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Specialized Clinics For Manipur's AIDS Patients

Hundreds of people living with HIV/AIDS in Manipur have hope at hand with an international aid agency deciding to set up specialised clinics for their care and treatment//...The Nobel prize-winning Medicines Sans Frontieres (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Manipur government to provide healthcare services, particularly to those living with HIV/AID...

Malarial Epidemic In Tripura Takes Its Death Toll To 65

Health officials in Tripura have announced that, they are taking preventive steps with as many as 65 people having died of malaria from the past three months//. ....A senior health official has said that a Central team is also scheduled to visit Tripura to assess the situation and to provide expert help to deal with reports of drug resistance. He also stated that almost 200 teams, consisting o...

Research demystifies treatment by manipulation of spine by chiropractors in the UK

Treatment of back and neck pain by spine manipulation appears of little use as per a study. This is done by osteopaths and chiropractors in the UK to relieve many different types of pain,// as well as conditions such as asthma and allergies. ..When 16 studies were reviewed it was concluded that there is little evidence to suggest that spinal manipulation is effective for treating any medical pr...

Fear Of Malaria Outbreak Grips Tripura

A malaria alert has been sounded by health authorities in Tripura, following the malaria related death of nearly 50 people in neighbouring Assam //. The health department of Tripura is keen on implementation of appropriate precautionary measures to prevent a malaria outbreak in Tripura. ....'We have cancelled leave of all field staff of the health department. Doctors and paramedics have fanned o...

Jaipur Girl’s Rare Feat: The Youngest To Pass Class 12 At The Age Of 1

Akansha Singh Saini might not enter the Guinness Book of World Records, but her achievement of passing the much-dreaded Class 12 exam at the age// of 11 definitely makes her a wonder-kid. ....Born on April 21, 1995, Akansha, daughter of Dhanpat Singh Saini, a medical practitioner, passed her Class 12 exam in the science stream as a regular student of Mangalam Vidhyapeeth School in the Basbadanpu...

50 Die Of Malaria In Tripura

At least 50 people have died of malaria in the hilly and interior areas of Tripura's Dhalai district in the past month, official sources said here today. // ....Two helicopters were pressed into service for emergency landing of health teams in the malaria-affected villages, they said... ..Health Minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters that he had directed top officials of the health department...

Victims of Landmine Blasts Walks with the Help of Jaipur Foot

More than 20 crippled Lebanese, victims of land mine blasts in that country, are able to walk now, thanks to the prosthetic Jaipur Foot developed by a non-governmental organisation here.// ....A two-member team from the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) conducted a preliminary camp in the last week of June in Beirut where they fitted the famous Jaipur Foot on 22 Lebanese who had lo...

The IPU Want Morning After Pills To Be Made Available Over The Counter

The Irish Pharmaceutical Union (IPU) has insisted that the 'morning after pill s should be made available across the counter to patients without a doctor's prescription.// ....It has been reported that though the pill, Levonelle, has been licensed for use in Ireland since late 2001, those who wish to use it must have a doctor's prescription. The pharmacists in this respect believe that the drug...

First Northeast Private-run Medical College Inaugurated in Tripura

Chief Minister Manik Sarkar inaugurated the Tripura Medical College Sunday here to become the first privately run medical college-cum-hospital in India's northeastern// region. ...."Tripura Medical College, promoted by Global Educational Net (GENET) in collaboration with the state government, is the first public private partnership (PPP) model in the healthcare education in India," said K. Balac...

General Practitioner caught for manipulating an illicit relationship with a lady patient

The Medical Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal has cornered a Christchurch General Practitioner for allegedly manipulating a sexual relationship with a lady patient.// As per the woman’s account, the GP even bought her lingerie and advised her about the ideal clothes to wear. ....The doctor has been slapped with a charge of unbecoming conduct, following complaints by the people connected with...

