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ICMR develops affordable quick test kits for diagnosing genetic bleeding disorders

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has developed a cost-effective and rapid point-of-care test kit for diagnosing genetic bleeding disorders such as haemophilia...

Photo exhibition for leprosy patients

A four day photo exhibition by noted landscape photographer Mukhtar Ahmad, for raising funds for welfare of leprosy patients in Kashmir, will be held...

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...

Delegation of Doctors’ Association meets Governor

A delegation of Doctors Association Jammu, led by its president DrBalvinder Singh, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday. The...

Home blood pressure measurement accurate than doctor’s reading: DAK

“You are more likely to get an accurate blood pressure reading at home than at the doctor’s office,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on...

Ahmed and Haris Khan Charitable Trust holds medical camp

Ahmed and Haris Khan Charitable Trust organised a medical camp at Khiram Sirhama in Anantnag district on Sunday, a spokesman of the Trust said...

Medical fraternity forum GMC Anantnag constitutes interim body

Medical Fraternity Forum GMC Anantnag has constituted an interim body aimed at “improving patient care and welfare of the faculty”. The body was constituted during...

First round of IPPI-2018 held across Kashmir

The first round of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) programme-2018 was held across the Kashmir Division during which thousands of children under the age...

No respite for patients this year also

Patients in Jammu and Kashmir, where 95 percent seeking treatment depend on government-run healthcare facilities, continued to pay around 87 percent of the medical...

Lucrative private diagnostic centres lack heating arrangements, ramps

Majority of the lucrative private diagnostic centres in Srinagar lack adequate heating arrangements, forcing patients to suffer biting cold for long waiting hours. At a...

5 different types of anxiety, depression identified

Scientists have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression. The five categories, defined...

3 back-to-back angioplasties performed at SMHS Hospital

Three patients with heart block were saved yesterday at SMHS Hospital, when doctors performed primary angioplasties on the patients within 15 minutes of reaching...

Endo-urology workshop concludes at GMC

The two-day endo-urology workshop with renowned experts from J&K and outside as speakers and demonstrators concluded at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar on Friday. Following...

Govt deputes doctors to Ashtengoo health centre

The government has deputed four officials including two doctors to New Type Primary Health Centre at Ashtengoo village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district for...

Multi-drug resistant bacteria spreading from poultry farms to agriculture fields: CSE

A study had pointed out the risks involved in relishing chicken delicacies as poultry farms may be sprouting bugs resistant to antibiotics. However, according...

SKIMS mulls taking palliative cancer care to districts

In a bid to improve the reach of cancer program at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences(SKIMS) Soura, the administration is planning to extend the...

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...

SKIMS mulls taking palliative cancer care to districts

In a bid to improve the reach of cancer program at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences(SKIMS) Soura, the administration is planning to extend the...

Residents of Tral appeal authorities to deploy requisite staff at local PHC

The residents of Tral in Pulwama district on Saturday appealed authorities to ensure requisite medical staff at local Primary Health Center as dearth of...

SKIMS organises lecture on RTI act

Administrative wing SKIMS Wednesday organised a lecture on ‘right to information act’ at SKIMS auditorium. The lecture was attended by all administrative heads of SKIMS,...

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