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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Dr Tariq Qureshi get excellence award at Trauma Conference

Dr Tariq Qureshi, professor of ophthalmology at Government Medical College Srinagar has received award for excellence in trauma care at the recently held Ocular...

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....

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...

Kashmir flooded with substandard drugs, alleges DAK (N)

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan on Tuesday alleged that sale of substandard drugs continues unabated in Kashmir putting lives of patients...

5 Side Effects Of Eating Too Much Watermelon

Summers are here and so is the need to fuel ourselves with loads of cooling foods, and the best way to do this is...

AIIMS New Delhi doctors not ‘keen’ to treat pellet hit eye-patients Sends them back...

​Srinagar: Out of four young victims whose eyes had been severely damaged due to pellet injuries and who had been flown to (All India...

Renowned retina surgeon in Kashmir again, finds pellet injuries doubled

​Leading retina surgeon from Mumbai Dr S Natarajan returned to SMHS Hospital here on Monday to perform more vitrectomies on pellet victims. He will...

Antibiotic misuse impact cancer treatment efficacy: study

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics leave you drug resistant, vulnerable to infection and can also hamper cancer treatment, a study has found. Any negative impact...

Dr Natarajan to perform retinal surgeries to patients with pellet injuries

​Srinagar: Pune, Maharashtra (India) based NGO Borderless World Foundation-Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh (BWF-JKL) on Friday said that renowned Retinal Surgeon Padma Dr S Natarajan...

SKIMS Cath Lab defunct

The SKIMS Cath lab is not functional for past several days due to technical snags. Patients are undergoing hassles and lose time as they...

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...

Throat-slit body of nurse found in hospital

A 23-year-old nurse was found “murdered” with her throat slit by a surgical blade and the drawstring untied, at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD)...

Free mega Urology camp held

Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Suhail Nayak  held a free mega urology camp at Budgam as part of its social outreach programme.  In a...

In a first, GMC Srinagar introduces Open Book examination

Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on Friday started a new pattern of medical examinations by introducing Open Book System in its pre-final MBBS tests. Students...

‘Be prepared to tackle Nipah virus’

With a dozen of deaths due to deadly Nipah virus in southern Indian state of Kerala, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisra-ul-Hassan ...

Blood donation camp at KU South campus

Humanity Welfare Organization Helpline, an NGO from Bijbehara in collaboration with South Campus University of Kashmir (Anantnag) organized a Blood Donation camp at Distance...

Lack of trauma center makes Kashmir deadlier for firearm victims

The absence of a holistic trauma center in Kashmir has rendered the embattled valley deadlier for its residents who regularly encounter armed violence the...

‘Swine flu claimed over 2,000 lives’

Swine flu claimed 2,186 lives and affected 38,220 people across the country this year till November 26, the government said. Maharashta recorded 752 deaths, the...

Jail term for doctors, chemists for failure to report TB

A week after Prime Minister NarendraModi vowed to wipe out tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, the government has announced stringent steps including jail...

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...

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