Chikungunya Outbreak Feared in Jaipur

After viral fever, malaria and dengue, a more lethal mosquito-caused illness is causing panic in the city.// ....As per official reports, no case of chikungunya has been traced in the city but four patients with its symptoms are being treated. Their samples have been sent to a laboratory. ...."We have already started a survey in the city to identify chikungunya patients but no one has so far be...

An Exclusive Store for Diabetes Care Opened in Jaipur

A unique one-stop store for diabetes care, that includes products like insulin, sugar-free food and healthcare books, was opened here Tuesday. // ....The store called 'D' Lounge has been set up by Way-to-Health, a company involved in the distribution of healthcare products. ...."'D' Lounge offers a complete range of products - insulin, blood monitoring meters, sugar-free food like cookies, biscu...

Flower Therapy New Fad In Jaipur

For the beauty conscious in Jaipur, flower therapy is becoming the most sought-after treatment for skin ailments...Helping people enhance their beauty are parlours// and clinics that are offering these therapies. Be it acne problems or under eye dark circles, flower therapy seems to be the perfect solution. ...."We get 7 to 10 customers every day," says Neerja, who owns a skin and beauty clinic...

Underground Water Contamination In Tripura

Officials have reported about the underground water contamination in Tripura due to naturally present arsenic, fuelling fears of serious health hazards. // ..Tripura Public Health Engineering (PHE) department chief engineer Sunil Kumar Bhowmik said a study conducted by a Lucknow-based agency revealed that underground water contains arsenic of not less that 0.05 mg. ..The study said water sample...

Jaipur Nurses Five Hospital Plans

The Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, the Bombay Hospital and three other firms are planning to set up hospitals in Rajasthan, officials said. // ....The Jaipur Development Authority would allot land for the five proposals, the officials added. The Ambani group, which has proposed a Rs.2 billion Medi-City to be built here in three years, will get the land in two weeks, they added... ..The state plans...

Huge Ayurveda Library Coming Up in Jaipur

An ayurveda library with a collection of nearly 50,000 books, including old and rare manuscripts on the ancient Indian art of healing, is coming up here. // ..To be built at the National Ayurveda Institute at a cost of over Rs.20 million, it will be one of the biggest ayurveda libraries in India. It will house national and international books, journals and research papers and provide exhaustive a...

Stem Cell Research Lab Coming Up in Jaipur

The Sawai Man Singh (SMS) medical college here will set up a stem cell research laboratory by April to undertake research in biotechnology, genetics// and stem cells. ....The laboratory, to be part of an advance research laboratory to come up in the state government-run institute, has been taken up under an Rs.70 million-project approved by the central government's department of science and tech...

Indonesians to Be Fitted Jaipur-made Artificial Limbs

At least 350 Indonesians who lost their limbs due to disease, accident or disasters like the tsunami will be fitted with Jaipur-made artificial limbs in Jakarta//. ...."On the invitation of a non-resident Indian association, we are organising a 15-day camp in Jakarta from Friday, in which 350 people will be fitted with the Jaipur Foot," D.R. Mehta, the founder of the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Saha...

More Fall Sick from Water Pollution in Tripura

Twelve more people were taken ill Saturday after drinking water from a river contaminated by toxic industrial chemicals in Tripura, taking the total number of people down with poisoning to 48. // ...."The state government has taken measures on a war footing to make the river water fit for human consumption and check the number of affected people," said Sunil Bhowmik, chief engineer of the state'...

Ashley Judd to Visit Jaipur for HIV Cause

Jaipur: Hollywood actress Ashley Judd will be here on a three-day visit to see an NGO's activities in the areas of HIV/AIDS prevention and maternal and child health.// ....The star of such thrillers as "Kiss the Girls", "Double Jeopardy" and "High Crimes" will be visiting the Rajasthan capital as part of an initiative by PSI/India. ....Ashley is a board member of PSI (earlier known as Populatio...

