Everything you need to know about Civil Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Civil Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
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Cairo, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Six people were killed and 49 others injured in clashes in Abbasiya district in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, where the Defense Ministry is located, an official from the Egyptian Health Ministry said Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured when the balcony of a building and a portion of its wall collapsed in south-central Mumbai Wednesday, an official said.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Herbal, dietary, energy or nutritional supplements may be good for one's well being, but if combined with common drugs they can damage health.
A new discovery has raised the hope for better treatment of arthritis. As per this discovery, muscle inflammation outside the joints is equally responsible for discomfort and reduced mobility in arthritis sufferers as swelling of the joint itself. This discovery can lead to the better treatment of the disease.
Sydney, May 2 (IANS) Muscle inflammation outside the joints is as much to blame for discomfort and poor mobility in arthritis sufferers as inflammation of the joint itself, says a new study. It potentially opens the way to better treatment.
Mexico City, May 2 (IANS) A major earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale jolted offshore Mexican state of Chiapas, Tuesday, according to a local radio station. There was no immediate report of any casualty or damage to property.
Washington, May 1(ANI): The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has demanded that the U.S. Justice Department release all documents pertaining to the drone programme.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) You could protect yourself better against viral infections, especially during autumn and winter, with vitamin D supplementation, says a new study.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama is under pressure to offer Washington's protection to blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who has reportedly taken refuge in the American Embassy in Beijing.
Washington, April 30(ANI): Researchers have found that a combination of two diabetes drugs, metformin and rosiglitazone, is more effective in treating youth with recent-onset type 2 diabetes than metformin alone.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Exposure to alcohol advertisements in television may persuade minors to take up drinking, researchers have suggested.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Adolescents and young adults who are familiar with fast-food restaurant advertising on television are more likely to be overweight, according to a new study.
Washington, April 29 (IANS) If youngsters hooked on fast food have greater chances of becoming overweight, then blame fast-food ads on TV which entice them in the first place.
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Parents with poor math skills are more likely than others to give wrong doses of medicines to their children, according to a study.
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Gorging on food can cause obesity, but the fear of not having enough food may also lead to the same result, says a new study.
London, April 28 (IANS) British scientists will soon begin a trial to see whether electricity can be used to shrink the heart of patients suffering from heart disease. The procedure will reduce the size of the heart and improve life expectancy.
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): It is a known fact that eating too much food can cause obesity, but the fear of not having enough food may lead to the same result, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new review co-authored by an Indian origin scientist has suggested that girls who start puberty very early are more likely to have psychological problems and be at risk of sexual abuse and early pregnancy.
Washington, April 27 (ANI): People who live in city centres are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than those living in less polluted urban and rural areas, a new study has found.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, V. Naraynasamy, on Thursday exhorted the young IAS probationers to be agents of Change at grassroots level.
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when suicide bombers rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the office of This Day daily, a leading Nigerian newspaper, in the capital city Abuja. A second office was bombed in Kaduna state in which three people died.
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when a powerful explosion hit the office of Thisday daily, a leading Nigerian national newspaper, in the capital city Abuja. A second office was bombed in Kaduna state.
Rohtak, April 26 (IANS) Nearly 90 percent babies below one year of age in Haryana's Rohtak district have been immunised, much more than the national average, despite illiteracy and people's ignorance hindering government efforts, an official said.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An naked body of an unidentified woman was recovered near the doctors' hostel inside Lok Nayak Hospital in the capital, police said Wednesday.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Following the trend of cough medicine, hand sanitizer is the latest in a string of household products used to induce intoxication and has public health officials worried as a few squirts of it could equal a couple of shots of hard liquor.
Washington, April 25(ANI): Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life and may also have a higher risk of fragility fracture and of mortality, a new Swedish research has suggested.
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before his life support was to be switched off.
London, April 23 (ANI): Smokers who exercise are likely to find it easier to quit successfully, say researchers.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Fabrice Muamba's fiancee Shauna Magunda took to Twitter to express her happiness when her lover got his life back after his heart stopped during an FA Cup quarter final for 78 minutes.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Avocados could help fight ageing and several diseases as they bolster cells' power centres against harmful free radicals, say scientists.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) who consume a peg or two daily are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same condition, says a new study.
