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This medical robot can autonomously navigate inside one's body

Surgeons have used robots operated by joysticks for more than a decade.

27 Apr 2019 10:24 AM

Liberian boy gets second life in Delhi city hospital

Ibrahim had such a crisis in 2008 and as a result had a stroke in the brain.

07 Apr 2019 4:01 AM

Odisha doctor turns messiah for sickle cell patients

The doctor was shocked when he found that Koraput, a hilly forested region, recorded a huge number of sickle cell patients.

19 Mar 2019 2:03 AM

World's first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

Dani Ejzenberg, a doctor at Brazil’s Sao Paulo University hospital, led the research.

06 Dec 2018 10:00 AM

Around 80 per cent people lie to doctors as they don't want to be lectured or judged

People don’t want to be judged and pigeonholed as someone making bad decisions.

02 Dec 2018 6:38 PM


Polluted Delhi air akin to death sentence, say doctors

Smog kills more than one million Indians every year and Delhi has worst air of any major city on planet, World Health Organization says.

05 Nov 2018 10:10 AM

Man with curved spine walks after 15 yrs

City docs say patient was not able to sit, lie down.

21 Oct 2018 1:19 AM

MESMA on government hospitals

Dr Chitwadkar further said, “ Since last four months we are trying to meet the medical education minister to put forth our demands.

06 Oct 2018 6:50 AM

‘Mini strokes’ treated with a stent

In order to prevent her from having an actual stroke, doctors decided to operate and insert a stent in her artery immediately.

06 Oct 2018 12:48 AM

5-year-old child undergoes sex reassignment surgery

Doctors operated on the testes and administered test-osterone injections.

09 Sep 2018 5:26 AM


Burnout may be reason behind doctors prescribing wrong medicines

Patient satisfaction is three times more likely to be lower when doctors are physically, emotionally and mentally exhausted.

06 Sep 2018 7:03 PM

Efforts needed to address 'financial toxicity' of cancer treatment

Many patients face financial devastation particularly as they progress into survivorship.

23 Jul 2018 12:55 PM

'Doctors continue to bear the brunt of social aggression'

Psychologists contend that this could be part of a larger trend in society, of giving vent to innate prejudices, bigotry, patriarchy.

02 Jul 2018 8:27 PM

City hospital claims to use smallest heart pump

The device is like a catheter and works on the principle of submersible water pump, it is as thick as a pencil and six inches long.

29 Jun 2018 6:01 AM

Chennai doctors save Tanzania girl who has lived life with organs outside her body

Sauda Suleiman Amour, was born with defective abdominal wall and liver, part of intestine jutted out of her belly.

19 Jun 2018 3:48 PM


State offers lucrative pay to rural docs

Working in rural areas for a year is a mandatory provision made by the state government for all doctors.

19 Jun 2018 2:24 AM

Collector unfazed by docs’ lukewarm response to appeal

However, Dr Suryawanshi remains unfazed and told The Asian Age that while the response is slow, it may pick up gradually.

19 Jun 2018 2:20 AM

Kin assault two JJ docs over patient’s death

4 relatives arrested; resident docs go on day-long strike.

20 May 2018 1:21 AM

Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

There’s evidence marijuana can treat chronic pain in adults and medications similar to marijuana can ease nausea from chemotherapy.

11 May 2018 2:09 PM

Don’t dive in shallow end of pools, it can paralyse you: Doctors

A 15-year-old boy became immobile after diving into shallow end of a swimming pool.

12 Apr 2018 6:16 AM