Tag Archives: AIIMS

Latest Update Negative on Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

As his mother and wife are in the hospital already, Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad is battling for life with his condition declining from critical but stable to most critical on Wednesday night. The Army Research and Referral Hospital said his condition had worsened “despite aggressive therapy and supportive care” roping in experts from AIIMS. “He continues to remain extremely critical ...

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India Starting Online Registry to Combat Hepatitis Better

Taking a major step ahead to combat Hepatitis about whose subsistence nearly 75 percent individuals are unaware in India, the country’s foremost gastroenterologists have declared that an online registry will soon get underway in order to record the growing numbers of hepatitis patients, as per media reports. The registry will be a fragment of the recently created Indian National Association ...

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Health Minister Nadda Kick Starts Kayakalp Initiative at AIIMS

It is a part of Kayakalp initiative which encourages public health facilities to work towards standards of excellence to help the facilities stay clean and hygienic Union Health minister J P Nadda has launched the ‘Clean and Green’ campaign at AIIMS, New Delhi as part of the ‘Kayakalp’ initiative to create awareness about staying clean and hygienic. The Kayakalp initiative ...

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Supreme Court Rejects CBSE Plea for 3 Months, Gives 2 Months to Hold AIPMT 2015

Following the CBSE’s plea for three more months to conduct the cancelled AIPMT 2015 entrance exam, the Supreme Court on Friday gave two months time to the Board to conduct the exam, on or before August 16, 2015. After reports of question paper leak and sending answer keys by electronic means via smartphones hidden in garments, the apex court cracked ...

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Appalling AIIMS: How a Poor Child’s Kidneys Went Missing After Operation?

India’s premier institute All India Institute of Medical Sciences or AIIMS has always been in the news of late, both for positive or negative surgeries. While las month’s brain-incision surgery to correct epilepsy made the institute proud of its achievements, this week another news turned around the publicity for AIIMS. A poor father of six-year-old daughter alleged that the surgeons ...

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More Indian kids falling prey to eye cancer: AIIMS doctors

A rare eye cancer called ‘Retinoblastoma’ is afflicting children more than ever worrying the doctors and parents alike, according to eye specialists from the Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Revealing the incidence of the new disease, Bhavana Chawla, Associate Professor of RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, said the disease is rising at an alarming rate ...

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AIIMS Successfully Conducts Laser Surgery to Cure Epilepsy Patients

Three patients, including a four-year-old, suffering from uncontrolled epilepsy successfully underwent an advanced minimally invasive technique using laser at the AIIMS, doctors said here on Tuesday. The patients aged 4, 23 and 24 were admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on April 7 and underwent the surgery between April 9-10. The treatment was also part of technology ...

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Epilepsy: AIIMS to follow-up patients with phone calls soon

Telephonic follow-up with epilepsy patients who live far away could be introduced at the AIIMS here soon following a study that showed that some patients suffered seizures while travelling sleepless overnight in unreserved train compartments to reach the premier Delhi hospital. The study, done by the Neurology Department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, found that many patients ...

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Swine Flu: Telangana reports 4 new cases

Telangana has reported 34 fresh cases of swine flu with the death toll at 46 so far this year from the H1N1 virus. “In the current year from January 1 till February 18, 3,571 samples have been tested, out of which 1,162 found to be positive and number of deaths because of other complications and swine flu are 46,” said ...

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