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American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has given a new boost to scientific and medical research. This body, which has considerable clout in the United States,has started a fund that would promote and support young medical researchers of Indian descent. The fund is a result of a perpetual endowment by a plastic surgeon of Texas, Dr RajaramBala.Keeping in mind its purpose and intention, the endowment was used […]

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oung girl of Tamil Nadu is all smiles today, thanks to the thoughtfulness of doctors and also the state government. She is among the few people who can tell everyone that she had a heart operation without any knife! The 14 year old girl got her heart’s mitral valve damaged as a result of rheumatic fever at the age of 5. With improper treatment of the fever, her mitral […]

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ical treatment in rural areas of India always faces the problem of demand being more than the supply.  It is not just infrastructure that leaves a lot of to be desired but also the fact that many doctors hesitate to work in such areas. The Government in Odisha has decided to resolve some of these issues of the state. The districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Bolangir,Subarnapur, Kalahandi and Nuapada […]

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’s welcome the latest phone app in town that aims to better the doctor-patient bond. Irrespective of time and space, now patients can quickly connect to doctors across regions and get answers to their queries instantly. Combining online technology with medicine, ‘Evaidya’ is an app for android and apple devices. Using it, one can seek medical advice and opinion from the best of doctors across specialties of cardiology, sexology, gynecology, […]

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t week, we wrote about the Medical Council of India (MCI)’s decision to cut down the number of medical seats in Government as well as some private run medical colleges. As expected, this move has met with huge protests. India’s Health Ministry joined the fray too in opposing this act. Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan was in the news recently when he alleged corruption in the MCI. Now, he is […]

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