Bird Flu Scare in Tripura

Bangladesh has proved an unlucky neighbor for Tripura, as the northeastern state of India which borders it, is under bird flu// alert. .. Bird flu in Bangladesh has proved a fear factor as not only is it in close proximity to Tripura, the state also imports chicks and eggs from Bangladesh. ..In the wake of the scare, the Family Welfare Preventive Medicine and the Animal Resource Development dep...

Jaipur Foot Takes Off for Lebanon

The Jaipur Foot - artificial legs made in Rajasthan - is all set to travel to war-hit Lebanon and Sri Lanka to aid amputees there.// ....Experts from the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS) will travel to the Middle East on the invitation of the Indian contingent of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, BMVSS general secretary S.R. Mehta said. ..The team would open a camp in Lebano...

12 Deer Die of Pneumonia in Tripura Zoo

At least 12 spotted deer have died of pneumonia at the Sipahijala wildlife sanctuary-cum-zoo in Tripura, officials said Saturday//. ....A wildlife officer said the deer suffered from a bout of pneumonia as the state was lashed by thunderstorms and intermittent rains during the past week. ...."Inadequate sheds and enclosures in the zoo had forced the deer and other animals to remain under the op...

Animals too Affected from Heat Wake in Jaipur

As Rajasthan reels under intense heat wave, animals too are affected by scorching temperatures . ......Dogs in Jaipur have been suffering heat strokes with as many as 50 canines being treated at veterinary hospitals everyday. ......Veterinarians say such extreme heat is not favourable for pets, which don't have any sweat glands to keep cool. The sick dogs have to be put on drips and given ice tr...

Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia

'Jaipur Foot', the prosthesis that has helped thousands of disabled worldwide to walk again, is set to be launched from Colombia, its first centre on foreign soil . ......The Colombian government has sanctioned the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), producers of the artificial limb, to set up base in the South American country. The BMVSS has entered into a tie-up with a Colombia-ba...

Manipur Pharmacies Shut Down Fearing Separatist Threats

Separatists in Manipur are literally holding the state to ransom with businesses, including pharmacies, closed during the weekend following huge extortion notices slapped by rebels. ......Pharmacies across the state downed their shutters for two days until Sunday after a rebel group demanded Rs.10 million ($247,000) as 'tax' from the All Manipur Medical Representative Association and the All Ma...

Spinal Manipulation Beneficial for Neck Pain

A new literature review finds evidence that patients with chronic neck pain enrolled in clinical trials reported significant improvement following chiropractic spinal manipulation, according to a report in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT). ......According to Howard Vernon, DC, PhD, the review's chief author, "The results of the literature review confirm the com...

Raipurs Separated Conjoined Twins are Doing Fine

Ram and Lakshman, the ten-month-old conjoined twins who were successfully separated after a gruelling operation by a team of five doctors at the Raipur Medical College Hospital here, are doing fine. ......Dr. Ashok, the Head of the Department of Surgery, said the operation had gone off well. ......The team of doctors performing the operation included five physicians and three anaesthetists. ....

Fortis Plans Multi-speciality Hospital in Jaipur

Fortis Healthcare plans to set up a super speciality hospital in Jaipur as part of its initiative to expand its operations in Rajasthan . ......"We have shown our intent in setting up a Medi city in Jaipur to the state government. We want over 25 acres of land for the project that will have a medical college besides a 500-600 bed hospital," Shivinder Mohan Singh, managing director, Fortis Healthc...

Malaria Sweeps Tripura, 25 Dead

Agartala, July 13 (IANS) At least 25 people have died of malaria in the last two weeks in Tripura with authorities using helicopters to send medical teams to remote areas, officials said Friday . ......"We are monitoring the situation. Despite 25 people dying of malaria so far, the situation is under control," said Jagannath Muhuri, the health and family welfare director.... ......According to u...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

In what they call a "stunning research advance," investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center have been able to use non-toxic chemical injections to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals. They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human cosmetic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with human obes...
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