Everything you need to know about Kannur District Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kannur District Hospital: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Moscow, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian conscript has been diagnosed with an advanced stage bone cancer four months into his military service, rights activists said.
Delhi Government has decided to further work in partnership with Cure International India in Delhi to overcome cases of clubfoot
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.
London, May 2 (ANI): Experts have described Maoists as the growing threat to India's internal security, and one of the ways it can be tackled is by focussing on inclusive growth in areas under their influence.
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.
London, May 1 (ANI): A London-based human rights activist has accused the Maoists of running an extortion economy under the guise of a popular revolution.
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.
Warsaw, May 1 (IANS) A priest in Poland, found guilty of having sex with a disabled 19-year-old girl who was entrusted in his care, has been sentenced to four years in prison.
Melbourne, Apr 30 (ANI): A Chinese female scooter rider killed a man by squeezing his testicles over a parking dispute, in Haikou City, Hainan Province.
Wellington, Apr 30 (ANI): A woman in New Zealand, who used to drink drinking up to 18 litres of Coca-Cola a day, knows how addictive the carbonated soft drink can be.
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.
Raipur/Chintalnar (Chhattisgarh), April 29 (ANI): Mediators holding the first round of talks with the Maoist abductors of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon on Sunday said he was safe and in good health.
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.
Malkangiri, Apr 28 (ANI): Disillusioned by the Maoist ideology, a top woman rebel commander Nirmala, involved in various incidents of violence, surrendered before the police in Orissa's Malkangiri District.
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.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): The son of an Italian wine grower has been given a 7,700-pound grant to study English country pubs.
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Tea Party favourite and congressional candidate 'Joe the Plumber' has said that his Christian 'brother' US President Barack Obama was 'blessed by God'.
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.
London, Apr 27, (ANI): Former England cricketer Sir Iam Botham hurried to be by the side of his dying mother after ending a 150-mile charity walk.
Washington, Apr 27(ANI): A US judge has refused to release photographs and videos of the US NavySeals raid that had killed former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad on May 2, 2011.
Mexico City, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A group of Mexican attorneys wants to convince people that divorces are not difficult to obtain, rolling out a prepaid card that simplifies the process and can even be purchased at supermarkets.
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 26 (ANI): After being in Maoist captivity for 32 days, Odisha Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka was released on Thursday morning.
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.
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) The chief of Goa's prosecution department has been booked for alleged corruption and cheating just a week before she was to retire from service.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has said the increasing Maoist menace would be priority subject of discussion during the second leg of parliament's budget session, starting today.
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Two Indian toddlers caught up in an almost year-long custody battle in Norway, finally arrived in India today along with their paternal uncle.
Gurgaon, April 23 (IANS) Relatives of a patient created a ruckus at the multi-specialty Artemis Hospital here Monday, accusing the authorities of charging huge fees but not providing proper treatment to the patient. As a precautionary measure, police was deployed in the hospital premises, an official said.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Special Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Aniruddh Uppal on Monday said the initiation of development projects in Maoist-hit areas would help combat left wing extremists activities.
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, 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.
Chennai, Apr 22 (ANI): The father of the abducted Chattisgarh collector Alex Paul Menon, A Varadhas, on Sunday said it was now the responsibility of the central and state governments to secure the release of his son from the Maoists.
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.
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), Apr 21 (ANI): The Maoists have abducted the District Collector of newly formed Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A cancer patient who stabbed a doctor in a Beijing hospital has been sentenced to 15 years in jail.
Washington, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI): Americans have more confidence in President Barack Obama than his top Republican challenger Mitt Romney to do or to recommend the right thing for the country's economy, according to a Gallup survey released on Friday.
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.
Gurgaon, April 19 (IANS) A minor girl working as a domestic help raped by two men on several occasions was rescued Thursday from Sushant Lok area in Gurgaon by activists of NGO Shakti Vahini, police said. One of the accused, a driver, was arrested.
Bhubaneswar, Apr 19 (ANI): Abducted Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Jhina Hikaka was produced by the Maoists in their people's court on Thursday, a day after the deadline to release him had ended.
New Delhi, April 18 (ANI): The hearing in the child welfare case involving two Indian children was held in Stavanger District Court on 17 April. A judgment is expected on Monday afternoon (April 23).
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus had to be admitted to the hospital after she accidentally cut herself with a knife while cooking.
