNOOR:‘Avoid fatty acids to prevent coronary heart disease’

Augmenting his campaign to sensitize the common populace about the incidence of cardiovascular diseases Dr. Sushil and his team today held a day long...

Women burning cases surge in Kashmir

Two women with severe burns were admitted at SMHS Hospital in a span of less than 24 hours, admit doctors here.“At present 13 women...

Dar donates wheel chairs to DH Rajouri

With an aim to address the patient needs in District Hospital Rajouri, Tazeem Dar, a local social and political activist, today donated wheel chairs...

Spurious Medicine in Hospitals

J&K Drug and Food Control Organization has recalled two “sub-standard” drugs worth Rs 33 lakh supplied to hospitals by JK Medical Supplies Corporation Limited....

Poor sanitation: Ganderbal residents fear epidemic outbreak

The residents of Manigam and its adjacent areas in Ganderbal district are living in fear of an epidemic outbreak following the flash floods triggered...

First Bioethics Training Workshop held at GMC Srinagar

The first Bioethics Training Workshop was held at GMC Srinagar with technical collaboration of UNESCO.Bioethics workshops that focused on improving Patient-Doctor Relationship & Communication...

‘Beware’ of cold, say doctors as temperatures plummet

With respiratory ailments becoming common thing in Kashmir in the wake of bone-chilling cold and dry weather conditions, doctors and experts on Saturday advised...

GMC orders inquiry into IUD at LD Hospital

The Government Medical College has ordered an investigation into the causes of Intra Uterus Death (IUD) of the fetus of a patient due to...

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