Islamabad, Apr 22 (ANI): The black box of the ill-fated Bhoja airliner has been found and would be sent abroad for decoding, which might take "three months to one year", said Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Director General Nadeem Yusafzai, on Saturday.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
Melbourne, Apr 22 (ANI): Holidaymakers booking in for cut-price cosmetic surgery in Asia in large numbers are being greeted with centres ranging from the five-star to street stall.
Madrid, April 22 (IANS/EFE) Spanish physician Jose Manuel Machimbarrena, kidnapped in Nigeria April 4, has been freed and is in good health though "pretty tired", officials at Spain's foreign ministry said Saturday.
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has been appointed ambassador of "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's charity foundation.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Although parents of healthy and overweight preschoolers are generally well aware of dietary risk factors that fuel childhood obesity, it is not enough to effect meaningful weight change, a new study has claimed.
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday urged Civil Servants to work towards building a corruption free, more transparent and accountable system for efficient delivery of services to the people.
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A cancer patient who stabbed a doctor in a Beijing hospital has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): West Virginia Republican Senate candidate, John Raese, has compared a local ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and hotels with the Nazis' persecution of the Jews.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in the name of fighting corruption.
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were no reports of survivors.
Islamabad, Apr 20 (ANI): A Pakistani passenger plane with 127 people on board crashed due bad weather near the Chaklala airbase in Rawalpindi on Friday evening, Pakistani defence sources have said at least 118 passengers have been killed in the crash.
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A Pakistani airliner with 127 passengers on board reportedly crashed near Chaklala airbase in the garrison town of Rawalpindi Friday, Geo News reported.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Obese women run the risk of problems during pregnancy, labour and complications for the baby's health, a new study has claimed.
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the seventh Civil Services Day being held in New Delhi tomorrow.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Britain Thursday called for negotiated outcome on the issue of a carbon tax imposed by the European Union (EU) on flights landing in the Eurozone following Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan terming it "a deal-breaker" in climate change talks.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India Wednesday pitched for simultaneous full membership of the four global export control regimes as "the logical conclusion" of its partnership with these regimes and its member-nations.
Gurgaon, April 18 (IANS) A new-born baby was found abandoned in Dundahera on the Gurgaon-Delhi border Wednesday, the second such case in less than a week, police said.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines grew by more than 6.55 percent in the period between January to March 2012 and stood at 152.69 lakh from 143.31 lakh during the corresponding period of 2011.
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A baby born in Pakistan's Sindh province has six legs, with a doctor assessing that the removal of the parasitic limbs could be a "serious and time-consuming medical exercise".
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) Professional ethics training for civil servants is a "pressing and long-term strategic task" that could have a profound influence on the government's work efficiency as well as the image of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a senior official has said.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not help patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new study has found that mothers born in India but living in Canada are significantly more likely to have male babies for their second and third births compared with women in Canada.
Guwahati, April 16 (IANS) At least seven people, among them a woman, were killed and over 20 injured in three road mishaps in different parts of the state Monday morning, police said.
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano has been released from hospital and is ready to begin rehabilitation after a second operation on his left Achilles tendon.
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Kate Upton's racy nun-inspired swimsuit in the movie 'The Three Stooges' has outraged a religious group, which has accused the makers of being sacrilegious.
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Worrying may have evolved along with intelligence as a beneficial trait, says a recent study.
London, Apr 13(ANI): Bolton Wanderers' midfielder Fabrice Muamba's heart has been fitted with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibri (ICD) to protect his life in the event of another cardiac arrest.
New York, Apr 12 (ANI): Nearly 90 percent of US citizens who were 'stopped and frisked' by New York Police Department officials in 2011 were either black or Hispanic, while just nine percent of them were white, a report has revealed.
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Researchers have reinforced the finding that too little sleep or sleep patterns that are conflicting with our body's 'internal biological clock' may cause increased risk of diabetes and obesity.
London, Apr 12(ANI): Bolton Wanderer's midfielder Fabrice Muamba has expressed his gratitude towards the hospital staff who helped him recover from the near fatal cardiac arrest he suffered on the football field by giving them a huge thank-you cake.
Monterrey (Mexico), April 12 (IANS/EFE) Eight newly hired Nuevo Leon state police officers have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two young women in northern Mexico, state officials said.
