Tag Archives: Hospital

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre

Mobile addiction is the most common addiction these days, said Punjab doctor. AMRITSAR:  A hospital in Punjab opened a mobile de-addiction centre in Amritsar. The hospital also has the state’s first women drug de-addiction centre. The centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors – social, occupational and family ... Read More »

Antibiotic History Of A Hospital Bed May Increase A Patient’s Risk Of Infection: Study

If the previous occupant of a hospital bed received antibiotics, the next patient who uses that bed may be at higher risk for a severe form of infectious diarrhea, according to a new study. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) diarrhea causes 27,000 deaths each year in the US Hospital patients taking antibiotics are particularly at risk for it, say the authors ... Read More »

Chikungunya Virus Has Tendency Not To Show In Common Serology Test: Ganga Ram Hospital

NEW DELHI:  The Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi said it had recently found that the Chikungunya virus has a tendency not to show itself in the Chikungunya Igm serology test while it shows up during the RT-PCR test only, which the Hospital has been using it for the suspected samples. Currently many of the hospitals in Delhi have ... Read More »

Hospital performs 1st uterus transplant in the US

Thierry Dosogne | Getty Images Doctors performing a surgery Surgeons in Cleveland have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States, an Ohio medical center said on Thursday. The 26-year-old patient, who was not identified in order to protect her privacy, was in stable condition after nine hours of surgery on Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic, the hospital said. ... Read More »

Hospital pays $17,000 ransom to get access back to its encrypted files

A Los Angeles hospital has paid US$17,000 to cyberattackers who crippled its network by encrypting its files, a payment that will likely rekindle a fierce debate over how to deal with a problem known as ransomware. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center issued a statement saying that its systems were restored on Monday, 10 days after malware locked access to its systems. ... Read More »