MILESTONE: A judgment that may be only a milestone in the fight towards more legal, ethical and moral accountability of medical practitioners towards patients but a lifetime of retribution for parents of a five year old girl who died due to negligence during treatment. Full Story...
INDUSTRY SPEAK: As part of a dangerous trend, states are recruiting AYUSH practitioners for General Duty Medical Officers in their Primary Health Centres in rural areas in order to prevent people from going to quacks. Full Story...
MEDICAL REPORTAGE PAGE-3 STYLE: The media reports a cure for HIV. While leaving out crucial details which would dilute its claims & high-octane headlines, writes Gajanan Khergamker. Full Story...
PHYSICIANS NEED TO HEAL THYSELVES: Doctors need to come out clean on the ‘indiscriminate’ use of stents. The credibility of the entire medical fraternity risks being quashed, writes Gajanan Khergamker. Full Story...
MORE C-SECTIONS IN PRIVATE HOSPITALS: Findings in a survey and through RTI reveal three to ten times more Caesarian births in private hospitals than government hospitals, writes Gajanan Khergamker. Full Story...