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Two Kiwi researchers have envisioned what the sex industry would be like in the year 2050, when the prostitutes would be replaced by robots.
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not help patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
Buenos Aires, April 17 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian woman who confessed on television to killing her six-year-old son to take revenge on her ex-husband has died in a hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires after attempting to hang herself in an Argentine jail, authorities said.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A US Marine, who was accused of criticising President Barack Obama on Facebook, is facing an 'other than honorable discharge,' a move, which according to his lawyer is an infringement on his right to free speech.
Kochi, April 15 (IANS) Angry leaders and activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will march towards the office of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Monday to protest the harassment of its leaders in a 2006 murder case.
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistani man living in Virginia has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for providing material support to Pakistan based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), blamed for the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
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.
Islamabad, Apr 13(ANI): An editorial in a Pakistan daily has highlighted the extent of the Taliban's infiltration into the country's security infrastructure and risks posed by it.
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has to work hard to woo the Republican voter base among Midwesterners, young voters, the highly religious and conservative Republicans, according to the results of a Gallup Poll.
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.
El Paso (Texas), April 13 (IANS/EFE) A US Border Patrol agent and his girlfriend are in custody on charges of conspiring to buy firearms and ammunition and smuggle them to criminal gangs in Mexico, according to court documents.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to the chief secretary of Odisha taking suo motu cognizance of a media report saying that a woman delivered a baby on the road after being forcibly driven away from the maternity ward of a hospital.
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.
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.
New York, April 12 (IANS) The US government Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit market competition in electronic book pricing.
Oslo, Apr 11 (ANI): Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who confessed to killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage, will tell the court in his upcoming trial that he regrets he 'didn't go further,' according to his lawyer.
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.
Bengaluru, Apr 11 (ANI): Three-month-old baby Afreen - who was battling for life at a government hospital here after being allegedly battered by her father - passed away on Wednesday.
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 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.
Gorakhpur, Apr 9 (ANI): The threat of Japanese encephalitis loomed large over Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur District, claiming at least 45 lives, even though the administration has upgraded healthcare centres to ensure rehabilitation and cure for the affected.
Melbourne, Apr 7 (ANI): A man ate parts of his wife's arm after killing her in their apartment, police allege.
Narmada District (Gujarat), Apr.7 (ANI): Forest officials have rescued a python, which was entangled on a tree, in Gujarat's Narmada District.
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Brooklyn Decker, who recently spent time at an army medical hospital to try and prepare for her role for the upcoming film 'Battleship', has admitted that it opened her eyes.
Washington, April 7 (IANS) A former Washington mayor's controversial remarks about Asian businesses running "dirty shops" in the US capital city have drawn fire from 35 local and national organisations, including South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT).
London, April 6 (IANS) A burglar in Britain has been allowed to keep 83,000 pounds (about $132,000) found at his home after he convinced the judge that it was the proceeds of car boot sales.
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, Apr 4(ANI): A gay Ohio teenager has sued his high school for not allowing him to wear a t-shirt bearing the slogan 'Jesus Is Not a Homophobe'.
Madrid, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist, cartoonist and writer Antonio Mingote died Tuesday in Madrid, his widow, Maria Isabel Vigliola, told EFE. He was 93.
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday said the claims made in a class action suit for violating rights of its non-US citizen workers in the US were "without merit".
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'.
Rayagada, Apr 3 (ANI): Local authorities in Orissa have extended a ban on foreign tourists from visiting Maoist-affected areas across the state following the abduction of two Italian nationals.
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.
California, Apr 3(ANI): An Indian origin woman, Dawinder Kaur, was shot in the elbow during the shooting incident, which transpired in a Christian school in Oakland, California on Monday, which killed seven and wounded three people.
San Diego, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison by a federal court in San Diego after reaching a plea bargain with prosecutors.
New York, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US justice department has called for a sentence of 30 years in jail for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, his lawyer said ahead of sentencing April 5.
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.
Gaya, Apr 1 (ANI): Police officials baton charged locals in Bihar's Gaya District on Sunday, who attempted to erect an idol on a government land without taking due permission from the concerned authorities.
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Lung cancer is affecting more women than men in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai, a media report said.
Anantnag, Mar 31 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's state authorities organised an employment fair for the Valley's youth in Anantnag District.
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.