Madrid, April 12 (IANS/EFE) The kidnapping in Nigeria of a Spanish physician has "all the characteristics" of being an economic crime rather than a political one, Spain's foreign minister said Wednesday.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Peter Andre, who has been keeping a vigil by his brother's side even since he was diagnosed with kidney cancer earlier this year, has revealed that he hasn't stopped crying since he found out his sibling had the disease.
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Three-month-old Afreen who was battered by her own father as he wanted a male child succumbed to her injuries Wednesday, hospital sources here said.
Buenos Aires, April 11 (IANS/EFE) A baby born prematurely woke up in the morgue of a hospital in northern Argentina 12 hours after having been declared dead, authorities in Chaco province said Tuesday.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A mother and daughter have undergone breast enlargement surgery together to boost their 32A chests to D and C cups.
London, April 10 (ANI): A new eye test, being developed in Britain, could save millions of lives by diagnosing deadly heart disease early.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had abdominal pain post his surgery, went the Nanavati Hospital here for a check-up Tuesday and was seen with son Abhishek while leaving the clinic.
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was surprised to see the media parked outside his house after he tweeted about his impending CT scan.
St. Petersburg, April 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The body of an elderly woman was found in a hospital garbage bin in St. Petersburg two days before she was to be discharged after treatment for a stroke, Piter.tv website said.
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Two gene variants that increase the risk of common childhood obesity have been identified by researchers.
London, April 9 (ANI): A soccer starlet sacked by Chelsea for a smoke bomb prank last month was arrested over a bloody bust-up with his teenage girlfriend.
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): A man ate parts of his wife's arm after killing her in their apartment, police allege.
London, April 6 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle confirmed that midfielder Fabrice Muamba was walking again and continues to recover after an on-field collapse last month.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have taken a critical step in making possible the discovery in the relatively near future of a drug to control cystic fibrosis (CF).
London, Apr 5(ANI): Bolton Wanderer's manager Owen Coyle has revealed that he had visited Fabrice Muamba in the hospital, and he is recovering remarkably well.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell have agreed to take concrete measures to forge greater trade and investment ties between India and the state.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed US-based Internet giant Yahoo Inc's application to remove its name from the list of parties allegedly involved in displaying objectionable content on their websites and directed the petitioner to revise his complaint.
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) With huge stocks of wheat and rice occupying foodgrain storage facilities across Punjab, the government has set the alarm bells ringing of its "problem of plenty" with the next procurement season for wheat having already started, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India is likely to become the third largest aviation market in the world from its current position as traffic volumes grow exponentially, a top official said Tuesday.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Little Olivia Norton, now six months, was born totally white as she had such a negligible count of haemoglobin that it could not officially be classified as 'blood'.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A dietary intervention during early life can reverse the tendency of low birth weight babies becoming obese in later life, researchers including one of an Indian origin have suggested.
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were Monday sentenced to 45 days in jail for illegally living in Pakistan.
London, Apr 2 (ANI): The UK government's plan of nationwide electronic surveillance that would record every email, phone call and website visited by people, has sparked off a storm of protest from civil liberties campaigners in the country.
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of Spaniards who went into exile during the country's Civil War and Francoist dictatorship may once again become Spaniards.
San Juan, April 2 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Draco Rosa appeared for the first time onstage since he was diagnosed with cancer in April 2011, performing alongside Latin music giants Ruben Blades and Juan Luis Guerra.
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed and 12 injured in a plane crash near a city in Siberia, authorities said.
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Lung cancer is affecting more women than men in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, a media report said.
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Low oxygen levels in tumours can predict prostate cancer recurrence in men with intermediate-risk disease even before they undergo radiation therapy, a new study has revealed.
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Researchers have cast doubt over the commonly held belief that vaginal injuries proves forced intercourse.
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Amy Winehouse had reportedly squandered 10 million pounds during her lifetime, which included 1 million pounds on drugs in three years, a 500,000-pound hotel bill and 1,000 pounds-a-month on her kittens.
London, March 31 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth has become a great grandmother once again - her grandson Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn Phillips welcomed a baby girl.
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have tried to make new strategies to identify people who experienced intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and starvation during childhood at greatest risk of developing long term heart complications.
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said he was more afraid of losing his voice than dying from cancer.