Doctors Strike Paralysed Health Services in Bihar
Health services have been paralysed
in a Bihar district as hundreds of doctors went on a strike to protest the failure of the police in rescuing two abducted school students who are close relatives of a medical practitioner.
Doctors in Begusarai district, about 125 km from the state capita...
Hospital Services Still Paralysed Inspite Of The Withdrawal Of The Strike
Despite the withdrawal of strike by junior doctors the agitation launched by pro-quota medical students continued to hit health services in Bihar//.
The emergency ward at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) remained badly hit with no new patient being admitted with the pro-quota med...
Orissa Boy Invents Unique Communication Device For Paralysed
A 17-year-old schoolboy here has claimed to have invented a device which can enable a paralysed
person to communicate using the muscles of his forehead.//
The 'Galbenator' invented by Apurv Mishra has earned him the third position in the engineering category at the recent Intel International ...
Australian team reveals world-first discovery in a 'floppy baby' syndrome
...ly incurable genetic diseases render most of the affected children severely paralysed
and take the lives of the majority of these children before the age of one....in in their skeletal muscle due to their genetic mutation, were not totally paralysed
at birth," she said.
"On closer inspection, we found it was because hear...
Medical study shows epidurals and spinal anesthetics are safer than previously reported
...sthetic are considerably better than 20,000-to-1 against. The risk of being paralysed
by one of these injections is 2-3 times rarer than of suffering any permane... part of the legs to paraplegia or death. Of the harmed patients 5-13 were paralysed
and 3-6 died. Most complications were judged to be unavoidable.
Dr Tim ...
Scientists explore consciousness
...aid the study had important implications. Potential applications of this discovery include the development of Neural Prosthetic devices to be used by paralysed
patients or amputees. A patient with a lesion in the spinal cord (as with the late Christopher Reeves), can still think about reaching a cup of tea wi...
The Hospital Superbugs
...re to lead the way in the fight against killer super bugs. Its patron is Actress and TV personality Leslie Ash, who almost died and was left virtually paralysed
after contracting MSSA, a strain related to MRSA, in a London hospital.
The work carried out by The University of Nottingham in healthcare...
Patna Junior Doctors Refuse to Withdraw Strike
...the strike until the government provides us security, particularly for those on night duty."
The functioning of the government hospital remained paralysed
Monday and patients, mostly poor, were badly hit. Officials said 10 patients had died since the strike began.
Not a single patient has been admi...
Health Services Returning To Normal
... departments in all seven medical colleges, state Health Department sources said.
They said normal services in the hospitals, which were almost paralysed
owing to the agitation were expected to resume in a day or two.
Medicos On Collision Course With SC
...wee hours after two back-to-back General Body Meetings of the medicos which saw sharp divisions among them on the future course of the strike that has paralysed
medical services in the capital.
'The Youth For Equality and Resident Doctors' Association will go ahead with the strike. We respect the Supreme ...
Inheriting a tendency to brain infection
...utated copies of the gene--although the mutation in her case was different. She had survived two episodes of the disease, which had left her partially paralysed
and mildly mentally retarded.
The link between interferon production and the disease suggests a new strategy for treatment, Casanova said. "It's l...
How does the brain know what the right hand is doing?
...ere resting and when they were pushing against the plate. After the arm was paralysed
and anaesthetised, the subjects were unable to detect when researchers move...
'The fact that the person thought they had changed the position of their paralysed
hand, even though they hadn't, shows that the perception of limb position i...