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NHM employees’ strike hits patient care in Ganderbal

The employees working under the National Health Mission (NHM) continued their strike for the second consecutive day on Tuesday and staged a protest in...

Court denies bail to doctor in molestation case

A local court today rejected the bail application of Dr  Bodh Raj Kundal Head of Department (HoD) Neurology of Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu...

DPA to organise NEET-MDS courses at Jammu

Dr Neha Sethi, author of review of all dental subjects, on Sunday said that Dental Pulse Academy (DPA), Jammu, will give 50% concession in...

7 years on, SKIMS fails to complete faculty selection in 19 deptts

Aspirants for faculty positions in 19 key departments of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) have been endlessly waiting for authorities to complete the...

Kashmir doctors to protest from May 22

Doctors across Kashmir will observe token strikes from 22 May in response to a protest calendar issued today by Doctor’s Association Kashmir (DAK) against...

In Kupwara hospital 2 doctors for 1400 patients a day

A sub-district level hospital that serves as the main hospital for Kupwara district is severely short of doctors, leaving patients from around 30 villages...

Surgery may affect patients” memory: New study

Patients may score slightly lower on certain memory tests after undergoing surgery, a study suggests. The study published in the journal Anaesthesia involved 312 participants...

Govt procured Rs 50 cr medicines in 2016-17: Bali Bhagat

Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Bhagat today informed the House that the government has procured medicines especially life-saving drugs worth Rs 4980.34...

More than 400,000 children are victims of advertising campaigns for children’s products

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of the danger to children of advertising of foods with high amounts of fat, salt and sugar...

Lolab man,tortured in custody, suffers kidney failure: Doctors

A 34-year-old man from Lolab Kupwara, who was allegedly tortured by army on August 31, is critical and suffering from acute kidney failure, doctors...

DAY 51: FMH wokers continue to agitate

Jammu Kashmir Female Multipurpose Health Worker Welfare Association (FMHWWA) continued to agitate for the 51st consecutive day on Tuesday, to press the government to...

Substance Abuse: 100% increase in patients at GMC in 3 years

The number of patients seeking medical intervention at drug de-addiction centre of Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar has increased by around 100 percent in...

GMC Neurology department brings fresh hope to patients

The newly opened department of neurology at super-specialty hospital Shireen Bagh is bringing new hope to the patients in Kashmir for treatment of many...

Eating almonds, peanuts may boost colon cancer survival

People with colon cancer who regularly eat nuts such as almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews and peanuts may be at significantly lower risk of cancer...

SKIMS medical college non-teaching employees felicitate Untoo

The non-teaching employees’ union, SKIMS Medical College Hospital Bemina, Monday felicitated principal SKIMS Medical College Bemina (JVC), Riyaz Ahmad Untoo, on bagging the state...

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...

5 USG centres sealed in Kupwara

The district administration Kupwara launched a special drive against the USG centers. In order to curb the menace of illegal sex determination and on the...

National Survey revealed that J&K private hospitals among costliest in India

In absence of rate regulation of private healthcare sector, a recent national survey has revealed that childbirth at a private hospital in J&K would...

`Machigam Health Care Centre staffers arrive late’

The residents of Machigam Handwara in  Kupwara district on Wednesday alleged that the staff members of  Medical Aid Centre do not follow official timings...

Pellet terror returns, 11 suffer injuries in eyes

After a lull, the ophthalmology ward of the general specialty SMHS hospital here was filled with persons injured by pellets fired by government forces...

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