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Cancer cases on rise in Kashmir: Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government today said that the incidents of cancer were on the rise in the state, especially in the Valley, with...

46 infected with HIV as quack uses common syringe

At least 46 people have become infected with HIV in a tehsil in the last 10 months, allegedly after a quack used a common...

Workshop on cervical spine management held

Physionovum, a group of physiotherapists organized one day hands-on workshop on cervical spine management at Voluntary Medicare Society, Bemina here today. Practicing physiotherapists across the...

Workshop on Endometriosis inaugurated at SKIMS Bemina

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of SKIMS Medical College and Hospital, Bemina here organised a CME and workshop on Endometriosis demonstrating the live...

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...

Centre asks states to regulate nurses” remuneration

The Centre has asked all states to regulate the issue of remuneration given to nurses working in private medical institutions. Union Health Minister J P...

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...

JK to get 3 new medical colleges soon: Asiea

SRINAGAR: The Minister of State for Health & Medical Education, Ms Asiea Naqash today said three new medical colleges are being established in the...

Scientists identify genetic origin in Zika virus

In a first, researchers have found evidence of higher susceptibility of some babies to the Zika virus due to a genetic origin, a finding...

Medicines worth Rs 96 crore supplied to health institutions last year: JKMSCL

Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSCL) Tuesday said that the corporation has taken a string of measures including strengthening of online platform and...

Hospital staff protests against use of pellets in IOK

​ Srinagar, August 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, paramedical staff of Soura Institute of Medical Sciences staged a protest against the killing of civilians and...

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST DRUG ABUSE: Experts decry rise in substance abuse as plan to...

A proposal by Government Medical College (GMC) here to augment infrastructure and manpower at SMHS hospital’s drug de-addiction center is gathering dust for more...

Only gynaecologist on ‘leave’, pregnant woman ‘referred’ to Jammu

 A pregnant woman was on Saturday referred to Jammu by the district hospital, Ramban, as the lone gynaecologist, posted in the hospital, was on...

Free Cataract surgery camp going on in Langate, 110 operated free

Many outside Langate residents availed the facility, BMO asks more to benefit.The people of North Kashmir have hailed the efforts of Block Medical Officer...

NIMC seals 2 unauthorized clinics

Srinagar: The  National Inspection and Monitoring Committee (NIMC) team from Government of India along with Government authorities during the inspections of the District Srinagar...

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...

Diabetes can be divided into 5 different groups

People suffering from diabetes can be divided into five separate groups, not just two, as commonly thought, says a new study. Diabetes is currently divided...

DPC cleared for GMC Jmu, Sgr counterparts kept waiting

The Health and Medical Education Department has come under criticism for “delaying” promotion of faculty members of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar even as...

Poor healthcare service troubles people in Chrar-i-Sharief

The people of Chrar-i-Sharief have complained the deficits of machinery, doctors and paramedical staff in local Sub-District Hospital saying the place has been neglected...

Referral protocols for patient safety thrown to winds

Mocking at the Government’s claims of streamlining referrals especially for expecting mothers, patients are being sent to Lal Ded Hospital with notes scribbled by...

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