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'Patients should write their own medical records'

The team conducted in-depth telephone interviews with 29 health care experts.

03 Dec 2017 8:20 AM

Doctors remove 72 coins from Palghar man's stomach

He is suffering from 'bezoar'- a gastrointestinal disorder- and 'pica'- a ompulsive disorder of eating non-nutritional substances.

02 Dec 2017 4:24 PM

Doctors rarely discuss end-of-life care for chronic lung conditions

The most important part of the conversation is taking the time to hear what a patient has to say.

02 Dec 2017 2:01 PM

Help obese kids avoid weight stigma, doctors advice

Shaming children about weight contributes to binge eating, inactivity, social isolation, and avoidance of routine medical checkups.

21 Nov 2017 7:40 AM

Radiologists want patients to get test results faster

In most medical practices, radiology teams interpret medical images but aren’t the ones who tell patients about the results.

19 Nov 2017 12:04 PM


Doctors urge people to wear N90 masks as protection against toxic Delhi smog

Rising levels of air pollution in national capital can cause cancer and heart disease.

11 Nov 2017 8:16 AM

Doctors in India see patients for just two minutes: study

India’s primary care consultation time was two minutes in 2015.

09 Nov 2017 1:59 PM

Doctors remove 639 nails from 48-year-olds’ stomach

The man, suffering from schizophrenia, had swallowed the nails over a period of time.

01 Nov 2017 1:34 AM

Living will for passive euthanasia: The right way to go

Doctors may also be spared of any accusation of foul play or negligence in cases where patients had penned down a living will.

25 Oct 2017 12:24 AM

4,548 doctors lose licence for no rural stint

According to DMER, these doctors have even failed to pay the penalty incurred for not serving in rural areas.

14 Oct 2017 1:51 AM


64% cardiologists feel stress is main cause for heart diseases: Report

Cardiologists said 'high cholesterol' foods were the primary cause of heart disease, and not oily and fatty foods as people would think.

11 Oct 2017 7:43 PM

Doctors: Patients suffering with ‘text neck’

Poor posture while using phones cause of stress injuries.

27 Aug 2017 4:04 AM

Machine learning to be used for patient care

This will greatly shorten down response time, and help in patient care

22 Aug 2017 9:39 PM

Woman who thinks she has appendicitis surprised to learn its a baby

Robyn Bailey went to doctor with suspected appendicitis only to discover that she was giving birth to a baby.

12 Aug 2017 1:06 PM

Doctors warn against pool diving injuries

Devan suffered paralysis after hitting his head at the shallow end of the swimming pool.

23 Jul 2017 3:35 AM


Team of doctors in Malaysia offer free care, soft toys to poor

They treat poor residents of the capital once a week at tables and chairs on the pavement near an ornate, century-old mosque.

06 Jul 2017 6:08 PM

H1B visas to return as workload permit, says US immigration agency

USCIS started premium processing of all H1B visa requests for doctors under a waiver program and for government agency waivers.

29 Jun 2017 1:06 PM

IMA advice: Avoid drinking with non-doctors

Medical body asks members to be ‘brand ambassadors of health’ for society.

26 Jun 2017 2:06 AM

Doctors advised to start saying ‘thank you’

About 40 per cent of patients expected their doctors to thank them.

23 Jun 2017 3:44 AM

HC slams parents, cops, doctors for trying to declare woman unstable

The stern observations came on a habeas corpus plea moved by the teacher couple.

14 Jun 2017 3:58 AM