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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tear gas shell inflicts severe injuries to Srinagar child; Suffers burns on face,...

Aamir, a nine year old boy, cried in pain as his severely burnt right arm was being dressed at Burn Ward of SMHS Hospital....

SKIMS conducts first pediatric stem cell transplant

In a major development, Sher-e-kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) conducted the first pediatric autologous stem cell transplant on a five year old cancer...

US woman first to be infected with 14 eye worms

Doctors in the US have extracted 14 worms from the eyes of a woman, the first known instance in the world of a human...

Maiden radical nephrectomy conducted at district hospital Pulwama

District Hospital Pulwama has performed maiden radical nephrectomy on a 50 year old male patient. In a statement, the hospital administration said the patient presented...

For health department, pediatrician and child psychologist are the same

For the health and medical education department, a pediatrician and a child psychologist are the same.  On 17 January 2018, the JK Public Service Commission...

SKIMS Bemina organises seminar on reproductive health care

SKIMS Medical College and Hospital Bemina today observed the International Day for Reproductive Health Awareness. M. S Khuroo, the former director and dean SKIMS Soura...

Abandoned Baramulla hospital building becomes ”nuisance’

Baramulla town residents have asked the government to put to some good use the abandoned building of the old hospital, which they said has...

Abandoned Baramulla hospital building ‘den of immoral activities’

Baramulla town residents have asked the government to put to some good use the abandoned building of the old hospital, which has become a...

SKIMS conducts first pediatric stem cell transplant

In a major development, Sher-e-kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) conducted the first pediatric autologous stem cell transplant on a five year old cancer...

SDH Tral performs its first thrombolysis procedure

A team of doctors at Sub-District Hospital Tral have conducted first ever successful thrombolysis in the healthcare institute. Block medical officer SDH Tral Bashir Ahmad...

Excess calcium in brain up Parkinson”s risk

While calcium helps to build and protect your bones, excess levels of the mineral in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic...

PM’s Rs 175 cr package for flood-hit hospitals reduced to Rs 130 cr

A package of Rs 175 crore announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 24 last year for revamping the flood-hit hospitals in...

‘Cancer cases have increased in 7 years’

The government on Saturday told the Assembly there has been an increase in cancer cases in Kashmir during the past seven years. Health minister Bali...

Asiya Visits LD Hospital

Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Asiya Naqash Thursday visited Lal Ded (LD) hospital to review the facilities being provided to...

1,30,000 patients seen at Psychiatry OPDs of GMC this year

With the taboos surrounding mental health breaking, Department of Psychiatry has seen a steep increase in number of people seeking help for mental health...

Cardiac stent price cap lowered further to Rs 28,000

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has revised the price of drug eluting stents (DES) downwards by about Rs 2,300 to just under Rs 28,000,...

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...

‘Stun grenades cause permanent hearing loss’

​ Srinagar: With stun grenades being used to quell protests in Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today revealed that these devices have the potential to...

#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...

Now, Kashmir’s pellet victims slip into despair, hopelessness

In a waiting room outside an Operation Theatre at general specialty SMHS hospital here, Bashir Ahmad sits silent; his back leaning against the wall,...

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