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Extremely saddened to witness rising violence against doctors, they need better environment: CJI
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Extremely saddened to witness rising violence against doctors, they need better environment: CJI

The CJI said that he would also like to pay his tribute to the unending spirit of doctors, who work tirelessly round the clock for their patients

Even death of patient on the face of it cannot be medical negligence, says Supreme Court
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Even death of patient on the face of it cannot be medical negligence, says Supreme Court

Supreme Court said that it clearly emerges from the exposition of law that a medical practitioner is not to be held liable simply because things went wrong from mischance or misadventure

Long COVID-19: Breathlessness, eye problem, muscle weakness, dementia most common symptoms, say doctors
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Long COVID-19: Breathlessness, eye problem, muscle weakness, dementia most common symptoms, say doctors

According to World Health Organisation, current evidence suggests approximately 10-20 per cent of people experience a variety of mid and long-term effects after they recover from the initial infection.

India to get record number of doctors in next 10 years, says PM Modi
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India to get record number of doctors in next 10 years, says PM Modi

Modi dedicated a 200-bed KK Patel Mutli-speciality Hospital built by the Leuva Patel community in Bhuj to the nation

Plea in SC seeks guidelines for protection of doctors against physical assault over treatment
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Plea in SC seeks guidelines for protection of doctors against physical assault over treatment

The plea has sought directions for constituting a CBI enquiry into the circumstances which led to the unfortunate death of a young doctor by committing suicide

Explained: What the Hippocratic Oath is and proposal of replacing it with Charak Shapath
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Explained: What the Hippocratic Oath is and proposal of replacing it with Charak Shapath

The Hippocratic oath, administered to medical students when they transition from pre-clinical to clinical subjects, is an ethical code undertaken by physicians across the world and is believed to have been written by Greek physician Hippocrates

Amid COVID-19 spike, Centre to hold webinars for states and UTs on clinical case management
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Amid COVID-19 spike, Centre to hold webinars for states and UTs on clinical case management

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has requested all state-level Centres of Excellence and doctors in public and private district-level COVID-19 health facilities along with CDMOs and in-charges of COVID-19 treatment facilities to attend these webinars

Supreme Court says regulation of medical education has become business, tragedy of nation
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Supreme Court says regulation of medical education has become business, tragedy of nation

The top court was hearing a batch of pleas of 41 Post Graduate doctors and others who have challenged the last minute changes made to the NEET Super Speciality Examination 2021 syllabus

With telemedicine, access to proper healthcare will no longer be a problem for the average Indian citizen
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With telemedicine, access to proper healthcare will no longer be a problem for the average Indian citizen

54 percent of patients think telemedicine is not reliabile, 30 percent aren't comfortable with technology and data privacy is an area of concern along with regulatory approval for LEO-based internet access.

MBBS students in Madhya Pradesh to now study about RSS founder, Hindutva icons and Ambedkar
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MBBS students in Madhya Pradesh to now study about RSS founder, Hindutva icons and Ambedkar

Education minister Vishwas Sarang said the move is aimed at instilling social and medical ethics among the students

India will soon have WHO's recommended doctor-to-patient ratio: NITI Aayog member
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India will soon have WHO's recommended doctor-to-patient ratio: NITI Aayog member

Vinod Paul said India is on the path to having one doctor per thousand population by 2024 and increasing beds from 11 lakh to 22 lakh.

As states ease restrictions, doctors warn of ‘worse than second wave’ if COVID norms not followed: All you need to know
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As states ease restrictions, doctors warn of ‘worse than second wave’ if COVID norms not followed: All you need to know

Experts warned of a ‘worse than second wave situation’ after visuals of crowded markets in Delhi showed people not following COVID-appropriate behaviour

Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev
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Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev

The yoga guru had earlier stirred a controversy with his comments on the efficacy of allopathic drugs against COVID-19, drawing the ire of the medical fraternity

Doctors need protection from COVID-19 and BJP's 'callousness', says Rahul Gandhi
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Doctors need protection from COVID-19 and BJP's 'callousness', says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader's appeal comes days after the Indian Medical Association reported 594 deaths of doctors due to COVID-19

AIIMS Bhubaneswar invites applications for Senior Resident posts; check aiimsbhubaneswar.nic.in
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AIIMS Bhubaneswar invites applications for Senior Resident posts; check aiimsbhubaneswar.nic.in

The application window will open from 18 May and the last date to apply is 7 June

Google Doodle shows its appreciation for all healthcare workers for their service
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Google Doodle shows its appreciation for all healthcare workers for their service

We bow down to the nurses, doctors, researchers that are working to provide us with the best healthcare they can.

AIIMS RDA writes to Amit Shah demanding action against comedian Sunil Pal for 'derogatory and obnoxious' comment
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AIIMS RDA writes to Amit Shah demanding action against comedian Sunil Pal for 'derogatory and obnoxious' comment

The AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association termed the Sunil Pal's monologue "nefarious, ill-hearted and ill-conceived".

Doctors warn over Delhi's 'suicidal' half-marathon amid COVID-19 outbreak and soaring air pollution
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Doctors warn over Delhi's 'suicidal' half-marathon amid COVID-19 outbreak and soaring air pollution

With New Delhi recording more than 500,000 virus cases, and air quality in the world's most polluted capital hovering between 'unhealthy' and 'hazardous', health experts said the athletes should think twice.

After a hospital stay for COVID-19, patients may face months of rehabilitation
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After a hospital stay for COVID-19, patients may face months of rehabilitation

Many struggle with cognitive and psychological issues like memory loss, depression, anxiety and shortness of breath, fatigue, confusion and body aches.