Wednesday, February 21, 2024


PGI performs minimally invasive heart valve procedure

CHANDIGARH: The PGI Hospital here became the first hospital in the region to perform the minimally invasive heart valve procedure.

Free dentures for senior citizens at Gian Sagar

PATIALA: The Gian Sagar Dental Hospital run by the Gian Sagar Educational and Charitable Trust has as a goodwill gesture decided to provide free dentures to senior citizens for one month. The scheme which was launched last week has seen encouraging response.

Keep proper record of medical treatment: PMC chief

PATIALA: The 19th annual conference of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology (PAFMAT), a state body of forensic medicine and medico legal experts, was organized by the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology in the Government Medical College here on the theme `New Challenges in Medico-Legal Practice’.

PGI-Chandigarh fits over 20 prostheses

CHANDIGARH: In just six months of its launch amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, the PGI's Amputee Care Clinic here has registered more than 200 amputees in the management and their rehabilitation and fitted more than 20 prostheses, a senior doctor said on Friday.

Gian Sagar celebrates World Rabies Day

 PATIALA: World Rabies Day was celebrated by Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital, near Rajpura in this district, at Government Senior Secondary School, Jhansla. The celebrations were presided over by Dr Kamaljit Singh, Principal of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital.

Gian Sagar organizes health camp at Rajpura

PATIALA: The Department of Community Medicine of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital today organized a medical check-up camp at Rajpura as part of the `National Nutrition Week’ celebrations wherein a total of 62 patients were examined by medical specialists.

Panjab University dental institute stands tall amongst dental colleges in India

CHANDIGARH: The Week, in association with Hansa Research and the India Today conducted the prestigious best colleges survey 2021 to rank the top Dental Colleges in India. Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Panjab University, Chandigarh ranked 17th Best amongst the Dental Colleges in the country and 10th Best amongst Government Dental Colleges all over India, by The Week survey.

Experts highlight need for vaccination

CHANDIGARH: The Department of Community Medicine of the Gian Sagar Medical College Banur in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Punjab State, here today organized a workshop on `Vaccination Preventable Disease Surveillance and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Introduction’.

WHO identifies counterfeit versions of Covishield in India

NEW DELHI: The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it has identified counterfeit versions of India's primary Covid vaccine, Covishield, BBC reported.

Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study

NMC renewal to Gian Sagar gets NARB nod

PATIALA: Application of the Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital for first renewal of the National Medical Commission (NMC) has been approved for admissions to the second batch of the MBBS course.

62 to 72 percent children in Chandigarh have antibodies against Covid: Doctors inform Badnore

CHANDIGARH: Governor Punjab and Administrator, UT Chandigarh, Mr VP Singh Badnore presided over War Room meeting here on Tuesday. It emerged during meeting that 62 urban and 72 percent rural children have antibodies against Covid, a survey revealed.

Senior journalist Rohit Sardana passes away

NEW DELHI: Rohit Sardana, senior journalist and one of the top anchors of Hindi news channel Aaj Tak passed away on Friday, according to people close to him.

Kirron Kher allocates money from MPLADS for ventilators in Chandigarh

MUMBAI: Veteran actress and BJP MP Kirron Kher on Tuesday evening shared the news that she has allocated a sum of Rs 1 crore from Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for purchase of ventilators for Covid-19 patients by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh.

Remdesivir not effective in patients requiring ventilation: PGI doctor

CHANDIGARH: Remdesivir -- an antiviral drug -- does not have any effect in reducing mortality and it is not effective for patients requiring high oxygen support or ventilation, a senior doctor with the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) said here on Thursday,