Putting an end to the wait, National Medical Commission has appointed Dr Suresh Chandra Sharma as its chairman. Dr Suresh Chandra Sharma is the Professor and Head, ENT Head-Neck Surgery, AIIMS, New Delhi. Dr Sharma is the first chairman of the National Medical Commission, which is all set to replace the Medical Commission of India. […]

Now, people living within a 5 km radius of the AIIMS can avail an emergency mobile medical service in case anyone suffering a heart attack or chest pain. The initiative is a joint venture of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The new move is […]

A team of researchers, including the researchers in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna has identified genes responsible for schizophrenia. The research was carried out under Etymologically Elusive Disorders Research Network (EEDRN) and published in the November issue of the peer-reviewed international journal ‘Frontiers in Psychiatry’. The research was conducted by AIIMS Patna […]

AIIMS Delhi and the Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR) are collaboratively working on a technique for postmortem without dissecting the body. According to Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, it is likely to be functional within the next six months. With its implementation, India will become the first country to start “Virtual autopsy” in the South-East […]

To bring uniformity in their user charges, the Health Ministry has directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi to review the user fees for its patients and prepare a model rate-chart which can be replicated in all six such premier institutes across the country. A senior Health Ministry official said that the […]

India has secured a place in a rank list prepared by the International journal Pediatric Critical Care Medicine for doing randomised controlled trials (RCTs) on the researches by doctors from across the globe. The doctors of the pediatric department of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, have been ranked among the top […]

A team of MBBS students from AIIMS jointly with IIT Delhi has developed a unique broadcasting stethoscope to help the medical students and teachers. The students can learn the auscultation technique- listening to sounds from the heart, lungs and other organs for diagnosis- while the faculty can use this stethoscope for mass teaching. “While teaching, […]

In a first, AIIMS Delhi introduced a state-of-the-art fluorescence imaging technology for easy identification of cancer-affected breast tissues. Dr SVS Deo, the Surgical Oncology department head says that the technology will be a “game-changer” in breast cancer surgery space as it precisely helps identify relevant tissue intraoperatively. More than 250 peer-reviewed publications demonstrate that the […]

AIIMS New Delhi completes trials for a low-cost, painless ‘Pocket Colposcope’ for cervical cancer screening, developed by Duke University. The new device will cost 500$ against the $15,000 of the currently used machine. The results of the trials are yet to be published. Talking about the results, Dr Neerja Bhatia, professor of gynaecology at AIIMS, […]

Sariful Alam was on his way to college from home at Sylhet in Bangladesh when he met with an accident. He was a final year MBBS student when the fate played this game on him in 1995. Alam had multiple injuries in the accident with fractures of two major bones, including the right arm and […]