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DAK urges doctors to use real symbol of medicine

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that most of the doctors do not know the real symbol of medicine. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan...

Bali inspects site for construction of addl block in SMGS Hospital

Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today inspected the proposed site for construction of additional block to strengthen Gynaecology Ward and Labour...

Private hospitals need to evolve in emergency care: Akhtar

Highlighting the need for the government to assist the private sector, especially in sectors such as healthcare, PWD minister Naeem Akhtar on Saturday urged...

Resident doctors end strike, resume work at GMC hospitals

After bearing the brunt of strike by doctors for past four days, patients heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday after resident doctors resumed...

8 years on, SDH Shopian building yet to complete

Eight years after the construction on the sub-district hospital (SDH) Shopian in district Shopian was started, the project is still incomplete with work going...

Only 14 ventilators in 850-bedded SMHS hospital

Victims of violence, accidents, medical, surgical emergencies compete for life supportThe Intensive Care Units at the 850-bedded SMHS Hospital in Srinagar have the capacity...

A village in Pahalgam lives in dread of hepatitis C as 150 more people...

At least 150 people in a remote village of Pahalgam have tested positive for hepatitis C in what has set alarm bells ringing in...

5 years on, GMC Srinagar awaits cancer center

Five years on, state government is yet to take a decision on augmenting the cancer treatment facilities at Government Medical College Srinagar and grant...

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...

Licenses of 6 drug shops suspended

A team of officials from drug department Budgam has suspended licenses of some medical shops for not maintaining sale/purchase records of psychotropic drugs. The team...

Free cancer consultation camp on Nov 2

Sarhad, a Pune based NGO in association with Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Trust’s Ayurved Hospital, Research Centre, Wagholi, Pune and H.N.Wanchoo Trust are organizing a...

3 hit by pellets face vision loss

As student protests against Kathua rape and murder intensified in the Valley, three more persons with pellet injuries to eyes were admitted to the...

New tool may identify risk for post-surgical dislocations

Scientists have developed a new tool that helps to identify which patients undergoing total hip replacement may be at higher risk for an implant...

GMC Principal accuses CRPF of excesses

​ Principal Government Medical College Srinagar has asked authorities to rein in CRPF personnel allegedly involved in manhandling of medical staff and damaging hospital property...

BOPEE announces relaxation in counselling for MD/MS

The Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has announced certain relaxations in the counselling procedure for MD/MS/PG Diploma candidates. According to a statement issued by...

Handle antibiotics with care, warns WHO

A World Health Organisation survey has revealed that a large proportion of people run the risk of building up antibiotic immunity due to misuse.WHO...

#Day49: 19 Pellet Hit Students Admitted in Hyderabad Hospital

​ ​  At least 19 students from Kashmir Valley with serious pellet injuries in eyes have been admitted in the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI)...

Gastric cancer ‘captain of death’ in Kashmir

Gastric cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in Kashmir, often diagnosed late and having high mortality, doctors and experts said here on Tuesday. At...

#Burhan Backlash: Here is Health Help Line

Directorate of Health Services Kashmir on Sunday issued a list of numbers which have been turned into emergency numbers. Help Line numbers – Directorate...

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...

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