Cancer patients in a fix as brachytherapy machine is ‘dead’ for 3 years at Nagpur GMCH

Cancer patients in a fix as brachytherapy machine is ‘dead’ for 3 years at Nagpur GMCH

Nagpur: Cancer patients visiting Nagpur’s Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) are being deprived of brachytherapy radiotherapy as the machine is non-functional since the past three years. This has led to around 15,000 cancer patients not receiving the life-saving treatment,...

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Good News: Radiation therapy starts at Nagpur AIIMS for cancer patients
By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

Good News: Radiation therapy starts at Nagpur AIIMS for cancer patients

Nagpur: One of the most advanced treatment facilities for cancer patients has been started in Nagpur at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Advanced linear accelerator (Linac), the machine that plays an important part in the treatment of cancer...

After 41 years, Nagpur to host Indian Pharmaceutical Congress from Jan 20
By Nagpur Today On Monday, January 16th, 2023

After 41 years, Nagpur to host Indian Pharmaceutical Congress from Jan 20

Nagpur: The 72nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC) has been jointly organised by Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association (IPCA) and Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU). The IPC will be held from January 20 to 22, at Jamnalal...

Licence of tainted cough-syrup firm suspended
By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Licence of tainted cough-syrup firm suspended

The production licence of Noida-based pharmaceutical firm Marion Biotech, allegedly linked with the deaths of children in Uzbekistan, has been suspended while the results of its controversial cough syrup are awaited, an Uttar Pradesh drug official said Thursday. A...

Mighty feat: NMC administered total 43,89,106 first, second, booster Covid-19 doses
By Nagpur Today On Monday, January 9th, 2023

Mighty feat: NMC administered total 43,89,106 first, second, booster Covid-19 doses

Nagpur: Under the Covid-19 vaccination programme, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has administered a total of 43,89,106 doses including 21,94,366 first dose, 17,83,212 second dose and 4,11,528 booster dose. The target for first and second dose was 21,89,025 while for...

108th ISC in Nagpur: Test to detect liver diseases from blood serum developed
By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 5th, 2023

108th ISC in Nagpur: Test to detect liver diseases from blood serum developed

Nagpur: A proprietary diagnostic test has been developed which is highly sensitive and is capable of detecting liver disease from the blood serum samples. Dr Bishnu Pada Chatterjee, Emeritus Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, West Bengal University of Technology, Kolkata,...

India Ranked Third in Cancer Incidence in World
By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

India Ranked Third in Cancer Incidence in World

In India, the incidence of cancer cases is likely to increase from 1.46 million in 2022 to 1.57 million in 2025: Dr. Kartar Singh, Director of RST RCH, Nagpur Nagpur: Cancer incidence increases day by day. It will be 1.57 million...

If a mother is saved , then the complete family is saved !!!
By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

If a mother is saved , then the complete family is saved !!!

 

A case of near missed maternal mortality saved at Alexis Hospital

Nagpur: In an emergency a29-year-old female patient came to Alexis Hospital with septic shock and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, a rare and serious condition that...

A case of near missed maternal mortality saved at Alexis Hospital
By Nagpur Today On Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

A case of near missed maternal mortality saved at Alexis Hospital

IF A MOTHER IS SAVED, THEN THE COMPLETE FAMILY IS SAVED!!! Left to Right : Dr Ajay Patekar (Anaesthesiologist), Dr. Mohammad Zuber (Interventional Radiologist), Dr Vishal Ramteke (Nephrologist & Renal Transplant Physician), Dr Sakshi Bansal (Obstetrician & Gynaecologist), Dr Sanjay...

Things to consider before buying mental health insurance
By Nagpur Today On Tuesday, December 20th, 2022

Things to consider before buying mental health insurance

As per the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India’s (IRDAI) latest recommendations, your insurance plans must now include coverage for mental disorders, neurodegenerative illnesses, and stress. However, the kind of coverage selected will determine whether you will be covered...