Adding a new feather to the crown of the technological advancements in the medical field, Aster CMI Hospital claimed that it has successfully performed a live liver transplant on a patient from Nigeria, by not using blood or blood products, to protect the patient’s religious beliefs. Very few such surgeries have been successfully conducted worldwide. […]

Can a doctor from the earth be able to treat an astronaut out there in space? Well, a new study suggests it is possible! According to a new case study, an unidentified astronaut aboard the International Space Station had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or blood clot in the jugular vein of their neck. Two […]

A recent incident where a doctor refused to treat an elderly patient at an outpatient department at a south Kolkata private hospital has created a stir among the public. Now, the doctors and hospital officials say that it was unethical to refuse an emergency patient even though medics were within their rights not to attend […]

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 become a doctor is a dream of many. But one can feel the real struggle when they jump to the environment of the medical college. It can take a toll on the mental health of the students. Considering the back-to-back incidences of medical students’ suicides and violence against resident doctors, Indian Medical Association(IMA), in […]

In a significant step towards creating grafts that are more like the natural skin, a team led by an Indian origin scientist has developed a novel way to 3D print living skin complete with blood vessels. The study is published in the journal Tissue Engineering Part A. Three-Dimensional printing or 3D bioprinting combine cells, growth […]

Long working hours, no sleep, no breaks! That’s how most of the Indian resident doctors work. The long run of the resident doctors from ward to ward is just similar to that of athletes participating in a marathon. Their battle over the working hours is years old. Often people blame doctors even for a small […]

The doctors in India have cautioned the general public about the presence of human carcinogen called NDMA, or N-Nitrosodimethylamine in Zantac and its generic forms and asked for an urgent advisory by the Indian drug regulator. Earlier, the drugmakers and global public health regulators claimed to have taken steps to remove supplies of a popular […]

India is all set to celebrate its seventy-three years of freedom! On this Independence day, as we turn back the pages of the past, it’s pretty clear that the road to development was not an easy one. We have come a long way since 1947. India’s progress can be measured through our world rankings in […]

Burnout! We all know what it is and how it feels like to face that situation. A feeling of extreme stress, it is so common that everyone in any career is susceptible to burnout. The World Health Organisation, for the first time, has recognised burnout in the International Classification of Diseases, or the ICD-11, the […]